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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1974

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: 350 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,042
Across
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From ___ (all) : ATOZ
5
Place for a golf ball : TRAP
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Waxes prolix : JAWS
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Wealthy one : HAVE
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"___ how!" : HERES
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Almost round : OVAL
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West wind : AFER
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Wield : EXERT
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Use the oven : BAKE
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Constitutional : STROLL
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Blew violently : SQUALLED
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Dogfight tactic : ZOOM
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Purplish red : MAGENTA
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Monogram unit : INITIAL
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Unclouded sky : AZURE
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Place again : RESET
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Diminutive ending : CLE
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"___ blazes!" : GOTO
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Octopus's cousin : SQUID
40
Colorado feeder : GILA
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Corporate initials : ITT
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Like a fireplug : SQUAT
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Copter parts : VANES
44
Jerked beef : CHARQUI
46
Centerpiece : EPERGNE
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Writer Kingsley : AMIS
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Authenticate : SEAL
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Al fresco blazes : BONFIRES
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Bankrupt : RUINED
58
In ___ (pedestrian) : ARUT
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Moral principle : ETHIC
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Popular flavor : COLA
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Paydirt : LODE
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Put away : STASH
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Hard tree growth : KNUR
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Beauty-parlor worker : DYER
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Mme. Bovary : EMMA
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Egg part : YOLK
Down
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Exclamations : AHAS
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Ohio statesman : TAFT
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Finished : OVER
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Foul-weather phrase for pilots : ZEROZERO
5
All of it : THELOT
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Harrison : REX
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Greek god : ARES
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Fringe benefits : PERQUISITES
9
Miscellany on sale : JOBLOT
10
Grandparental : AVAL
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Get up : WAKE
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Go-devil : SLED
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KO'd : STUNNED
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On one's own : LONE
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Have ___ (tackle) : ATIT
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Curtain fabric : MARQUISETTE
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Wand or lantern : MAGIC
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Alchemists' mercury : AZOTH
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Rubbery stuff, with 47 Down : GUTTA
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Cake feature : ICING
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Woody or Steve : ALLEN
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Tenant's concern : LEASE
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The U.S.A., in France : EUA
39
Escorts : SQUIRES
40
Like some Italian cooking : GARLICKY
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Meas. of area : SQMI
43
Calf, in France : VEAU
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Roof beam : RAFTER
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See 29 Down : PERCHA
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Unadorned : BALD
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___ plata : OROY
52
Undraped : NUDE
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Phony : SHAM
55
Taboo thing : NONO
56
After Ab : ELUL
57
Nighttime : DARK
60
Doctrine : ISM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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