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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1976

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,797
Across Down
1. N.C.O.'s : CPLS
5. Very many : SCADS
10. Office repro : STAT
14. Implant : ROOT
15. Earth goddess : TERRA
16. Shower : POUR
17. Still in the win-only column : UNDEFEATED
19. Feminine ending : ETTE
20. Final trio : XYZ
21. Green spots : OASES
22. Mariner's greeting : AHOY
23. Heraldic wreath : ORLE
24. Quito money : SUCRE
27. Northern spies : APPLES
30. Have a look : PEER
31. Handle clumsily : PAW
34. Ancient region of Asia Minor : TROAS
35. Choice seat location : AISLE
36. ___ shoestring : ONA
37. Moot subject : POINTINQUESTION
40. ___ Arbor : ANN
41. Total : ADDUP
42. Perfume, as an altar area : CENSE
43. Inactive: Abbr. : RET
44. Mine payoff : LODE
45. Made fun of : JESTED
46. No wallflower : BELLE
48. Blanc, e.g. : MONT
49. Solidify : JELL
51. "Thou ___ every sparrow . . . " : SEEST
53. Outfielder Zernial : GUS
56. Face shape : OVAL
57. ESP : SIXTHSENSE
59. Creeper : VINE
60. River of France : ISERE
61. Cat : MANX
62. B.P.O.E. : ELKS
63. Balzac's home : STCYR
64. Sovereignty : SWAY
1. Central point : CRUX
2. Yankee Doodle's mount : PONY
3. City of Poland : LODZ
4. Jeanne or Marie: Abbr. : STE
5. Has sticky fingers : STEALS
6. Stop altogether, with 35 Down : CEASE
7. TV's Johnson : ARTE
8. Embellishes : DRESSESUP
9. Blue : SAD
10. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
11. Relevant : TOTHEPOINT
12. Sedan : AUTO
13. Yarborough card : TREY
18. Prevent : FORESTALL
23. "Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
25. Ubangi feeder : UELE
26. Certain rolls : CRESCENTS
27. N.Y.S.E. term : ATPAR
28. Inclined : PRONE
29. Can't-miss distance : POINTBLANK
30. Irritate : PIQUE
32. Win by ___ : ANOSE
33. Declined : WANED
35. See 6 Down : ANDDESIST
38. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
39. Kind of pilot : TEST
45. One who banters : JOSHER
47. French pronoun : ELLES
48. Measurement: Suffix : METRY
49. "By ___!" : JOVE
50. Very bad : EVIL
52. Management V.I.P. : EXEC
53. Chew on : GNAW
54. Middie's campus : USNA
55. Like X-rated films : SEXY
57. Family member : SIS
58. Letters : EMS

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

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