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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

WORDS IN PLACE

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1970

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 71-Across clue had "is"; changed to "Is."
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,610
Across Down
1. Eastern big wheel : RAJA
5. Shut-eye : SLEEP
10. Boo-boo : LAPSE
15. Haul : CART
19. Komsomolsk's river : AMUR
20. Eccentric : OUTRE
21. "I want ___ . . . " : AGIRL
22. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
23. Clipper feature : TOPGALLANT
25. Chaotic : TOPSYTURVY
27. Cockney idol : ERO
28. Person : SOUL
29. Chemical compound : AMINE
31. ___ Andreas : SAN
32. Means : DENOTES
34. Friend of Trajan and Tacitus : PLINY
35. Bars : BISTROS
39. Accomplished : DID
40. Footpaths: Dialect : TRODS
41. Turnips and cabbages : BRASSICA
42. Equity member : ACTOR
45. Cuckoopint, for one : AROID
46. Occult character : RUNE
47. Army off. : GEN
48. Famed comedian : LAHR
49. Go-between : MIDDLEMAN
52. Rough cloth : SHAG
53. Native: Suffix : ITE
54. Pulpits : AMBOS
56. Ukase's cousin : EDICT
57. Relative of Mauna Loa : AETNA
58. Indurated : SCLEROID
60. Today's youth : MODS
61. Study hard : CRAM
62. Not a sideshow : THECENTEROFATTRACTION
68. Featureless : FLAT
69. River areas : AITS
70. Keep : HOLDONTO
71. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
73. Rustle : SWISH
75. Thread : LISLE
76. Neighbor of Ger. : DEN
77. Semiaquatic creature : NEWT
78. Hockey area : CENTERICE
80. ___ and now : HERE
81. Panay native : ATI
82. Oyster : SPAT
84. Takes heed of : RECKS
85. "Waiting for ___" : GODOT
86. Companies : CONCERNS
88. Greek city-state : POLIS
89. The works : ALL
90. Employs : ENGAGES
91. Property : TRAIT
92. Macule : BLEMISH
96. Direction : NNE
97. " . . . ___ horse to . . . " : LEADA
98. Hall: Ger. : AULA
99. Letter : DEE
100. Like the green traffic light : BOTTOMMOST
104. Unfathomable : BOTTOMLESS
107. Mil. acronym : AWOL
108. Brilliant glass : PASTE
109. Nonprofessionals : LAITY
110. Fodder : OATS
111. Pond : MERE
112. Playing cards : TREYS
113. Colorado park : ESTES
114. Blackthorn : SLOE
1. Merited : RATED
2. Con ___ : AMORE
3. Knight's shirt : JUPON
4. Neighbor of Uru. : ARG
5. Went it alone : SOLOED
6. Oners : LULUS
7. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
8. Sea bird : ERN
9. Like a flower part : PETALOID
10. Some Americans : LATINS
11. Suffering : AGONY
12. Speak, with "up" : PIPE
13. Elders: Abbr. : SRS
14. Blissful : ELYSIAN
15. Peerage members : COUNTS
16. Timetable word: Abbr. : ARR
17. Race an engine : REV
18. Nursery item : TOY
24. Out of bed : ASTIR
26. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
30. Place for Sunday drivers : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
33. Reputation : ODOR
34. Exerts pressure : PRODS
35. Main impact : BRUNT
36. Virtuous : RIGHTMINDED
37. Great expanse : OCEAN
38. African cattle : SANGA
40. Electron tube : TRIODE
41. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
42. Leaning : ALIST
43. Net : CATCH
44. Political group : THELEFTWING
45. Sphere of action : AMBIT
50. Norse epics : EDDAS
51. Weather word : MIST
52. Alliance : SEATO
54. Erect : AREAR
55. Blanc, for one : MONT
57. ___ Triomphe : ARCDE
59. Fanfare : ECLAT
60. Irriguous : MOIST
61. Poker move : CALL
63. Ballgame delayer : RAIN
64. Dense areas : THICKS
65. Flowers : ROSES
66. Colorado county : OTERO
67. Vocal group : NONET
71. Within ___ of : ANACE
72. Place : SETON
73. Thumbs through : SCANS
74. Dampens : WETS
75. Within the law : LICIT
79. Trustworthy : RELIABLE
80. Evergreen oak : HOLM
82. Musical sign : SEGNO
83. Appropriate : PREEMPT
85. Flicker : GLEAM
87. Saddle part : CANTLE
88. Yaks : PRATES
89. Bronze and pewter : ALLOYS
91. Cantankerous : TESTY
92. Mesa's cousin : BUTTE
93. Consummate : IDEAL
94. Sixth: It. : SESTO
95. German state : HESSE
97. Mislay : LOSE
98. Have ___ (begin) : ATIT
100. Loud sound : BAM
101. Use credit : OWE
102. High rock : TOR
103. Seagoing: Abbr. : MAR
105. Western org. : OAS
106. Spanish article : LOS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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