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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1982

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,001
Across
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Plant injury : SCALD
6
Alphabetized, e.g. : SORTED
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Kind of mining : PLACER
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Goes gliding : AVIATES
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Airline employee : FLIGHTATTENDANT
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Regal reception : LEVEE
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Departure : GOING
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Excessive sentimentality : GOO
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Gulps : DOWNS
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___ load of (glim) : GETA
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Diamond V.I.P. : MGR
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Daft : LOONY
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Pickles : CURES
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Capitol Hill get-togethers : SESSIONS
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Voracity : GREED
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Schemes : CONSPIRES
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Jasper or agate : STONE
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Solons : ENACTORS
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Flax filaments : HARLS
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Officious : BOSSY
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Future salmon : ROE
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Gobilike : ARID
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Enliven : PEPUP
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India's devil's-tree : DITA
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Summer treat : ICE
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Author Upton ___ Sinclair : BEALL
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Wee, small hour : TWOAM
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Sign flashed on a jet : FASTENSEATBELTS
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Whence Elaine came : ASTOLAT
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Kerry's capital : TRALEE
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Tin and zinc : METALS
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Some bluebloods : EARLS
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Fragments : SLIVERS
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Menagerie units : CAGES
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Pang's relative : ACHE
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Tolerate : LET
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Cavalrymen : DRAGOONS
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Soft and lustrous : SATINY
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Oast and kiln : OVENS
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Best man's concern : RING
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Smidgen : TAD
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Whatnot : ETAGERE
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Meant : DENOTED
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Fraternity initiate : PLEDGE
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Porticoes for Pericles : STOAS
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Two-stroke drumbeats : FLAMS
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Burghers : TOWNSPEOPLE
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Ridd's bride : DOONE
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Invitee : GUEST
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Celebrities : LIONS
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Edward III's victory site: 1346 : CRECY
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Upbraid : SCOLD
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Hold : GRASP
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Protect against cold : INSULATE
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Derision : SARCASM
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
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Some of Ruth's comrades in 1914 : ORIOLES
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Take turns : ROTATE
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Stitch lines : SEAMS
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Israeli seaport : HAIFA
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" ... fled to brutish ___": Shak. : BEASTS
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Kind of code : PENAL
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Reside : DWELL
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Bartók : BELA
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Ski-lift feature : TBAR
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One of the small fry : TOT
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Musical syllable : TRA

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

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