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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,985
Across
1. Mets' home : SHEA
5. Fuse together : WELD
9. Ski-lift gear : TBAR
13. Viaud's pen name : LOTI
14. Land of cotton : DIXIE
15. Calcutta V.I.P. : RANI
16. Untalented : INARTISTIC
18. Whether ___ : ORNO
19. Sacks : PILLAGES
20. Brick structures : ADOBES
22. Present, in Soho : ERE
23. Portiere : DRAPE
24. French philosopher : MONTESQUIEU
29. Operated : RAN
32. Swiss writer : ANET
33. Revolution : TURN
34. Swiss city : BASLE
36. Together, in music : ADUE
37. Fencing gear : SABER
39. Cry of relief : PHEW
40. Abbot's headdress : MITRE
42. Arctic Ocean arm : KARA
43. Boston ___ : POPS
44. Ship: Abbr. : STR
45. Secretary's forte : STENOGRAPHY
48. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
50. Hostilities : WAR
51. Callous ex-lover : JILTER
53. Refined gracefulness : ELEGANCE
58. "Un Bel Di," e.g. : ARIA
59. Dubious : INQUESTION
61. Nodding : DOZY
62. Came across : FOUND
63. Put to work : USED
64. Chemical endings : ENES
65. Glass components : FRIT
66. Caesar et al. : SIDS
Down
1. Tongue mishap : SLIP
2. "___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
3. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
4. V-Mail, e.g. : AIRLETTER
5. Solomonic : WISE
6. Wing and ell: Abbr. : EXTS
7. Weeks in the year, to Caesar : LII
8. Metric land measure : DECARE
9. Scout unit : TROOP
10. Kind of quartet : BARBERSHOP
11. Boleyn : ANNE
12. Bravo and Branco : RIOS
14. Boils down : DIGESTS
17. Weed : TARE
21. Fingerpainting : DAUB
23. Pesos, e.g. : DINERO
24. Thank-you-___ : MAAMS
25. Bit of gossip : ONDIT
26. Offset : NEUTRALIZE
27. Penn, e.g. : QUAKER
28. Citified : URBAN
30. Hebrew letter : ALEPH
31. Of current interest : NEWSY
35. Equipment : APPARATUS
38. Allergen producer : RAGWEED
41. Punta del ___ : ESTE
46. Duty rate : TARIFF
47. Teases : RAGS
49. Holds back : STAYS
51. Gemstone : JADE
52. Unyielding : IRON
53. Prefix similar to iso : EQUI
54. Alfred of the stage : LUNT
55. Unless, to Caesar : NISI
56. Campus person : COED
57. Word with book and week : ENDS
60. Neither's partner : NOR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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