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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, October 7, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,282

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Ontario Indian : CREE
5. Mysterious : WEIRD
10. Grating : GRILLE
12. Urge strongly : EXHORT
14. Ex-pug's features : CAULIFLOWEREARS
17. Les filles : ELLES
18. At any time : EVER
19. Monogram of the Lone Eagle : CAL
20. Building annexes : ELLS
21. Queen of the courts : EVERT
22. Wahine's dance : HULA
23. Girl of song : SUE
24. Fifth wheel : SPARE
25. City on the Willamette : SALEM
26. Play the entrepreneur : PROMOTE
28. Subtle stimuli : AURAE
29. Like church property and certain bonds : TAXEXEMPT
31. Adjective for a bugaboo : SCARY
33. Chronic also-rans : PLATERS
36. Leftward, at sea : APORT
37. Greek city-state : POLIS
38. King topper : ACE
40. Flat-bottomed boat : DORY
41. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
42. Struggle or contest : AGON
43. Noun ending : ION
44. Sneak exposed by Micawber : HEEP
45. Idi Amin's predecessor : OBOTE
46. Garden crop : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
50. Frustrate : STYMIE
51. Porter's "___ Love" : EASYTO
52. Veldt creature : ELAND
53. First female director of U.S. Mint: 1933 : ROSS
Down
1. Coffee-break item : CRULLER
2. Gets one's goat : RILES
3. Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
4. Fay : ELF
5. "The Way ___," recent hit song : WEWERE
6. Use muscle power : EXERT
7. Her, in Hamburg : IHR
8. Caviar : ROE
9. Bram Stoker's vampire : DRACULA
10. Famous pollster : GALLUP
11. Uplift : ELEVATE
13. Home of an Irish Rose : TRALEE
14. Homophone for seize : CEES
15. Ruins films or stars : OVEREXPOSES
16. Does Goren find it borin'? : SLAM
21. Adhesive : EPOXY
22. Creator of Truthful James : HARTE
24. Don Adams role on TV : SMART
25. Overseers: Abbr. : SUPTS
27. Eared seal : OTARY
28. With full force : AMAIN
30. Elongated circle : ELLIPSE
31. Bloodhounds' clues : SPOORS
32. Having horns : CORNUTE
34. Highly seasoned stews : RAGOUTS
35. Renata of the Met : SCOTTO
36. Star in Draco : ADIB
37. Decorticated : PEELED
39. Chemical suffixes : ENES
41. Lorelei's milieu: Ger. : RHEIN
42. "___ Will," Frost's first book : ABOYS
45. Words of approximation : ORSO
47. Scansion unit: Abbr. : SYL
48. Like a wee bairn : SMA
49. "Modern all ___" (anagram for Arnold Palmer) : PAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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