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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

A LA CARTE

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1965

37-Down : Hubs: Abbr.

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,859
Across
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British legislators. : MPS
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Dimensions. : SIZE
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World: Prefix. : COSM
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Intends. : AIMS
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Island dances. : HULAS
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British navy member. : WREN
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___ a time. : ONEAT
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Divulged indiscreetly. : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
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Radical. : ULTRA
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Fringed: Bot. : CILIATE
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Attributed. : LAIDTO
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For the nonce. : PROTEM
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Going on foot. : STEPPING
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German Count. : SPEE
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Utter. : TOTAL
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Hawaiian honey-eaters. : OOS
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Wind instruments. : OBOES
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Aplomb. : COOLNESS
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Crosier. : STAFF
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Type of steak. : ROUND
44
Unyielding. : STONY
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Sine ___. : DIE
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London swell. : TOFF
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Irksome ones. : PESTS
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Stoppers. : CORKS
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___ d'Azur. : COTE
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Eastern name. : ALI
51
West Pointer. : CADET
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Confidence. : TRUST
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Wall decor. : PINUP
54
Prelude to a tan. : SUNBATH
56
Faux pas. : ERROR
58
Playing periods. : HALVES
60
Category. : GENRE
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Regretful. : RUING
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Vanity cases. : ETUIS
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Salesman. : VENDOR
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Engage in. : ENTER
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Overtake. : CATCHUP
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Behind time. : TARDY
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Hogback. : RIDGE
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Novel bell-town. : ADANO
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Month: Abbr. : APL
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Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
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Hair. : PILUS
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Having a sharp point. : SPIKY
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Cloistered one. : NUN
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Cockcrow. : SUNUP
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One kind of song. : THEME
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Have ___ at (try). : ASHOT
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Environments. : SETTINGS
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Writing. : PROSE
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BSA member. : SCT
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Nancy ___. : HANKS
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Parch. : SEAR
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Serrate. : SAWTOOTH
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Ministry. : CLERGY
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Bouquets. : SCENTS
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Indomitable. : DOORDIE
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Instructed one. : PUPIL
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Is highly skilled: Slang. : KNOWSONESONIONS
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"What ___!" : ALIFE
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Novel heroine. : IONE
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Contrive. : FIXUP
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Curves in course. : ARCS
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Boxer's blow. : LEFT
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Shrill piping note. : TWEE
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Dogs, for short. : POMS
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Abbreviations in grammar. : MASCS
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Songbird. : PIPIT
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Pleased look. : SMILE
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Mother of Achilles. : THETIS
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American poet. : AUDEN
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Relative of inst. : ULT
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Comedian Mort. : SAHL
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Europeans. : SWEDES
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Wroth. : IRATE
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Founder of Stoicism. : ZENO
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Elegant. : COURTLY
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Borrowed. : ONLOAN
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Defeated: Colloq. : SETTLEDONESHASH
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___ nostrum. : MARE
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Decamp. : SLIPOFF
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Acclimatizes. : SEASONS
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Headgear. : TAM
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In the ___ luxury. : LAPOF
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Man, for one. : BIPED
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Mastwood trees. : POONS
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Greylag. : GOOSE
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Won: Slang. : TOOKTHECAKE
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Flattered: Colloq. : BUTTEREDUP
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Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
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Location. : SITUS
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Posts: Abbr. : STAS
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Balsam. : TOLU
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Have ___ (participate). : AFINGERINTHEPIE
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Attention-diverters. : REDHERRINGS
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Fabled remark. : SOURGRAPES
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Father: Prefix. : PATRO
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Beldam. : CRONE
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Oppidan. : CIVIC
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Goodies. : CANDY
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Overdone. : TRITE
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Remotest planet. : PLUTO
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Flexes. : BENDS
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Wheel spokes. : RUNGS
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___ rate. : ATANY
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Prize. : VALUE
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Thus far. : UPTO
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Intrigue. : PLOT
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Sawbucks. : TENS
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Founder of Troy. : ILUS
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Small change. : DIMES
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Biting midge. : PUNKY
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Lacking. : SHORTOF
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Oregon city. : ASTORIA
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Jersey. : SINGLET
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Prefix with fix or form. : TRANS
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Obey. : ACTON
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Schedule of charges. : TARIFF
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Runt. : PEEWEE
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Pounces and seizes. : SWOOPS
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Quick bread. : SCONE
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Present: Lat. : ADSUM
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Effluvia. : ODORS
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Color: Poet. : TINCT
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Region in Germany. : HESSE
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Auditor. : CPA
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Letup. : LULL
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___ pudding. : SNOW
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Shred. : SNIP
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Butter tub. : KIT
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Outer: Prefix. : EXO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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