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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, February 1, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, 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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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,034
Across
1. Work on burned toast : SCRAPE
7. Port of Iraq : BASRA
12. Fabulous bird : PHOENIX
13. Group often high : SOCIETY
15. Flickering : LAMBENT
16. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
17. D.D.E. : IKE
18. Ray Milland's was lost : WEEKEND
20. Musical notes : TIS
21. ___ a dire : CEST
23. Motor : DRIVE
24. Kind of plate : HOME
25. Roadster : AUTO
26. Honshu bay : ISE
27. Concerns : CARES
28. A musketeer : PORTHOS
31. ___ down (softens) : TONES
32. Fed : NOURISHED
34. Bottle size : QUART
36. Calif. hot spot : NEEDLES
39. Bay known for high tides : FUNDY
40. Moslem V.I.P. : AGA
41. Oral, e.g. : EXAM
43. French composer : LALO
44. Boos : JEERS
46. Soap, in pharmacy : SAPO
47. Spanish gold : ORO
48. Crystal figures: Suffix : HEDRONS
50. Second-century date : CII
51. Set forth : PROPOSE
53. Moves out : VACATES
55. Sonnet parts : SESTETS
56. Caustic : ERODENT
57. Goes first : LEADS
58. Rejoinder : RETORT
Down
1. Jar : SHAKEUP
2. Reaches : COMESTO
3. Johnny ___ : REB
4. Afresh : ANEW
5. Yearned : PINED
6. Outside : EXTERIOR
7. Carried : BORNE
8. Amino ___ : ACID
9. German pronoun : SIE
10. Put back : RESTORE
11. Occasionally : ATTIMES
12. Fold : PLICA
13. Brodie : STEVE
14. Words of assent : YESES
19. Name in shuttle diplomacy : KISSINGER
22. Twister : TORNADO
24. Treats : HANDLES
27. Collegian : COED
29. Conservative : TORY
30. Hovel : HUT
31. Article : THE
33. Pirate : SEAROVER
34. Spat : QUARREL
35. Set free : UNLOOSE
37. More precise : EXACTER
38. Wise : SAPIENT
39. Broadway bombs : FLOPS
40. Mosquito genus : AEDES
42. Like a good cake : MOIST
44. Quips : JESTS
45. Springe : SNARE
48. Did a yard job : HOED
49. Aberdonian : SCOT
52. Org. for family heads : PTA
54. Bother : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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