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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,957

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Across
1
Damone et al. : VICS
5
Take it easy : LAZE
9
Eagle features : CLAWS
14
Over : ATOP
15
Writer Hunter : EVAN
16
Controls : RULES
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Capone feature : SCAR
18
Classification expert : TAXONOMIST
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Cut or strep : THROAT
22
Meetings of heads of state : SUMMITS
23
Splendid : SUPERB
26
Mil. rank : CWO
27
Transvaal's capital : PRETORIA
29
Wordbooks : LEXICA
33
Camera part : LENS
34
Show-backer : ANGEL
36
Machine part : CAM
37
Indian of Colorado : UTE
38
Spring bloomer : JONQUIL
40
Silkworm : ERI
41
Wrongly: Prefix : MIS
42
Misbehave : ACTUP
43
Mailbox feature : SLOT
44
Igneous rock : BASALT
46
Jan. 6 feast : EPIPHANY
49
___ man (unanimously) : TOA
50
"The Last ___" : TYCOON
51
Surprise greatly : ASTOUND
55
Lyric poems : EPODES
58
With the current : DOWNSTREAM
61
Hebrew scripture reading : KERE
62
Friends: Lat. : AMICI
63
The Middies : USNA
64
Monitor lizard : URAN
65
Adoree : RENEE
66
Orson : BEAN
67
Attention-getter : PSST
Down
1
Immense : VAST
2
Yen : ITCH
3
Crudity : COARSENESS
4
Burgeons : SPROUTS
5
Piece of mail : LETTER
6
Gardner : AVA
7
Slater's tool : ZAX
8
Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
9
Lord Protector of England : CROMWELL
10
Clumsy person : LUMMOX
11
Et ___ : ALII
12
Mae or Wild : WEST
13
Fast jets : SSTS
19
Atomic cores : NUCLEI
21
G.I. address : APO
24
Merry : RIANT
25
Handsome repast : BANQUET
27
Delve deeply : PLUMB
28
Networks : RETIA
30
Hosts of Fischer and Spassky : ICELANDERS
31
Leslie of films : CARON
32
Friendship : AMITY
35
Popular tank fish : GUPPY
38
Blind : JALOUSIE
39
Navigator's device : OCTANT
43
Agitated : SHOOKUP
45
P.D.Q. : ATONCE
47
"The ___ Cometh" : ICEMAN
48
Kind of music or art : POP
51
Jewish month : ADAR
52
About : SOME
53
A. L. player : TWIN
54
Thrash : DRUB
56
Times : ERAS
57
Delivered : SENT
59
Compass point : ESE
60
Miscellany : ANA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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