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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,444
Across
1. Eden's earldom : AVON
5. Henry or Harry : JAMES
10. Dutch cheese : EDAM
14. Christening, e.g. : RITE
15. Daisy : OXEYE
16. Conrad character : LENA
17. Adjective ending : ATIC
18. Manuscript book : CODEX
19. Subject of "State of Blood" : AMIN
20. Spine : BACKBONE
22. A.L. player : ORIOLE
24. Outspeed handily : LOSE
25. Peeks : GLANCES
26. Honest person : SQUARESHOOTER
30. Snow leopard : OUNCE
31. St. Paul's dean : INGE
32. Sound from 36 Across : ARF
35. Pelf in Pisa : LIRE
36. Annie's pooch : SANDY
38. Use a muddler : STIR
39. Finial : EPI
40. Scored on a serve : ACED
41. Trickery : GUILE
42. Relative of a rat race : VICIOUSCIRCLE
46. Discipline : CHASTEN
48. What smog is called in L.A. : HAZE
49. "Love . . . builds a ___ Heaven's despite": Blake : HELLIN
50. Veld creatures : GIRAFFES
54. Part of a cart : AXLE
55. Chili con ___ : CARNE
57. Where the Euphrates meets the Tigris : IRAQ
58. Trilbies : FEET
59. Gladden : ELATE
60. Favorable : ROSY
61. Kin of Ph.D.'s : EDDS
62. Bolivar : SIMON
63. Tortoise : EMYD
Down
1. Qatar native : ARAB
2. Résumé : VITA
3. Of the ear : OTIC
4. String of pearls : NECKLACE
5. Witty : JOCOSE
6. Nerve-cell processes : AXONES
7. Darius the ___ : MEDE
8. Potato bud : EYE
9. Forte of Johnson and Masters : SEXOLOGY
10. Camelot maid : ELAINE
11. Not snobbish : DEMOCRATIC
12. Old-womanish : ANILE
13. Features of lions, horses, etc. : MANES
21. Source of "ear-itation" : BORE
23. Appraise : RATE
25. Aborigine of central India : GOND
26. Dover ___ : SOLE
27. Bon mot : QUIP
28. Supreme; peerless : UNRIVALLED
29. Gandhi was one : HINDU
33. Brooklet : RILL
34. Openhanded : FREE
36. Arts' companion : SCIENCES
37. Long, long time : AEON
38. Foolproof : SUREFIRE
40. Start of "Hamlet" : ACTI
41. Pyramid site : GIZA
43. Keys : ISLETS
44. Japanese religion : SHINTO
45. Heel over : CAREEN
46. Abrade by rubbing : CHAFE
47. Put the Indian sign on : HEXED
50. Drawing: Comb. form : GRAM
51. "___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
52. Duck soup : EASY
53. Measure of area: Abbr. : SQYD
56. Loser to Spinks : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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