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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,992

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Students & seniors
Across
1. "No ifs, ___ or buts" : ANDS
5. Land of Herod Agrippa II : EDOM
9. Kind of orange : OSAGE
14. Peau de___ (dress fabric) : SOIE
15. Slangy turndown : NOPE
16. Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
17. ___ down (mute) : TONE
18. Relief for hoarseness : COUGHDROPS
20. In a bent position : AKIMBO
22. Comedian Mort : SAHL
23. Avail : USE
24. Nasty looks : SNEERS
26. Clark Kent's girl : LOIS
28. ___ State (Vermont) : GREENMOUNTAIN
33. Stadium exhortation : RAH
35. First Chinese dynasty : HSIA
36. Certain property : REALTY
37. Early computers : ABACI
39. Hamlet and Charles: Abbr. : PRS
41. Agitated states : SNITS
42. Postrace test at Belmont : SALIVA
44. Director's directees : CAST
46. A Stooge : MOE
47. South Carolina : PALMETTOSTATE
50. Court figure : ASHE
51. Antithesis of loving : HATING
53. Whence peat comes : BOG
56. ___ the line (conformed) : TOED
58. Altar canopy : TESTER
60. Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
63. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
64. Contradict : REBUT
65. Of an age : ERAL
66. "Topaz" author : URIS
67. Cafe : BOITE
68. Count (on) : RELY
69. Has a look : EYES
Down
1. Dog in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
2. Recesses : NOOKS
3. Banquet facility : DININGHALL
4. Pretender : SEEMER
5. Shouts accompanying curtain calls : ENCORES
6. "Diga Diga ___," 1928 song : DOO
7. Beethoven offering, e.g. : OPUS
8. Grandiose: Prefix : MEGALO
9. Maryland : OLDLINESTATE
10. "Little ___ Echo" : SIR
11. Leigh Hunt hero : ABOU
12. Rooks : GYPS
13. Expedite : EASE
19. D-day time : HHOUR
21. Utah : BEEHIVESTATE
25. Use shears : SNIP
27. Ollie's pal : STAN
29. A Polo : MARCO
30. Nutritious : ALIMENTARY
31. Give ___ (upbraid) : ITTO
32. Wall St. fixture : NYSE
33. Certain file : RASP
34. Rhyme scheme : ABAA
38. Dome on the range : CIMA
40. Casement : SASH
43. Greek peak : ATHOS
45. Majestic : STATELY
48. Seesaw, for short : TEETER
49. Network : TISSUE
52. Aladdin's do-all : GENIE
53. Hook feature : BARB
54. Grocery item : OLEO
55. Expanse in Mongolia : GOBI
57. Screw up courage : DARE
59. Famed flag maker : ROSS
61. Hovel : HUT
62. Former chess champ : TAL

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

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