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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 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,930
Across
1. 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
20. Parasol : SUNSHADE
21. Geisha garb : KIMONO
23. Baffle : POSE
24. Ship's heading : SSE
25. 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
1. Church vestments : ALBS
2. Lalapalooza : LULU
3. ___ in the neck : PAIN
4. Solar phenomenon : SUNSPOT
5. Apostle : JUDAS
6. Not up to : INADEQUATE
7. Snack : BITE
8. Midi season : ETE
9. Clerks' bailiwicks : DESKS
10. Estivates : SUMMERS
11. Spread : OLEO
12. Suburban expanse : LAWN
13. Thereabouts : ORSO
18. Arab sailboat : DHOW
22. Adherent: Suffix : IST
25. Ring gems : OPALS
26. Deficient in moisture : XERIC
27. Opera cry : BRAVO
29. Citified : URBAN
30. Ballet positions : ARABESQUES
32. Fasten : AFFIX
33. 100 fathoms : CABLE
34. 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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