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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 352 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,930
Across
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Ibex milieu : ALPS
5
Agreed : JIBED
10
Unaided : SOLO
14
Hilo party : LUAU
15
Bring together : UNITE
16
Adjective ending : ULAR
17
Linkups arranged by computers, sometimes : BLINDDATES
19
British stable area : MEWS
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Parasol : SUNSHADE
21
Geisha garb : KIMONO
23
Baffle : POSE
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Ship's heading : SSE
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River curve : OXBOW
28
As : QUA
31
Delineate : TRACE
35
Vivacious : PERT
36
Pack animal : BURRO
38
Tunisian port : SFAX
39
Constellation : ARA
40
Rum cakes : BABAS
41
Org. for G-men : FBI
42
Kind of wire : LIVE
44
Wounds : STABS
45
Highlander garb : KILT
46
Show derision : SCOFF
48
Chemical ending : ENE
49
Soda, tonic, etc. : MIXES
50
Worthless trifle : FIG
52
Measure of area: Abbr. : SQIN
54
Mississippi port : BILOXI
57
Window-washing gear : SQUEEGEE
61
Reputation : ODOR
62
Asking : REQUESTING
64
Enthusiasm : ZEST
65
Hen : LAYER
66
Prefix for a subcontinent : INDO
67
Feedbag item : OATS
68
Frothing : SUDSY
69
Singer Elliot : CASS
Down
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Church vestments : ALBS
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Lalapalooza : LULU
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___ in the neck : PAIN
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Solar phenomenon : SUNSPOT
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Apostle : JUDAS
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Not up to : INADEQUATE
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Snack : BITE
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Midi season : ETE
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Clerks' bailiwicks : DESKS
10
Estivates : SUMMERS
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Spread : OLEO
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Suburban expanse : LAWN
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Thereabouts : ORSO
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Arab sailboat : DHOW
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Adherent: Suffix : IST
25
Ring gems : OPALS
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Deficient in moisture : XERIC
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Opera cry : BRAVO
29
Citified : URBAN
30
Ballet positions : ARABESQUES
32
Fasten : AFFIX
33
100 fathoms : CABLE
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Thruway signs : EXITS
36
Airgun fodder : BBS
37
Donovan's W.W. II outfit : OSS
43
Exertions : EFFORTS
45
Energizing : KINETIC
47
Set to rights : FIX
49
Van der Rohe : MIES
51
Lasses : GIRLS
53
Ask : QUERY
54
TV clown : BOZO
55
Inkling : IDEA
56
Also ran : LOST
57
Larger version of 52 Across : SQYD
58
Lollobrigida : GINA
59
Pass-catchers : ENDS
60
Selves : EGOS
63
___ de vie : EAU

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

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