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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, April 6, 1990

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,759
Across
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Rub against : GRATE
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Martinique peak : PELEE
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Nook : CRANNY
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Oak-tree bounty : ACORNS
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"Keep off" site : PRIVATEPROPERTY
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Bylaws : RULES
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Contents of some kits : TOOLS
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Toledo treasure : ORO
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Some artwork : OILS
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Statue base : SOCLE
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Egg on : GOAD
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Manipulation : USE
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Tend a furnace : STOKE
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Uninhabited : DESOLATE
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Not random : CAUSAL
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Like Milton after age 43 : SIGHTLESS
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Two lustra : DECADE
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It's not the main event : SIDESHOW
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Summon up : EVOKE
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Roads scholar : HIKER
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Bronze coin of Norway : ORE
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Composer Bartók : BELA
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Took in visually : GAZED
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London park : HYDE
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Número ___ : UNO
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Alf, for one : ALIEN
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Carrying cargo : LADEN
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Poste restante : GENERALDELIVERY
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Solve a cryptogram : DECODE
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Septets : SEVENS
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Mooed : LOWED
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Men of ken : SEERS
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Car-radiator fronts : GRILLES
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Talks gibberish : RAVES
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Literary snippets : ANAS
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Explosive letters : TNT
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A canine : EYETOOTH
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Qualified release : PAROLE
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Polytechnique : ECOLE
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Cuts off : LOPS
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Long lead-in : ERE
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Establishes firmly : ENROOTS
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"The Color of Money" co-star : CRUISE
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Layers : STRATA
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Adjective for Tarquin : PROUD
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Like some books : POCKETSIZED
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Sing, in a way : YODEL
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Thespian's milieu : STAGE
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Unit of magnetism : GAUSS
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Playground item : SLIDE
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Microwave device : MASER
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World's Fair city: 1970 : OSAKA
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Gave up : CEDED
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Portrait : LIKENESS
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Make operational : DEBUG
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Equalized : EVENED
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Pewter or Potterby of comics : COLONEL
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Tomboys : HOYDENS
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Ranks : ORDERS
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Very small : WEENY
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Greeted : HAILED
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Picnic place : GLADE
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Comrade: Heb. : HAVER
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Lined up : AROW
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In person : LIVE
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Environmental prefix : ECO
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Actor Horsley : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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