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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, January 4, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,110
Across
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Twaddle : BOSH
5
Fictional sleuth : CHAN
9
Hardy girl : TESS
13
Prefix with chamber : ANTE
14
Cottonwood : ALAMO
15
Grocery purchase : OLEO
16
Box-office draw : STAR
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Candy : LEMONDROPS
19
Where the Prut flows : ROMANIA
21
Taken care of : SEENTO
22
Greenhorn : APPLEKNOCKER
25
Sandra or Ruby : DEE
26
Certain tooth : PREMOLAR
30
Ceramic piece : SHARD
33
Tater : SPUD
34
Sky-sighting report : UFO
35
Gossamer : LACY
36
U.S. missiles : THORS
37
Links feature : TRAP
38
Make known : AIR
39
Laughter, in León : RISA
40
In that spot : THERE
41
Squeezing : PRESSURE
44
Fearful wonder : AWE
45
Lineman's aid : CHERRYPICKER
50
Tocsin : ALARUM
53
Raise in importance : UPGRADE
54
Bicyclist's perch : BANANASEAT
57
Author Murdoch : IRIS
58
Out of whack : ALOP
59
Lunchtimes : NOONS
60
Beer ingredient : MALT
61
Logical : SANE
62
Seeks a tan : SUNS
63
Soissons seasons : ETES
Down
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Shatt-al-Arab port : BASRA
2
Surmounting : ONTOP
3
Impress : STAMP
4
Coats-of-arms lore : HERALDRY
5
Speckless : CLEAN
6
Emoter : HAM
7
___, amas, amat : AMO
8
Certain airlines, briefly : NONSKEDS
9
Corrida figure : TORERO
10
N.C. college : ELON
11
Fall mo. : SEPT
12
Average : SOSO
14
Self-same, almost : ALIKE
18
Judge : DEEM
20
Exigency : NEED
23
Anti : OPPOSER
24
Leg parts : CRURA
27
Come-on : LURE
28
Miles away : AFAR
29
Lasso : ROPE
30
Rebuff : SLAP
31
Long-run musical : HAIR
32
Farm unit : ACRE
33
Cook eggs, in a way : SHIRR
36
"Every ___ apparel fits your thief": Shak. : TRUEMANS
37
"To make the punishment fit ___": Gilbert : THECRIME
40
Offshoot : TWIG
42
Kettle of fish : SCRAPE
43
Bypass : SHUN
44
Dates: Abbr. : APPTS
46
Governmental departments in Taiwan : YUANS
47
Jewelry unit : KARAT
48
Caesar, once : EDILE
49
Takes a break : RESTS
50
Opposite of "Vive!" : ABAS
51
"Ooh ___!" : LALA
52
In a bit : ANON
55
Franc fraction of yore : SOU
56
Uncountable years : EON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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