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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 349 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,880
Across
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Widely : FAR
4
What to do to the beguine : BEGIN
9
Large vessel : VAT
12
O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Miss Massey : ILONA
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Thine, in Metz : ATOI
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Roofing tool : ADZE
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Wall-eyed pike : RIVERTROUT
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Actor Ben ___ : GAZZARA
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Does an offstage job : PROMPTS
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Soft-pedals : MUTES
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Rainy-day cry : TAXI
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Flabbergasted : AMAZED
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Combustible material : TINDER
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Papal tribunals : ROTAS
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The good in "good riddance" : ADJECTIVE
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Miss Merkel : UNA
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Inter ___ : ALIOS
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Medoc, e.g. : VIN
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Theater feature : MEZZANINE
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Canea's island : CRETE
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Celestial configuration : SYZYGY
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Crownlets : TIARAS
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Gullets : MAWS
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___ of time : SANDS
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Stanza : STROPHE
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Seek to discover : INQUIRE
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Like a chickweed variety : MOUSEEARED
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Appearance : LOOK
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Italian wine : ASTI
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Itinerary : ROUTE
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Prior: Prefix : ANTE
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Library admonitions : SHS
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Zimbalist : EFREM
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But, to Cato : SED
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Poop out : FLAG
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Radamès's beloved : AIDA
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Hilarious confusion : RAZZMATAZZ
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Made a whirring sound : BIRRED
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Disney's middle name : ELIAS
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State-house tenant: Abbr. : GOV
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Recounts : NARRATES
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Critter : VARMINT
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Tipster : TOUT
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Jewish parchment scroll : MEZUZA
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Pronoun : ITS
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Poisonous : TOXIC
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Chemical endings : ATES
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Cuckoopints : ARUMS
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Wherewithal : MONEY
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Pastimes : DIVERSIONS
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First Mrs. Perón : EVITA
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Descartes et al. : RENES
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Muhammad ___ : ALI
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Sonic welter : DIN
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Palooka : JOE
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Location unspecified : ANYWHERE
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Fermentation : ZYMOSIS
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Slack-jawed : AGAPE
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French numeral : CINQ
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Part of a mollusk's mouth : RADULA
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Two-seater : TANDEM
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" . . . against a ___ troubles" : SEAOF
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Spanish numeral : SIETE
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Wee, in Dundee : SMA
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Kind of pot : TOSS
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Miss St. Denis : RUTH
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Mnemonic exercise : ROTE
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___ out (managed) : EKED
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Capek play : RUR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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