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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,568

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Across
1
Enjoy hugely : GOFOR
6
In which a strike may occur : FRAME
11
Parthenon feature : FRIEZE
12
Texas team : OILERS
14
Feats by baseball's "hot dogs" : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
17
Hook up : LINK
18
Vicuña's milieu : ANDES
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Dir. from London to Madrid : SSW
20
Puts with : ADDS
21
Radio parts : DIALS
22
Appealing, in a way : CUTE
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Scottish explorer : RAE
24
Martinique peak : PELEE
25
Got on : FARED
26
Mask features : EYEHOLES
28
Galley of yore : BIREME
29
Lemmon's means of advancement in a 1960 film : APARTMENT
31
Very alert guy : SHARPY
34
Got in the way : HINDERED
38
Rawboned : LANKY
39
Joins permanently : WELDS
40
"Sound ___!" : ANA
41
Automotive pioneer : OLDS
42
Overindulges : SATES
43
Purchase after a "blessed event" : DIDY
44
Lesage's Blas : GIL
45
Anchor position : ATRIP
46
Draft status : ONEA
47
Hope or King : STANDUPCOMEDIAN
51
Kind of artist : ESCAPE
52
Martin or Parton : SINGER
53
Dallied : TOYED
54
Buffalo hunter in India : TIGER
Down
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V.I.P. : GRANDEE
2
Porker palaver : OINKS
3
T-man, e.g. : FED
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Recipe abbr. : OZS
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He won't get it for you wholesale : RETAILER
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Render tenderness : FONDLE
7
Goes by moped : RIDES
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More than half of Switzerland : ALPS
9
Ferrer or Tillis : MEL
10
This slows down a typist : ERASURE
11
Sgt. Joe of TV and radio : FRIDAY
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Order : SYSTEM
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Fierce look : GLARE
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Laughing gas, e.g. : ANAESTHETIC
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Garbo, by birth : SWEDE
21
Procrastinate : DELAY
22
Blanche's predecessor : CARTE
24
Whence opium comes : POPPY
25
Is serendipitous : FINDS
27
Gives ear : HARKS
28
Caisson disease : BENDS
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Distance marker : MILEPOST
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Plods through clods : SLOGS
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Rock salt : HALITE
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First ___ (all in all) : ANDLAST
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Cascade peak : RAINIER
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Cause to become beloved : ENDEAR
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Israel's Moshe : DAYAN
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Misshapen : WARPED
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Lunkhead : STUPE
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Bypass : DODGE
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"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
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Sgt. Sickmann, for one : NCO
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Twice DI : MII
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M.I.T. graduate : ENG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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