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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, January 28, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K V X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,395
Across
1. Poetic sigh : ALAS
5. Venous fluid for Venus : ICHOR
10. Exam : QUIZ
14. Festive affair : GALA
15. Potential oil source : SHALE
16. Golden-rule word : UNTO
17. Stressed : EMPHASIZED
19. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
20. Kilt : PHILABEG
21. Stanches : STEMS
22. Toad : BUFO
23. Whitetail : DEER
24. ___-jongg : MAH
27. My, to Ovid : MEUS
29. U.S.S.R. mountains : URALS
31. Give off : EMIT
33. Having excellent credentials : QUALIFIED
36. Utah's state flower : SEGO
37. Risible : FUNNY
38. Within: Prefix : ENTO
39. Hateful : ABHORRENT
41. Anti-Volstead types : WETS
42. Berlin avenue : ALLEE
43. Slangy assents : YEPS
46. Forest creature : DOE
47. "If ___ My Way," 1913 song : IHAD
48. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
50. Crude tartar : ARGOL
52. Decisive defeat : WATERLOO
56. Part of Hawaii : OAHU
57. Stress : ACCENTUATE
59. Phooey! : NUTS
60. Fire up : START
61. Harrow's rival : ETON
62. "Or ___ swoon to death": Keats : ELSE
63. Full of froth : SUDSY
64. Get rid of : SHED
Down
1. "The Ice ___," book by Margaret Drabble : AGE
2. Nightingale's prop : LAMP
3. Xanadu's river : ALPH
4. Relative of tuan : SAHIB
5. " . . . to fly ___": Cowper : ISSAFE
6. Long-stemmed pipe : CHIBOUQUE
7. L.A. problem : HAZE
8. Cassini : OLEG
9. Muscovite : RED
10. A good number : QUITEAFEW
11. Stressed : UNDERLINED
12. Part of a list : ITEM
13. Tiergarten, Brookfield, etc. : ZOOS
18. Astringent : ALUM
21. Silk: Prefix : SERI
23. In a proper way : DULY
24. Tableland : MESA
25. Pond denizen : AMEBA
26. Stresses : HIGHLIGHTS
28. Radiant : SUNNY
30. Donnybrook : SETTO
32. Workmen's storage area : TOOLHOUSE
34. Aardvarks : ANTEATERS
35. Rx datum : DOSE
37. An Allen : FRED
40. "Camino ___," T. Williams play : REAL
44. Ample : PLENTY
45. Alphabetize, e.g. : SORT
49. Sticks together : GLUES
50. The best : AONE
51. Ramirez of tennis : RAUL
52. The drys' champions : WCTU
53. U.S.M.A. or U.S.N.A. : ACAD
54. Expletive : OATH
55. American Indian : OTOE
57. Balaam's ___ : ASS
58. Split or tight follower : END

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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