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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,538

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Across
1
Greek letter : BETA
5
Small pole : SPRIT
10
Exclamation of relief : PHEW
14
Lumbering gear : AXES
15
Composure : POISE
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Big Ten team : IOWA
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Walleyed pike : JACKSALMON
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Cutter : SLED
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Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
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Aviary sound : TWEE
22
Sellers and O'Toole : PETERS
24
Goodhearted : KIND
25
Utah's flower : SEGO
26
Flight : STAIRS
29
Regan's father : KINGLEAR
33
Arrives : COMES
34
British guns : BRENS
35
Fabrication : LIE
36
Single : UNAL
37
Science: Suffix : OLOGY
38
Kind of bean : LIMA
39
Show ___ : BIZ
40
Senseless : INANE
41
Benumbed : DAZED
42
Hidden asset, with 11 Down : ACEINTHE
44
Diatribe : TIRADE
45
Stadium sounds : RAHS
46
Causes vexation : IRKS
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Stately dance : PAVANE
50
Uncoop : FREE
51
Miss Lillie : BEA
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Neat as ___ : APIN
55
Brisbane's state : QUEENSLAND
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Dolly's last name : LEVI
59
Overturn : UPEND
60
German article : EINE
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Literary works : ODES
62
Man and Wight : ISLES
63
Small valley : GLEN
Down
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___ California : BAJA
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Student's concern : EXAM
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Soho sleuths : TECS
4
Seek info : ASK
5
Begets : SPAWNS
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Propelled a raft : POLED
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Kind of nail : TENPENNY
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Sidearm : PISTOL
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See 42 Across : HOLE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Bankrolls : WADS
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To-dos : STIRS
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___ benedict : EGGS
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Baltic port : KIEL
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Series of troubles : SIEGE
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Diving gear : SCUBA
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Pick-me-up : TONIC
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Dumfound : AMAZE
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Coin of Norway : KRONE
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Miss Doolittle : ELIZA
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Intended : AIMED
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British writer : READE
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Punk feeling : BLAHS
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Alert, with 49 Down : ONTHEQUI
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Porsena : LARS
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___ instant : INAN
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Holland features : DIKES
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Meshed natives : IRANIS
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Courses : TRENDS
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Miss Dunne : IRENE
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___ Alto : PALO
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Followed slavishly : APED
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See 37 Down : VIVE
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Touch : FEEL
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Kettle handle : BAIL
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Nine: Prefix : ENNE
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Indian Ocean gulf : ADEN
56
Bullish times : UPS
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Underpinning : LEG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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