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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1967

53-Across : Chain of a kind.

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,494
Across
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Rush hour phenomenon. : CRUSH
6
Time: Fr. : TEMPS
11
Outbreak. : FLAREUP
13
In Madrid, Mrs. : SENORA
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Of yore. : LONGAGO
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Barbershop quartet specialty. : OLDSONG
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Willow. : OSIER
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State: Abbr. : KAN
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Make a beginning. : SETTO
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Make one's way. : WEND
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Alas!: Fr. : HELAS
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Fur animal. : SEAL
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Bolt's partner. : NUT
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And ___. : SOFORTH
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"Yes" vote: Abbr. : AFF
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Make more emphatic. : POINTUP
31
Queen: Fr. : REINE
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Clarinet socket. : BIRN
34
Gladly, old style. : FAIN
35
Sonata movement. : RONDO
37
Concludes. : WINDSUP
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Racket. : DIN
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King with Model Parliament, 1295. : EDWARDI
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The "lack of foresight" saga, for example. : PUN
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Blvds. : AVES
47
Lands ___! : SAKES
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Ivy League member. : YALE
49
___ up (informed): Slang. : WISED
51
Took the initiative. : LED
52
See 13 Across. : TITLE
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Chain of a kind. : NETWORK
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Helped at a church wedding. : USHERED
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Does the old grad bit. : REUNES
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Conferences. : PARLEYS
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Designated: Abbr. : APPTD
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Beau Brummells. : DUDES
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Intimate view. : CLOSEUP
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Encountered. : RANINTO
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Impelled. : URGED
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Brand. : SEAR
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Embrace. : HUG
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Is done. : ENDS
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U.S. painter. : MOSES
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Extremely variable. : PROTEAN
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City in New Mexico. : SANTAFE
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Moved through the air. : FLOWN
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___ at (ease). : POKEFUN
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Detection device. : SONAR
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Ball game. : GOLF
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Off-balance. : ALOP
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Souped-up cars. : HOTRODS
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Ocean shores. : STRANDS
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Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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Children's favorite Alpine tale. : HEIDI
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___ Saud. : IBN
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Those elected. : INS
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Became angry. : FIREDUP
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European resort area. : RIVIERA
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Kind of dance. : ONESTEP
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Historic Pacific island. : WAKE
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Cornered: Colloq. : UPATREE
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Mechanical devices. : PULLEYS
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Sunup. : DAWN
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Constitutionals. : WALKS
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Necessarily (with "must"). : NEEDS
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Monopolize: Colloq. : SEWUP
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Give up. : YIELD
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"___ Drink the Water." : DONT
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To and including, for short. : THRU
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Kind of herring. : RED
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Downcast. : SAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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