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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,437
Across
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Communicates in a way : RADIOS
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Clever : ADEPT
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Circus member : FLEA
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Celtic searobber : FOMOR
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Grain bristle : ARISTA
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Of hair : PILAR
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Come into view : LOOM
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Invierno month : ENERO
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: WITHOUTACLUE
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* : UNNUMBERED
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Card game : ECARTE
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Produces : MAKES
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A. L. player : ORIOLE
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Dairy animals : COWS
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Famous last words : ETTU
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Footloose one : ROVER
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Sesame : TIL
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___ dictum : OBITER
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Diminutive ending : ULE
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Reservoir outlet : SPILLWAY
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Passover ceremony : SEDER
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: UNINFORMATIVE
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Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
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Catalpa, etc. : TREES
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Word for a weak infield : POROUS
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Make happy : ELATE
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Black: Lat. : ATRA
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Solitary : ALONE
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Is footloose : ROAMS
62
Miss Bow : CLARA
63
Greek letters : CHIS
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Café-table leavings : TIPS
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___ nuit : BONNE
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Word with full : CHOCK
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Reconnoiter : SCOUT
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Chemical ending : ENE
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: MISSINGLINK
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Large vessels : JORUMS
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Cacophony : NOISE
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Holbrook : HAL
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Port of Morocco : RABAT
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Windsor or Vernon : CASTLE
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: MEANINGLESS
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Cartographic item : MAP
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Wine pitchers : OLPES
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Badgers : BAITS
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Mecca people : ARABS
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Tijuana money : PESO
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Catface : SCAR
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Crabby : CROSS
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Tête-___ : ATETE
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Life and gravy : BOATS
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S. A. toucan : TOCO
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Reporter's query : WHERE
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Interference : STATIC
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Whether ___ : ORNOT
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Night before : EVE
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: DRAWINGABLANK
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Rustic crossover : STILE
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Abandons hope : DESPAIRS
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Gardner : AVA
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Part of the hand : THENAR
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Hill-dweller : ANT
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Chair panel : SPLAT
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Wild goat : TAHR
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N.C.O.'s : SGTS
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Coiffure : HAIRDO
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Luster : SHEEN
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Resident of Apia : SAMOAN
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: ILLDEFINED
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: NOTHINGATALL
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Dye : COLOR
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Tropical tree : CEBA
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Plane, in France : AVION
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Eden : UTOPIA
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Wails : KEENS
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Recuperate : HEAL
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Made tracks : HARED
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Alphabetized : SORTED
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Untrained : RAW
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"Exodus" man : ARI
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Morse symbol : DIT
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Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
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Indian of West : OTOE
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Dinnerware item : SAUCER
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Estranged : APART
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Mirabile ___ : DICTU
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French pronoun : ELLE
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French winter resort : PAU
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Organ effects : TREMOLOS
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Outlandish bit of luck : FLUKE
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Recluse : LONER
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Ages and ages : EONS
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___ Darya : AMU
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Running a temperature : FEBRILE
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U.S. dramatist : ONEILL
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Warm-sea fish : MERO
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U.S.S.R. city : OREL
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Took a cab : RODE
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Do handwork : TAT
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Reason : MOTIVE
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Swear : AVER
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Having ribs : COSTATE
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First coed college in U.S. : OBERLIN
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: WIDEOPENSPACES
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Dutch masterpieces : STEENS
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Red, to Caesar : RUFUS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Desolate : STARK
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Plant fiber : PITA
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: WITHOUTMEANING
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Roman hall : ATRIUM
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Fermenting agents : YEASTS
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Ascended : UPROSE
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Times of day : NOONS
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Native of Qishm : IRANI
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Caesar's was Julius : NOMEN
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Casaba, e.g. : MELON
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"Ah, me!" : ALACK
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Port of Ghana : ACCRA
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Carne's partner : CHILI
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Alpine wind : BISE
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Social units : CLANS
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Is mournful : SOBS
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Wire measures : MILS
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Mountain passes : GHATS
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Swiss card game : JASS
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Alamogordo's county : OTERO
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Old stringed instrument : REBECK
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Figured expenses : COSTED
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Niche : ALCOVE
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N. Z. native : MAORI
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Iron, in Bonn : EISEN
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Port of Brazil : NATAL
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Garbo : GRETA
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South American : LATIN
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Arthurian locale : ASTOLAT
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Circus harbingers : POSTERS
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Beer and ale : BREWS
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Doors, in Lyon : PORTES
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Soho domestic : CHAR
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Up, in baseball : ATBAT
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Piffle : BOSH
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___ prohibition : WRITOF
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City of Georgia : SAVANNAH
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Fits of temper : DANDERS
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Noisy outburst : GALE
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"___ my glove" : PARDON
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Ear part : TRAGUS
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Queen of ___ : SHEBA
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Bicycle part : PEDAL
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Western resort : TAHOE
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Have ___ of one's own : AMIND
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Sweetie : HON
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Bumpkin : HICK
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Winnie ___ Pu : ILLE
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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To-do : STIR
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Atlantic pact : NATO
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German pronoun : ICH
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Egg cells : OVA
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Rocky height : TOR
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Liable : APT
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Whopper : LIE
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Shaver : LAD

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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