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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 1966

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 728 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 13-Down had "Frankfort's"; changed it to "Frankfurt's."
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,119
Across Down
1. Indemnify. : PAY
4. Broadcasts. : STREWS
10. Be suitable to. : BECOME
16. Chamois's cousin. : IBEX
20. ___ de France. : ILE
21. No matter what person. : WHOEVER
22. Gets around. : EVADES
23. Italian numeral. : NOVE
24. Letter. : ELL
25. Legal right. : VESTEDINTEREST
27. Permission to use. : LOAN
28. City on the Arkansas. : TULSA
30. Campus activity. : SING
31. Householder. : OWNER
32. Physics abbreviation. : ATNO
33. N. T. Book: Abbr. : APOC
34. Strained food. : PUREE
35. Secures. : GETS
36. Utters slowly. : DRAWLS
39. Shouted loudly. : WHOOPED
41. Fits in. : GOES
42. Surface injury. : BRUISE
43. Ousts. : EJECTS
44. Plant shoot. : CION
45. Groom (oneself). : PREEN
46. Motorist's need. : GAS
49. Costume ___. : DRAMAS
50. Narrow inlet. : FIORD
52. Consecrate. : BLESS
53. Today: It. : OGGI
54. Watercourses. : RACES
55. Living. : VITAL
56. Soft cheeses. : BRIES
57. Move furtively. : SNEAK
58. Queries. : ASKS
59. Apply oneself to. : GETAT
60. Ornamental band. : FRIEZE
61. Aromatic gum resin. : MYRRH
62. Letter. : CEE
63. Buddies. : PALS
64. The deep. : OCEAN
66. Where Chelmsford is. : ESSEX
68. East: Ger. : OST
69. Race an engine. : REV
70. Cast off. : FLING
71. Of the: Sp. : DEL
72. Network. : WEB
75. Affray. : MELEE
77. Chloe and others. : AUNTS
78. Bird for table. : FOWL
79. River in England. : EXE
80. That is ___. : TOSAY
83. Castle structure. : TURRET
85. Revealed. : SHOWN
87. Moderate. : BATE
88. Cricket intervals. : OVERS
89. Metric weights. : GRAMS
90. Chessman. : QUEEN
91. Craze. : FUROR
92. High-calorie items. : FATS
93. Footwear of a kind. : CLOGS
94. Ripostes. : QUIPS
95. Persons of a class. : GENTRY
96. Famous Broadway name. : FLO
97. Bond Street specialties. : SHOPS
98. Piano piece. : DUET
99. Showed how. : TAUGHT
100. Inborn. : NATIVE
102. Prepossession. : BIAS
103. Wrap up. : SWADDLE
105. Greek goddess. : HECATE
106. Understood. : SEEN
107. Downpours. : RAINS
108. Heroic poetry. : EPOS
111. Pear. : BOSC
112. Thinker, circa 400 BC. : PLATO
113. Water plant. : ALGA
114. Cum ___ salis. : GRANO
115. Light: It. : LUCE
116. Engaged in intrigue. : CLOAKANDDAGGER
120. Battery terminal: Abbr. : NEG
121. ___ example. : ASAN
122. Mother of Pearl. : HESTER
123. Hermetically sealed. : AIRLESS
124. Child's game. : TAG
125. Numerical prefix. : HEPT
126. Diner. : EATERY
127. Flemish sailing boats. : BOYERS
128. Pen. : STY
1. Famous art classic. : PIETA
2. Over: Slang. : ALLUP
3. Once-popular Chinese play. : YELLOWJACKET
4. Pronoun. : SHE
5. Close matches. : TOSSUPS
6. Withdraw. : RETIRE
7. Made equal. : EVENED
8. Golf club. : WEDGE
9. Eastern title. : SRI
10. Joining. : BETWEEN
11. Incidents. : EVENTS
12. Is concerned. : CARES
13. Frankfurt's river. : ODER
14. French possessive. : MES
15. Suffix for long or short. : EST
16. Relatives. : INLAWS
17. Salesman of sorts. : BOOTLEGGER
18. Noted English actor. : EVANS
19. Foreign: Prefix. : XENO
21. State: Abbr. : WVA
26. Useless. : NOGOOD
29. Projects. : SCHEMES
34. Kitchen items. : POTS
36. Scolds: Colloq. : DRESSESDOWN
37. The streets of Paris. : RUES
38. French department. : AIN
40. Wood sorrels. : OCAS
41. Miss. : GIRL
42. Zephyr. : BREEZE
43. Removes. : ERASES
44. Heraldic bearings. : COATOFARMS
45. Fold: Fr. : PLIE
47. Colloid. : AGAR
48. Adherent of a Hindu sect. : SIKH
49. Constellation. : DRACO
50. Is suitable. : FITS
51. Call ___ day. : ITA
52. Summons to court. : BRINGSSUIT
53. Chalcedony. : ONYX
55. Symbol of superficial gentleness. : VELVETGLOVE
56. Wild goose. : BRANT
57. Fragrance. : SMELL
59. Highlander. : GAEL
60. Trick. : FEINT
63. Makes raids (on). : PREYS
65. Hints. : CLUES
67. Stitched. : SEWN
72. Dominate at home: Slang. : WEARTHEPANTS
73. Wring from. : EXTORT
74. Name in movie lore. : BEERY
75. Champ de ___, Paris square. : MARS
76. The Continent. : EUROPE
78. Ill-wishers. : FOES
80. British swell. : TOFF
81. Ellipsoid. : OVAL
82. ___ for (seek a spouse). : SETONESCAP
84. Clothing of sorts. : RAGS
86. In the know. : HEP
87. Clumsy workman. : BUNGLER
90. Letters. : QUES
91. Sustained strife. : FEUD
93. Memorandum. : CHIT
94. Sine ___. : QUANON
95. Wanders about. : GADS
97. Depot: Abbr. : STA
98. Nutritional. : DIETARY
99. Finch's cousin. : TANAGER
101. Emphasize. : ACCENT
102. Chemist's vessel. : BEAKER
103. Wage. : SALARY
104. Shake back and forth. : WIGGLE
105. Put up. : HOUSE
106. The nominees. : SLATE
107. Car appurtenance. : RADIO
109. ___ a time. : ONEAT
110. Saturated. : SOGGY
111. Hokum. : BLAH
112. Station. : POST
114. School marks: Abbr. : GRS
116. Because: It. : CHE
117. Meadowland. : LEA
118. Little bit. : DAB
119. Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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