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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 351 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,074
Across
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Nejd native : ARAB
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Crude broom : BESOM
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White House pet : FALA
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Major-___ : DOMO
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Where Crockett fell : ALAMO
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Beasts of burden : OXEN
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Touch : ABUT
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Insipid : BANAL
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Like X-rated films : SEXY
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Buffoons : MERRYANDREWS
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Patio locale : YARD
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Sculpt : CHISEL
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U. K. freight car : WAGON
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Sweetheart : TRUELOVE
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Prefix with poise or nox : EQUI
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School-discipline cane of yore : FERULE
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Washington org. : CIA
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___ lang syne : AULD
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Banish : EXILE
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Enjoy serendipity : FIND
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Instructs beforehand : PRIMES
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Alençon or Cluny : LACE
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Ingredients : ELEMENTS
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Farm machine : BALER
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Europe's largest lake : LADOGA
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Rugged vehicle : JEEP
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Kind of show : PUNCHANDJUDY
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Three, in Bonn : DREI
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Cow : DAUNT
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Don or San : JUAN
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Moth : EGGER
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Kind of hammer : CLAW
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Nicely ensconced : SNUG
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Piquant : ZESTY
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Starr and Francis : KAYS
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Bede or Smith : ADAM
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Ceremonial wear : ROBE
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River of Asia : AMUR
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Shaped like a grape cluster : BOTRYOID
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Fictional elephant : BABAR
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African antelope : ELAND
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Type of paper : SAND
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Bradley : OMAR
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Particles : MOLECULES
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Old fogy : FOSSIL
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Fireman's gear : AXE
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Barker : LEX
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One or more : ANY
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Penn ___, N. Y. : YAN
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Sound of glee : WHEE
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Get-together : SOCIAL
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Make evident : EVINCE
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Head man : LEADER
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Mink's relative : WEASEL
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Altair's constellation : AQUILA
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Deceived : GULLED
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Pares : TRIMS
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Govern : RULE
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Spanish explorer : FERNANDEZ
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Way out : EXIT
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Breakfast fare : FLAPJACK
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Rangoon's state : PEGU
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Downcast : MOPING
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Feather or water : BED
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Miss Leigh : JANET
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Way in : ENTRY
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Enclosure : CAGE
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Embraces : HUGS
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Bruins' campus : UCLA
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Clydesdale's load : DRAY
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Evergreens : YEWS
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Platter spinners, for short : DJS
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Operate : RUN
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Bain must : EAU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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