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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,124
Across
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Blockhead : ASS
4
Texas landmark : ALAMO
9
Baseball gambits : BUNTS
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Least bit : RAP
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Of the hip : COXAL
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Put forth : EXERT
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Greek letter : ETA
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Ballpoint's ancestor : QUILL
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Did a yard chore : MOWED
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Aztec foe : CONQUISTADOR
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Snake, to Ovid : ANGUIS
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Lady of Spain : SRA
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Fairy queen : MAB
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___ rate : ATANY
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Standing by : ONCALL
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Golf strokes : BAFFS
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Head parts : EARS
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Give the eye to : OGLE
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Page : LEAF
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Fogs up : HAZES
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Santa's time : XMAS
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River of France : ORNE
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Venezuelan copper center : AROA
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Reads electronically : SCANS
45
Smog component : CINDER
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Right: Prefix : ORTHO
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Essential : KEY
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Concerns of eds. : MSS
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N.Y.–N.J. mountains : RAMAPO
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Transvaal city : JOHANNESBURG
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Kind of diet : NOFAT
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Uncertainty : DOUBT
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Pentagon initials : DOD
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In reserve : ONICE
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Spanish city : AVILA
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Arden : EVE
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Kennel noises : BARKS
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Certain bags : TOTES
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Common prefix : NON
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Betel palm : ARECA
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Squelched : SATON
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Directly : SPANG
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Exculpates : ACQUITS
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Alcott : LOUISA
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W.W. II powers : AXIS
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Rat's fare in rhyme : MALT
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Stewpots : OLLAS
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Lament : BEMOAN
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Agrippina, e.g. : UXOR
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Unfamiliar : NEW
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A crowd, in Naples : TRE
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Tossed off : QUAFFED
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Impurity : DROSS
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Molten rock : MAGMA
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___-a-Dale : ALLAN
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Consecrate : BLESS
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At hand : NEAR
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River of Mississippi : YAZOO
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Fop : COXCOMB
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Obstruct : BLOCK
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Lofty abode : AERIE
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Brice : FANNY
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Rise high : REAR
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Unrelenting : HARSH
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Daisies : SHASTAS
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Overplays : EMOTES
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High-pitched : TREBLE
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V.I.P. in Cairo : SADAT
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Wystan Hugh : AUDEN
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City of Utah : PROVO
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City of Utah : OGDEN
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Cracker or skip : JACK
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De ___ (afresh) : NOVO
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Parisian night : NUIT
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Soho swell : NOB
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___ spree : ONA
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Evergreen : FIR

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

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