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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,443
Across
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Move quickly : ZIP
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Birthplace of Pythagoras : SAMOS
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Malleable : SOFT
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Classical theaters : ODEA
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Family member, rarely : QUINT
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Lepus, the sky animal : HARE
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Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
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Assumes a task : UNDERTAKES
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Bivouac gear : MESSKIT
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Punching tool : NAILSET
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Coin-toss call : HEADS
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Use the phone : DIAL
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Walter and George C. : SCOTTS
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Brazil's Mato ___ : GROSSO
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Got up : AROSE
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Kansan : JAYHAWKER
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No longer active: Abbr. : RET
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U.S.M.A. man : CADET
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Airline-sked abbr. : ETA
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Shush : KEEPQUIET
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Of a method : MODAL
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Brussels specialty : SPROUT
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Intrigues : CABALS
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Without : SANS
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Fathered : SIRED
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City near Austin : BASTROP
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Tidy : INORDER
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Enlarged upon : EXPATIATED
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Hammer or saw : TOOL
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Garlic section : CLOVE
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Cozy place : NEST
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Leaf-cutters : ANTS
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Rice or Gantry : ELMER
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German article : DAS
Down
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Aerobatic maneuver : ZOOM
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At liberty : IDLE
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Child's missile launcher : PEASHOOTER
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Seafood items : SQUIDS
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Family members : AUNTS
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Surrounded by : MID
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Edgewise : ONEND
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Poker holding : STRAIGHT
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Superficial : SHALLOW
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Mighty trees : OAKS
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Word with born or scot : FREE
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Tryout : TEST
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Plus items : ASSETS
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Opera-box wear : TIARA
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"Kiss Me ___" : KATE
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Shirts, in England : SARKS
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Eccentric person : CREEP
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Hightailed it : SKEDADDLED
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Of bristles : SETAL
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Exams : ORALS
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___ alai : JAI
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Summer cooler : ADE
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Till now : YET
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Be ineffectual : CUTNOICE
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Items in the mail : POSTALS
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Bottle size : QUART
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Pacific loincloth : MARO
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King of the fairies : OBERON
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Fireplace ash : CINDER
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Stone chip : SPALL
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Colander : SIEVE
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Greek letter : BETA
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Nerve-cell process : AXON
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Kind of check or light : SPOT
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Maxwell : ELSA
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"Peanuts" expletive : RATS
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Sawyer : TOM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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