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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,397
Across
1. Mop up : SWAB
5. Toward the stern : ABAFT
10. Particle : WHIT
14. Hock or sack : WINE
15. Keep the ___ (contain) : LIDON
16. City on the Truckee : RENO
17. Neighbor of Nev. : ARIZ
18. Unswerving : FOURSQUARE
20. Mocha's land : YEMEN
22. Darjeeling : TEA
23. Ruined : UNDID
24. Defendant's defense : ALIBI
26. Guzzle : SWIG
28. Cask: Abbr. : BRL
30. Spouse : CONSORT
32. Denials : NOS
35. Kind of camera : REFLEX
37. Reaction to a doctor's mallet : KNEEJERK
39. Rhyme scheme : ABAA
40. British liberals : WHIGS
42. Golf situation : AWAY
43. Pronto : VERYSOON
45. Conflict : TUSSLE
47. Shade tree : ELM
48. Ask guidance : CONSULT
50. French article : LES
51. Style : MODE
52. Kind of pipe : PEACE
54. Took pleasure in : ATEUP
57. Evergreen : YEW
59. In a riled state : HETUP
62. Feigned : DISSEMBLED
65. "___ girl!" : ITSA
66. Singly : ONCE
67. Orchestra member : CELLO
68. Thresh : BEAT
69. Do a farm chore : SEED
70. Closes tightly : SEALS
71. Kennel sounds : ARFS
Down
1. Rule : SWAY
2. Telegram : WIRE
3. Orwell novel : ANIMALFARM
4. Chisel edge : BEZEL
5. Landon : ALF
6. Vitamin in yeast and liver : BIOTIN
7. Together, in music : ADUE
8. Cheaply : FORASONG
9. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
10. Contorted : WRUNG
11. ___ for the hills : HEAD
12. Religious inscription : INRI
13. ___ the line : TOED
19. Altogether : QUITE
21. Pleasant : NICE
25. Ornamental evergreen : BOXWOOD
27. Take on Gorgeous George : WRESTLE
28. Atlanta athlete : BRAVE
29. Establishment foe : REBEL
31. Onion and red : SKINS
32. Wordy Christmas-card enclosure : NEWSLETTER
33. Papal cape : ORALE
34. Scottish terriers : SKYES
36. Put down : LAY
38. Part of Monroe's sig. : JAS
41. Hive dweller : HONEYBEE
44. Range : SCOPE
46. Where the Sevier flows : UTAH
49. Flow, as fountain water : UPWELL
51. Pondered : MUSED
53. Silk-cotton tree : CEIBA
54. Bustlings : ADOS
55. Trident feature : TINE
56. Verb ending : ESCE
58. Fitzgerald : ELLA
60. Service branch: Abbr. : USAF
61. Touches lightly : PATS
63. Banquet V.I.P.'s : MCS
64. Scale tones : DOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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