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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, October 14, 1974

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,193
Across Down
1. Star in Draco : ADIB
5. Characterize : STAMP
10. Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
13. Unimportant : MINOR
15. Bruit : RUMOR
16. Garden tool : HOE
17. Covetous : ACQUISITIVE
19. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
20. Building material : STUCCO
21. Not liable : EXEMPT
23. Opts : ELECTS
26. Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
27. Vane direction : SSE
28. Bandleader Kyser : KAY
29. Adrift : ASEA
33. Acquire : GET
34. Two-thirds of H.M.S. : HERMAJESTYS
38. "Exodus" hero : ARI
39. Pro vote : AYE
40. Blackbird : DAW
41. Saw or tide : RIP
42. Advancing : PROGRESSIVE
45. Electees : INS
46. Mideast capital : SANA
47. Make out : SEE
48. Hospital lab test : EKG
49. ___ Braun : VON
52. Green Wave : TULANE
54. Trite saying : WHEEZE
57. I.R.S. concern : INCOME
60. Success : HIT
61. Repeatedly : OVERANDOVER
65. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
66. Connection : NEXUS
67. Scene of action : ARENA
68. Four-in-hand : TIE
69. Wear away : ERODE
70. Whilom : ERST
1. Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
2. Ref. work : DICT
3. Disputed : INQUESTION
4. Textile fabric : BOUCLE
5. ___ Lanka : SRI
6. King ___ : TUT
7. "What a good boy ___" : AMI
8. Actuates : MOVES
9. Campus V.I.P., for short : PREXY
10. Bogus : SHAM
11. Showiness : POMP
12. Kind of tube : TEST
14. Pilaf base : RICE
18. Salmon : SOCKEYE
22. Historic times : ERAS
24. Undesirable elements : TARES
25. Conventional sign: Abbr. : SYM
27. Swordfish feature : SERRA
30. Sloppy typing correction : STRIKEOVER
31. Giving the once-over : EYING
32. Snakes : ASPS
33. Disparities : GAPS
34. Dundee fog : HAR
35. Leave-taking : ADIEU
36. Light spear : JAVELIN
37. Woolly beast : EWE
43. Was generous : GAVE
44. Concorde, e.g. : SST
48. Bis! : ENCORE
50. Fresh air : OZONE
51. "___ give a sucker an . . . " : NEVER
53. Time ___ half : ANDA
54. ___ for (reproof) : WHAT
55. Stereo must : HIFI
56. Feminine ending : ETTE
58. ___ wear : MENS
59. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
62. Outer: Prefix : EXO
63. Hari ___, Asian river : RUD
64. Enzyme: suffix : ASE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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