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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 1980

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,022
Across Down
1. Stria : GROOVE
7. Sudden, violent activity or feeling : SPASM
12. Honeycomb component : BEESWAX
13. Something done in a hurry : QUICKIE
15. Unimportant : INCONSEQUENTIAL
17. Dingles : DELLS
18. Wholly : QUITE
19. "___ Love You," 1934 song : PSI
20. Buffalo's lake : ERIE
21. Opera features : DUETS
22. Physical body : SOMA
23. Fancy or Dapper follower : DAN
24. Sky Ram : ARIES
25. Hacienda units : SALAS
26. Word with little or big : LEAGUER
28. Shoe parts : SOLES
29. Rapid series of notes : GLISSANDO
31. Popular N. Eng. fish dish : SCROD
33. State policeman : TROOPER
36. Nag : SHREW
37. Besom, e.g. : BROOM
38. Euclidean abbr. : QED
40. Factual : TRUE
41. Man of Adak : ALEUT
42. Fiji's capital : SUVA
43. Ending with aster : OID
44. Show-biz awards : OBIES
45. Novelist Robbe-Grillet : ALAIN
46. Beyond reproach : UNEXCEPTIONABLE
49. Madrid money : PESETAS
50. Irks : NETTLES
51. Rel. of an Amati : STRAD
52. Homophone for grade : GRAYED
1. Army V.I.P. : GENERAL
2. Lie : RECLINE
3. "___ mio" : OSOLE
4. Has : OWNS
5. Anatomical duct : VAS
6. Funeral rites : EXEQUIES
7. Hard fats : SUETS
8. Loblolly : PINE
9. Do something : ACT
10. Aspen gear : SKIPOLE
11. Noxious effluvia : MIASMAS
12. Tarried : BIDED
13. Even : QUITS
14. Disney's middle name : ELIAS
16. Place for failures : QUEERSTREET
21. Ancient Celtic priest : DRUID
22. Shrewsbury's county : SALOP
24. Radiant : AGLOW
25. ___ and Gomorrah : SODOM
27. Concur : AGREE
28. Treat with disdain : SNOOT
30. Alarm clock's function : AROUSING
31. Reliquaries : SHRINES
32. Most inexpert : CRUDEST
34. Uniform : EQUABLE
35. Scolded : REVILED
36. Tankard : STOUP
37. Radarscope phenomena : BLIPS
39. Margrethe and Dinesen : DANES
41. Draw ___ on : ABEAD
42. Having a dull blue color : SLATY
44. Numerical prefix : OCTA
45. Pier, to an architect : ANTA
47. Dry: Prefix : XER
48. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER

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

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