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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, May 15, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,511
Across
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___ Gras : MARDI
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In ___ quo : STATU
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Wide-spreading tree : BANYAN
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Burst in : IRRUPT
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Kindred souls : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
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In re : ASTO
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Group of eight singers : OCTET
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"Wonderful ___," 1922 song : ONE
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Swizzle : STIR
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Followed a trajectory : ARCED
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Patisserie item : FLAN
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Novelist Wolfert : IRA
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Ready for the fray : ARMED
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"If I ___ Care," 1939 song : DIDNT
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Furniture style : COLONIAL
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Defeats : WORSTS
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Standoff : STALEMATE
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Free : GRATIS
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___ a fall (courts danger) : RIDESFOR
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Arcane : RUNIC
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Dwindled : WANED
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Cy Young Award stat : ERA
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Name meaning "daughter" : INGA
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Mentioned : CITED
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Channeled : SENT
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Chemical ending : ENE
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Benefactor : DONOR
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Helm position : ALEE
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Kindred souls : FELLOWTRAVELERS
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Library client : READER
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Uniform : LIVERY
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Saga : STORY
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Verb Hamlet knew not : SEEMS
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Adjective for certain arts : MARTIAL
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Contract phrase : ANDOR
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Amtrak, B.&O., etc. : RYS
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Philippine tree : DAO
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Folksy : INFORMAL
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Used a colander : SIFTED
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Cornered : TREED
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Pish! : TUT
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Supports : UPHOLDS
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Cafe : BISTRO
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Lessee : TENANT
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Fundamental : BASIC
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Gas pedal : ACCELERATOR
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Hires : RENTS
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Opera highlights : ARIAS
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Sacks : FIRES
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Caprice : ANTIC
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Was gaga about : DOTED
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Port of ancient Rome : OSTIA
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Used hip boots : WADED
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Rutile and sphene : MINERALS
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Distress : GRIEF
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Alberto Salazar, e.g. : RUNNER
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Seraphim, to Sevillians : ANGELES
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Antennae : FEELERS
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Like a stubborn critter : ORNERY
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Stands well : RATES
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Hiemal : WINTRY
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Shrink from : COWER
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Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
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Stupid one : DODO
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Map line: Abbr. : LAT
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Try to outdo : VIE
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"All About ___," 1950 film : EVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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