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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,797

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Across
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N.C.O.'s : CPLS
5
Very many : SCADS
10
Office repro : STAT
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Implant : ROOT
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Earth goddess : TERRA
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Shower : POUR
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Still in the win-only column : UNDEFEATED
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Feminine ending : ETTE
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Final trio : XYZ
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Green spots : OASES
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Mariner's greeting : AHOY
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Heraldic wreath : ORLE
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Quito money : SUCRE
27
Northern spies : APPLES
30
Have a look : PEER
31
Handle clumsily : PAW
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Ancient region of Asia Minor : TROAS
35
Choice seat location : AISLE
36
___ shoestring : ONA
37
Moot subject : POINTINQUESTION
40
___ Arbor : ANN
41
Total : ADDUP
42
Perfume, as an altar area : CENSE
43
Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Mine payoff : LODE
45
Made fun of : JESTED
46
No wallflower : BELLE
48
Blanc, e.g. : MONT
49
Solidify : JELL
51
“Thou ___ every sparrow . . . ” : SEEST
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Outfielder Zernial : GUS
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Face shape : OVAL
57
ESP : SIXTHSENSE
59
Creeper : VINE
60
River of France : ISERE
61
Cat : MANX
62
B.P.O.E. : ELKS
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Balzac's home : STCYR
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Sovereignty : SWAY
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Central point : CRUX
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Yankee Doodle's mount : PONY
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City of Poland : LODZ
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Jeanne or Marie: Abbr. : STE
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Has sticky fingers : STEALS
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Stop altogether, with 35 Down : CEASE
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TV's Johnson : ARTE
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Embellishes : DRESSESUP
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Blue : SAD
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Asparagus unit : SPEAR
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Relevant : TOTHEPOINT
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Sedan : AUTO
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Yarborough card : TREY
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Prevent : FORESTALL
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“Good Earth” heroine : OLAN
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Ubangi feeder : UELE
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Certain rolls : CRESCENTS
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N.Y.S.E. term : ATPAR
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Inclined : PRONE
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Can't-miss distance : POINTBLANK
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Irritate : PIQUE
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Win by ___ : ANOSE
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Declined : WANED
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See 6 Down : ANDDESIST
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Baal, e.g. : IDOL
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Kind of pilot : TEST
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One who banters : JOSHER
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French pronoun : ELLES
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Measurement: Suffix : METRY
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“By ___!” : JOVE
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Very bad : EVIL
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Management V.I.P. : EXEC
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Chew on : GNAW
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Middie's campus : USNA
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Like X-rated films : SEXY
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Family member : SIS
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Letters : EMS

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

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