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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 358 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,379
Across
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Rookery din : CAWS
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Profess : AVOW
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Diminish : ABATE
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Hitlerite : NAZI
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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TV science show : NOVA
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Obdurate : IRON
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Compresses : PACKS
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Went slowly : CREPT
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The "granary" of Spain : ANDALUSIA
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Weed with purplish flowers : HENBIT
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Elizabeth's favorite : ESSEX
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Theaters of yore : ODEA
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Towel ID : HIS
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Greek letter : CHI
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Where Pharos shone : ALEXANDRIA
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Dionne family member, for short : QUIN
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Jewel face : BEZEL
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Clamor : HUE
40
Hand mill : QUERN
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Compacts, e.g. : CARS
42
U.K. group, founded in 1910 : GIRLGUIDES
44
Bex or Dax : SPA
45
Poke : JAB
46
___ del Castillo, Cortés's historian : DIAZ
47
Skin : CUTIS
49
Gecko or uta : LIZARD
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"Sweet Adeline" harmonizers : QUARTETTE
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Three-time loser : LIFER
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In the dark : UNLIT
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Peach Bowl winner: 1982 : IOWA
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Musical windup : CODA
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"There is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
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Smelter stockpiles : ORES
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Nejd native : ARAB
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Took pills : DOSED
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Big Board initials : NYSE
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Scope component : LENS
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Triton's trumpet : CONCH
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Love, Italian style : AMORE
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Like plaid : WOVEN
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Park podia : SOAPBOXES
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Spanish unit of length : VARA
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"Fresh air" : OZONE
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Car part : WINDSHIELD
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Source of a sauce : APPLES
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They come to court : BEAUX
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Cinquefoil elements : ARCS
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Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
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Princess of Brabant : ELSA
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Kind of wave : TIDAL
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Tatar's locale : ASIA
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Lacrosse team : TEN
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Admittance : ADHIBITION
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Tipped off : CUED
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Take on : HIRE
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___ of the Court : INNS
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Fundamentals : ABCS
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Bound : LEAP
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Düren's river : RUR
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Perplexed : QUIZZICAL
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Cringe : QUAIL
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Attendance : GATE
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"___ Blas" : GIL
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Outthrust : JUTTED
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Element in many a whodunit : CRIME
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Recital : STORY
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Up front, at sea : AFORE
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Fortification : REDAN
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Slovenly ones : DRABS
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Type spacer : QUAD
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Set at naught : UNDO
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Lambs' dams : EWES
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Enzyme : ASE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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