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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, October 5, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,923
Across
1. Baltimore gridder : COLT
5. Food fish : SMELT
10. Minstrel's repertory : LAYS
14. Oriental servant : AMAH
15. Skater knighted by King Haakon: 1937 : HENIE
16. His name "led all the rest" : ABOU
17. Horse that shows the way : PACESETTER
19. Forum wear : TOGA
20. Like some stocks : PREFERRED
21. Senator from Michigan : LEVIN
22. Small drum : TABOR
23. Confront : FACE
24. P.O. spot for undeliverable mail : DLO
27. Cong. member : REP
28. Used a rush-hour technique : ELBOWED
31. Jacket blurb : RAVE
33. Inquisitor whose name now means persecutor : TORQUEMADA
35. Agenda entries : ITEMS
37. Comedian Holtz : LOU
38. Give access : LETIN
39. Put into words : VERBALIZED
42. Lorn : REFT
43. Adepts : EXPERTS
44. Sonny's counterpart : SIS
46. Sandwich bread : RYE
47. Automotive pioneer : OLDS
48. Cakewalk : STRUT
50. Two of Santa's features : JOWLS
52. Bargain hunters' lures : FIRESALES
56. "The ___ Love" : ONEI
57. Tenochtitlán's successor : MEXICOCITY
58. Towel word : HERS
59. ___ the elbows : OUTAT
60. Muscovite : IVAN
61. Have a snack : NOSH
62. Utopias' kin : EDENS
63. Prefix with cast or vise : TELE
Down
1. "Dogpatch" creator : CAPP
2. Sharif : OMAR
3. Cluny, e.g. : LACE
4. Peculation : THEFT
5. Dessert : SHERBET
6. The Big Apple is one : METROPOLIS
7. Inscribe : ENTER
8. German song : LIED
9. Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
10. New arrival : LATECOMER
11. Out of difficulty : ABOVEWATER
12. Mr. Berra : YOGI
13. ___ pan, Chinese abacus : SUAN
18. Burn : SEAR
21. Tag : LABEL
23. Achy ailment : FLU
24. Riverside, in N.Y.C. : DRIVE
25. Rubber source : LATEX
26. Subdues by force : OVERPOWERS
28. Bellerophon was one : EQUESTRIAN
29. Enlighten : EDIFY
30. Alighieri : DANTE
32. Adorn : EMBELLISH
34. Actress Russell, to friends : ROZ
36. Corsicans' neighbors : SARDS
40. Officers over N.C.O.'s : LTS
41. Steers : DIRECTS
45. Above, to 30 Down : SUSO
48. Fencing position or parry : SIXTE
49. Between the lines : TACIT
50. Garfield or Gilbert : JOHN
51. ___ cat (ball game) : ONEO
52. Prolonged quarrel : FEUD
53. In the flesh : LIVE
54. Rel. of etc. : ETAL
55. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
57. A Stooge : MOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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