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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 31, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,735

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Across
1. Flavor : SAPOR
6. Actress from Greece : PAPAS
11. This puzzle is one : SQUARE
12. NASA mission : APOLLO
14. Hand for a histrion : ROUNDOFAPPLAUSE
17. Forgets to include : OMITS
18. Wonted : USUAL
19. British surgeons' inst. : RCS
20. Two make a score : TENS
21. Erbium or cobalt : METAL
22. Young herring : BRIT
23. Trajectory : ARC
24. Criminal : FELON
25. Gluck heroine : ELENA
26. Curtail : SHORTEN
28. Ardent consumerist : NADER
29. Concern of reading teachers : READINESS
32. N.Y.S.E. phrase : ATPAR
35. Hailed : SALUTED
38. "Ici on ___ . . . " : PARLE
39. Greenland settlement : THULE
40. Hôtel ___ Invalides : DES
42. ___ out (gets by) : EKES
43. Crop up : ARISE
44. Engrossed : RAPT
45. Grid official : REF
46. First name of 6 Across : IRENE
47. Pedestal base : SOCLE
48. Thrill for a thespian : STANDINGOVATION
51. Complied : OBEYED
52. Arrogant : UPPITY
53. Is persuasive : SELLS
54. Pantywaist : SISSY
Down
1. Appropriate rhyme for flinch : SQUINCH
2. Family members : AUNTS
3. Muffles : PADS
4. Relative of plata : ORO
5. Gassed up again : REFUELED
6. New Guinea native : PAPUAN
7. Horrify : APPAL
8. Straw vote : POLL
9. ___ king : ALA
10. Disparaged : SLURRED
11. ___ Islands (the Bermudas' former name) : SOMERS
13. Of the singing birds : OSCINE
14. Roster : ROTA
15. Wondrous : ASTONISHING
16. To be, in Tabasco : ESTAR
21. "I never ___ man I . . . " : META
22. Explosion : BLAST
24. Pierre's brother : FRERE
25. Follow : ENSUE
27. Certain exams : ORALS
30. Sickening : NAUSEOUS
31. La fille : ELLE
32. Imitative ones : APERS
33. Begin to like : TAKETO
34. Modular houses, for short : PREFABS
36. Voraciousness : EDACITY
37. Arrange strategically : DEPLOY
39. General movement : TRENDS
41. Anna of "Nana" : STEN
43. Caliban's opposite : ARIEL
44. Rouen roasts : ROTIS
46. Romantic interlude : IDYL
47. Lunkheads : SAPS
49. Bridal report word : NEE
50. Blacksburg, Va., campus : VPI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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