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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
Across
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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
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White House monogram : FDR
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Displaying a closed mind : DOGMATIZING
20
Amalgamates : FUSES
22
Supreme Court number : NINE
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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
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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, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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