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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,306
Across
1. Ziegfeld : FLO
4. Arness or Caan : JAMES
9. Verne character : NEMO
13. Writer Deighton : LEN
14. List enders : OMEGAS
16. Leafstalk angle : AXIL
17. City route: Abbr. : AVE
18. Ornamental collar : GORGET
19. Hindu incarnation : RAMA
20. Shoe-storage gear : BOOTTREE
22. U.S.A.F. people : AIRMEN
24. Author Levin : IRA
25. Skin: Prefix : DERMO
27. Astronomical numbers : GOOGOLS
31. Talked like a Southern belle : DRAWLED
35. "You ___ to be in pictures" : OUGHT
36. Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
38. Recital piece : SOLO
39. Pinball quietus : TILT
40. Current style : TREND
41. Forsake : QUIT
42. Soft drinks : ADES
43. Caesar's yesterday : HERI
44. Mesa's cousin : BUTTE
45. Legendary Roman king : TARQUIN
47. Ricotta and Swiss : CHEESES
49. Rattled : UPSET
51. ___ rule : ASA
52. Optimally : ATBEST
55. ___ not (probably) : ASLIKEAS
60. Conn. campus : YALE
61. Resembling fat : LIPOID
63. Bask : SUN
64. Neighbor of Nev. : ARIZ
65. Possessions : ESTATE
66. ___ rata : PRO
67. Kind of chest : HOPE
68. Scout outings : HIKES
69. Swerve : YAW
Down
1. Excess flesh : FLAB
2. Counterclockwise : LEVO
3. ___'clock : ONEO
4. Easy gait : JOGTROT
5. Lacking ethical judgment : AMORAL
6. French mother : MERE
7. Incited, with "on" : EGGED
8. Thus, in Dundee : SAE
9. Near thing : NARROWSQUEAK
10. Oral, e.g. : EXAM
11. Jester : MIME
12. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
15. Got top billing : STARRED
21. Near thing : TIGHTSQUEEZE
23. "___ Yankee Doodle . . . " : IMA
26. Paradisiacal : EDENIC
27. Reached : GOTAT
28. Ramée's pseudonym : OUIDA
29. Girl-watcher : OGLER
30. Unruffled : SERENE
32. Oafish ones : LOUTS
33. Typewriter type : ELITE
34. Shows fondness : DOTES
37. Through : PER
40. Scotland's emblem : THISTLE
44. Moreover : BESIDES
46. Bullish times : UPS
48. Native salt : HALITE
50. River to the Gulf of Cambay : TAPTI
52. Indian nurse : AYAH
53. South Sea staple : TARO
54. Radarscope signal : BLIP
56. Saturate : SOAK
57. Make out : ESPY
58. Nimbus : AURA
59. TV interference : SNOW
62. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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