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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1976

8-Down : Area

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,847
Across
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Agent 007 : BOND
5
Young salmon : PARR
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Approach an end : WANE
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Prankish : PIXIE
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Endings with meth and oct : ANES
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Tonic : FRESHENING
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Particular : ITEM
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Franco and Mussolini, e.g. : FASCISTS
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Out of the rain : INSIDE
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Frequently, to poets : OFT
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Raglans : COATS
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Agreeable : ACQUIESCENT
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Master Mel : OTT
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Gloomy : DOUR
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Scope : ROOM
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
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Athos and Porthos : AMIS
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S, M and L : SIZES
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Call up : DIAL
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Makes martinis : MIXES
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Imparted : LENT
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Kind of bird or bait : JAIL
44
Environmental prefix : ECO
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In quantity : PLENTIFULLY
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Had at : TRIED
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These, in France : CES
51
Foreigners : ALIENS
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Go apace : MAKETIME
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Fading game : DICE
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Trunk contents : SPARETIRES
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Stadium shape : OVAL
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N.F.L. player : OILER
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Ending for aero or astro : NAUT
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Orch. offerings : SELS
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A.B.A. team : NETS
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Opal and onyx : GEMS
Down
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Golf stroke : BAFF
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Other, in Spain : OTRA
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Dissenting votes : NOES
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Conversation : DISCOURSE
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Bottle size : PINT
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___ Sally : AXIS
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___ Tin-Tin : RIN
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Area : REGION
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Place for a belt : WAIST
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Word for a loner : ANTISOCIAL
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Be short of : NEED
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Irks : PESTERS
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Stereo component : HIFI
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Erstwhile D.C. team : NATS
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Bond together : CEMENT
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"There is nothing like ___" : ADAME
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Gagster : COMIC
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Foolishly idealistic : QUIXOTICAL
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Dirty : SOILED
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Defraud : COZEN
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Follow : TRAIL
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Soho viewing : TELLY
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Fine-tuning : ADJUSTING
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Decal : STICKER
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Rotation : SPIN
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Moral : LESSON
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Iamb and dactyl : FEET
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Undergoes vertigo : REELS
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Fusses : ADOS
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Like a certain wire : LIVE
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Beer ingredient : MALT
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Metric units : ARES
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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___ et tuum : MEUM
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Superlative endings : ESTS
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Bakery item : PIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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