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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

WRITING LETTERS

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1967

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,378
Across
1. Relative of deuce. : ADIN
5. African. : BANTU
10. Fasteners. : SNAPS
15. Progeny. : SONS
19. Pachisi items. : DICE
20. Type of ion. : ANION
21. Type of lens. : TORIC
22. A grand. : THOU
23. Some pedestrians. : JAYWALKERS
25. Cuts of beef. : AITCHBONES
27. Sense. : SMELL
28. Colette's collaborator. : WILLY
30. Decorative brass. : ORMOLU
31. Screen. : SECLUDE
34. Fowler and others. : GENES
35. Thunder sound. : CLAP
36. ___ how! : HERES
37. Certain verbs: Abbr. : PRETS
38. Avoid risks. : PLAYSAFE
42. Came up. : AROSE
43. Drys. : TEETOTALERS
45. Meadowland. : LEA
46. Touch lightly. : KISS
47. Riff's cousin. : ARAB
48. Yd. or ft. : MEAS
49. NCO's. : CPLS
50. Letters. : ELS
51. Rudimentary. : ABECEDARIAN
55. Western resort. : TAHOE
56. Language. : YIDDISH
58. Island group W of Turku. : ALAND
59. ___ board. : BEDAND
60. Central points. : NODES
61. Today's slogan. : AGOGO
62. Star in Cygnus. : DENEB
63. Corners. : ANGLES
65. United. : ATONE
66. Mild expletive. : DRATTED
68. Metric unit. : LITER
69. Cuts of beef. : TBONESTEAKS
71. Prefix akin to sexi-. : TRI
73. Publisher Adolph. : OCHS
74. City on the Oka. : OREL
75. Men in blue. : UMPS
76. Bears: Sp. : OSOS
77. Novel title. : SHE
78. School event. : SPELLINGBEE
82. ___ car. : PROWL
83. Opus of formal pattern. : SETPIECE
85. Thinner. : RARER
86. Occupied. : INUSE
87. Gallic name. : RENE
88. Rival of Romeo. : PARIS
89. Tidbits. : CANAPES
91. Tubelike part. : SLEEVE
94. Farmyard sounds. : OINKS
95. Assailed. : BESET
96. Filled in details. : DOTTEDTHEI
98. Fundamentals. : THETHREERS
103. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
104. Range in Utah. : UINTA
105. Slow: Fr. : LENTE
106. Valenciennes. : LACE
107. Girl of song. : KATY
108. Joyful song. : PAEAN
109. German port. : EMDEN
110. Peking money. : YUAN
Down
1. Certain word: Abbr. : ADJ
2. Apart: Prefix. : DIA
3. Chilling. : ICY
4. Not reportable. : NEWSLESS
5. Packaged. : BALED
6. Tarsus. : ANKLE
7. Maréchal ___, yellow rose. : NIEL
8. Noun ending. : TOR
9. Dry. : UNSWEET
10. Least fresh. : STALEST
11. Shreds of wool. : NOILS
12. Bohemian. : ARTY
13. Photo. : PIC
14. Ph. D.'s. : SCHOLARS
15. Jazz dances. : STOMPS
16. Words of disbelief. : OHNO
17. George Gordon ___ Byron. : NOEL
18. West African native. : SUSU
24. Divert. : AMUSE
26. Harsh sounds. : BRAYS
29. Preposition. : INTO
31. Rock. : SHAKE
32. Mysteriously. : EERILY
33. Naval maneuvering. : CROSSINGTHET
34. Diving bird. : GREBE
35. Unencumbered. : CLEAN
37. Elberta. : PEACH
38. Implore. : PLEAD
39. Menu item. : ALPHABETSOUP
40. Criminal. : FELON
41. Slackened. : EASED
43. Braid. : TRESS
44. Type of acid. : AMINO
47. Namesakes of Rose's spouse. : ABIES
49. Student of a kind. : CADET
51. Math student. : ADDER
52. Philistine god. : DAGON
53. Matchless. : ALONE
54. Prevails unchecked. : RAGES
55. Marquees. : TENTS
57. Gives (out). : DOLES
59. Bills. : BEAKS
61. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
62. Curtain. : DRAPE
63. At ___. : ALOSS
64. Wall recess. : NICHE
65. Poplar. : ABELE
66. Mal ___. : DEMER
67. Nod. : DROWSE
69. Unlucky number, in Spain. : TRECE
70. Containers. : TUBES
72. Keys. : ISLES
74. Expanded. : OPENEDUP
76. Floridly. : ORNATELY
78. Colander. : SIEVE
79. Citizen of Abadan. : IRANIAN
80. Informer: Slang. : NARK
81. Cartilage. : GRISTLE
82. Languishing one. : PINER
84. Somewhat: Colloq. : PRETTY
88. Work of art. : PIETA
89. This: Fr. : CETTE
90. Blanched. : ASHEN
91. State: Abbr. : SDAK
92. Hill: Sp. : LOMA
93. Coup d'___. : ETAT
94. Without: Ger. : OHNE
95. Swerve. : BEND
97. Niña's aunt. : TIA
99. Border. : HEM
100. ___ Claire. : EAU
101. Sarnoff's outfit. : RCA
102. D.C. group. : SEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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