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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,518

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Across
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Word with baked or wit : HALF
5
Stimulate : PEPUP
10
Fresh : NEW
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Spread : OLEO
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The Continent : EUROPE
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Chemical prefix : OXO
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Fabulist : LIAR
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Moon vehicle : APOLLO
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Thrice: Prefix : TER
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___ break : MAKEOR
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Tuna or bonito : SKIPJACK
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Trying person : JUDGE
25
Common ailment : FLU
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Get : ACQUIRE
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Restrained : STEMMED
33
Commend : LAUD
34
Where Kings Peak towers : UTAH
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Fine china : SPODE
37
Lively person : GRIG
38
Footwear : MULES
40
Star in Pegasus : ENIF
41
Articles : ITEMS
43
Vertical: Abbr. : PERP
44
Strike out : DELE
45
Espies : DETECTS
47
Oater villain : RUSTLER
49
Slangy turndown : NAW
50
Plasma-like fluid : LYMPH
51
Optical toy : ZOETROPE
55
Rossini opera : OTELLO
59
Gardner : AVA
60
Iranian oil center : ABADAN
62
Continue : GOON
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Balloon filler : GAS
64
Site of Keesler A.F.B. : BILOXI
65
Ruin : UNDO
66
Crafty : SLY
67
Jewel : STONE
68
___-do-well : NEER
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___ oak : HOLM
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Unauthorized disclosure : LEAK
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Premature decision : FOREJUDGMENT
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Young animal : PUP
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Uneven : EROSE
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White House name : POLK
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Elate : UPLIFT
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Nations : PEOPLES
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"___ chance!" : NOTA
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Office V.I.P. : EXEC
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Dulling influence for Jack : WORK
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Noise recorder : EARDRUM
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Assent in Lyon : OUI
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Was premature : JUMPEDTHEGUN
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Outfits : GETUPS
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Chilly : ALGID
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Menu : CARTE
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Library sign : QUIET
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Fortified wine : SHERRY
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___ metal : MONEL
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Roman official : EDILE
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Put off : DEFER
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Toby contents : ALE
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Ristorante dessert: Var. : SPUMONI
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Beetles : SCARABS
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Petty : TWOBIT
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N.Y.C. or Balto. : SPT
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Conned : LEDON
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Slalom moves : ZAGS
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Cigarette shape : OVAL
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Elementary : EASY
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___ Alto : PALO
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Like Texas's star : LONE
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Mining find : LODE
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___ about : ONOR
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Lumberjack gear : AXE

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

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