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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1969

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,211
Across Down
1. Flavorful seed : ANISE
6. Turkish V.I.P. : PASHA
11. Potter's adjunct : KILN
15. Hymenopteron : WASP
19. Oil color vehicle : MEGILP
21. Hearing defect of sorts : TINEAR
22. Federal org. : USIA
23. Corn lily : IXIA
24. Time of the week : MONDAYMORNING
26. They know everything : KIBITZERS
28. Musical passages : STRAINS
29. Give-and-take affairs : DUELS
31. Teachers' org. : NEA
32. Stomach : MAW
35. Peerage members : EARLS
36. Honshu volcano : ASAMA
37. Layers : STRATA
41. Chemical endings : INES
43. Family members : MAS
44. Boors : SLOBX
45. Like some tomatoes : BLOODRED
47. Be social : STEPOUT
49. Halloween costume : GHOUL
50. Irish darling : AROON
51. Pre-___ : MED
52. Outdoor people : HIKERS
53. With 24 Across, a know-it-all : QUARTERBACK
55. Entr'___ : ACTE
56. Proxy : AGENT
57. Malayan sirs : TUANS
58. Barnyard sound : OINK
59. Different : OTHER
60. Football play : PUNT
61. Garment : SHIRT
62. Eased off : BATED
64. Scuba fishing gear : SPEARS
65. Depressing : SAD
66. Words from a "friend" : ITOLDYOUSO
68. Mother of Achilles : THETIS
69. European bison : WISENTS
71. Numerical prefix : TRI
72. Wood finisher : STAINER
74. Accumulating : SAVING
75. Certain remarks : CRITICISMS
77. Motorist's need : GAS
80. Fine wool : MERINO
81. Name in Broadway fame : COHAN
83. Embellish : DRESS
84. Dream: Fr. : REVE
85. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRREG
86. By hand: Prefix : MANU
87. Irish spade : SLANE
88. French painter : MANET
89. Incursion : RAID
90. Nonmusical encores : POSTMORTEMS
93. Go back : REVERT
94. G.I. address : APO
95. Very: Music : MOLTO
96. Disseminates, as tales : BEARS
97. Distinct : SEVERAL
98. Desert rodent : GERBILLE
100. Takes five : RESTS
101. Ruler: Abbr. : SOV
102. Wise : SAGE
103. Early ascetic : ESSENE
104. Contradict : BELIE
105. Hussar's gear : SABER
107. Had charge : LED
108. Object : AIM
109. Valentine figure : CUPID
110. Salty one : MARINER
112. It's always 20-20 : HINDSIGHT
116. Unerring appraisals : SECONDGUESSES
121. By word : ORAL
122. Cover fully : COAT
123. Cutlery : KNIVES
124. Young eels : ELVERS
125. Terrier : SKYE
126. Weakens : SAPS
127. Longhorn : STEER
128. Servicewomen : SPARS
1. Sand: Prefix : AMM
2. Modern: Prefix : NEO
3. Auto system: Abbr. : IGN
4. Caesar et al. : SIDS
5. Lift up : ELATE
6. Reels: Scot. : PIRNS
7. Harding et al. : ANNS
8. Six in Italy : SEI
9. Distributes : HANDSOUT
10. Moot : ARGUABLE
11. Ollie's friend : KUKLA
12. Oxford's river : ISIS
13. Place for books: Abbr. : LIB
14. Soft muslin : NAINSOOK
15. Sorceror : WIZARD
16. Fireman's gear : AXE
17. Title : SIR
18. Family members : PAS
20. Ill-starred lover : PYRAMUS
21. Works hard : TOILS
25. Corday's victim : MARAT
27. Grand ___ : TETON
30. German river : EMX
32. Accidents : MISHAPS
33. Leeward island : ANTIGUA
34. Part-timers : WEEKENDWARRIORS
36. Then: Fr. : ALORS
38. Fighter of a kind : ARMCHAIRGENERAL
39. Lacks stability : TEETERS
40. Math aces : ADDERS
42. Disbursed : SPENT
44. Crude shelter : SHANTY
45. Mark : BRAND
46. Fasten : LOCK
48. Scrap for Fido : ORT
49. Protects : GUARDS
50. Rose's love : ABIE
53. Coverlet : QUILT
54. Newspaper part, for short : ROTO
55. Tete-___ : ATETE
57. Leather strip : THONG
59. Certain sports tourneys : OPENS
61. Office help : STENO
62. Engraving tool : BURIN
63. ___ were : ASIT
64. Leveling wedges : SHIMS
66. "Of Thee ___" : ISING
67. Other: Sp. : OTRA
68. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
70. Venerably traditional : IVIED
72. Skedaddles : SCRAMS
73. French exclamation : TIENS
74. Ponchos : SERAPES
75. Fish bait : CHUM
76. Unproductive ones : IDLERS
78. Mean : AVERAGE
79. Orderly : SETTLED
80. Delusion : MIRAGE
81. Social class : CASTE
82. Knowledgeable : ONTO
84. Ecstatic reviews : RAVES
86. Girl's name : MOLL
87. Condition : STATE
88. Cyclotron abbreviation : MEV
90. Art of disputation : POLEMICS
91. Certain monuments : OBELISKS
92. Not migratory : RESIDENT
93. Income : REVENUE
95. Some skirts : MINIS
97. Ferber novel : SOBIG
99. Parish official : BEADLE
100. Congressman: Abbr. : REP
101. Carnelians : SARDS
104. Tag ends : BUTTS
105. More reasoned : SANER
106. Fishing gear : REELS
109. Fellow : CHAP
110. Action : MOVE
111. Initials on a card : RSVP
112. Exclamations : HOS
113. Nettle : IRK
114. Vote against : NAY
115. Area of India : GOA
117. French co. : CIE
118. Multitude : SEA
119. Misdo : ERR
120. Draft initials : SSS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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