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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,328

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1. Relative of a shindig : BASH
5. Beat it! : SCRAM
10. Sponsorship : EGIS
14. Numerical prefix : OCTO
15. Insecure : LOOSE
16. Countable item : NOSE
17. Moselle feeder : SAAR
18. Thruway signs : EXITS
19. Cat : MANX
20. ___ balance : STRIKEA
22. Blue-bloods : ROYALTY
24. Comic-strip word : ZAP
25. O'Neill's Emperor : JONES
26. Put an edge on : STROP
29. Bon ___ : TON
30. Music org. : ASCAP
34. Remarkable : PHENOMENAL
37. Overhang : EAVE
38. Kennel sound : ARF
39. Citrus fruit : KUMQUAT
41. Game limit : BAG
42. Do a lawn chore : SEED
44. Fitful : SPUTTERING
46. Virtue : MERIT
48. " . . . ___ of thee" : TIS
49. Undersized : RUNTY
50. Invigorating : VITAL
52. Truck area : CAB
53. Poor one : HAVENOT
56. Afro and bob : HAIRDOS
60. Roman wife : UXOR
61. African river : NIGER
63. The Hawkeyes : IOWA
64. Hostler's milieu : MEWS
65. Maraca : GOURD
66. Oarsmen : CREW
67. Otherwise : ELSE
68. Those opposing : ANTIS
69. Without : SANS
Down
1. Head man : BOSS
2. Room to swing ___ : ACAT
3. Be featured : STAR
4. Range of perception : HORIZON
5. Kind of walker : SLEEP
6. Hip : COXA
7. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
8. Glenn and Armstrong : ASTRONAUTS
9. Nuclear particle : MESON
10. As a whole : ENMASSE
11. Objective : GOAL
12. Negative contraction : ISNT
13. Like many a novel : SEXY
21. Mattress filler : KAPOK
23. Vote for : YEA
25. Spring herald : JONQUIL
26. Sudden effort : SPASM
27. Crowd number : THREE
28. Ascribe : REFER
29. Enticement : TEMPTATION
31. Rustic retreat : CABIN
32. ___ garde : AVANT
33. Miss Lee : PEGGY
35. Greek letters : MUS
36. Map abbr. : LAT
40. Indian sun-hat : TERAI
43. Different : DIVERSE
45. Book headings : RUBRICS
47. Solder ingredient : TIN
51. Delhi two-wheeler : TONGA
52. Deck parts : CARDS
53. Cronyn : HUME
54. Dick Button's forte : AXEL
55. Marriage ___ : VOWS
56. Caesar's yesterday : HERI
57. Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
58. Falls on the Nile : OWEN
59. Bromides : SAWS
62. Kind of reaction : GUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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