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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1977

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,076
Across Down
1. Use barbells : LIFT
5. Musical notes : FAS
8. "___ of thousands" : ACAST
13. Malarial symptoms : AGUES
15. Kimono adjunct : OBI
16. Poison : TOXIN
17. ___ ease (anxious) : ILLAT
18. Whiskey : RYE
19. Overcost for tribute : ICENT
20. Trucks, freight cars, etc. : ROLLINGSTOCK
23. Soothing word to a horse : SOH
24. Relax : LOOSEN
25. Concordes : SSTS
29. Amphibians : EFTS
31. Tic-___ : TACTOE
33. Go a round : SPAR
35. The Hawkeyes : IOWA
39. U.S. air base in Spain : MORON
40. Certain ambassadors : CAREERDIPLOMATS
43. Falsify : ALTER
44. U.S. writer : AGEE
45. Alpine wind : BISE
46. Exercised judgment : DEEMED
48. Dep. : ASST
50. Chaser : SODA
51. Counsel : ADVISE
55. Chou En-___ : LAI
58. Diamond tactics : SQUEEZEPLAYS
61. Ornament : BIJOU
64. Pasture : LEA
65. Thai's money : TICAL
66. City in Turkey : ADANA
67. Musical syllable : TRA
68. River of France : ISERE
69. Reportable : NEWSY
70. Invite : ASK
71. Calculates : ADDS
1. Cougars' couches : LAIRS
2. Ice house : IGLOO
3. Brave; confident : FULLHEARTED
4. Greenish-blue : TEAL
5. Renounce : FORGO
6. Chasm : ABYSS
7. Seven, in Spain : SIETE
8. Adjective ending : ATIC
9. Garden bloomers : COCKSCOMBS
10. Hewer : AXE
11. Wrongdoing : SIN
12. Blasting compound : TNT
14. Avocet's cousin : STILT
21. Polite turndown : NOSIR
22. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
26. Overly strict : STRAITLACED
27. Street sounds : TOOTS
28. Import : SENSE
30. Polk, Taft, Truman, etc. : FREEMASONS
32. Latin paradigm : AMO
33. Very many : SCADS
34. Ancient: Prefix : PALEO
36. Harem room : ODA
37. Jasey : WIG
38. Copycat : APE
41. Before : ERE
42. Hire : LEASE
47. Fam. member : DAU
49. Seven: Comb. form : SEPTI
52. Region in La. : DELTA
53. Swerves : VEERS
54. Walton, the angler : IZAAK
56. " . . . and ___ wide" : AYARD
57. British ___ : ISLES
59. Harbor feature : QUAY
60. Mona ___ : LISA
61. Prohibit : BAN
62. Chemical ending : IDE
63. Chew the rag : JAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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