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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,475
Across
1. Converse : CHAT
5. Unloads : SHEDS
10. Article : THE
13. Vex : RILE
14. Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOPOT
15. Ring out : PEAL
16. Wolfish look : OGLE
17. Ekberg of films : ANITA
18. Like a slugabed : LAZY
19. Play by 39 Across and Laurence Stallings : WHATPRICEGLORY
22. Gluttonous one : HOG
23. Legal transfer : DEED
24. Employment : JOB
27. Western flattop : MESA
30. Cruelty : SADISM
34. In ___ (programmed) : ARUT
36. Coulee substance : LAVA
38. Actress Berger : SENTA
39. U.S. dramatist : MAXWELLANDERSON
42. Flower : BLOOM
43. Tub, in Turino : TINO
44. Trucker's rig, for short : SEMI
45. "___ Fidelis," Sousa march : SEMPER
47. ___ it (hustles) : LEGS
49. Tic-___-toe : TAC
50. Sills forte : ARIA
52. Yak : GAB
54. Play by 39 Across : MARYOFSCOTLAND
61. Student's book : TEXT
62. Gigantic one : TITAN
63. Iso- : EQUI
64. Glib and suave : OILY
65. Waterworn : EROSE
66. Pout : SULK
67. Mouvaux meadow : PRE
68. Marry again : REWED
69. Mall sign : SALE
Down
1. Brag : CROW
2. "___ Tor," play by 39 Across : HIGH
3. ___ breve : ALLA
4. Means of enforcement : TEETH
5. Pops of the Pirates : STARGELL
6. "___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
7. "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
8. Was too fond : DOTED
9. Puts on : STAGES
10. Lachryma : TEAR
11. Obscured : HAZY
12. Isle of ___, in England : ELY
15. They inch along : PLODDERS
20. Small dog, for short : POM
21. Charter : LEASE
24. Door features : JAMBS
25. Fanon : ORALE
26. Zaftig : BUXOM
28. Seasoned seaman : SALT
29. Do the trick : AVAIL
31. Map detail : INSET
32. Leaf opening : STOMA
33. In a frenzy : MANIC
35. Kind of system : TWOPARTY
37. Biographer Edwards : ANNE
40. Abrasive material : EMERY
41. Euphemism for a profane adjective : DOGGONED
46. He disturbs the peace : RIOTER
48. Mat. time : SAT
51. Blazing : AFIRE
53. Consecrate : BLESS
54. Former Israeli prime minister : MEIR
55. Car part : AXLE
56. Put in a warehouse : STOW
57. Something to try : CASE
58. Shade of blue or gray : AQUA
59. Invalid : NULL
60. Bank that checks floods : DIKE
61. Outdo : TOP

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

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