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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1963

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,242
Across
1. Resounding blow. : BANG
5. Tobacco quids. : CUDS
9. With reference to. : ASFOR
14. Butter stand-in. : OLEO
15. River into the Caspian. : URAL
16. French soldier. : POILU
17. Rebecca of Ibsen drama. : WEST
18. Deliberately deceptive actions. : RUNAROUNDS
20. Show to advantage. : SETOFF
22. Man's name meaning "breath." : ABEL
23. Earn. : GET
24. On one's ___. : TOES
26. Trees. : ALDERS
28. To dismiss (one), ignominiously. : TOSHOWTHEDOOR
33. Called for. : ASKED
34. Ramble. : ROVE
35. E pluribus ___. : UNUM
38. Vanished. : FLED
39. Diminish (with "off"). : TAPER
40. Unadorned. : BARE
41. Pother. : TODO
42. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
43. Seaport of Ireland. : SLIGO
44. What double-parking may be. : AGAINSTTHELAW
47. Makes sense. : ADDSUP
49. Sequence in a movie. : SHOT
50. Bound together. : WED
51. Low-spirited. : GLUM
54. Provinces. : REALMS
58. Nevertheless. : ALLTHESAME
61. German seaport. : KIEL
62. Sail. : SHEET
63. N. Y. Canal. : ERIE
64. So. : ERGO
65. Conceals. : HIDES
66. Frees. : RIDS
67. Install. : SEAT
Down
1. Yields (to). : BOWS
2. Away from the wind. : ALEE
3. Kind of egg. : NEST
4. What some Miami racing fans do? : GOTOTHEDOGS
5. Signal to retire. : CURFEW
6. S. Am. country: Abbr. : URU
7. American editor. : DANA
8. Thick slice. : SLAB
9. U. S. missile. : APOLLO
10. Small change in Paris. : SOU
11. Kind of polish. : FINGERNAIL
12. Not so modern. : OLDER
13. Impairs by weather. : RUSTS
19. Schoolbook. : READER
21. Sustenance. : FOOD
25. Filter. : STRAIN
27. Delayed reactions. : DOUBLETAKES
28. White House name. : TAFT
29. European capital. : OSLO
30. See 38 Across. : SKEDADDLED
31. Waxes optimistic. : HOPES
32. At all ___ (in any case). : EVENTS
36. Mongolian metropolis. : URGA
37. Feline sound. : MEOW
39. Baseball hit. : TRIPLE
43. Kind of horn. : SHOE
45. Cipher. : AUGHTS
46. Playing cards. : THREES
47. Floating. : AWASH
48. Part of India. : DELHI
52. Consumer. : USER
53. Femme's husband. : MARI
55. Money on the Corso. : LIRE
56. A million times: Prefix. : MEGA
57. Kind of machine. : SLOT
59. Letter. : TEE
60. Prefix with day and night. : MID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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