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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 1971

39-Down : Cause quivers

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 701 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,911
Across
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Tallow ingredients : SUETS
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Smash, in show biz : SOCKO
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Small armadillo : PEBA
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Scuba user : DIVER
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"___ Gloaming ... " : INTHE
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Arabian demon : AFRIT
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Men of Aarhus : DANES
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Intercepting, Western style : HEADINGTHEMOFFATTHEPASS
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Girl-watch : OGLE
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Stew ingredient : ONION
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___ to high heaven : REEKS
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Card game : ECARTE
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These, in Paris : CES
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Bird cries : TWEES
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Clerical headgear : MITRE
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Most leisurely : SLOWEST
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I.O.U.'s : CHITS
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Young kangaroos : JOEYS
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Timetable, for short : SKED
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Area of Asia Minor : TROAS
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Beg: Scot. : SORN
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Fork feature : TINE
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Diminutive ending : CLE
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Answer to a Matt Dillon query : THEYWENTTHATAWAYMARSHAL
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Greek city : ARGOS
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Literary device : IRONY
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Hangs laxly : LOLLS
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___ Alto : PALO
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Seamstress's angle : BIAS
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Ducks : SMEWS
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Favorite song : OLDIE
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Continues : GOESON
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The works : ALL
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Patisserie item : BABA
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Lyrical creation : POEM
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Bern's river : AARE
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Familiar ultimatum : CLEAROUTOFTOWNBYSUNDOWN
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Shutter's companion : LENS
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Well-known camino : REAL
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Common Latin verb : ESSE
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Ace : PRO
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Scram, to Hamlet : BEGONE
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Rubbish : TRIPE
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Reputations : NAMES
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Uncluttered : NEAT
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Height: Prefix : ACRO
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Be eminent : SHINE
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Short-haired dog : BOXER
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Merchant guild : HANSA
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Indian greeting : HOW
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" ... ___ won fair lady" : NEER
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Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Small bit : DRAM
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Nursery kind of ache : TUMMY
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Hebrew leader : CALEB
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Cold wind of France : MISTRAL
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Adorn : ARRAY
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Ghastly : LURID
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Brace : DUO
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Dormant : ASLEEP
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Suspect's defense : ALIBI
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Undergo chemical change : REACT
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Popular garnish : MINT
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Relative of "Came the dawn" : MEANWHILEBACKATTHERANCH
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"Aux ___!" : ARMES
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Thermoplastic : SARAN
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C'est ___ : ADIRE
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Point of view : ANGLE
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Snug place : NEST
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Championship : TITLE
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Ulan ___ : BATOR
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Vestibule : FOYER
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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City of Belgium : LIEGE
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Some stadiums : OVALS
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Counsel, of yore : REDE
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Hindu title : SRI
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Document seal : SIGNET
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Frees : UNTIES
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Mores : ETHOS
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"___ there were none" : THEN
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Educational inst. : SEM
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Football score : SAFETY
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Bids : OFFERS
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Marsh bird : CRAKE
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Carson et al. : KITS
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Cooperstown name : OTT
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Custard apple : PAPAW
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Lake of Finland : ENARE
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Outplays : BESTS
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Resource : ASSET
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Cryptography man : DECODER
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Not at all : NOWISE
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Prized pearl : ORIENT
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Last Chance Gulch, today : HELENA
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Defrosts : THAWS
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Eel : MORAY
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Removes cream : SKIMS
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Mex. avocados : COYOS
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___ Hopkins : JOHNS
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Fashion : STYLE
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Cause quivers : THRILL
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Wine and dine : REGALE
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Put away : STOW
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Addams : CHAS
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French composer : LALO
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N.C. college : ELON
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Cigares et cigarettes : TABAC
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Rain cloud : NIMBUS
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Pick up the tab : TREAT
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Concede : ALLOW
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Name-giver of a weekay : WODEN
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Out on ___ : ALIMB
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Expedite : SPEED
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French river : SAONE
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City on the Odra : OPOLE
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Unit of magnetism : GAUSS
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Kind of gun : BREN
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Allege : ASSERT
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Withdrawn : ALOOF
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European iris : ORRIS
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Stratagem : FEINT
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Not live : TAPED
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Red Sea country : YEMEN
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Kitchen must : OPENER
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Warm-sea fish : WRASSE
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___ home (out) : NOTAT
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City of England : BATH
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Little Sir ___ : ECHO
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Flourished : GREW
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Heat unit : THERM
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"There's ___" (impossible) : NOWAY
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W.W. II coalition : AXIS
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V.I.P. of India : NAWAB
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Baseball feat : STEAL
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Daft : BALMY
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Conformed, with "to" : HEWED
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Merry ones : ANDREWS
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Angel : SERAPH
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Of modern Greece : ROMAIC
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Native salt : HALITE
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Of an allied group : TRIBAL
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Polished : URBANE
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Spanish numeral : CUATRO
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Toxophilite : ARCHER
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French family member : MAMAN
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River of France : ISERE
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Killebrew clouts : SLAMS
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Doctrine : TENET
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Ready : ALERT
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Part of what stet means : LETIT
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Drab : DINGY
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Sam or Tom : UNCLE
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Additional : OTHER
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Russian council : RADA
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Hand, in Rome : MANO
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Adherent : IST
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Hebrew measure: Var. : KAB
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Queen's pilots : RAF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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