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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 1988

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,004

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Across
1
Coiled : WOUND
6
Argon and neon, e.g. : GASES
11
Complicated mesh : TISSUE
12
A kind of German silver : ALBATA
14
William Holden movie: 1950 : SUNSETBOULEVARD
17
Birch's cousin : ALDER
18
Impel : URGE
19
Sight from Toledo : ERIE
20
"Thou Swell" lyricist : HART
21
Where Incas once roamed : ANDES
22
Actor Chaney : LON
23
Cadmus's daughter : INO
24
Fagin's thug : SIKES
25
Explanatory words : IDEST
27
Mix up : BEWILDER
29
Brings together : UNITES
30
Nursery stock : SEEDLINGS
32
Strolled : AMBLED
35
Outrageous : INDECENT
39
Chapeau for Corot : BERET
40
Entomb : INTER
41
Author Wallace : LEW
42
Ulan-___, Soviet city : UDE
43
Ridicule : SNEER
44
"Hello, Dolly!" name : LEVI
45
Louise or Turner : TINA
47
Warsaw Pact participant : USSR
48
Court dance for two : PAVAN
49
Glenn Miller hit: 1939 : SUNRISESERENADE
52
Kind of ton : METRIC
53
Musical piece : SONATA
54
Bowler's button : RESET
55
Keyed up : TENSE
Down
1
Prepare hay for drying : WINDROW
2
Caucasian native : OSSET
3
Electric-company customer : USER
4
Weirdo : NUT
5
Lampooned : DEBUNKED
6
Criteria : GAUGES
7
Everything, in Erfurt : ALLES
8
Helmsman's course : SBE
9
Chalet feature : EAVE
10
Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
11
The Green Wave : TULANE
13
Tuneful : ARIOSE
14
Master, in Madras : SAHIB
15
Felix Unger's obsession : ORDERLINESS
16
Makes an impression : DENTS
21
Pitched in : AIDED
24
Wintry fall : SLEET
25
Actress Stevens : INGER
26
Record : DISC
28
Archipelago member : ISLE
29
Controlled by : UNDER
31
Concern : INTEREST
32
Is next to : ABUTS
33
So-so : MEDIUM
34
Alpine pass : BRENNER
36
Up : ELEVATE
37
Comstock Lode locale : NEVADA
38
Strong string : TWINE
40
Thrips, e.g. : INSECT
43
Girl of song : SUSIE
44
Cantrell and Turner : LANAS
46
"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
48
___ State's Nittany Lions : PENN
50
Apr. 15 collectors : IRS
51
Seafood : ROE

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

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