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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 351 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,074
Across
1. Nejd native : ARAB
5. Crude broom : BESOM
10. White House pet : FALA
14. Major-___ : DOMO
15. Where Crockett fell : ALAMO
16. Beasts of burden : OXEN
17. Touch : ABUT
18. Insipid : BANAL
19. Like X-rated films : SEXY
20. Buffoons : MERRYANDREWS
23. Patio locale : YARD
24. Sculpt : CHISEL
28. U. K. freight car : WAGON
31. Sweetheart : TRUELOVE
33. Prefix with poise or nox : EQUI
34. School-discipline cane of yore : FERULE
36. Washington org. : CIA
37. ___ lang syne : AULD
38. Banish : EXILE
39. Enjoy serendipity : FIND
40. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
41. Instructs beforehand : PRIMES
42. Alençon or Cluny : LACE
43. Ingredients : ELEMENTS
45. Farm machine : BALER
46. Europe's largest lake : LADOGA
47. Rugged vehicle : JEEP
49. Kind of show : PUNCHANDJUDY
55. Three, in Bonn : DREI
58. Cow : DAUNT
59. Israeli port : ACRE
60. Don or San : JUAN
61. Moth : EGGER
62. Kind of hammer : CLAW
63. Nicely ensconced : SNUG
64. Piquant : ZESTY
65. Starr and Francis : KAYS
Down
1. Bede or Smith : ADAM
2. Ceremonial wear : ROBE
3. River of Asia : AMUR
4. Shaped like a grape cluster : BOTRYOID
5. Fictional elephant : BABAR
6. African antelope : ELAND
7. Type of paper : SAND
8. Bradley : OMAR
9. Particles : MOLECULES
10. Old fogy : FOSSIL
11. Fireman's gear : AXE
12. Barker : LEX
13. One or more : ANY
21. Penn ___, N. Y. : YAN
22. Sound of glee : WHEE
25. Get-together : SOCIAL
26. Make evident : EVINCE
27. Head man : LEADER
28. Mink's relative : WEASEL
29. Altair's constellation : AQUILA
30. Deceived : GULLED
31. Pares : TRIMS
32. Govern : RULE
34. Spanish explorer : FERNANDEZ
35. Way out : EXIT
39. Breakfast fare : FLAPJACK
41. Rangoon's state : PEGU
44. Downcast : MOPING
45. Feather or water : BED
47. Miss Leigh : JANET
48. Way in : ENTRY
50. Enclosure : CAGE
51. Embraces : HUGS
52. Bruins' campus : UCLA
53. Clydesdale's load : DRAY
54. Evergreens : YEWS
55. Platter spinners, for short : DJS
56. Operate : RUN
57. Bain must : EAU

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

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