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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,937
Across
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Rule, in India : RAJ
4
Summer cooler : ADE
7
Demean : ABASE
12
Horse : ARAB
14
Importunes : BEGS
16
TV movie, maybe : RERUN
17
Stadium : BOWL
18
Jai ___ : ALAI
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Doolittle : ELIZA
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Permeate : IMBUE
22
Unused : IDLE
24
Put down : LAY
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Evel Knievel's forte : DAREDEVILTRY
28
Undercut : ERODE
29
Till : COFFER
33
___ standstill : ATA
35
Historic times : ERAS
38
Prefix similar to poly : MULTI
39
Use for display : MAKEANEXAMPLEOF
43
Boadicea's people : ICENI
44
Half: Prefix : DEMI
45
Hill-dweller : ANT
46
El ___ : DORADO
48
King of Troy : PRIAM
51
Succeed : MAKETHEGRADE
56
Marie, e.g. : STE
58
Rani's garb : SARI
59
Circe, e.g. : SIREN
60
Bed covering : QUILT
62
Gentlemen : SIRS
64
Arr. and Dep. list : SKED
65
Yellowish brown : UMBER
66
Fencing gear : EPEE
67
Saarinen : EERO
68
Stage line : ASIDE
69
Title of respect: Abbr. : ESQ
70
Thrice: Prefix : TER
Down
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Like some fans : RABID
2
Kitchen emanation : AROMA
3
Sesquipedalian word : JAWBREAKER
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Camel's-hair fabric : ABA
5
Made good : DELIVERED
6
Islands off Sicily : EGADI
7
Exist : ARE
8
Quite enough : BELLYFUL
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Diva's forte : ARIA
10
Girl's name : SUZY
11
Alfonso's queen : ENA
13
More despondent : BLUER
15
Door feature : SILL
21
Tokyo, of yore : EDO
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
26
Utopia : EDEN
27
Cavort : ROMP
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Resale emporium : FLEAMARKET
31
Harrow's rival : ETON
32
Schism : RIFT
33
Surrounded by : AMID
34
Cantina fare : TACO
36
Hewer : AXE
37
Seacoast plants : SAMPHIRES
40
Having a glossy finish : ENAMELED
41
"Celeste ___" : AIDA
42
Ooze : MIRE
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Approves : OKS
49
Military sleuths: Abbr. : IGS
50
Crop up : ARISE
52
Pave the way : EASE
53
Balderdash : TRIPE
54
Steel-plow man : DEERE
55
Witch of ___ : ENDOR
56
Bottom lines : SUMS
57
Latin pronoun : TIBI
60
Sine ___ non : QUA
61
Italian numeral : TRE
63
Et ___ : SEQ

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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