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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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. 11,575
Across
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Touch upon : ABUT
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Discard : SCRAP
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Mine access : ADIT
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Bonheur or Raisa : ROSA
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Unwrite : ERASE
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Dust-up : TODO
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"Tobacco Road" author : ERSKINECALDWELL
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" . . . the sweet ___ of books": Longfellow : SERENITY
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Let : LEASED
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Oxford : SHOE
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Bitter, in Bordeaux : AMER
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Hood's roscoe : HEATER
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Decamped : FLED
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Small drink : SIP
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Gaffe : ERROR
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Ponder : MULL
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___ contendere : NOLO
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"Bellefleur" author : JOYCECAROLOATES
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Andreanof island : ADAK
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Trumpeter Al : HIRT
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___ Oro, in NW Africa : RIODE
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Buddhist sect : ZEN
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Forswear : DENY
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Vexed : GALLED
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Center of activity : HIVE
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Topers : SOTS
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Emerge : APPEAR
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Shone : STOODOUT
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"Jane Eyre" author : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
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Broz : TITO
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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Opposite of addict : WEAN
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Luge or cutter : SLED
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Flavor : SAPOR
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Okinawa port : NAHA
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Metric land units : ARES
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Buttonholer : BORE
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U.N. power : USSR
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Conduct an inventory : TAKESTOCK
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Doyen : SENIOR
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Candia's isle : CRETE
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Risqué : RACY
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___ rule : ASA
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Headlong : PELLMELL
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Embattled : ATWAR
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"___ eat oats . . . " : DOES
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Shiftless : IDLE
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Blabbed : TOLD
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Belong : INHERE
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Exploit : DEED
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Mete : ALLOT
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Mecca's region : HEJAZ
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Undercut : ERODE
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Indo-Iranian : ARYAN
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Like some animals : FURRY
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Yuccalike plant : SOTOL
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___ France (former name of Mauritius) : ILEDE
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Watched the birdie : POSED
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Where Mt. Katahdin towers : MAINE
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Fastens firmly : NAILSDOWN
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Noncom's pride : CHEVRONS
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Spellbinder : ORATOR
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Adjust the radio : DIAL
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Peanut : GOOBER
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He imprisoned St. Peter : HEROD
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Exec's employee : STENO
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Quintet in Gounod's "Faust" : ACTS
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Comedian Silvers : PHIL
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Canapé topping : PATE
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Suppress : STOP
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Draft status : ONEA
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What Deseret became : UTAH
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Shoe size : TENA
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___ man (unanimously) : TOA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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