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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 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,937
Across Down
1. 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
19. Doolittle : ELIZA
20. Permeate : IMBUE
22. Unused : IDLE
24. Put down : LAY
25. 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
1. Like some fans : RABID
2. Kitchen emanation : AROMA
3. Sesquipedalian word : JAWBREAKER
4. Camel's-hair fabric : ABA
5. Made good : DELIVERED
6. Islands off Sicily : EGADI
7. Exist : ARE
8. Quite enough : BELLYFUL
9. 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
23. Catchall abbr. : ETC
26. Utopia : EDEN
27. Cavort : ROMP
30. 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
47. 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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