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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1980

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,077
Across Down
1. Nursery need : CRIB
5. Kind of boom : SONIC
10. Make out : SPOT
14. Chaplin's widow : OONA
15. ___ là? (who goes there?) : QUIVA
16. ___'clock scholar : TENO
17. Nebraskan : CORNHUSKER
19. Watercourse : RACE
20. O.K. : ADEQUATE
21. Set : PLACED
23. Jardinieres : URNS
24. Quietus : DEATH
25. Give : AFFORD
28. Jovian moon : CALLISTO
31. Dernier ___ : CRI
32. Where San'a is : YEMEN
34. The morning ___ : AFTER
35. Sea bird : TERN
37. Transit offerings : RIDES
39. Garden site : YARD
40. Mr. Bean : ORSON
42. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
44. A crowd, in Roma : TRE
45. Bound : FETTERED
47. Bibliophile's horror : DOGEAR
49. In reserve : SAVED
50. Lachryma : TEAR
51. Took a plane : JETTED
53. Elis' town : NEWHAVEN
57. Jai ___ : ALAI
58. Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
60. Nyet : VETO
61. Dido : CAPER
62. Preposition : INTO
63. Hymn ender : AMEN
64. Durable cloth : TWEED
65. Understood : SEEN
1. Comedienne Imogene : COCA
2. Cross : ROOD
3. Concerning : INRE
4. Ghost in "Macbeth" : BANQUO
5. Waste : SQUANDER
6. Winkles out : OUSTS
7. U.S. missile : NIKE
8. "___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
9. Innermost whorl of a flower : CARPEL
10. Form in layers : STRATIFY
11. Georgia : PEACHSTATE
12. Quondam : ONCE
13. Homophone for an amphibian : TOED
18. Rush : HURRY
22. "Ooh ___!" : LALA
24. Men of Aarhus : DANES
25. Shaw's "___ Faith" : ACTOF
26. Pierre's brother : FRERE
27. Delaware : FIRSTSTATE
28. Turned over by deed : CEDED
29. ___ cotta : TERRA
30. Ukase : ORDER
33. Bogged : MIRED
36. System of signs or symbols : NOTATION
38. Laterally : SIDEWARD
41. Glacial snowfield : NEVE
43. Webster and Beery : NOAHS
46. Edit : REDACT
48. Sans charge : GRATIS
50. Giggle : TEHEE
51. Beanery coffee : JAVA
52. Kind of sch. : ELEM
53. Slangy turndown : NOPE
54. Copter blade : VANE
55. Ending with Paul or Jean : ETTE
56. City light : NEON
59. Legislation : LAW

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

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