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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,150
Across
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Whippersnapper : JACKANAPES
11
President who weighed over 300 lbs. : TAFT
15
Tantamount : EQUIVALENT
16
It was once Christiania : OSLO
17
Converted : TURNEDINTO
18
Effort : STAB
19
Gal of song : SAL
20
Lets or sublets : RENTS
21
Gala : PARTY
22
Bell the cat : DARE
23
Toy on a string : YOYO
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Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
27
Normand of early films : MABEL
30
Football's Fighting Tigers : LSU
33
P.D.Q. : APACE
34
Bearing the name of : EPONYMOUS
36
Kind of rail or plane : MONO
37
Dir. from Paris to Calais : NNW
38
Russian secret police: 1922-35 : OGPU
39
Drew forth : EXTRACTED
42
Man the helm : STEER
43
Anil, e.g. : DYE
44
___ metabolism : BASAL
45
Tralee's county : KERRY
46
Baba au ___ (a pastry) : RHUM
48
Protection : EGIS
50
Between "To be" and "to be" : ORNOT
52
Wild; savage : FERAL
54
Cut down : HEW
57
___ Islands, SW of Samoa : FIJI
58
Resemblance or semblance : SIMILITUDE
60
"Too bad!" : ALAS
61
Arena attraction : PRIZEFIGHT
62
Amphibian : NEWT
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Unmerciful : RELENTLESS
Down
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Shea eleven : JETS
2
Greenish blue : AQUA
3
Tress : CURL
4
Relatives : KIN
5
So-so : AVERAGE
6
Ardent "consumerist" : NADER
7
Orderly setups : ALINEMENTS
8
Immured : PENT
9
Tolkien's tree creatures : ENTS
10
Tale: Abbr. : STO
11
That is ___ (in other words) : TOSAY
12
Horoscoper : ASTROLOGER
13
Blah : FLAT
14
Ale mug : TOBY
21
Prefix with syllable or graph : POLY
22
Stage setting : DECOR
23
Craving : YEN
24
Brought to heel : TAMED
25
Modern adhesive : EPOXY
26
Long, thin facial feature : LANTERNJAW
28
Halt in respiration : APNEA
29
Desex the text : BOWDLERIZE
31
Part of SST : SUPER
32
Loan shark's overcharge : USURY
35
Specks : MOTES
40
Be next to : ABUT
41
Traffic-light mechanism : CAM
42
T-bar, e.g. : SKILIFT
47
Uplift : HOIST
49
Greek physician : GALEN
50
Twinkling ___ eye : OFAN
51
Rub the wrong way : RILE
52
Give the sack to : FIRE
53
Author Ludwig : EMIL
54
Colossal : HUGE
55
Anglo-Saxon letters : EDHS
56
Douses : WETS
58
Watering device: Abbr. : SPR
59
E. Indian herb : TIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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