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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
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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
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Wondrous : ASTONISHING
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To be, in Tabasco : ESTAR
21
"I never ___ man I . . . " : META
22
Explosion : BLAST
24
Pierre's brother : FRERE
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Follow : ENSUE
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Certain exams : ORALS
30
Sickening : NAUSEOUS
31
La fille : ELLE
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Imitative ones : APERS
33
Begin to like : TAKETO
34
Modular houses, for short : PREFABS
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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
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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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