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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,115
Across
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Not care ___ : ARAP
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Massenet role : THAIS
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Boxing lead : JAB
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Pith : CORE
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Food fish : WRASSE
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Personality : EGO
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Vibrissa : CATSWHISKER
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Operate : RUN
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___ patience of a saint : TRYTHE
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Cut : SEVERED
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And others: Abbr. : ETC
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Ending with fool or trick : ERY
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Church features : TRANSEPTS
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Australian indigene : ABO
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Historic village near Amiens : CRECY
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Weepy one : NIOBE
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Grapelike fruit : UVA
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Doubtless : WITHOUTQUESTION
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Implement or fish : OAR
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Dissipate : USEUP
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Dancer Gene : KELLY
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Laver maneuver : LOB
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"___ thy narrow bed": M. Arnold : CREEPINTO
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Nursery word : GOO
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Stately tree : ELM
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Lanai : VERANDA
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Scads : OODLES
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One of the Gabors : EVA
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Helmsman's course : EASTBYSOUTH
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Roulette color : RED
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Ugly : ODIOUS
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Juan's water : AGUA
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Bauxite or prill : ORE
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Observes Lent : FASTS
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X-rated : SEXY
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C.P.A. : ACCT
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Zoo sound : ROAR
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Irritant : PEST
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Retains : HAS
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Seeks to learn : ASKS
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"The More ___ You" : ISEE
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Suffice : SERVE
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Carelessly constructed : JERRYBUILT
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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007 : BOND
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Hones : WHETS
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"___ wish upon a star . . . " : WHENYOU
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Time division : ERA
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Focus : CENTER
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Court-martial : TRIAL
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Backward; inverse : RETROGRADE
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Bonn exclamation : ACH
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Nettle : PIQUE
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"Rug" on the scalp : TOUPEE
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Dir. at sea : SBE
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Molding : OVOLO
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Military V.I.P. : CWO
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Certain Alaskans : ESKIMOS
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Word with one or how : ANY
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U.C.L.A.'s rival : USC
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Sawbuck : TEN
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Python's relative : BOA
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Gambits : PLOYS
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Cather's "___ Ours" : ONEOF
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___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
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Eternally : EVER
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Forerunner of surrealism : DADA
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In statu quo : ASIS
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"___ I say, not . . . " : DOAS
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Alpine sled : LUGE
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And wife: Lat. abbr. : ETUX
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"One Hoss ___" : SHAY
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Young 'un : TOT
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School vehicle : BUS

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

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