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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

WORDS IN PLACE

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1970

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 71-Across clue had "is"; changed to "Is."

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R
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A
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J
4
A
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S
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L
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E
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E
9
P
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L
11
A
12
P
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S
14
E
15
C
16
A
17
R
18
T
19
A
M
U
R
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O
U
T
R
E
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A
G
I
R
L
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O
R
E
O
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T
O
P
G
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A
L
L
A
N
T
25
T
O
P
S
Y
26
T
U
R
V
Y
27
E
R
O
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S
O
U
L
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A
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M
I
N
E
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S
A
N
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D
E
N
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O
T
E
S
34
P
L
I
N
Y
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B
I
S
T
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R
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O
38
S
39
D
I
D
40
T
R
O
D
S
41
B
R
A
S
S
I
C
A
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A
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C
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T
O
R
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A
R
O
I
D
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R
U
N
E
47
G
E
N
48
L
A
H
R
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M
I
D
D
L
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E
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M
A
N
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S
H
A
G
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I
T
E
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A
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M
B
O
S
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E
D
I
C
T
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A
E
T
N
A
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S
C
L
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E
R
O
I
D
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M
O
D
S
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C
R
A
M
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T
H
E
C
E
N
T
E
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R
O
F
A
T
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T
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R
A
C
T
I
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O
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N
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F
L
A
T
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A
I
T
S
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H
O
L
D
O
N
T
O
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A
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S
T
A
R
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S
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W
I
S
H
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L
I
S
L
E
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D
E
N
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N
E
W
T
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C
E
N
T
E
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R
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C
E
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H
E
R
E
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A
T
I
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S
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P
A
T
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R
E
C
K
S
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G
O
D
O
T
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C
O
N
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C
E
R
N
S
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P
O
L
I
S
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A
L
L
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E
N
G
A
G
E
S
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T
R
A
I
T
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B
L
E
M
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I
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S
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H
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N
N
E
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L
E
A
D
A
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A
U
L
A
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D
E
E
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B
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O
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T
T
O
M
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M
O
S
T
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B
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O
T
T
O
M
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L
E
S
S
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A
W
O
L
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P
A
S
T
E
109
L
A
I
T
Y
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O
A
T
S
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M
E
R
E
112
T
R
E
Y
S
113
E
S
T
E
S
114
S
L
O
E
© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,610
Across
1
Eastern big wheel : RAJA
5
Shut-eye : SLEEP
10
Boo-boo : LAPSE
15
Haul : CART
19
Komsomolsk's river : AMUR
20
Eccentric : OUTRE
21
"I want ___ . . . " : AGIRL
22
Mountain: Prefix : OREO
23
Clipper feature : TOPGALLANT
25
Chaotic : TOPSYTURVY
27
Cockney idol : ERO
28
Person : SOUL
29
Chemical compound : AMINE
31
___ Andreas : SAN
32
Means : DENOTES
34
Friend of Trajan and Tacitus : PLINY
35
Bars : BISTROS
39
Accomplished : DID
40
Footpaths: Dialect : TRODS
41
Turnips and cabbages : BRASSICA
42
Equity member : ACTOR
45
Cuckoopint, for one : AROID
46
Occult character : RUNE
47
Army off. : GEN
48
Famed comedian : LAHR
49
Go-between : MIDDLEMAN
52
Rough cloth : SHAG
53
Native: Suffix : ITE
54
Pulpits : AMBOS
56
Ukase's cousin : EDICT
57
Relative of Mauna Loa : AETNA
58
Indurated : SCLEROID
60
Today's youth : MODS
61
Study hard : CRAM
62
Not a sideshow : THECENTEROFATTRACTION
68
Featureless : FLAT
69
River areas : AITS
70
Keep : HOLDONTO
71
"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
73
Rustle : SWISH
75
Thread : LISLE
76
Neighbor of Ger. : DEN
77
Semiaquatic creature : NEWT
78
Hockey area : CENTERICE
80
___ and now : HERE
81
Panay native : ATI
82
Oyster : SPAT
84
Takes heed of : RECKS
85
"Waiting for ___" : GODOT
86
Companies : CONCERNS
88
Greek city-state : POLIS
89
The works : ALL
90
Employs : ENGAGES
91
Property : TRAIT
92
Macule : BLEMISH
96
Direction : NNE
97
" . . . ___ horse to . . . " : LEADA
98
Hall: Ger. : AULA
99
Letter : DEE
100
Like the green traffic light : BOTTOMMOST
104
Unfathomable : BOTTOMLESS
107
Mil. acronym : AWOL
108
Brilliant glass : PASTE
109
Nonprofessionals : LAITY
110
Fodder : OATS
111
Pond : MERE
112
Playing cards : TREYS
113
Colorado park : ESTES
114
Blackthorn : SLOE
Down
1
Merited : RATED
2
Con ___ : AMORE
3
Knight's shirt : JUPON
4
Neighbor of Uru. : ARG
5
Went it alone : SOLOED
6
Oners : LULUS
7
Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
8
Sea bird : ERN
9
Like a flower part : PETALOID
10
Some Americans : LATINS
11
Suffering : AGONY
12
Speak, with "up" : PIPE
13
Elders: Abbr. : SRS
14
Blissful : ELYSIAN
15
Peerage members : COUNTS
16
Timetable word: Abbr. : ARR
17
Race an engine : REV
18
Nursery item : TOY
24
Out of bed : ASTIR
26
Cup: Fr. : TASSE
30
Place for Sunday drivers : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
33
Reputation : ODOR
34
Exerts pressure : PRODS
35
Main impact : BRUNT
36
Virtuous : RIGHTMINDED
37
Great expanse : OCEAN
38
African cattle : SANGA
40
Electron tube : TRIODE
41
Bric-a-___ : BRAC
42
Leaning : ALIST
43
Net : CATCH
44
Political group : THELEFTWING
45
Sphere of action : AMBIT
50
Norse epics : EDDAS
51
Weather word : MIST
52
Alliance : SEATO
54
Erect : AREAR
55
Blanc, for one : MONT
57
___ Triomphe : ARCDE
59
Fanfare : ECLAT
60
Irriguous : MOIST
61
Poker move : CALL
63
Ballgame delayer : RAIN
64
Dense areas : THICKS
65
Flowers : ROSES
66
Colorado county : OTERO
67
Vocal group : NONET
71
Within ___ of : ANACE
72
Place : SETON
73
Thumbs through : SCANS
74
Dampens : WETS
75
Within the law : LICIT
79
Trustworthy : RELIABLE
80
Evergreen oak : HOLM
82
Musical sign : SEGNO
83
Appropriate : PREEMPT
85
Flicker : GLEAM
87
Saddle part : CANTLE
88
Yaks : PRATES
89
Bronze and pewter : ALLOYS
91
Cantankerous : TESTY
92
Mesa's cousin : BUTTE
93
Consummate : IDEAL
94
Sixth: It. : SESTO
95
German state : HESSE
97
Mislay : LOSE
98
Have ___ (begin) : ATIT
100
Loud sound : BAM
101
Use credit : OWE
102
High rock : TOR
103
Seagoing: Abbr. : MAR
105
Western org. : OAS
106
Spanish article : LOS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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