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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 1966

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 728 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 13-Down had "Frankfort's"; changed it to "Frankfurt's."

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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,119
Across
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Indemnify. : PAY
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Broadcasts. : STREWS
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Be suitable to. : BECOME
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Chamois's cousin. : IBEX
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___ de France. : ILE
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No matter what person. : WHOEVER
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Gets around. : EVADES
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Italian numeral. : NOVE
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Letter. : ELL
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Legal right. : VESTEDINTEREST
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Permission to use. : LOAN
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City on the Arkansas. : TULSA
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Campus activity. : SING
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Householder. : OWNER
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Physics abbreviation. : ATNO
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N. T. Book: Abbr. : APOC
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Strained food. : PUREE
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Secures. : GETS
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Utters slowly. : DRAWLS
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Shouted loudly. : WHOOPED
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Fits in. : GOES
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Surface injury. : BRUISE
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Ousts. : EJECTS
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Plant shoot. : CION
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Groom (oneself). : PREEN
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Motorist's need. : GAS
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Costume ___. : DRAMAS
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Narrow inlet. : FIORD
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Consecrate. : BLESS
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Today: It. : OGGI
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Watercourses. : RACES
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Living. : VITAL
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Soft cheeses. : BRIES
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Move furtively. : SNEAK
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Queries. : ASKS
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Apply oneself to. : GETAT
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Ornamental band. : FRIEZE
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Aromatic gum resin. : MYRRH
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Letter. : CEE
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Buddies. : PALS
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The deep. : OCEAN
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Where Chelmsford is. : ESSEX
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East: Ger. : OST
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Race an engine. : REV
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Cast off. : FLING
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Of the: Sp. : DEL
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Network. : WEB
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Affray. : MELEE
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Chloe and others. : AUNTS
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Bird for table. : FOWL
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River in England. : EXE
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That is ___. : TOSAY
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Castle structure. : TURRET
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Revealed. : SHOWN
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Moderate. : BATE
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Cricket intervals. : OVERS
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Metric weights. : GRAMS
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Chessman. : QUEEN
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Craze. : FUROR
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High-calorie items. : FATS
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Footwear of a kind. : CLOGS
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Ripostes. : QUIPS
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Persons of a class. : GENTRY
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Famous Broadway name. : FLO
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Bond Street specialties. : SHOPS
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Piano piece. : DUET
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Showed how. : TAUGHT
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Inborn. : NATIVE
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Prepossession. : BIAS
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Wrap up. : SWADDLE
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Greek goddess. : HECATE
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Understood. : SEEN
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Downpours. : RAINS
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Heroic poetry. : EPOS
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Pear. : BOSC
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Thinker, circa 400 BC. : PLATO
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Water plant. : ALGA
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Cum ___ salis. : GRANO
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Light: It. : LUCE
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Engaged in intrigue. : CLOAKANDDAGGER
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Battery terminal: Abbr. : NEG
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___ example. : ASAN
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Mother of Pearl. : HESTER
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Hermetically sealed. : AIRLESS
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Child's game. : TAG
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Numerical prefix. : HEPT
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Diner. : EATERY
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Flemish sailing boats. : BOYERS
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Pen. : STY
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Famous art classic. : PIETA
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Over: Slang. : ALLUP
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Once-popular Chinese play. : YELLOWJACKET
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Close matches. : TOSSUPS
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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Made equal. : EVENED
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Golf club. : WEDGE
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Eastern title. : SRI
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Joining. : BETWEEN
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Incidents. : EVENTS
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Is concerned. : CARES
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Frankfurt's river. : ODER
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French possessive. : MES
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Suffix for long or short. : EST
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Relatives. : INLAWS
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Salesman of sorts. : BOOTLEGGER
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Noted English actor. : EVANS
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Foreign: Prefix. : XENO
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State: Abbr. : WVA
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Useless. : NOGOOD
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Projects. : SCHEMES
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Kitchen items. : POTS
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Scolds: Colloq. : DRESSESDOWN
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The streets of Paris. : RUES
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French department. : AIN
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Wood sorrels. : OCAS
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Miss. : GIRL
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Zephyr. : BREEZE
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Removes. : ERASES
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Heraldic bearings. : COATOFARMS
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Fold: Fr. : PLIE
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Colloid. : AGAR
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Adherent of a Hindu sect. : SIKH
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Constellation. : DRACO
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Is suitable. : FITS
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Call ___ day. : ITA
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Summons to court. : BRINGSSUIT
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Chalcedony. : ONYX
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Symbol of superficial gentleness. : VELVETGLOVE
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Wild goose. : BRANT
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Fragrance. : SMELL
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Highlander. : GAEL
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Trick. : FEINT
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Makes raids (on). : PREYS
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Hints. : CLUES
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Dominate at home: Slang. : WEARTHEPANTS
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Wring from. : EXTORT
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Name in movie lore. : BEERY
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Champ de ___, Paris square. : MARS
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The Continent. : EUROPE
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Ill-wishers. : FOES
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British swell. : TOFF
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Ellipsoid. : OVAL
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___ for (seek a spouse). : SETONESCAP
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Clothing of sorts. : RAGS
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In the know. : HEP
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Clumsy workman. : BUNGLER
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Letters. : QUES
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Sustained strife. : FEUD
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Memorandum. : CHIT
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Sine ___. : QUANON
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Wanders about. : GADS
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Nutritional. : DIETARY
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Finch's cousin. : TANAGER
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Emphasize. : ACCENT
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Chemist's vessel. : BEAKER
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Wage. : SALARY
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Shake back and forth. : WIGGLE
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Put up. : HOUSE
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The nominees. : SLATE
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Car appurtenance. : RADIO
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___ a time. : ONEAT
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Saturated. : SOGGY
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Hokum. : BLAH
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Station. : POST
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School marks: Abbr. : GRS
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Because: It. : CHE
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Meadowland. : LEA
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Little bit. : DAB
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Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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