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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,295
Across
1. Mona ___ : LISA
5. Tackles : HASAT
10. "Valse ___" : TRISTE
12. Unpaid bill : ARREAR
14. Hangover time : THEMORNINGAFTER
17. Links unit : HOLE
18. Inner: Prefix : ENDO
19. Standoff : TIE
20. Enraged : IRED
21. In the thick of : MIDST
22. Corn bread : PONE
23. U.S. caricaturist : REA
24. Media member : RADIO
25. Billed and ___ : COOED
26. City in Georgia : DARIEN
28. Tumult : FUROR
30. "On a ___," 1902 song : SUNDAYAFTERNOON
35. Wipe out : ERASE
36. Stria : GROOVE
37. Marsh birds : SORAS
40. Corp. officer : TREAS
42. Writer Wallace : LEW
43. Wallach and Whitney : ELIS
44. Of space : AREAL
45. Eroded : WORE
46. ___ Ch'ang, Chinese god of literature : WEN
47. Nessen and Ziegler : RONS
48. Hill dwellers : ANTS
49. Continually, in a way : NIGHTAFTERNIGHT
54. Arrow poison : CURARE
55. Ancient Chinese philosopher : LAOTSE
56. Of prisons : PENAL
57. N.Y.C. and Balto. : SPTS
Down
1. Sweetened the soil : LIMED
2. Equi- : ISO
3. Cargo carrier: Abbr. : STR
4. Virgil's epic : AENEID
5. Doles : HANDSOUT
6. Idiom : ARGOT
7. Casa Mrs. : SRA
8. W.W. I outfit : AEF
9. Dermic artwork : TATTOO
10. "Walden" author : THOREAU
11. Master again : RELEARN
13. Catherine de Médicis was one : REINE
14. Certain tones on a scale : THIRDS
15. Uncaring : INDIFFERENT
16. Nothing to lean on : REED
21. "There's ___ slip . . . " : MANYA
22. Smut, for short : PORNO
24. Erects : REARS
25. Journalists: Abbr. : CORRS
27. "I Get ___," 1951 song : IDEAS
29. Princely : REGAL
31. Spenser's starwort : ASTROFEL
32. Certain teas : OOLONGS
33. "___ Rainbow," 1939 song : OVERTHE
34. Most recent : NEWEST
37. Overcast : SEWN
38. Of oil : OLEIC
39. Telephone : RINGUP
41. Atelier items : EASELS
44. Macaw : ARARA
45. Tarries : WAITS
50. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
51. Neutral shade : TAN
52. Criticism : RAP
53. Forget-me-___ : NOT

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

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