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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,475
Across
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Converse : CHAT
5
Unloads : SHEDS
10
Article : THE
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Vex : RILE
14
Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOPOT
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Ring out : PEAL
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Wolfish look : OGLE
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Ekberg of films : ANITA
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Like a slugabed : LAZY
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Play by 39 Across and Laurence Stallings : WHATPRICEGLORY
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Gluttonous one : HOG
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Legal transfer : DEED
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Employment : JOB
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Western flattop : MESA
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Cruelty : SADISM
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In ___ (programmed) : ARUT
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Coulee substance : LAVA
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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U.S. dramatist : MAXWELLANDERSON
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Flower : BLOOM
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Tub, in Turino : TINO
44
Trucker's rig, for short : SEMI
45
"___ Fidelis," Sousa march : SEMPER
47
___ it (hustles) : LEGS
49
Tic-___-toe : TAC
50
Sills forte : ARIA
52
Yak : GAB
54
Play by 39 Across : MARYOFSCOTLAND
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Student's book : TEXT
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Gigantic one : TITAN
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Iso- : EQUI
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Glib and suave : OILY
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Waterworn : EROSE
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Pout : SULK
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Mouvaux meadow : PRE
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Marry again : REWED
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Mall sign : SALE
Down
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Brag : CROW
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"___ Tor," play by 39 Across : HIGH
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___ breve : ALLA
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Means of enforcement : TEETH
5
Pops of the Pirates : STARGELL
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"___ soit qui ... " : HONI
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"Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
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Was too fond : DOTED
9
Puts on : STAGES
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Lachryma : TEAR
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Obscured : HAZY
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Isle of ___, in England : ELY
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They inch along : PLODDERS
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Small dog, for short : POM
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Charter : LEASE
24
Door features : JAMBS
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Fanon : ORALE
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Zaftig : BUXOM
28
Seasoned seaman : SALT
29
Do the trick : AVAIL
31
Map detail : INSET
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Leaf opening : STOMA
33
In a frenzy : MANIC
35
Kind of system : TWOPARTY
37
Biographer Edwards : ANNE
40
Abrasive material : EMERY
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Euphemism for a profane adjective : DOGGONED
46
He disturbs the peace : RIOTER
48
Mat. time : SAT
51
Blazing : AFIRE
53
Consecrate : BLESS
54
Former Israeli prime minister : MEIR
55
Car part : AXLE
56
Put in a warehouse : STOW
57
Something to try : CASE
58
Shade of blue or gray : AQUA
59
Invalid : NULL
60
Bank that checks floods : DIKE
61
Outdo : TOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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