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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,977
Across
1. Golf stroke : BAFF
5. Doris or Clarence : DAY
8. Coastal city: Abbr. : SPT
11. Farewell : ADIEU
13. Swing music : JIVE
14. Other, in Spain : OTRO
15. World Series maximum : SEVENGAMES
17. Unavailing : VAIN
18. Chemical ending : ENE
19. Danny of show biz : KAYE
20. Clutch : SEIZE
21. "___ or cut bait" : FISH
22. Rejected : SCORNED
24. Table fowl : CAPON
27. Shocked : AGHAST
29. Viva voce : ALOUD
30. Stole : WRAP
31. Initial quartet : ABCD
35. Bar order : SOUR
36. Tutu, e.g. : SKIRT
37. Hospital department : XRAY
38. Pronoun : HERS
39. Bandleader Hal : KEMP
40. City of Belgium : LIEGE
41. Stationery units : QUIRES
43. Alpaca's milieu : ANDES
44. Resets : ADJUSTS
47. Put out the wash : HANG
49. Reverie : DREAM
50. Weather word : COLD
51. Poll winners : INS
54. Zoo sound : ROAR
55. Pedantic : SCHOLASTIC
58. Nine: Prefix : ENNE
59. Sound of opprobrium : HOOT
60. "Once ___ time" : UPONA
61. French possessive : MES
62. Pronoun : YOU
63. By and by : ANON
Down
1. Diamond theft : BASE
2. Indian Ocean gulf : ADEN
3. Knicks, e.g. : FIVE
4. Certain income : FEE
5. ___ novel : DIME
6. Relative of st. : AVE
7. Concurrence : YES
8. Furniture finish : STAIN
9. Nobel or booby : PRIZE
10. ___ down (subdued) : TONED
12. Harsh : UNKIND
13. Topeka natives : JAYHAWKERS
14. Being too onerous : OVERTAXING
16. Energy source : GAS
20. Help! : SOS
21. Forthright : FOURSQUARE
22. Score a bullseye : SHARPSHOOT
23. Mil. man : CAPT
24. Currency : CASH
25. Lily plant : ALOE
26. Stream : POUR
28. Dirtiness : GRIME
32. Engendered : BRED
33. Goalie's charge : CAGE
34. Uses henna : DYES
36. Cabaret turn : SKIT
40. Four-wheeled carriage : LANDAU
42. Service branch: Abbr. : USM
44. Relevant : ADREM
45. Nonproducer : DRONE
46. Durable pants : JEANS
48. The works : ALL
50. Dijon cabbage : CHOU
51. Lay ___ the line : ITON
52. Señor's child : NINO
53. Read electronically : SCAN
55. Distrustful : SHY
56. Bill's tagalong : COO
57. Resort : SPA

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

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