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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, December 1, 1978

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,615
Across Down
1. Meadowlands gait : PACE
5. Footwear for Menjou : SPATS
10. Macula : FLAW
14. Young man slain by Duke Mantee : ALAN
15. Buckle : TACHE
16. Run easily : LOPE
17. Sports phrase for a good effort : PARFORTHECOURSE
20. Sound an aitch : ASPIRATE
21. Maintenance : UPKEEP
22. Viscountess : LADY
23. Wear off by rubbing : FRAY
24. Moroccan city : RABAT
27. Keen : WAIL
28. Casa Mrs. : SRA
31. Separate : ASIDE
32. Pleased look : GRIN
33. Podium : DAIS
34. Sports phrase for a diamond thriller : SHOESTRINGCATCH
37. Biggins : POTS
38. Winkle out : OUST
39. Indistinguishable : ALIKE
40. ___ standstill : ATA
41. Suggest : HINT
42. Consecrate : BLESS
43. Recipe ingredient : SALT
44. Half: Prefix : HEMI
46. Fastener : STAPLE
49. Frees : RELEASES
53. Sports phrase meaning not in contention : OUTOFTHERUNNING
55. Liter or meter : UNIT
56. ___ in (listened) : TUNED
57. Thrombus : CLOT
58. Criticizes : RAPS
59. Jagged : EROSE
60. Building additions : ELLS
1. Relative in an Eddie Fisher hit song : PAPA
2. Ovid's "Eheu!" : ALAS
3. Quibble : CARP
4. Rakes with gunfire : ENFILADES
5. Fine fiddle : STRAD
6. Bit of candy : PATTY
7. Longing : ACHE
8. Tea, in Tours : THE
9. Making safe : SECURING
10. Uncertain, as a wind : FLUKY
11. Body of knowledge : LORE
12. Part of a basilica : APSE
13. Emulate Niobe : WEEP
18. Takes the stump : ORATES
19. Cacholong : OPAL
23. Indistinct : FAINT
24. Mexican dance : RASPA
25. "___ in the Dark," 1964 film : ASHOT
26. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
27. Glove part : WRIST
28. "Mercure" composer : SATIE
29. Piles hay : RICKS
30. Whence the phoenix arose : ASHES
32. Sty sound : GRUNT
33. Trifling : DALLIANCE
35. Fashionable attire : TOILETTE
36. Hackies : CABMEN
41. Moiety : HALF
43. Descries : SPOTS
44. Start of a toast : HERES
45. Dodge artfully : ELUDE
46. Bartender's concoction : SOUR
47. Bonito : TUNA
48. On one's toes : ATIP
49. City near Lake Tahoe : RENO
50. Door feature : SILL
51. Chemical compound : ENOL
52. N.C.O.'s : SGTS
54. Wallace's "Ben ___" : HUR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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