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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,345

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Across
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
5
Headquartered : BASED
10
Ineffectual person : WIMP
14
Carty of baseball : RICO
15
___ Berliner, microphone inventor : EMILE
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"___ that Shakespeherian Rag": T. S. Eliot : OOOO
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Robards movie: 1965 : ATHOUSANDCLOWNS
20
Profundity : DEEPNESS
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Treat with an antiseptic : IODATE
22
Lambs' dams : EWES
23
Poisonous snakes : ASPS
24
Theater backdrop : SCRIM
26
Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
27
Dan Beard's org. : BSA
30
Reference work : ATLAS
31
Aroint thee! : SHOO
32
Part of P.O.W. : PRIS
33
Hit song of 1928 : LAUGHCLOWNLAUGH
36
Enjoy Lucullan fare : DINE
37
Particle streams : RAYS
38
Air a view : OPINE
39
Synagogue enclosure : ARK
40
Scenery : SETS
41
A.L. team : TWINS
42
Rosinante, e.g. : JADE
43
City on the Oka : OREL
44
Make safe : ASSURE
47
Tanker pollution : SPILLAGE
51
Sondheim hit: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
53
Male do : STAG
54
Kinshasa is its capital : ZAIRE
55
U.K. trolley : TRAM
56
Finish line : TAPE
57
Sten and Held : ANNAS
58
Brontë heroine : EYRE
Down
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Thin nail : BRAD
2
Baptism, e.g. : RITE
3
Yearning : ACHE
4
Where to buy kegs : COOPERAGE
5
Be suitable to : BESEEM
6
Stockpile : AMASS
7
Transgressions : SINS
8
Yore : ELD
9
Determination : DECISION
10
Sylvan bowl : WOODS
11
Peach Bowl winner: 1982 : IOWA
12
Une alpe : MONT
13
Watch the birdie : POSE
18
Withdraw a request : UNWISH
19
Truncates : LOPS
23
Acknowledges : AVOWS
24
Step : STAIR
25
Dull sound : CLUNK
26
Nautical cries : AHOYS
27
U.C.L.A. player : BRUIN
28
Inks : SIGNS
29
Wimbledon great : ASHE
30
"M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
31
The candidates : SLATE
32
Fish wrapper : PAPILLOTE
34
Sideboard : CREDENZA
35
He wrote "The Biglow Papers" : LOWELL
40
Delhi dress : SARI
41
Secs : TRICES
42
Justice : JUDGE
43
H. Parker's "Fairyland" is one : OPERA
44
Dep. : ASST
45
Madrileño's mushroom : SETA
46
Child's play : SNAP
47
Crural area : SHIN
48
Off course : AWRY
49
Kennel sound : GNAR
50
Salinger lass : ESME
52
Leatherize hides : TAN

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

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