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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { B J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,812
Across
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Neighbor of Nev. : CALIF
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Carousals : SPREES
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Gypsy : GITANO
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He can't take it : QUITTER
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See 6 Down : PEGINAROUNDHOLE
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"And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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Freshet : SPATE
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Fish, in a way : NET
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Laconic : CURT
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Name of fame in Hollywood : CAPRA
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Yank, in an O'Neill play : APE
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Tea type : PEKOE
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Land of the paella : SPAIN
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Water ___ (long-legged bug) : STRIDER
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P.D.Q. : ATONCE
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Neoprene, e.g. : ELASTOMER
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Critic : CARPER
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___ air (moot) : UPINTHE
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Pointed arches : OGEES
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Agitated states : SNITS
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Pub order : ALE
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Nitid : SHINY
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Sal, of song : GAL
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Foot parts : TARSI
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Belabor : SMITE
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One of the misfits : AFISHOUTOFWATER
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At ease : RESTING
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Less of a mess : NEATER
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Gems : STONES
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Truck rigs : SEMIS
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Smoker's choice: Var. : CIGARET
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Listing : ATILT
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Highway feature : LANE
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___ tizzy : INA
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Leaves in the lurch : FORSAKES
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With 15 Across, misfit : SQUARE
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___ del Este : PUNTA
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Take a cab : RIDE
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Ordinal ending : ETH
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Shelley, for one : ETONIAN
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Of an element : SELENIC
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Costumes : GETUPS
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Pine-tar hydrocarbon : RETENE
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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Knock heeder : OPPORTUNIST
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Evergreen : CEDAR
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Fun and games : SPORT
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Nuclear reactors : PILES
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British carbines : STENS
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Drive off : REPEL
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Good feeling : AMITY
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Views : OPINIONS
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Washington State athlete : COUGAR
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Ornamental clasps : AGRAFES
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Fact facer : REALIST
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Chemical compounds : HALITES
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Click beetle : ELATER
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Short jackets : SHRUGS
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Pitcher : EWER
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Haute ___, French department : SAONE
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Fine fiddle : AMATI
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Dilute : THIN
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Did the crawl : SWAM
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Narration: Abbr. : STO
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Psychiatrist's charge : FEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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