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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 1985

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,994

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Across
1
Atlas pages : MAPS
5
Gideon Fell's creator : CARR
9
Riposte : QUIP
13
Sector : AREA
14
___ a time : ONEAT
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Golden-rule word : UNTO
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Mag. readership : CIRC
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Tropical vine : LIANA
19
One of the Baalim : IDOL
20
Memorable composer-bandsman from D.C. : DUKEELLINGTON
23
Tip-off : CLUE
24
Deadlock : TIE
25
Roads scholars : HOBOES
28
"Serpico" author : MAAS
30
Lingerie item : BRA
33
At right angles, asea : ABEAM
34
Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
35
Bridal-shower gift : IRON
36
"In a ___," song by 20 Across : SENTIMENTALMOOD
39
Unimproved : ASIS
40
Finest : ONLY
41
Sound off, in a way : OPINE
42
Hamilton's bill : TEN
43
Runtish : PUNY
44
White poplars : ABELES
45
Subject of an ode : URN
46
Catface : SCAR
47
Theme for 20 Across : TAKETHEATRAIN
53
State in the Corn Belt : IOWA
54
Give ___ (harken) : EARTO
55
Aqueduct pest : TOUT
57
Ever so long : AGES
58
Laundromat fixture : DRIER
59
Sette follower : OTTO
60
Complication : NODE
61
Tight and split athletes : ENDS
62
Coarse file : RASP
Down
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Singer Davis : MAC
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Droughty : ARID
3
Where to spend soles : PERU
4
Men's wear : SACKCOATS
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Garden brightener : COLEUS
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Not illusory : REAL
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Rajput princess : RANI
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Positively : QUITE
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Bring to naught : UNDO
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Pour ___ (intensify) : ITON
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Part of N.Y.P.D. : POL
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Trumpet blast : TANTARA
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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Dogfaces : GIS
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Assaults : HASAT
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Falstaffian : OBESE
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Where Porto-Novo is : BENIN
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Brave and resolute : MANLY
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Chichi : ARTY
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Cook on a grill : BROIL
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___ Arledge, TV bigwig : ROONE
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Incan turf : ANDES
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___ State's Nittany Lions : PENN
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Title for Caesar : IMPERATOR
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Affixed, as a picture : MOUNTED
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Having rounded projections : LOBAR
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Surpassing: Prefix : PRE
44
Dramatis personae : ACTORS
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Fiat's kin : UKASE
46
Glutted : SATED
47
Takeout words : TOGO
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Bedazzled : AWED
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Make tracks : HARE
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TV's Moran : ERIN
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Bonkers : NUTS
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Ending with guard : IAN
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Outdo : TOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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