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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, March 2, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,428
Across
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Servicewoman of 1942 : WAAC
5
Canine complaint : WHINE
10
Use an ax : CHOP
14
Stewpot : OLLA
15
Exhaust : EATUP
16
Yorkshire river : AIRE
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Diaper? : ETERNALTRIANGLE
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Notably : SIGNALLY
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"Pitapatation" : DITHER
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Mackerel's big cousin : CERO
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Salubrious state : HEALTH
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Kind of ant or worm : ARMY
28
Exclamations : AHS
31
Ford or Kovacs : ERNIE
32
Et ___ : ALII
33
Irritating youngster : BRAT
34
Geographers' hypothetical line : ANTARCTICCIRCLE
37
Miner's find : VEIN
38
Sty sound : OINK
39
Local official in Canada : REEVE
40
After ar : ESS
41
Ice raft : FLOE
42
"In the chips" : LOADED
43
Deimos or Phobos, to Mars : MOON
44
Grossly coarse : RANK
45
Oater hangout : SALOON
48
Guaranteed : SUREFIRE
52
Tomb for Tut : EGYPTIANPYRAMID
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Flycaster's gadget : LURE
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Peregrine : ALIEN
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Mall sign : SALE
57
Chicken follower : FEED
58
Rubber source : LATEX
59
Feds : TMEN
Down
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Tribulations : WOES
2
Height: Prefix : ALTI
3
Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
4
August birthstone : CARNELIAN
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Adam Smith's "The ___ of Nations" : WEALTH
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City on the Saale : HALLE
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___-bitty : ITTY
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Only, in Offenbach : NUR
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Excessively prevalent : EPIDEMIC
10
Division of a Pound poem : CANTO
11
Word with rise or road : HIGH
12
Heraldic wreath : ORLE
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Have a look : PEER
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Babble on, British style : NATTER
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Well ventilated : AIRY
23
Muscular spasm : CRICK
24
Lift with effort : HEAVE
25
Kin of fish eagles : ERNES
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The opposition : ANTIS
27
Set straight : ALINE
28
Made a trajectory : ARCED
29
Divide equally : HALVE
30
Bucephalus, e.g. : STEED
32
Noun ending : ATION
33
Meal for Holmes's "Autocrat" : BREAKFAST
35
Like Williamsburg, Va. : COLONIAL
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Mangle : IRONER
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Iamb, e.g. : FOOT
42
Site of the vocal cords : LARYNX
43
Motorized bike : MOPED
44
Calcutta cash : RUPEE
45
Narcissist's love : SELF
46
Malarial symptom : AGUE
47
Erato's prop : LYRE
48
Agitated state : SNIT
49
Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
50
Vex : RILE
51
Actress Barbara : EDEN
53
___ mode : ALA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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