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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1980

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,027
Across Down
1. Writer Wister : OWEN
5. Thank-you-___ : MAAM
9. Open patios : ATRIA
14. Togo's capital : LOME
15. Radamès's love : AIDA
16. Ginza signs : NEONS
17. Roman boy : PUER
18. Pop's pappy : GRANDDADDY
20. Put on : ENROBE
22. Girl in a Cohan song : MARY
23. Have a look : EYE
24. Poet Thomas et al. : DYLANS
26. Lout : GAWK
28. Feature of many a living room : PICTUREWINDOW
33. Wee, as a bairn : SMA
35. Moolah : KALE
36. " . . . ravell'd ___ of care": Macbeth : SLEAVE
37. Hebrew letters : KAPHS
39. Org. serving servicemen : USO
41. Founder of Pravda : LENIN
42. Visionary goals : IDEALS
44. City of Rumania : IASI
46. Proscribed pesticide : DDT
47. Beautician's specialty : PERMANENTWAVE
50. Part of the Occident: Abbr. : SPAM
51. Unattractive : HOMELY
53. A DiMaggio : DOM
56. Decorous : PRIM
58. Legendary Gaelic poet : OSSIAN
60. China's approximate population : ONEBILLION
63. Archconservative : TORY
64. ___ à clef : ROMAN
65. As to : INRE
66. Leaves off : ENDS
67. Hatrack feature : PRONG
68. O.T. book : EXOD
69. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
1. Wine flask : OLPE
2. Trauma : WOUND
3. Abrasive : EMERYPAPER
4. Oil from orange flowers : NEROLI
5. Purplish red : MAGENTA
6. Make known : AIR
7. Furniture style : ADAM
8. Run : MANAGE
9. Singer from Wall Lake, Iowa : ANDYWILLIAMS
10. "___ for Two" : TEA
11. Took the train : RODE
12. ___ 500 : INDY
13. "___ sow, so . . . " : ASYE
19. Ties : DRAWS
21. Effusive display of approval : BACKSLAPPING
25. Pacific sea : SULU
27. Crook in a branch : KNEE
29. Gugal or sandarac : RESIN
30. Cosmopolitan weeds : DANDELIONS
31. "Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
32. Left : WENT
33. Omit : SKIP
34. Compelled : MADE
38. Bad actors : HAMS
40. ___ of allegiance : OATH
43. Traffic tie-up : SNARL
45. Passed out : SWOONED
48. A Dionne : EMILIE
49. Dickey : VESTEE
52. Compounds : YARDS
53. Village, Afrikaner style : DORP
54. ___ about : ONOR
55. Exec's note : MEMO
57. Pert girl : MINX
59. Wall St. fixture : NYSE
61. Taboo : BAN
62. Spanish gold : ORO

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

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