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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, February 20, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,427
Across
1. Fare for Affirmed : OATS
5. Dished out : METED
10. Whence veal comes : CALF
14. Conspire : PLOT
15. Gladden : ELATE
16. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
17. A star of 34 Across : EDWARDGROBINSON
20. Small tubes : CANNULAS
21. Shipment from Vidalia, Ga. : ONIONS
22. Bambi : DEER
23. Pooch in a pound : MUTT
24. Warm up a bit : TEPEFY
27. Puerto ___ : RICO
28. ___ whisker (close) : BYA
31. Hokkaido port : OTARU
32. Nonsense! : PISH
33. Rages : IRES
34. Billy Wilder film: 1944 : DOUBLEINDEMNITY
37. Unique : ONLY
38. ___-mutton sleeve : LEGO
39. Cantor or Condon : EDDIE
40. Draft initials : SSS
41. Art ___ : DECO
42. Clergyman : PRIEST
43. Food fish : DACE
44. Unconscious state : COMA
45. East : ORIENT
48. Pitches woo : ROMANCES
52. Femme fatale in 34 Across : BARBARASTANWYCK
54. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
55. Chose : OPTED
56. "Help!" in Tours : AMOI
57. Sawbucks : TENS
58. Unavailing : NOUSE
59. Bombast : RANT
Down
1. Oil-cartel acronym : OPEC
2. Actor Alan : ALDA
3. Burg : TOWN
4. Onlooker : STANDERBY
5. Hodgepodge : MEDLEY
6. Composer of "Dream of Gerontius" : ELGAR
7. Paves : TARS
8. SHAEF sector : ETO
9. Outlet, as for troops : DEBOUCHE
10. Slangy command to a braggart : CANIT
11. As well : ALSO
12. V.I.P. : LION
13. Boggy places : FENS
18. Contrite : RUEFUL
19. Division word : INTO
23. Err : MISDO
24. Everybody, in Ecuador : TODOS
25. Cap and collar : ETONS
26. Gauguin and Henreid : PAULS
27. A Starr : RINGO
28. Smetana heroine : BRIDE
29. Himalayan mysteries : YETIS
30. Till now : ASYET
32. Segment : PIECE
33. French and ___: 1754–63 : INDIANWAR
35. Subatomic particle : ELECTRON
36. Ethel ___, née Zimmerman : MERMAN
41. Charles or Bill : DANA
42. "Greasy kid stuff" : POMADE
43. I.o.u.'s : DEBTS
44. d'Azur and d'Or : COTES
45. Newspaper notice : OBIT
46. Faddist's pursuit : RAGE
47. Cleek or wedge : IRON
48. Bit of alphabet soup : RSTU
49. Doubly curved molding : CYMA
50. Keynes' subj. : ECON
51. Revue bit : SKIT
53. G.I.'s address : APO

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

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