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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 1982

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,946
Across
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Conk out : STALL
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Spanish rods : VARAS
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Type of type : STEREO
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Computer of a sort : ABACUS
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Cut : HEWN
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Daft : DOTTY
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Standoff : TIE
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Most of Switzerland : ALPS
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Tarn : POOL
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To boot : MORE
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Govt. power complex : TVA
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Prolix : WINDY
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Canned : FIRED
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Lookout : SENTINEL
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Five-star admiral : HALSEY
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Present : INTRODUCE
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Beldams : CRONES
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Mini-planetariums : ORRERIES
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Sixsome : HEXAD
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Viking bard : SKALD
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Arctic explorer : RAE
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Basso role in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Ellis P. Butler subject : PIGS
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Hold up : LAST
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Turnover : PIE
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Office aide : STENO
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Concerned with : INTO
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Performer's dream : STANDINGOVATION
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Thing to do : ERRAND
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U.S. drama critic : NATHAN
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Appropriates : TAKES
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
Down
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Kitchen item : STEWPAN
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Youthful time : TEENS
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Part of E.T.A. : ARR
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Maui garland : LEI
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Swinburne was one : LONDONER
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In a big way : VASTLY
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Give a hand to a footpad : ABET
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Risqué : RACY
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Exert force : ACT
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Penelope's importuners : SUITORS
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Put aside : SHELVE
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Evening do : SOIREE
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Bats the breeze : CHATS
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Attractive : GOODLOOKING
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Destitute : NEEDY
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Certain bottles : PINTS
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Four-minute man : MILER
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Plied with the grape : WINED
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Squared off : FACED
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Louise and Turner : TINAS
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Emulates Valenzuela : HURLS
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Cavalrymen : DRAGOONS
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Stretch of rough waters : CHOPS
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Reel off : RECITE
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Large cherry : OXHEART
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An Indo-European language : IRANIAN
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Site of Lafayette College : EASTON
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"Dragonwyck" author : SETON
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Uses up : SPENDS
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Supple : LITHE
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Neighbor of Minn. : SDAK
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Harrow feature : TINE
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F.D.R. program : NRA
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Brewery vessel : VAT
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Noshed : ATE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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