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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,251

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Across
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Where Polo originated : ASIA
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Bit of trouble : SCRAPE
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Pronoun : HER
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Manx's murmur : PURR
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Borgia potion : POISON
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Wallach : ELI
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Friend who can't be trusted : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
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Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ
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Star in Lyra : VEGA
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Lofty perch : AERIE
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Hawaiian city : HILO
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Practical joker : GAGSTER
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Bijoux : JEWELS
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Presume or assume : POSIT
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Swear : AVOW
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Polytheistic : PAGAN
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The check : TAB
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Unwelcome one : PERSONANONGRATA
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Discontinue : END
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Sherpa's land : NEPAL
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Student's concern : EXAM
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Wander : STRAY
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Characteristics : TRAITS
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One way or another : SOMEHOW
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Papal name : PAUL
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"___ ear and . . . " : INONE
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Beaux-___ : ARTS
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Received : GOT
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Scoundrels : GOODFORNOTHINGS
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Marist, for one : NUN
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___ one's laurels : LOOKTO
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___ avis : RARA
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Ending with hatch or rook : ERY
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"Hey, there!" : YOOHOO
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Pitcher : EWER
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Church feature : APSE
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Phoenix court team : SUNS
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Basra's land : IRAQ
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Deluge refuge : ARK
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Hawkers' specialties : SPIELS
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River in a Vachel Lindsay poem : CONGO
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Soprano Shane of the Met : RITA
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Tray or can predecessor : ASH
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C. Auguste Dupin's creator : POE
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Attractive : ENGAGING
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Courage : HEART
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Famed cow : ELSIE
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Stair part : RISER
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Baneful : EVIL
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Caesura : REST
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Uses an ax : HEWS
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Russian author of "Taras Bulba" : GOGOL
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Wise ___ owl : ASAN
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Taunt : JAPE
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Fifty-fifty : EVEN
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Noun or verb : WORD
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One of the Philippines : PANAY
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Custard apple : PAPAW
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Prepare to take off : TAXI
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Thwacking sounds : BAMS
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Very busy : ONTHEFLY
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Famed fiddler : NERO
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Authentic : REAL
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"___ these, the homeless, . . . to me" : SEND
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Drum beat : TATTOO
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Bustle : RUSH
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Actress Hasso : SIGNE
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"History is ___ side": Khrushchev : ONOUR
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Romantically sentimental : MOONY
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First: Prefix : PROTO
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Egyptian cross : ANKH
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Emulate beavers : GNAW
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Fe, fi, fo, fum : OGRE
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Alexander or Peter : TSAR
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Goose eggs : OOO
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Marsupial, for short : ROO
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Choleric emotion : IRE

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