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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 2, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,289

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Across
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Alg. or trig. : MATH
5
N.Y.C. social club : LAMBS
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Positively charged particle : CATION
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Fly : AVIATE
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Plunger's phrase : DOUBLEORNOTHING
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Of one of the senses : AURAL
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Between the lines, in a way : TACIT
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Crony : PAL
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Weight allowance : TRET
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Like some lions : NOTED
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British Open winner: 1964 : LEMA
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Ethnic ending : ESE
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Certain Egyptians : COPTS
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Vedette : SENTINEL
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Scribble aimlessly : DOODLE
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Solo : ONONESOWN
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N.H.L. team : SABRES
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Costs : SELLSFOR
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Moslem V.I.P.'s : IMAMS
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No-see'ums : GNATS
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Ending with pay : OLA
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Strong trend : TIDE
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Profs' posers, at times : ORALS
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Neighbor of Mex. : ARIZ
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Montague ___, Sayers sleuth : EGG
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Slow down : BRAKE
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Canyon of comics : STEVE
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Grammatical taboos : DOUBLENEGATIVES
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Damascene : SYRIAN
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Dishonors : SHAMES
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Arenose : SANDY
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Teen follower : AGER
Down
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Stapleton or O'Hara : MAUREEN
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Box-score entry : ATBAT
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Place for money : TILL
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Straddler : HOE
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Jousters' needs : LANCES
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Diamond glove : MITT
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Scrooge word : BAH
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Allowance : STIPEND
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Row of bricks : COURSE
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Store sign : NOTOPEN
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Pottery finish : ENAMEL
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Postmark info : DATES
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Massasauga, e.g. : RATTLESNAKE
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Hard look : GLARE
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See 47 Across, e.g. : NONOS
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Daft ones : LOONS
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Nice movies : CINES
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Stadiums : BOWLS
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"The Velvet Fog" : TORME
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Lamebrains : DOLTS
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Landlubber's lack : SEALEGS
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Placed : SITED
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Puebla pals : AMIGOS
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Villains in oaters : BADGUYS
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Beatles' "Strawberry Fields ___" : FOREVER
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Antipasto items : OLIVES
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Bulldozes : RAZES
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Type of knot : GRANNY
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Attendant on Artemis : OREAD
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" ... ___ to heal" : ATIME
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Thin, rolled pancake : BLIN
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Forest creature : STAG
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Undergarment : BRA
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Sound of discovery : AHA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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