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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,957
Across
1. Standing water : MERE
5. Parsley unit : SPRIG
10. Offspring : SONS
14. Skating leap : AXEL
15. Durable cloth : CHINO
16. Horse's gait : TROT
17. Estimable person : PILLAROFSOCIETY
20. Eye problem : STY
21. California export : WINE
22. Buck : DOLLAR
23. Infant : BABY
24. Go by air : JET
25. ___ it rich : STRIKE
28. Estimable people : GOODEGGS
33. Miss Dunne : IRENE
34. Take out : DELE
35. Have the nerve : DARE
36. Electrical unit : REL
37. Securities : BONDS
38. Fasten : ZIP
39. Malefic : EVIL
41. Old name of the Amu Darya : OXUS
42. Pursuit : QUEST
44. Estimable people : NICEGUYS
46. Spasms : BURSTS
47. Against : CON
48. Genesis man : CAIN
49. Was dissonant : GRATED
52. Door feature : SILL
53. Miss MacGraw : ALI
56. Estimable person : NATURESNOBLEMAN
59. Open : AJAR
60. Zoo denizen, for short : RHINO
61. Nap : DOZE
62. Decline : WANE
63. ___ precedent : SETSA
64. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
Down
1. Plats : MAPS
2. Way out : EXIT
3. Count on : RELY
4. Letter : ELL
5. Early copier of mss. : SCRIBE
6. Ersatz : PHONY
7. Prevalent : RIFE
8. Office-holders : INS
9. Estimable people : GOODJOES
10. Pompous : STILTED
11. City on the Oka : OREL
12. ___ bene : NOTA
13. Ukrainian river : STYR
18. Wide-eyed : AWAKE
19. Campus figure : COED
23. Container : BIN
25. Temptress : SIREN
26. Famed fountain : TREVI
27. Memento : RELIC
28. Set of species : GENUS
29. Automotive pioneer : OLDS
30. Fixes the eyes : GAZES
31. Mill's input : GRIST
32. Clans : SEPTS
34. Religious opinion : DOXY
37. Nonestimable ones : BOUNDERS
40. Professorial forte : LECTURE
42. Old pen : QUILL
43. Jardiniere : URN
45. Active one : GOER
46. He found the Pacific : BALBOA
48. Plant grafts: Var. : CIONS
49. Torment : GNAW
50. Delhi V.I.P. : RAJA
51. ___ impasse : ATAN
52. Agitated state : SNIT
53. Uncontrolled : AMOK
54. Do-nothing : LAZY
55. Chemical endings : INES
57. Pronoun : SHE
58. Sullivan and McMahon : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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