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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, 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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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,463

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Across
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Brace : PAIR
5
Belled the cat : DARED
10
Lose effectiveness : PALL
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Behold, to Brutus : ECCE
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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Diva's solo : ARIA
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Shaw play: 1898 : THEMANOFDESTINY
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Musical piece : SERENADE
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Kind of scholar : RHODES
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Breakwater : MOLE
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Gyrated : SPUN
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Furious : RABID
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Kind of dive : SWAN
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Statute : LAW
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Most likely dice throw : SEVEN
31
Look : PEER
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Soho blackjack : COSH
33
Shaw play: 1917 : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
36
Advice, in Arles : AVIS
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Bombast : RANT
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Sheeplike : OVINE
39
Colloid : GEL
40
Car salesman's car : DEMO
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Frock : DRESS
42
Seeds rich in protein : PEAS
43
Barrow : BOAR
44
Move swiftly : STREAK
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Menu phrase : ALACARTE
51
Shaw play: 1932 : TOOTRUETOBEGOOD
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Code word for A : ABLE
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Nose about stealthily : PROWL
55
Mme. Bovary : EMMA
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Lager, e.g. : BEER
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Rouen's river : SEINE
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Appear : SEEM
Down
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Favorites : PETS
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Hurt : ACHE
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Wine bucket : ICER
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" . . . nature yet ___": Wordsworth : REMEMBERS
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One of Walt's creations : DONALD
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Prevalent : RIFE
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Windup : END
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Mailer work, with "The" : DEERPARK
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S. African writer : PATON
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Like the Sinai Peninsula : ARID
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Merchandise available : LINE
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Minstrel's repertory : LAYS
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Eschew : SHUN
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Middle of Byron's famous trio : SWEAT
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Can. municipal official : REEVE
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Serve to clarify a situation : AVAIL
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"___ evil . . . " : SEENO
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An Armstrong : LOUIS
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Orgs. : ASSNS
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Sound of glee : WHEE
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Chase fungoes : SHAG
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Baby buggies : PRAMS
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Insurance options : COVERAGES
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Disintegrations : BREAKUPS
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Roman who wrote: "Persian luxury, boy, I hate" : HORACE
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Letter opener : DEAR
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Not beyond one's capability : DOABLE
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King whom Tito deposed : PETER
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Word with glass or oil : BLOWN
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Use a dirk : STAB
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Bride-___ : TOBE
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Heavy, for one : ROLE
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Thine, in Lyon : ATOI
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Where Sinclair Lewis died : ROME
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Not light reading : TOME
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Fine cheese : EDAM
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Poetic word : ERE

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

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