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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, February 4, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,141
Across
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Mascara recipient : LASH
5
Strand : BEACH
10
Mine access : ADIT
14
Temple of Athena ___ at Tegea : ALEA
15
Extreme : ULTRA
16
Dynamite ingredient : MICA
17
In dire straits : DOWNANDOUT
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Say it is so : AVER
20
Various : SUNDRY
21
Pilot's adjective for awful weather : ZEROZERO
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Corso greeting : CIAO
25
Nixon or Johnson : LAKER
26
Greek : HELLENIC
30
Sponges : CADGES
33
Peer : EQUAL
34
Fortunate : LUCKY
36
Tiverton's river : EXE
37
Nodule : LUMP
38
Vague and Miles : VERAS
39
Whilom : ONCE
40
Women's ___ : LIB
41
Bails : LADES
42
Pressed potatoes through small holes : RICED
43
Key, e.g. : OPENER
45
Without resistance : SUPINELY
47
Plexuses : RETIA
49
Mariner : SALT
50
Staff officer : ADJUTANT
53
Negligent : REMISS
57
Friable soil : LOAM
58
Jennifer Jones role: 1943 : BERNADETTE
60
Memorable publisher : LUCE
61
Dundee V.I.P. : LAIRD
62
Lowest high tide : NEAP
63
Vexes : IRKS
64
Jagged : EROSE
65
Acidulous : TART
Down
1
Young men : LADS
2
Baseball family name : ALOU
3
Run up : SEWN
4
Bit of applause : HANDCLAP
5
"Pilgrim's Progress" author : BUNYAN
6
Yore, of yore : ELD
7
From ___ (all-inclusive) : ATOZ
8
Remorseless : CRUEL
9
Cloakroom items : HATRACKS
10
Confounded : AMAZED
11
Departure of a sort : DIVERGENCE
12
Bakery worker : ICER
13
Whence poi comes : TARO
18
Role in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
22
Righto : OKAY
24
Lubricated : OILED
26
Reply to a phone call : HELLO
27
Fit out : EQUIP
28
Feller : LUMBERJACK
29
Panaceas : CURES
31
Outshine : EXCEL
32
Unkempt : SEEDY
35
___ belli : CASUS
38
Fickle : VARIABLE
39
Salve : OINTMENT
41
Liepaja native : LETT
42
Irritated : RILED
44
Medieval music signs : NEUMES
46
Public display : PARADE
48
Lend ___ (hearken) : ANEAR
50
"___ Need," 1965 song : ALLI
51
Forbidding : DOUR
52
Gatlin Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
54
Virginia willow : ITEA
55
Stand out : STAR
56
Family branch : SEPT
59
Kin of nos. : NRS

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

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