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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, September 25, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,174
Across
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Lacking clearness : OPAQUE
7
At the place of : CHEZ
11
Music, e.g. : ART
14
Feedback : RETURN
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Wing: Fr. : AILE
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Large expanse : SEA
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Be on hand : ATTEND
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Hide : SKIN
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Light color : TAN
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Concurred : ASSENTED
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Car-trunk need : JACK
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Trot, e.g. : GAIT
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___ volente : DEO
26
Card game : ECARTE
28
“___ vincit amor” : OMNIA
30
Amiss : OFF
32
Performer : ACTOR
33
Repudiate : DISOWN
35
Potential pass-receivers : FLANKERS
37
Fasten firmly : NAIL
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One: Lat. : UNUS
40
Blended : COMMIXED
44
Cigar : STOGIE
48
Wolf-pack member : UBOAT
49
Society figure : DEB
51
Sign up : ENROL
52
Path : COURSE
54
Came into : GOT
56
Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
57
Eccentricity : KINK
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Word for word : VERBATIM
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Bridge hand, in Bonn : OST
62
Give up : CEDE
63
Jewish law : TALMUD
66
Early people of Brazil : OTI
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Apply pressure : URGE
68
State : ALLEGE
69
Compass reading : SSE
70
Has a look : EYES
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Boil : SEETHE
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“Are you a man ___ mouse?” : ORA
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Indulged one : PET
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Gets to : ATTAINS
4
Dubious thing : QUESTIONMARK
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Coffeemakers : URNS
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Over : ENDED
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Hand-me-down : CASTOFF
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Scout activity : HIKE
9
Curtail : ELIDE
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___ Buddhism : ZEN
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Phoenician goddess : ASTARTE
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Nuclear plant : REACTOR
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Cargo ships : TANKERS
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Modern: Prefix : NEO
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Florida city : JACKSONVILLE
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Pantheon member : GOD
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Porthos, to Athos : AMI
27
King of England : CANUTE
29
Is in store : AWAITS
31
Common ailment : FLU
34
Slangy turndown : NIX
36
Response to a ques. : ANS
38
Preceded : LED
40
Parts of some clocks : CUCKOOS
41
Orchestra members : OBOISTS
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Man-getter : MOUNTIE
43
Academic titles : DEGREES
45
Eyelet : GROMMET
46
Debt : IOU
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City lines : ELS
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Hope or white : BOB
53
Completely : EVERY
55
Parting words : TATAS
59
Advantage : EDGE
60
Conte : TALE
62
Tip-off : CUE
64
Word of disgust : UGH
65
Letter : DEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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