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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, January 4, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,371
Across
1. Bookcase feature : SHELF
6. Impertinent : SASSY
11. Exiguous : MEAGER
12. Detection : ESPIAL
14. See 13 Down : NOSTONEUNTURNED
17. Punta del ___ : ESTE
18. Door sign : ENTER
19. Francis or Starr : KAY
20. New Havenites : ELIS
21. Cicada sound : CHIRR
22. Swan, for one : DIVE
23. Retreat : DEN
24. Dick or Spencer : TRACY
25. Fluff : BONER
26. Supersonic threshold : MACHONE
28. Famed puppeteer and family : SARGS
29. Promontories : HEADLANDS
31. David or Robert : FROST
33. Five-sou piece in Louis XIV's day : LUIGINO
36. "___ Jacques" : FRERE
37. Isolated hill : BUTTE
38. Matador's trophy : EAR
40. Electrified, as a wire : LIVE
41. Performs without accompaniment : SOLOS
42. Flock of mallards : SUTE
43. Bother : ADO
44. Corday's victim : MARAT
45. Cinnabar and mispickel : ORES
46. Go all out : MAKEEVERYEFFORT
50. Polite reply : YESSIR
51. Famous small town in Georgia : PLAINS
52. Jimmy and John : DEANS
53. "___ Dream," Wagner aria : ELSAS
Down
1. Verse form used by Dante : SESTINA
2. Execrates : HATES
3. Personality : EGO
4. Writer Deighton : LEN
5. Plenty of leeway : FREEHAND
6. G.I. standing guard : SENTRY
7. Garden bloomer : ASTER
8. Urge onward : SPUR
9. Knightly title : SIR
10. Bell ringer's activity : YANKING
11. Islamite : MOSLEM
13. With 14 Across, goes all out : LEAVES
14. Requirement : NEED
15. Like an amoeba : UNICELLULAR
16. Author of "Your Erroneous Zones" : DYER
21. Zagreb native : CROAT
22. Back: Prefix : DORSI
24. "One of ___ days . . . " : THESE
25. Marshal's star : BADGE
27. Bit of work : CHORE
28. Agitated states : SNITS
30. Facsimile : AUTOTYPE
31. "Dragnet" role : FRIDAY
32. Annulled : REVOKED
34. Nerve cells : NEURONS
35. Horse operas : OATERS
36. Humbug : FLAM
37. Destructive insects : BORERS
39. "The ___ is silence": Hamlet's last words : REST
41. Creeping juniper : SAVIN
42. Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
44. Tableland : MESA
47. Compass heading : ESE
48. Edifice extension : ELL
49. Musical notes : FAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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