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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, April 13, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, 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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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,748
Across
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Home of the Baylor Bears : WACO
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"___ plan, a canal: Panama" : AMANA
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___ computet (legal judgment) : QUOD
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Cupid, in art : AMOR
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Bridge action : REBID
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Destroy or seduce : UNDO
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Dispirit : DEMORALIZE
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Genesis locale : EDEN
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Find the defendant "Not guilty" : EXONERATE
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Like argon : INERT
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Gulf of the Arabian Sea : OMAN
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Appraiser : RATER
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"The Wayward ___": Steinbeck : BUS
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Particular : ITEM
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Lounge lizard : LOLLER
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Choose for keeps : ADOPT
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Moon : SATELLITE
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Padre's son : NINO
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Ground quartz : SILEX
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City in Sicily : ENNA
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Smarty-pants : KNOWITALL
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"The Lord, ye know, ___ indeed": Kethe : ISGOD
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August : SERENE
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Stitched : SEWN
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Upward bend in timber : SNY
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Speechify : ORATE
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Cossets : PETS
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Grown-up : ADULT
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Indian potentate : MAHARAJAH
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Rx datum : DOSE
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Disparaging : PEJORATIVE
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"___ well" : ALLS
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Lady with a lyre : ERATO
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One of Bristol's rivers : AVON
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Attunes : KEYS
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Device on a coat of arms : GYRON
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TV staple : NEWS
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Step into a creek : WADE
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N.Y.S.E. relative : AMEX
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Barber who became a warbler : COMO
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U. of Maine site : ORONO
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O.T. landfall : ARARAT
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Fijis, Solomons, etc. : MELANESIA
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"___ of all right!" : ABIT
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Famed attorney : NIZER
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Summer quaff : ADE
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Dumplings made of minced meat or fish : QUENELLES
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Subordinates : UNDERLINGS
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Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
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Oft-used parental edict : DONT
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Send money : REMIT
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Chemical ending : ITOL
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Comfort or Karras : ALEX
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Ernie of diamond fame : BANKS
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City of Italy : UDINE
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In ringing fashion : SONOROUSLY
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Shopping areas : MALLS
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Abélard's "Sic ___" : ETNON
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Prepared : READY
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Unable : POWERLESS
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Kind of lens : TELEPHOTO
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Editor's word : STET
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___ the finish : INAT
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Prefix with mural or venous : INTRA
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Fatigue : WEARON
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Abrasive stuff : EMERY
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Old Nick : SATAN
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Aleutian isle : ADAK
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Ford's running mate in '76 : DOLE
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Not closed : AJAR
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Kid : JIVE
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Acknowledge : AVOW
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Layers : HENS
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Stake : PEG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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