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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, April 18, 1980

42-Across : U.S. singer-actor

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,119
Across
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Spirit or neon follower : LAMP
5
Mall come-on : SALE
9
Kennel sounds : YAPS
13
Pitcher : EWER
14
Verify : PROVE
16
Taft territory : OHIO
17
Young animal : TOTO
18
Ell : ANNEX
19
Precursor : OMEN
20
Compiler of a dictionary : LEXICOGRAPHER
23
Miquelon, e.g. : ILE
24
Meadow sound : MOO
25
Found fault : BLAMED
28
Salmon or wind : CHINOOK
32
Unwind : RELAX
33
Fleer : TAUNT
34
Musical notes : FAS
36
Of gramps or grammy : AVAL
37
Danish pianist-comedian : BORGE
38
Disconcert : FAZE
39
Bijou : GEM
40
Hall of Fame golfer : BOROS
41
Tolerate : ALLOW
42
U.S. singer-actor : ROBESON
44
Arthurian paradise : AVALON
45
Detroit union : UAW
46
Slip a ___ (err) : COG
47
English writer who was a 20 Across : SAMUELJOHNSON
54
Press down on lightly : TAMP
55
Go : LEAVE
56
Dr. J.'s target : HOOP
58
Thespian Cronyn : HUME
59
Animate : LIVEN
60
Whit : IOTA
61
Reputation : ODOR
62
Get on : FARE
63
One born, not made : POET
Down
1
Tennis call : LET
2
Mil. offense : AWOL
3
Dish out : METE
4
Nearest : PROXIMAL
5
At intervals : SPACED
6
Famed cartoonist : ARNO
7
"Share-the-wealth" advocate: 1893-1935 : LONG
8
Eternally : EVER
9
Hey there! : YOOHOO
10
Alas! : AHME
11
Harbor sight : PIER
12
Offspring : SON
15
Test : EXAMINE
21
Holly : ILEX
22
Seine crossing : PONT
25
Crow : BRAG
26
Bar for prying : LEVER
27
Where Crockett fell : ALAMO
28
Star of "Gigi" : CARON
29
Embraces : HUGS
30
"___ things!" : OFALL
31
Tot's noisemaker : KAZOO
33
Corrida beast : TORO
35
Run up : SEWN
37
Famed biographer of 47 Across : BOSWELL
38
Finest of the fleet : FLAGSHIP
40
Girl's escort : BEAU
41
Bard's river : AVON
43
Car part : BUMPER
44
Outer part of a strawberry : ACHENE
47
Ibn-___ : SAUD
48
Shot and shell : AMMO
49
First name associated with Vinland : LEIF
50
Beanery brew : JAVA
51
Done : OVER
52
Gridiron shutout quarters : OOOO
53
Memo : NOTE
54
However, for short : THO
57
A Boone : PAT

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

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