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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, May 9, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,496

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Across
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Feline whine : MEOW
5
Madison Ave. type : ADMAN
10
Bump or lump : KNOB
14
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
15
Huntress of myth : DIANA
16
Palm tree : NIPA
17
Schism : RIFT
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One enjoying a respite : VACATIONER
20
Openings on decks for drainage : SCUPPERS
22
Mean : INTEND
23
Wet : RAINY
24
Lenient : SOFT
25
Bridal cap or woman's slipper : JULIET
27
Tasty melon : HONEYDEW
31
Govt. security : EBOND
32
Of the cheek : MALAR
33
Parseghian : ARA
34
Clumsy fellow : LOUT
35
Chairperson's prop : GAVEL
36
Hue between green and blue : CYAN
37
Delay : LAG
38
Sign before Taurus : ARIES
39
Director of "Pippin" and "Chicago" : FOSSE
40
Where Napoleon died : STHELENA
42
Used a Rob Roy : CANOED
43
Salt Lake City team : UTES
44
Escarpment : CLIFF
45
Catchword : SLOGAN
48
Headlined : FEATURED
51
Relax : TAKEITEASY
53
Prefix with tape or type : TELE
54
Author Hunter : EVAN
55
The Four Hundred : ELITE
56
Word in philosophy : ESSE
57
Martha of show biz : RAYE
58
Relieve : ALLAY
59
Something a steeplejack must watch : STEP
Down
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Place of interest to NASA : MARS
2
Colonizer of Greenland : ERIC
3
Vacationing, as a G.I. : ONFURLOUGH
4
Maintenance sign : WETPAINT
5
Coming : ADVENT
6
Personal record : DIARY
7
Foul-weather gear : MACS
8
Literary oddments : ANA
9
Countrywide : NATIONAL
10
Intricate : KNOTTY
11
Pirates or Braves : NINE
12
Unrestricted : OPEN
13
Minstrel : BARD
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Construe : INFER
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Jumbled : PIED
24
Shoe parts : SOLES
25
Sets : JELLS
26
Member of a W.W. I "wolf pack" : UBOAT
27
___ care (be prudent) : HAVEA
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Sabbaths : DAYSOFREST
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Wipe out : ERASE
30
Declined : WANED
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Conduits : MAINS
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Hyson, e.g. : GREENTEA
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Overwhelms by argument : CONFUTES
38
Asian mountains : ALTAI
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___ accompli : FAIT
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Conductor Ormandy : EUGENE
42
Argillaceous : CLAYEY
44
Pelota gear : CESTA
45
Ending with tip or tap : STER
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Source of obsidian : LAVA
47
Concurrence, colloquially : OKAY
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Strike out : FAIL
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"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Profound : DEEP
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Ninety-degree angle : ELL

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

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