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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,420
Across Down
1. W.W. II summit site : YALTA
6. Take it easy : REST
10. Tool handle : HAFT
14. Mark of omission : APOSTROPHE
16. Height: Prefix : ACRO
17. Across-the-board bet : WINPLACEANDSHOW
19. Battery terminal: Abbr. : NEG
20. Lopsided : ASKEW
21. Particulars : ITEMS
22. Detect : ESPY
23. Chemical ending : ENE
24. "I met a man who ___ there" : WASNT
27. Element used in photoelectric cells : SELENIUM
32. Anent : ASTO
33. Marplot : FOILER
35. Wind direction : NNE
36. Comes out in the open : SHOWSONESCOLORS
39. Oolong : TEA
40. Kind of hedge : PRIVET
41. Etats-___ : UNIS
42. Interlude : ENTRACTE
44. Lamentation : ELEGY
45. Exist : ARE
46. Festive affair : BALL
48. Pillages : LOOTS
51. Opera-box wear : TIARA
53. Except : BUT
56. Initially : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
59. Diminutive ending : ETTE
60. Like certain evidence : ADMISSIBLE
61. French window : DOOR
62. Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
63. Vergilian hero: Var. : ENEAS
1. Sign of ennui : YAWN
2. Cap-___ : APIE
3. Extended : LONG
4. Recipe abbr. : TSP
5. Finally : ATLAST
6. Unpaved : ROCKY
7. Fencer's prop : EPEE
8. Irish dramatist : SHAW
9. Lacrosse team : TEN
10. Make tracks : HASTEN
11. Longing : ACHE
12. Out of : FROM
13. Tugboat's charges : TOWS
15. Coarse file : RASP
18. Pesos : DINERO
22. " . . . were Paradise ___" : ENOW
23. Vote in : ELECT
24. Dissipate : WASTE
25. Colorless : ASHEN
26. Ermine, in summer : STOAT
27. Colander : SIEVE
28. In addition : ELSE
29. Hole-___ : INONE
30. Take down the sails : UNRIG
31. Cluttered : MESSY
33. Compel : FORCE
34. "Step ___!" : ONIT
37. Infrequent : SPARSE
38. Respite : LULL
43. Newsman Dan : RATHER
44. Go by : ELAPSE
46. New Orleans street : BASIN
47. Music, dancing, etc. : ARTS
48. Fabulized : LIED
49. Aware : ONTO
50. Preminger : OTTO
51. Luna affects it : TIDE
52. ___ la Douce : IRMA
53. Ruth : BABE
54. U.S.C.'s rival : UCLA
55. River into the North Sea : TEES
57. Short-lived thing : FAD
58. ___ Yutang : LIN

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

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