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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1984

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,687
Across
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Wide divergence : CHASM
6
Wrong : AMISS
11
Khomeini, for one : SHIITE
12
Sets of a sort : RADIOS
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Seafood item : CHERRYSTONECLAM
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Hoarfrosts : RIMES
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Trucker's rig : SEMI
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U.S.S.R. peninsula : KOLA
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Site of first Olympics : ELIS
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Poisonous plant : SUMAC
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Prefix with wife : MID
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Plea for help : SOS
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Cookies : SNAPS
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Mineral containing sodium carbonate : TRONA
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" . . . drown ___ with tears": Hamlet : THESTAGE
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Stands out : SHINES
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Tears : LACERATES
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Typical small town : PODUNK
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They're at home in Nome : ALASKANS
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Colludes, in a way : ABETS
40
Look long : STARE
41
Fam. member : DAU
42
Gun a motor : REV
43
Transfixed : STUCK
44
Sleep phenomena : REMS
45
Ad award : CLIO
47
Scarlett's milieu : TARA
48
Thomas Carew's beloved : CELIA
49
Aunt Sally's scamp : HUCKLEBERRYFINN
52
Continuing story : SERIAL
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Domestication : TAMING
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Prized fur : SABLE
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Growing out : ENATE
Down
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Short slip : CHEMISE
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Takes on : HIRES
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Affectations : AIRS
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Porker's pad : STY
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House and lands, legally : MESSUAGE
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Olfactory stimuli : AROMAS
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Crazed : MANIC
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Chemical ending : IDE
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Under the weather : SICK
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Wise man : SOLOMON
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Battle site: Apr. 1862 : SHILOH
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Brackish : SALINE
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Cockatoo feature : CREST
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Weather datum : TEMPERATURE
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___ a wet hen : MADAS
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Kind of bar : SNACK
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Laurel and Musial : STANS
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"Some of ___ Days," 1910 song : THESE
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Chance : RISK
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Slattern : SLUT
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Unsoftened : STARK
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Not table d'hôte : ALACARTE
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Get droughty : PARCH
33
+ or – : OBELUS
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Gizmos : DEVICES
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___ Virginia Woolf : ADELINE
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New parents' consideration : NAMING
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Dey or Hayward : SUSAN
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Steadfast : STABLE
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Peculate : STEAL
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Make shipshape again : REFIT
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Gumbo must : OKRA
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Cornice molding : CYMA
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Pol. party : LIB
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Sought office : RAN

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

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