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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,463
Across
1. Brace : PAIR
5. Belled the cat : DARED
10. Lose effectiveness : PALL
14. Behold, to Brutus : ECCE
15. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
16. Diva's solo : ARIA
17. Shaw play: 1898 : THEMANOFDESTINY
20. Musical piece : SERENADE
21. Kind of scholar : RHODES
22. Breakwater : MOLE
23. Gyrated : SPUN
24. Furious : RABID
26. Kind of dive : SWAN
27. Statute : LAW
30. Most likely dice throw : SEVEN
31. Look : PEER
32. Soho blackjack : COSH
33. Shaw play: 1917 : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
36. Advice, in Arles : AVIS
37. Bombast : RANT
38. Sheeplike : OVINE
39. Colloid : GEL
40. Car salesman's car : DEMO
41. Frock : DRESS
42. Seeds rich in protein : PEAS
43. Barrow : BOAR
44. Move swiftly : STREAK
47. Menu phrase : ALACARTE
51. Shaw play: 1932 : TOOTRUETOBEGOOD
53. Code word for A : ABLE
54. Nose about stealthily : PROWL
55. Mme. Bovary : EMMA
56. Lager, e.g. : BEER
57. Rouen's river : SEINE
58. Appear : SEEM
Down
1. Favorites : PETS
2. Hurt : ACHE
3. Wine bucket : ICER
4. " . . . nature yet ___": Wordsworth : REMEMBERS
5. One of Walt's creations : DONALD
6. Battery terminal : ANODE
7. Prevalent : RIFE
8. Windup : END
9. Mailer work, with "The" : DEERPARK
10. S. African writer : PATON
11. Like the Sinai Peninsula : ARID
12. Merchandise available : LINE
13. Minstrel's repertory : LAYS
18. Consecrate : ANOINT
19. Eschew : SHUN
23. Middle of Byron's famous trio : SWEAT
24. Can. municipal official : REEVE
25. Serve to clarify a situation : AVAIL
26. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
27. An Armstrong : LOUIS
28. Orgs. : ASSNS
29. Sound of glee : WHEE
30. Chase fungoes : SHAG
31. Baby buggies : PRAMS
32. Insurance options : COVERAGES
34. Disintegrations : BREAKUPS
35. Roman who wrote: "Persian luxury, boy, I hate" : HORACE
40. Letter opener : DEAR
41. Not beyond one's capability : DOABLE
42. King whom Tito deposed : PETER
43. Word with glass or oil : BLOWN
44. Use a dirk : STAB
45. Bride-___ : TOBE
46. Heavy, for one : ROLE
47. Thine, in Lyon : ATOI
48. Where Sinclair Lewis died : ROME
49. Not light reading : TOME
50. Fine cheese : EDAM
52. Poetic word : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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