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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, December 17, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,622

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Across
1. Golf-great Walter : HAGEN
6. Stereo must : HIFI
10. "I am the king of ___, I am" : SIAM
14. Native of the Orient : ASIAN
15. N.C. college : ELON
16. Cuxhaven's river : ELBE
17. Second lieutenants : SHAVETAILS
19. "That's ___ of malarkey!" : ALOT
20. Northumberland river : TYNE
21. Famed D.C. office : OVAL
22. Have a yen : CRAVE
23. Slaw, e.g. : SIDEDISH
26. Thrice: Prefix : TER
27. Having a cap : LIDDED
30. Large bills : CEES
32. Jim-dandies : ONERS
33. Spanish artist : VELAZQUEZ
38. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
39. Baguette : JEWEL
40. Destroy : UNDO
41. Baffles : PERPLEXES
43. ___-American : LATIN
44. ___ trap : SETA
45. Betoken : DENOTE
46. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
49. Leashed : TETHERED
52. Hoots : MOCKS
54. Small thing : IOTA
55. Wagnerian role : ERDA
59. Land unit : ACRE
60. Temporary inactivity : MORATORIUM
62. One-horse ___ : SHAY
63. Pointed end : CUSP
64. Perceive : SENSE
65. Exhausts : SAPS
66. Crystal-ball words : ISEE
67. Sidles : EDGES
Down
1. Poetic verb : HAST
2. Pale : ASHY
3. One of Menotti's names : GIAN
4. Snoops : EAVESDROPS
5. Compass reading : NNE
6. ___-ho! : HEAVE
7. Homeric epic : ILIAD
8. Small cavities : FOLLICLES
9. Office holders : INS
10. Char-broil : SEAR
11. ___ ease : ILLAT
12. On high : ABOVE
13. Poetic device : METER
18. Lincoln's wife : TODD
22. ___ nous (at our house) : CHEZ
24. Plural endings : IES
25. Secure : SEAL
27. Aerobatic maneuver : LOOP
28. Concerning : INRE
29. Doe or roe : DEER
31. Frittered away : SQUANDERED
33. Irksome : VEXATIOUS
34. Woolly beast : EWE
35. Golden-rule word : UNTO
36. Do news work : EDIT
37. Kind of pass defense : ZONE
39. Ballet leap : JETE
42. Tennis calls : LETS
43. F.F.V. name : LEE
45. Mild expletive : DRAT
46. Collect : AMASS
47. Choice coffee : MOCHA
48. Discard : SCRAP
50. Mount : HORSE
51. Troop encampment : ETAPE
53. Openers : KEYS
56. Surround : RING
57. Great actress : DUSE
58. Singer Ed : AMES
60. 12th-century date : MCI
61. Full of: Suffix : OSE

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

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