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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1969

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,211
Across
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Flavorful seed : ANISE
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Turkish V.I.P. : PASHA
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Potter's adjunct : KILN
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Hymenopteron : WASP
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Oil color vehicle : MEGILP
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Hearing defect of sorts : TINEAR
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Federal org. : USIA
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Corn lily : IXIA
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Time of the week : MONDAYMORNING
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They know everything : KIBITZERS
28
Musical passages : STRAINS
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Give-and-take affairs : DUELS
31
Teachers' org. : NEA
32
Stomach : MAW
35
Peerage members : EARLS
36
Honshu volcano : ASAMA
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Layers : STRATA
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Chemical endings : INES
43
Family members : MAS
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Boors : SLOBX
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Like some tomatoes : BLOODRED
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Be social : STEPOUT
49
Halloween costume : GHOUL
50
Irish darling : AROON
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Pre-___ : MED
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Outdoor people : HIKERS
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With 24 Across, a know-it-all : QUARTERBACK
55
Entr'___ : ACTE
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Proxy : AGENT
57
Malayan sirs : TUANS
58
Barnyard sound : OINK
59
Different : OTHER
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Football play : PUNT
61
Garment : SHIRT
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Eased off : BATED
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Scuba fishing gear : SPEARS
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Depressing : SAD
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Words from a "friend" : ITOLDYOUSO
68
Mother of Achilles : THETIS
69
European bison : WISENTS
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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Wood finisher : STAINER
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Accumulating : SAVING
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Certain remarks : CRITICISMS
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Motorist's need : GAS
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Fine wool : MERINO
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Name in Broadway fame : COHAN
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Embellish : DRESS
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRREG
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By hand: Prefix : MANU
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Irish spade : SLANE
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French painter : MANET
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Incursion : RAID
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Nonmusical encores : POSTMORTEMS
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Go back : REVERT
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G.I. address : APO
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Very: Music : MOLTO
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Disseminates, as tales : BEARS
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Distinct : SEVERAL
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Desert rodent : GERBILLE
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Takes five : RESTS
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Ruler: Abbr. : SOV
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Wise : SAGE
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Early ascetic : ESSENE
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Contradict : BELIE
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Hussar's gear : SABER
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Had charge : LED
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Object : AIM
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Valentine figure : CUPID
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Salty one : MARINER
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It's always 20-20 : HINDSIGHT
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Unerring appraisals : SECONDGUESSES
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By word : ORAL
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Cover fully : COAT
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Cutlery : KNIVES
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Young eels : ELVERS
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Terrier : SKYE
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Weakens : SAPS
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Longhorn : STEER
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Servicewomen : SPARS
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Sand: Prefix : AMM
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
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Auto system: Abbr. : IGN
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Caesar et al. : SIDS
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Lift up : ELATE
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Reels: Scot. : PIRNS
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Harding et al. : ANNS
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Six in Italy : SEI
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Distributes : HANDSOUT
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Moot : ARGUABLE
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Ollie's friend : KUKLA
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Oxford's river : ISIS
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Place for books: Abbr. : LIB
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Soft muslin : NAINSOOK
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Sorceror : WIZARD
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Fireman's gear : AXE
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Title : SIR
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Family members : PAS
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Ill-starred lover : PYRAMUS
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Works hard : TOILS
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Grand ___ : TETON
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German river : EMX
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Accidents : MISHAPS
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Leeward island : ANTIGUA
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Part-timers : WEEKENDWARRIORS
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Fighter of a kind : ARMCHAIRGENERAL
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Lacks stability : TEETERS
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Math aces : ADDERS
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Disbursed : SPENT
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Crude shelter : SHANTY
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Mark : BRAND
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Fasten : LOCK
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Scrap for Fido : ORT
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Protects : GUARDS
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Rose's love : ABIE
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Coverlet : QUILT
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Newspaper part, for short : ROTO
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Tete-___ : ATETE
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Leather strip : THONG
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Certain sports tourneys : OPENS
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Office help : STENO
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Engraving tool : BURIN
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___ were : ASIT
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Leveling wedges : SHIMS
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"Of Thee ___" : ISING
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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Cup: Fr. : TASSE
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Venerably traditional : IVIED
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Skedaddles : SCRAMS
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French exclamation : TIENS
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Ponchos : SERAPES
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Fish bait : CHUM
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Unproductive ones : IDLERS
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Mean : AVERAGE
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Orderly : SETTLED
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Delusion : MIRAGE
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Social class : CASTE
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Knowledgeable : ONTO
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Ecstatic reviews : RAVES
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Girl's name : MOLL
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Condition : STATE
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Cyclotron abbreviation : MEV
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Art of disputation : POLEMICS
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Certain monuments : OBELISKS
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Not migratory : RESIDENT
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Income : REVENUE
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Some skirts : MINIS
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Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Parish official : BEADLE
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Congressman: Abbr. : REP
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Carnelians : SARDS
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Tag ends : BUTTS
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More reasoned : SANER
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Fishing gear : REELS
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Fellow : CHAP
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Action : MOVE
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Initials on a card : RSVP
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Exclamations : HOS
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Nettle : IRK
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Vote against : NAY
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Area of India : GOA
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French co. : CIE
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Multitude : SEA
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Misdo : ERR
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Draft initials : SSS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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