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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 1978

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,533
Across Down
1. Fellow : CHAP
5. Poker wherewithal : CHIPS
10. Famed chanteuse : PIAF
14. Numerical prefix : HEXA
15. Basted : RANUP
16. Time ___ half : ANDA
17. Locomotives : IRONHORSES
19. Hitler, e.g. : NAZI
20. Boxing hopeful : CONTENDER
21. "Lonesome George" : GOBEL
22. Wasting no time : SWIFT
23. Coxcombs : FOPS
24. Lady of Avila: Abbr. : SRA
27. Modernist : NEO
28. Dour : JOYLESS
31. Biblical mountain : NEBO
33. Overlordship : SUZERAINTY
35. Make ___ (take action) : AMOVE
37. Nursery word : GOO
38. ___ example (show the way) : SETAN
39. Despair : GIVEUPHOPE
42. Prefix meaning China : SINO
43. Whence caviar comes : STERLET
44. Fell a tree : AXE
46. Sum up : ADD
47. Concoct : BREW
48. Hibernian : IRISH
50. Chanson subject : AMOUR
52. "Sticks ___ . . . " : ANDSTONES
56. Get better : HEAL
57. Erase : OBLITERATE
58. Paddock papa's preference : MARE
59. Conflagration : BLAZE
60. Dismal : DIRE
61. Concludes : ENDS
62. Made darts : SEWED
63. Kind of sch. : ELEM
1. Soigné : CHIC
2. One to admire : HERO
3. Nerve-cell process : AXON
4. Jeans, e.g. : PANTS
5. Sidekicks : CRONIES
6. Well contested : HARDFOUGHT
7. Map feature : INSET
8. Ovid's boy : PUER
9. AWOL's nemeses : SPS
10. Suits of armor : PANOPLIES
11. Not attending : INABSENTIA
12. Cutting tool : ADZE
13. Strike out : FAIL
18. Cut : HEWN
21. Prado features : GOYAS
23. Representing : FOR
24. Deterrents : SNAGS
25. Send payment : REMIT
26. Honest : ABOVEBOARD
28. Imperil : JEOPARDIZE
29. Band or grand follower : STAND
30. Church council : SYNOD
32. Disallows : OVERRULES
34. Central Park has one : ZOO
36. Swiss mathematician : EULER
40. Sunday seat : PEW
41. Was : EXISTED
45. Noble Italian family : ESTE
48. Relative : INLAW
49. Mob : HORDE
50. Alas! : AHME
51. Spiteful : MEAN
52. Proficient : ABLE
53. Brad or spad : NAIL
54. Pierre's being : ETRE
55. Appear : SEEM
57. Passé: Abbr. : OBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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