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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1976

60-Down : Correo ___ (air mail)

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,773
Across
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Solomon island : TULAGI
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Composer Ned : ROREM
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Ordered : BADE
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Praise : LAUD
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Saint-Pierre's isle : OLERON
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Armadillos : APARAS
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Harbor on Guam : APRA
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Ignites : STARTSAPPHIRE
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Happen : COMETOPAZ
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Skin disease : HERPES
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Argo's skipper : JASON
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Irk : NETTLE
33
U.S. flying unit : SAC
36
Steel, in Brest : ACIER
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Collins's "The ___ in White" : WOMAN
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Posts: Abbr. : STAS
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Venezuelan copper town : AROA
41
Biblical name : UEL
42
Temptress : SIREN
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Got hep : WISEDUP
47
Solid meals : DINNERS
49
Breakfast item : ORANGEJADE
52
Call ___ day : ITA
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Get comfortable : NESTLE
54
City on the Willamette : SALEM
56
French painter : DORE
57
"___ Yankees" : DAMN
58
Feminine endings : ETTES
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Pulled along : TOWED
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Shillong's state : ASSAM
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Kind of drop or peel : LEMON
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Boer town : STAD
64
Farm building : SILO
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Cut : HEWED
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Bristly : SETOSE
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___ Remo : SAN
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"Empty Saddles in ___" : THEOLDCORAL
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Proxy : AGENT
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Eiffel and London : TOWERS
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Up : RISEN
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Firecracker : PETARD
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Yampa or Ucayali : RIVER
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TV's top banana : MILTONBERYL
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Italian numeral : TRE
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Gainsaid : DENIED
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Rec-room players : HIFIS
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Acidity : ACOR
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Yak : CHIN
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Short jackets : ETONS
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Estuary : DELTA
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Puts in order : RANKS
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Snoozed : SLEPT
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Kind of dream : PIPE
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___ mell : PELL
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Yields : BENDS
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Quake : TREMOR
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Musical syllable : TRA
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Playwright : DRAMETHYST
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Garden flower : TEAROSE
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Unruly brat : HELLION
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Whizzes : HARES
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Clay: Prefix : PEL
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Dravidian language : KOTA
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___ benedict : EGGS
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Noise abroad : BRUIT
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" ... it ___ for thee" : TOLLS
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Mil. unit : DET
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Ankle injury : SPRAIN
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Chinese sisters : SOONG
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Go yachting : CRUISE
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Pomades : HAIRTONYX
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Heaven will protect her : THEZIRCONGIRL
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Amos's friend : ANDY
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Rational : SANE
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Hull planking : STRAKE
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Word with me-not : FORGET
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___ Irae : DIES
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Potato buds : EYES
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More miffed : SORER
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Palm leaves : FRONDS
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Mil. set-ups : TOS
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Preceding month: Abbr. : ULT
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Pasture : LEA
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Sked abbr. : ARR
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Almanach city : GOTHA
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Shaky : INSECURE
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Mountaineer's maneuver : RAPPEL
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Cartoonist Frederick : OPPER
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Cheers : RAHS
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Silkworm : ERI
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Seasoning : MARJORAM
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Home delivery of a sort : BACON
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River of England : AVON
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Obfuscated : DIM
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Time of day : EVENTIDE
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Chinese philosopher : LAOTSE
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Date: Abbr. : APPT
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River of Russia : URAL
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Bewilder : DAZE
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Able-bodied ones : SEAMEN
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Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Rag : TEASE
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Joined in the chorus : SANG
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Melancholy : SADNESS
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Short song : ARIETTA
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Now Istanbul : CONSTANTINOPAL
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Electrified : WIRED
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Bee grouping : SWARM
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Ponied up : ANTED
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Food fish : SOLE
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"___ for Love" : DIAMONDTHEMOOD
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Extreme : UTMOST
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Lustrous fabric : PANNE
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City railroads : ELS
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Ford : EDSEL
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"Grapes of Wrath" family : JOAD
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Goes on one's own : SOLOS
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M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
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Hinder : DETER
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Stadium part : TIER
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Correo ___ (air mail) : AEREO
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Proust hero : SWANN
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Sanctioned : LEGAL
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Pottery fragment: Var. : SHERD
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Throws a party : HOSTS
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Butterfly : SATYR
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Aviary sounds : TWEES
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General idea : DRIFT
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Nibbles : PECKS
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Olympian god : EROS
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Call it a day : RETIRE
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Thousand, in Dijon : MILLE
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Big ___ era : BAND
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Retaliatory maneuver : RIPOSTE
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Beg : ENTREAT
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Vertical dimension : DEPTH
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Pilot's place : HELM
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Office worker : CLERK
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Campus V.I.P.'s : DEANS
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Adjust again : RESET
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Hill-dwellers : ANTS
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Hacienda lady : SRA
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Forecast, medically : PROGNOSE
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In justice : BYRIGHTS
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Lectures : TELLSOFF
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Finger : DIGIT
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Poetic word : THRO
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Hangouts : HAUNTS
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Purposive : TELIC
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Mrs. O'___ cow : LEARYS
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V.I.P. at a tea : POURER
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Spars : BOXES
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Three-wheeler : TRIKE
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Mexican man : SENOR
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Kind of roe : SHAD
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Warsaw Mrs. : PANI
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Go cantering : RIDE
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Auld lang ___ : SYNE
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Peter or Nicholas : CZAR
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Vote against : NAY
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Cockney's idol : ERO
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Twelve doz. : GRO
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Auto key: Abbr. : IGN
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Crimson : RED
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Mil. officers : LTS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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