This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 1977

46-Across : Something uncertain

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
T
2
H
3
A
4
T
5
R
6
I
7
F
8
T
9
B
10
A
11
S
12
H
13
R
E
D
O
14
E
R
O
S
15
C
A
C
H
E
16
E
N
V
Y
17
F
O
R
E
18
F
A
T
H
E
R
19
A
R
I
20
B
I
N
G
21
L
U
T
E
S
22
D
I
S
23
C
O
N
S
O
24
L
A
T
E
25
E
A
S
E
26
A
M
E
R
27
I
28
C
29
A
30
A
31
D
M
I
T
32
J
33
O
K
E
R
34
C
A
T
35
S
E
E
N
O
36
A
W
E
37
I
38
D
E
S
T
39
H
A
N
40
N
41
A
M
E
S
42
Z
E
S
T
Y
43
E
N
T
44
E
B
B
E
45
D
I
R
K
46
Q
U
E
S
47
T
48
I
O
N
M
A
49
R
50
K
51
S
52
K
U
L
L
53
A
D
O
G
54
T
A
N
55
P
A
R
A
L
L
56
E
L
E
D
57
M
I
D
I
58
E
V
I
L
S
59
P
E
A
L
60
O
N
I
T
61
N
E
S
S
62
I
S
L
E
63
E
G
O
S
© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,316
Across
1
Disney's "___ Darn Cat" : THAT
5
Cleavage : RIFT
9
British wingding : BASH
13
Draft again : REDO
14
Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
15
Hoard : CACHE
16
Deadly sin : ENVY
17
Primogenitor : FOREFATHER
19
"Exodus" hero : ARI
20
Former V.I.P. at the Met : BING
21
Theorbos' cousins : LUTES
22
Downcast : DISCONSOLATE
25
Carefree state : EASE
26
Famous sailing yacht : AMERICA
30
Allow : ADMIT
32
Unsuspected factor : JOKER
34
Angora : CAT
35
"___ evil" : SEENO
36
Dazzle : AWE
37
That is : IDEST
39
Yangtze tributary : HAN
40
Tom, Dick and Harry : NAMES
42
Piquant : ZESTY
43
Scene of a dramatic rescue : ENTEBBE
45
Skean : DIRK
46
Something uncertain : QUESTIONMARK
51
Cranium : SKULL
53
"Hath ___ money?": Shylock : ADOG
54
Neutral shade : TAN
55
Matched : PARALLELED
57
South of France : MIDI
58
Pandora let them escape : EVILS
59
Belfry output : PEAL
60
"Step ___!" : ONIT
61
Noun ending : NESS
62
Cay or holm : ISLE
63
Personalities : EGOS
Down
1
Tire feature : TREAD
2
Matisse : HENRI
3
Deliberation : ADVISEMENT
4
Kindergarten item : TOY
5
Do what Higgins attempted : REFINE
6
Implements used in goffering : IRONS
7
Eschew : FORGO
8
Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
9
Man at the plate : BATTER
10
Pang : ACHE
11
Females : SHES
12
"Heaven was ___ help": Crabbe : HER
15
Emergency-room action : CAUTERIZING
18
Fondue feature : FLAME
20
Certain dogs : BOSTONBULLS
23
Genesis man : CAIN
24
Great ___ : LAKES
27
Fleming forte : ICESKATING
28
Use a fly : CAST
29
Dist. ___ : ATTY
30
Arthur, of Wimbledon : ASHE
31
Cooperstown name : DEAN
32
Bandleader for young Sinatra : JAMES
33
Charge it : OWE
38
Skin: Prefix : DERM
41
" ... a heart as sound as ___": "Much Ado ... " : ABELL
44
Peers : EQUALS
45
Scratch-pad artwork : DOODLE
47
Hawthorne offerings : TALES
48
Edenic : IDEAL
49
Media member : RADIO
50
Certain fabrics : KNITS
51
Relief pitcher's feat : SAVE
52
Relative of a parang : KRIS
55
Felt-tip : PEN
56
Roof ornament : EPI
57
A Stooge : MOE

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle