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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1980

5-Down : Waste

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,077
Across
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Nursery need : CRIB
5
Kind of boom : SONIC
10
Make out : SPOT
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Chaplin's widow : OONA
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___ là? (who goes there?) : QUIVA
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___'clock scholar : TENO
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Nebraskan : CORNHUSKER
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Watercourse : RACE
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O.K. : ADEQUATE
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Set : PLACED
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Jardinieres : URNS
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Quietus : DEATH
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Give : AFFORD
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Jovian moon : CALLISTO
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Where San'a is : YEMEN
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The morning ___ : AFTER
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Sea bird : TERN
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Transit offerings : RIDES
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Garden site : YARD
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Mr. Bean : ORSON
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Varnish ingredient : RESIN
44
A crowd, in Roma : TRE
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Bound : FETTERED
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Bibliophile's horror : DOGEAR
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In reserve : SAVED
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Lachryma : TEAR
51
Took a plane : JETTED
53
Elis' town : NEWHAVEN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
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Nyet : VETO
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Dido : CAPER
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Preposition : INTO
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Hymn ender : AMEN
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Durable cloth : TWEED
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Understood : SEEN
Down
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Comedienne Imogene : COCA
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Cross : ROOD
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Concerning : INRE
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Ghost in "Macbeth" : BANQUO
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Waste : SQUANDER
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Winkles out : OUSTS
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U.S. missile : NIKE
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"___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
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Innermost whorl of a flower : CARPEL
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Form in layers : STRATIFY
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Georgia : PEACHSTATE
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Quondam : ONCE
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Homophone for an amphibian : TOED
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Rush : HURRY
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"Ooh ___!" : LALA
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Men of Aarhus : DANES
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Shaw's "___ Faith" : ACTOF
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Pierre's brother : FRERE
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Delaware : FIRSTSTATE
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Turned over by deed : CEDED
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Ukase : ORDER
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Bogged : MIRED
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System of signs or symbols : NOTATION
38
Laterally : SIDEWARD
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Glacial snowfield : NEVE
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Webster and Beery : NOAHS
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Edit : REDACT
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Sans charge : GRATIS
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Beanery coffee : JAVA
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Slangy turndown : NOPE
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Copter blade : VANE
55
Ending with Paul or Jean : ETTE
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City light : NEON
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Legislation : LAW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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