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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,253

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Across
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Thrashes : FLOGS
6
Satisfy : SLAKE
11
Tempest site : TEAPOT
12
Moving swiftly : HARING
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Ménage à trois in Nassau? : BERMUDATRIANGLE
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Inclined approaches : RAMPS
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Scarlett's love : RHETT
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Chafe : RUB
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Wields : USES
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Consider : STUDY
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Cloy : SATE
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Lacrosse team : TEN
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Yearn ardently : BURN
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Port opposite Pas de Calais : DOVER
26
Well-regarded : ESTEEMED
28
Mute : SILENT
29
Cause of Cleo's quietus : SNAKEBITE
31
Afro-Asiatic language : COPTIC
34
Russian royal house : ROMANOFF
38
Kitchen wear : APRON
39
Raucous noise : BLAT
40
Juan's river : RIO
41
Comes to naught : DIES
42
Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
44
Fancy and Dapper : DANS
45
Roscoe : GAT
46
City of Spain : AVILA
47
Tent shapes : CONES
48
Diaper? : ETERNALTRIANGLE
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Currently existing : EXTANT
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He gave the world a Mickey : DISNEY
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Certain books : TEXTS
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Locations : SITES
Down
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State of unrest : FERMENT
2
Neons, e.g. : LAMPS
3
Work : OPUS
4
Pantheon figure : GOD
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TV sci-fi series : STARTREK
6
Destroy documents : SHRED
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The mass of the people : LAITY
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" . . . she is serv'd/As I would serve ___": Shak. : ARAT
9
Relatives : KIN
10
Impress deeply : ENGRAVE
11
Rags : TEASES
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Wheat-flour protein : GLUTEN
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Yahoo : BRUTE
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Missile hurled by Zeus : THUNDERBOLT
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President succeeded by Hindenburg : EBERT
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Singer Yma : SUMAC
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Razor clam : SOLEN
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Republic in western Africa : BENIN
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"___ Deus," Arizona motto : DITAT
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These, to Pedro : ESTOS
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Red silk cotton : SIMAL
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Bitts : BOLLARDS
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Do some panhandling : CADGE
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Synthetic drug : OPIATE
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Excuse : PRETEXT
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Osage and Seville : ORANGES
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With punctilio : FINELY
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Man behind "All That Jazz" : FOSSE
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___-garde : AVANT
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Inclines : TILTS
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He wrote " . . . for whom the bell tolls" : DONNE
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Have ___ to grind : ANAX
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This contains at least one star : CAST
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Abbr. before 1 or 66 : RTE
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Clock symbol : III

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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