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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,175
Across
1. 128 cu. ft. of wood : CORD
5. Fabulizers : LIARS
10. On in years : AGED
14. Jai follower : ALAI
15. Put out : ISSUE
16. Flutter : WAVE
17. "___ that touch liquor . . . " : LIPS
18. Zoo denizen : CHIMPANZEE
20. Imam's bailiwick : MOSQUE
22. Aldrich's "Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
23. Misdo : ERR
24. The Middies : USNA
26. Arabic letter : ALIF
28. Fin ___ (decadent) : DESIECLE
32. Wading birds : SORAS
35. Orchestra member : OBOE
36. Relative of etc. : ETAL
38. Waldorf, e.g. : SALAD
40. Electrical unit : VOLT
41. Gluts : SATES
43. Adhesive : GLUE
44. Conclude : ENDUP
46. Mystical mark : RUNE
47. Particle of dust : MOTE
48. Alpine serenade : YODEL
50. Demonstrated, as strikers : PICKETED
52. Pitcher : EWER
54. Lunchtime : NOON
55. Double agent : SPY
58. Niche object : IDOL
60. Passable : NOTBAD
64. Anticipate : LOOKTOWARD
67. Go by plane : AERO
68. "Loverly" look : OGLE
69. Untamed : FERAL
70. Inveigh : RAIL
71. Annoyingly slow : POKY
72. Defective : FLAWY
73. Christmastide : YULE
Down
1. Unflappable : CALM
2. Salmagundi : OLIO
3. Knocks : RAPS
4. Anxiety : DISQUIETUDE
5. Permits, British style : LICENCES
6. Like: Suffix : ISH
7. Where the Ob flows : ASIA
8. Cugat's forte : RUMBA
9. Flower features : SEPALS
10. Wheat feature : AWN
11. Look : GAZE
12. At any time : EVER
13. Antelope's playmate : DEER
19. Juan's goodbye : ADIOS
21. Wield : USE
25. Wedding locale : ALTAR
27. Piecemeal : FRAGMENTARY
28. Peace symbol : DOVE
29. Hard wood : EBONY
30. Italian coin : SOLDO
31. Go through, as food : EATUP
33. Apportion : ALLOT
34. Cook in a bit of fat : SAUTE
37. "Pravda" founder: 1912 : LENIN
39. Achievement : DEED
42. Next : SECONDLY
45. Lapwing : PEWIT
49. Batted first : LEDOFF
51. Cole Porter musical, "Hitchy-___" : KOO
53. Spur feature : ROWEL
55. Dish out messily : SLOP
56. Comics character : POGO
57. Egg feature : YOLK
59. Zhivago's love : LARA
61. Swain : BEAU
62. Seed coat : ARIL
63. An also-ran in '76 : DOLE
65. Essential : KEY
66. Green : RAW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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