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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 1963

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,189
Across
1. Drop, as of paint. : BLOB
5. Leader: Abbr. : COND
9. Where Shillong is. : ASSAM
14. Specialized learning. : LORE
15. His: Fr. : ALUI
16. Not a soul. : NOONE
17. Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
18. War-time phenomenon. : NOMANSLAND
20. Effective action. : TELLINGBLOW
22. Menu item. : PIE
23. Assassinate. : SLAY
24. Forbids. : VETOES
26. Chess piece. : CASTLE
29. Foment. : STIRUP
31. Jumpy. : ITCHY
32. Smart. : CHIC
33. Make tidy (with "up"): Colloq. : REDD
36. Rent. : TORE
37. Unique. : ALONE
38. Faith, hope, charity. : TRIO
39. Heroic verse. : EPIC
40. Performed. : GAVE
41. Satisfy. : SLAKE
42. Butterfly, for one. : MADAME
44. Dissertations. : THESES
45. Fort of Civil War fame. : SUMTER
47. Drop. : BEAD
48. ___ rule. : ASA
49. Put aside. : PIGEONHOLED
55. The Mona Lisa. : LAGIOCONDA
57. I fly: Lat. : VOLO
58. Natural force. : AGENT
59. With: Fr. : AVEC
60. MacMillan's predecessor. : EDEN
61. Pieces of furniture. : DESKS
62. River in England. : TYNE
63. Admiral of 1917. : SIMS
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1. Erase (with "out"). : BLOT
2. Tennis term. : LOVE
3. Not written. : ORAL
4. Does a daring deed. : BELLSTHECAT
5. Hannibal victory scene. : CANNAE
6. Branch of learning. : OLOGY
7. Insensible. : NUMB
8. TV part. : DIAL
9. Serve the purpose. : ANSWER
10. Terra's star. : SOL
11. Melodramas, modern style. : SOAPOPERAS
12. Musical heroine. : ANNIE
13. Ancient Persians. : MEDES
19. Apprentice. : NOVICE
21. Badly. : ILLY
25. Sweethearts. : TURTLEDOVES
26. Adduce. : CITE
27. At the summit. : ATOP
28. Football plays. : SCRIMMAGES
29. Thrust aside. : SHOVE
30. Pitchfork part. : TINE
32. Reticent one: Colloq. : CLAM
34. Embankment. : DIKE
35. Serves. : DOES
37. Mushroom. : AGARIC
41. Ruler. : SHAH
43. Storage places. : DEPOTS
44. Bridge holding. : TENACE
45. Menu item. : SALAD
46. Employment. : USAGE
47. German name for Lake of Constance. : BODEN
50. Have a ___ (try): Colloq. : GOAT
51. Begrudge. : ENVY
52. City near Milan. : LODI
53. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
54. Dresses in. : DONS
56. Contents of a certain well. : INK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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