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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, March 8, 1979

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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. 10,712
Across Down
1. Dreams we live by : HOPES
6. Go slowly but steadily : PLOD
10. Humid : DAMP
14. Rat Islands' native : ALEUT
15. Department of France : OISE
16. Pastoral composition : IDYL
17. Bi plus two : TETRA
18. A lot of paper : REAM
19. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
20. "Dinner at Eight" co-author : GEORGESKAUFMAN
23. ___ diem : PER
24. Karenina : ANNA
25. Title Christie held : DAME
28. Inoperative : OFF
31. Strip : DIVEST
35. Prefix with dermis : EPI
36. Vowed : SWORE
38. Radio role of John Todd : TONTO
39. "Winterset" author : MAXWELLANDERSON
42. Unlimited quantity : OCEAN
43. Made the dominoes gallop : DICED
44. French article : UNE
45. He wrote "Always" : BERLIN
47. Tennis call : LET
48. Batten : FEED
49. Half-mask : LOUP
51. Corn unit : EAR
53. "Idiot's Delight" author : ROBERTSHERWOOD
60. To no avail : IDLY
61. Panegyrize : LAUD
62. St. ___, first English martyr : ALBAN
64. Fine cheese : BRIE
65. Pronoun for a Parisienne : ELLE
66. ___ Oro (part of Spanish Sahara) : RIODE
67. Hourglass contents : SAND
68. Counterfeiter's nemesis : TMAN
69. Dazzling effect : ECLAT
1. Gibus or kady : HAT
2. Russian ruler: 879–912 : OLEG
3. Fountain of jazz : PETE
4. Common Market's sphere : EUROPE
5. What gawkers do : STARE
6. Minute aperture : PORE
7. Epitaph verb : LIES
8. Japan's greatest port : OSAKA
9. Require : DEMAND
10. Unkind act : DISFAVOR
11. Genesis name : ADAM
12. Breckinridge of fiction : MYRA
13. Scheme : PLAN
21. Kennel sound : GROWL
22. As one : UNITED
25. Muster out, in the U.K. : DEMOB
26. Quickly : APACE
27. Kitchen gadget : MIXER
29. Ply : FOLD
30. Easily broken : FRAIL
32. Come after : ENSUE
33. Gem : STONE
34. ___ down (softened) : TONED
36. Ranking member : SENIOR
37. Suffix with confer or defer : ENCE
40. Kind of pike : WALLEYED
41. Dissuade : DETER
46. Small fruit : NUTLET
48. Caper : FROLIC
50. Sacred song : PSALM
52. Onto : AWARE
53. Costae : RIBS
54. River in Poland : ODRA
55. Pancake : BLIN
56. Island dance : HULA
57. Utopian place : EDEN
58. Agora money : OBOL
59. Russian's firm approval : DADA
63. Fish, in a way : NET

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

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