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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, September 4, 1984

56-Across : Cuddly toy

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,719
Across
1
Jabbers : GABS
5
An N.L.-er : PHIL
9
"___ My Line" : WHATS
14
Aleutian isle : ADAK
15
Leave far behind : LOSE
16
Shrine sight : RELIC
17
Essentials : BAREFACTS
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Not so friendly : ICIER
20
Second : EYEWINK
21
Draft initials : SSS
23
Neckwear : BOA
24
Marshy areas : FENS
25
Problem for a baby : TEETHING
27
Amass, in a way : HOARD
29
Mexican blanket : SARAPE
30
Semicircles : ARCS
31
Sharing quarters for one : DOUBLINGUP
35
Wind dir. : NNE
36
German district : GAU
37
Poetic word : EEN
38
Road-map abbr. : RTE
39
Alaskan salmon-lover : KODIAKBEAR
42
Adolescent : TEEN
43
Worshipful one : ADORER
44
Minimally : LEAST
45
Tycoons : MAGNATES
48
Dryer nuisance : LINT
49
Crackerjack : ACE
50
Pipistrelle : BAT
51
Worth merchandising : SALABLE
54
Beatle Starr : RINGO
56
Cuddly toy : TEDDYBEAR
58
Vowel series : AEIOU
59
To be, in Brest : ETRE
60
"Ooh ___!" : LALA
61
Discuss terms : TREAT
62
Lip : SASS
63
Piccadilly Circus figure : EROS
Down
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TV's Kaplan : GABE
2
"An apple ___ ... " : ADAY
3
Shameless : BAREFACED
4
Kebab holders : SKEWERS
5
Blueprints : PLANS
6
A white wine : HOCK
7
Disciple : IST
8
Ursa Minor : LESSERBEAR
9
Connecting-rod stud : WRISTPIN
10
___ Ramsey, R. Boone TV role: 1972-74 : HEC
11
Make excuses : ALIBI
12
Attach : TIEON
13
Rawboned one : SCRAG
18
Discovery : FIND
22
Pribilof vessel : SEALER
25
Greek cross : TAU
26
Biddy : HEN
27
Aaron or Greenberg : HANK
28
Whether ___ : ORNO
29
Operetta roles : SOUBRETTES
31
Crow's relative : DAKOTA
32
Ursa Major : GREATBEAR
33
All-purpose hwy. vehicles : UTES
34
Word with house : PENT
36
Footloose fun-seeker : GADABOUT
40
Author Fleming : IAN
41
M.I.T. grads : EES
42
Like a rational theory : TENABLE
44
Spring bloomer : LILY
45
Corday's victim : MARAT
46
Quaker gray : ACIER
47
Aladdin's factotum : GENIE
48
Bails : LADES
51
Dispatchers: Abbr. : SDRS
52
"Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
53
Eventful periods : ERAS
55
Daman's allied neighbor : GOA
57
Sked letters : ETA

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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