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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,854
Across
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Door sign : PUSH
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Do a tailor's job : ALTER
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Thready streak : WISP
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Erskine of 1927–29 : AUTO
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"Vade ___ me, satana" : RETRO
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Yorkshire river : AIRE
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Fit : SUIT
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Barcelona native : CATALONIAN
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Philatelic marking : SURPRINT
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Minstrel, often : LUTIST
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Name of B'way fame : LUNT
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Yarmulke site : PATE
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Leapt : SPRANG
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Truncated : SAWEDOFF
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Makes more acute : WHETS
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Preclude : DEBAR
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Ameliorate? : EEEE
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Having much clayey soil : MARLY
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Understands? : CCCC
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Et or y : AND
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Round of applause : SALVO
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Texas cowboy's gear : RIATA
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Adjust to a new home : RESETTLE
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Eight Boy Scouts, usually : PATROL
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Like ___ of sunshine : ARAY
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Triclinium serving : CENA
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Skyrocketed : SOARED
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Daydream : PHANTASY
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Kitchen or theater appliance : CORNPOPPER
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___-bitty : ITTY
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Tops : AONE
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Drive off : REPEL
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Approve : OKAY
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Cross : ROOD
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Kind of bland diet : SIPPY
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"Not a one, Zeke" : NARY
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Go by : PASS
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Woolly beasts? : UUUU
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Foofaraw : STIR
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Warming appliance : HOTPLATE
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Making a trajectory : ARCING
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Inclined : LEANT
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Rag? : TTTT
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Lib cause : ERA
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Kind of bed : ROLLAWAY
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Poster heading : WANTED
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Has a look? : IIII
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Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
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Kind of house : PENT
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External : OUTER
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Scoreboard entries : RUNS
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Picasso : PABLO
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Avow : SWEAR
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Benzene : PHENE
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Clarinets, e.g. : REEDS
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Start a set : SERVE
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Hammerstein : OSCAR
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De ___ segregation : FACTO
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Of a central point : FOCAL
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Waste time : DALLY
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Corrida V.I.P.'s : MATADORS
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Triple Crown winner: 1948 : CITATION
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___ throat : STREP
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___ of Kutch (Indian salt morass) : RANN
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Rated : EARNED
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Nacreous : PEARLY
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Nest sound : CHEEP
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Catface : SCAR
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Charges it? : OOOO
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Ponte Vecchio stream : ARNO
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Goober and black-eyed? : PPPP
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Andreanof island : ATKA
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Get the limelight : STAR
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Solomonic? : YYYY
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Designer of Kennedy Library at Harvard : PEI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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