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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1985

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, 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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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,052
Across
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Caution signal : AMBER
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Songbirds : CHATS
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Mosaic pieces : SMALTI
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Turnery equipment : LATHES
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Openly, and not nocturnally : INBROADDAYLIGHT
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Did business : DEALT
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Urgent : DIRE
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Mil. units : REGS
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Stationed : BASED
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Brass hat : VIP
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Ending with real : IZE
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" . . . syrops, ___ with cinnamon": Keats : TINCT
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Charge : PRICE
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Coin for Cato : SESTERCE
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Separations : BREAKS
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Have in mind : ENTERTAIN
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Letter after gimel : DALETH
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Morsel of meat : NOISETTE
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Lendl and Turgenev : IVANS
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Struck hard : SMOTE
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What fall guys take : RAP
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Devilfish : RAY
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Goes one-on-one with : DUELS
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Durable Perry : COMO
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To ___ (just so) : ATEE
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___ of the Court : INNS
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Pivoted : SLUED
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Put one's ___ (conceal nothing) : CARDSONTHETABLE
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Amended extensively : REDONE
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With justice : EVENLY
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Old hat : DATED
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Slow-witted : DENSE
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Secret ways of action : AMBAGES
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Friable soils : MARLS
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Soak up : BLOT
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Sked abbr. : ETA
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This is often good : RIDDANCE
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Red Bordeaux : CLARET
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Did a farm job : HAYED
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Part of NATO : ATL
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Unconvincing : THIN
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Famed guitarist : SEGOVIA
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___ at (take lightly) : SNEEZE
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Attention-getting device : SHTICK
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Libyan king : IDRIS
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Acumen : DISCERNMENT
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Items broken by some victors : TAPES
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Beginning : BIRTH
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Bivouac sights : TENTS
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Word on the Expos' scoreboard : PRISE
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___ Coty : RENE
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Cardinal-number ending : TEEN
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Harasses : BAITS
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Farm structure : TOOLSHED
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Nobelist in Physics: 1933 : DIRAC
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Reincarnation : AVATAR
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Stratiform : LAYERED
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Vex : TROUBLE
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Without pizzazz : TAMELY
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Verse form : EPODE
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Basked : SUNNED
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Saturn satellite : DIONE
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Coteries' cousins : CLANS
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Soprano Moser : EDDA
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"Nana" star : STEN
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Wino : SOT
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Trevor ___, British actor : EVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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