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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has duplicate clues.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,768
Across
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English stables : MEWS
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Thwacked : SMIT
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Downcast : GLUM
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Pour ___ (intensify) : ITON
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P.D.Q. : APACE
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Lanyard : ROPE
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Minor taboo : NONO
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City of France : DIJON
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Functioning : INGOODCONDITION
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Old German coin : TALER
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"Present!," in Soho : ERE
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Calendar abbr. : THU
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Calendar abbr. : FEB
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Cartilage : GRISTLE
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Best-man's prop : RING
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Walter ___ Mare : DELA
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Ink squirter : SQUID
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Pizarro's victims : INCAS
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Electrical unit : REL
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Safaris : HUNTS
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Eligible voter : ADULT
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Gather no moss : ROVE
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Colleen's land : EIRE
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Church rite : LITURGY
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Times of day: abbr. : AMS
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Orch. offering : SEL
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"O Sole ___" : MIO
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Family member : UNCLE
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Accompanying : WITH
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Preserved in a way : FROZE
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Like bottoms of skis : WAXY
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Land unit : ACRE
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German article : EINES
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Nastase : ILIE
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Auto mishap : SKID
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Scan : READ
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A.B.A. team : NETS
Down
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Short skirt : MINI
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Anna May ___ : WONG
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High-hat : SNOOT
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Wintergreen : SPICEBERRY
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Hoople or Bowes : MAJOR
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Object of worship : ICON
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Impressionable : TENDER
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Like gargoyles : GROTESQUE
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Places : LOCI
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Capable of : UPTO
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Spiteful : MEAN
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Daft : ADDLED
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Bumpkin : OAF
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Whisky or coffee : IRISH
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Scopes's ordeal : TRIAL
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Language of India : HINDI
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Like some gems : UNCUT
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Stimulated sharply : GALVANIZED
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African capital : TUNIS
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Metric measure : LITRE
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Ford : EDSEL
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Bounded clumsily : GALUMPHED
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Durocher : LEO
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Divest : STRIP
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Head-table people : EMCEES
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Nicklaus or Boros : GOLFER
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Traffic sign : SLO
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Once ___ time : UPONA
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Stu of movies : ERWIN
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"As ___ saying ... " : IWAS
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Shaving mishap : NICK
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Bell town of Italy : ATRI
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Great Lake : ERIE
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Hill's counterpart : DALE
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Way out : EXIT
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Bread and whisky : RYES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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