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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,224
Across
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Neon, e.g. : LAMP
5
Abalone : ORMER
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Cleric's title in France : ABBE
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Bakery aide : ICER
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"The English Aristophanes": 1720–77 : FOOTE
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Legumes : PEAS
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Nazimova : ALLA
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A solid shaped like a doughnut : TORUS
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Blow one's top : RANT
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Nobelist in Literature: 1907 : RUDYARDKIPLING
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Psyche components : EGOS
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Mideast export : OIL
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Manifest; reveal : BETRAY
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Come upon : FIND
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Biggin, e.g. : CAP
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Airborne : ALOFT
34
Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
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Lunar feature : MARE
36
"Christabel" poet : SAMUELCOLERIDGE
39
Kin of etc. : ETAL
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Bacchanalia : ORGY
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Sign up : ENROL
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Retreat : DEN
43
Persons : ONES
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Outlanders : ALIENS
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Nightingale's sound : JUG
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Sale stipulation : ASIS
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Boz : CHARLESDICKENS
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Mar : FLAW
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Was in a cast : ACTED
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Mire : OOZE
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Asset of a "love goddess" : SHAPE
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Cleave : RIVE
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Took a look : EYED
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Suable grounds : TORTS
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Side : TEAM
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Fabulizer : LIAR
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Civil rights org. : ACLU
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Pinochle score : MELD
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Devout : PRAYERFUL
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Helen ___ : OFTROY
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Rough crosses : ROODS
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Robin Williams's TV role : MORK
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Small catchall : ETUI
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Comeback : RESPONSE
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"Spongy ___": Shak. : APRIL
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Noggin : BEAN
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Loud noise : BANG
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Time in Ga. : EST
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Marble : AGATE
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Box top : LID
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Founded on : BASED
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Gladden : ELATE
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Mongol group of 10,000 soldiers : TOMAN
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Beats : FLOGS
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In poor style : ILLY
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Personnel nucleus : CADRE
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Inert gas : ARGON
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Goes through a post-sunburn period : PEELS
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Caldwell's "God's Little ___" : ACRE
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It shows the knees : MINISKIRT
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"At ___ . . . " (abdication phrase) : LONGLAST
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Shrine item : RELIC
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Wilder's "___ Town" : OUR
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Stage lines : ASIDES
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Yakked : JAWED
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Expert : ADEPT
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Surfeit : CLOY
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What smog is called in L.A. : HAZE
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Reverberate : ECHO
50
Headliner : STAR
51
An Adams : EDIE
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Leningrad's river : NEVA
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Appear : SEEM
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Pawnee, to a Cheyenne : FOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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