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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,331
Across
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Indy entrant : RACER
6
Cheapen : DEBASE
12
Contribute : DONATE
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Word form with magnet : ELECTRO
15
Vehicles in a Cross-Cory song: 1962 : LITTLECABLECARS
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Efficacy : AVAIL
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Fish-eating mammal : OTTER
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Seamen's chat : GAM
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Flinders : BITS
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Neil or Carly : SIMON
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Quickly, to Caesar : CITO
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Song from "A Chorus Line" : ONE
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Sorrow, to Ovid : DOLOR
25
" . . . swears that ___ made of truth" : SHEIS
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Burgundy and Chianti : REDWINES
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"Devil's Dictionary" author : BIERCE
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Small printing device : HANDPRESS
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Not long ago : LATELY
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Gunfighters' wear : HOLSTERS
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Brainstorms : IDEAS
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Molder : DECAY
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Fraction : PART
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High jinks : LARKS
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Spoken : ORAL
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Wooden core : AME
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Font feature : SERIF
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"Marmion" author : SCOTT
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Golden Gate milieu : SANFRANCISCOBAY
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Goa, formerly : ENCLAVE
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Brinker's argent prizes : SKATES
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Fuller's thistle : TEASEL
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Took on : HIRED
Down
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Took turns : ROTATED
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The opposition : ANTIS
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Poker verb : CALL
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Soissons season : ETE
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Shrank from : RECOILED
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Bill collector's quarry : DEBTOR
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Drew or Terry : ELLEN
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Pilsener, e.g. : BEER
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Gram. case : ACC
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More theatrical : STAGIER
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Undependable : ERRATIC
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Clergyman : DIVINE
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Cause to seep through : OSMOSE
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Shultz post under Nixon : LABOR
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Airy : ATMOSPHERIC
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Actor Tufts : SONNY
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Thorax : CHEST
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Christie's "The Seven ___ Mystery" : DIALS
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Pantywaist : SISSY
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T. H. Benton's "Threshing ___" : WHEAT
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Bartók and Lugosi : BELAS
30
Striped bass : ROCKFISH
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Enzyme aiding digestion : LIPASE
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Obdurate : ADAMANT
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Roman playwright : TERENCE
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Beclad : ENROBED
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Leading mules, in Málaga : REATAS
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Brackish : SALTY
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Rye grass : DARNEL
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Exit : LEAVE
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Mexican pine : OCOTE
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Casa women: Abbr. : SRAS
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Catface : SCAR
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Neighbor of Ala. : FLA
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Schuss : SKI

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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