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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

URBANITES

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1981

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,660
Across Down
1. Small flounders : DABS
5. Aides et al. : STAFF
10. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
15. ___ cry : AFAR
19. Gelatinous substance : AGAR
20. Victor Herbert played it : CELLO
21. ___ acids : AMINO
22. Euphonium : TUBA
23. Berlin : RUSSIANBORNSONGWRITER
27. Golf area : TEE
28. Phooey! : NUTS
29. London's ___ End : EAST
30. Daze : BEMUSE
31. Henpecks : CARPS
33. Kind of terrier : SKYE
34. QE2, e.g. : LINER
35. "Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
37. Painter called "The Cornish Wonder" : OPIE
39. Troubadour : BARD
40. Tape-speed abbr. : IPS
43. Rochester : COMEDIANEDDIEANDERSON
49. Circular headgear : TAMS
50. Come-on : SNARE
51. Afflict : RACK
52. Kind of rocket : RETRO
53. Pablo's gold : ORO
54. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
55. Jabberwocky adjective : SLITHY
57. Quickly, to Ovid : CITO
58. Turncoats : RENEGADES
61. Mountain winder : ESS
62. Shoe part : TOECAP
64. Albany : GONERILSHUSBAND
68. Subjoin : APPEND
71. Ship's channel : GAT
72. German shepherd : POLICEDOG
76. He kayoed Carnera : BAER
77. Price for Red Chief : RANSOM
80. Nuchal area : NAPE
81. Orinoco tributary : ARO
82. Moving : ASTIR
84. Personalities : EGOS
85. Humiliate : ABASE
87. Con ___ (vigorously) : BRIO
88. London : THEAUTHOROFMARTINEDEN
92. Projection : EAR
93. Vaunt : BRAG
94. Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
95. Whence Chianti comes : ITALY
96. Thermoplastic : SARAN
98. Numerical prefix : OCTO
100. Colorado resort : ASPEN
102. Anthropologist's adjective : ETHNIC
104. Source of roughage : BRAN
105. Civil rights org. : ACLU
106. Asner and Wynn : EDS
109. Paris : FIANCEOFJULIETCAPULET
114. "This one's ___" : ONME
115. Functions : ROLES
116. Barrage : STORM
117. Orison : PLEA
118. Flatten, in Soho : RASE
119. Salad days : YOUTH
120. Shevchenko : TARAS
121. Famed puppeteer : SARG
1. Dress detail : DART
2. Malarial woe : AGUE
3. "Art thou ___ and popular?": Shak. : BASECOMMON
4. Grads-to-be : SRS
5. Diving duck : SCAUP
6. Bivouacs : TENTS
7. Kin of rochets : ALBS
8. Polly Holliday's TV role : FLO
9. Fronts : FORESIDES
10. Impudent : SASSY
11. Indulge in cabotinage : EMOTE
12. "Oysters ___ season" : RIN
13. Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
14. It builds no nests : COWBIRD
15. Wicker's "___ to Die" : ATIME
16. Like much sci-fi : FUTURISTIC
17. Fortas and Burrows : ABES
18. Exceptional : RARE
24. "The Lady ___," 1935 song : INRED
25. Exposed : NAKED
26. Interpret : RENDER
32. Singer Nancy : AMES
34. Spare : LANKY
35. One in a cast : ACTOR
36. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
37. Catapult : ONAGER
38. ___ diem : PER
39. "Illusions" author : BACH
41. Napoli gateway : PORTA
42. Busybody : SNOOP
44. Ellis or Parris : ISLAND
45. Electron-tube element : ANODE
46. Kind of setter : IRISH
47. Really goes for : EATSUP
48. Diminish : RECEDE
54. Dramatic conflict : AGON
56. Swift, in Siena : LESTO
59. Female adviser : EGERIA
60. Messina mister : SIGNOR
62. Far East capital : TAIPEI
63. Quondam : ONCE
65. Rodeo gear : LASSO
66. Undersea trackers : SONARS
67. Lambaste : BLAST
68. Slacken : ABATE
69. Turkish V.I.P., once : PASHA
70. Heavy wool overcoats : PETERSHAMS
73. Song hit of 1919 : DARDANELLA
74. Mirador : ORIEL
75. Lamebrain : GOONY
77. Actress from Limerick: 1860–1916 : REHAN
78. Eagerly anticipating : AGOG
79. Pursuer of wealth : MAMMONIST
83. Gloss : RUBRIC
86. Vespertilio : BAT
87. ___ noire : BETE
89. Gothic openwork : TRACERY
90. Catastrophic : FATAL
91. Acrobatic feat : NIPUP
97. Pierre's year : ANNEE
98. ___ trouvé : OBJET
99. Pulverize : CRUSH
100. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
101. Clobbers : SLAMS
102. ___ effort : EFOR
103. Singer Turner : TINA
105. Suffix with comment : ATOR
107. Whitetail : DEER
108. Part of hippocerf : STAG
110. "___ Ernest . . . ," 1922 song : OOO
111. Achy ailment : FLU
112. Greek vowel : ETA
113. Boosts : UPS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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