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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, December 18, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,258

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Part of the face : JAW
4. Immediately, in music : SUBITO
10. Foggy state : DAZE
14. Hullabaloo : ADO
15. Exhausts : USESUP
16. Beaver State: Abbr. : OREG
17. White House monogram : FDR
18. Displaying a closed mind : DOGMATIZING
20. Amalgamates : FUSES
22. Supreme Court number : NINE
23. Summit : APEX
24. German article : DAS
27. Las Vegas feature : CASINO
31. Phrases specifically : COUCHES
34. Slangy negative : NAW
35. Ham actor's big moment : SOLILOQUY
38. " . . . never the ___ shall meet" : TWAIN
40. Upper-crust group : ELITE
41. French article : UNE
42. Forgo : WAIVE
43. Toll roads : PIKES
44. Diamond figure : INFIELDER
46. Madison or Fifth: Abbr. : AVE
47. German hero of U. S. Revolution : STEUBEN
48. Dimension : LENGTH
51. Nixies' home: Abbr. : DLO
52. Like an eyesore : UGLY
56. Location : AREA
58. Up ___ (trapped) : ATREE
59. Nonsense words : JABBERWOCKY
65. Org. for doctors : AMA
66. Omani : ARAB
67. Relative of honey : DEARIE
68. Film director's call : CUT
69. Depend on : RELY
70. Songbirds : SERINS
71. Speakers' pauses : ERS
Down
1. Section of Tel Aviv : JAFFA
2. Make sense : ADDUP
3. Of poorer quality : WORSE
4. Lather : SUDS
5. Serviceman's mecca : USO
6. Importune : BEG
7. Doctrine : ISM
8. Malay title : TUAN
9. Newtonian field : OPTICS
10. Catnaps : DOZES
11. "Exodus" hero : ARI
12. Buddhist sect : ZEN
13. ___ roll : EGG
19. ___ tizzy : INA
21. Provoke : EXCITE
24. Pair : DUO
25. Exculpate : ACQUIT
26. Eschewed : SHUNNED
28. Grant-___ : INAID
29. Wide-eyed : NAIVE
30. Man of property : OWNER
32. Corrida cries : OLES
33. Striking beauty : EYEFUL
35. Calyx part : SEPAL
36. Popular garnish : OLIVE
37. Compare : LIKEN
38. Aviary sound : TWEE
39. Furniture wood : WALNUT
45. African native : IBO
47. Pottery fragments: Var. : SHERDS
49. Long-winded : GABBY
50. Italian numeral : TRE
53. Name in Monaco : GRACE
54. Nocturnal animal : LEMUR
55. Irish poet : YEATS
57. "Just ___ doch an' . . . " : AWEE
58. Votes for : AYES
59. Olla : JAR
60. "___ you there?" : ARE
61. French dance : BAL
62. Scull gear : OAR
63. Dernier ___ : CRI
64. Siblings : KIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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