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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, July 12, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 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. 10,560
Across
1. Identifying symbol : LOGO
5. Growing out : ENATE
10. Lifting device : JACK
14. Niblick or wedge : IRON
15. Fictional uncle : REMUS
16. Harrow's rival : ETON
17. Valet : MANSERVANT
19. African ravine : WADI
20. A.L. player : ANGEL
21. Timetable abbr. : ETA
22. Sublease : RELET
23. Pierre's earth : TERRE
25. Be persuasive : SELL
26. Toque, e.g. : HAT
29. Colonial dances : MINUETS
31. Stark peak : TOR
34. Stage direction : EXIT
36. Bonus or fringe benefit : PERQUISITE
38. Russian czar : ROMANOV
40. Anonymous : UNNAMED
41. Single : ONEBASEHIT
43. Around: Prefix : PERI
44. ___ Plaines : DES
45. Endeavors : STRIVES
47. Turf : SOD
48. TV's Johnson : ARTE
50. Carrying cargo : LADEN
52. Cabbage or spinach : SAVOY
54. Right-angled structure : ELL
55. Signified : MEANT
59. Neat as ___ : APIN
60. Opportunist : TIMESERVER
62. See 6 Down : LAND
63. Native of Meshed : IRANI
64. Ceramic item : VASE
65. Hence : ERGO
66. Piggy-bank fillers : CENTS
67. Differently : ELSE
Down
1. Kind of bean : LIMA
2. Port of Algeria : ORAN
3. Signal bell : GONG
4. Beginning : ONSET
5. Misdo : ERR
6. Imaginary place, with 62 Across : NEVERNEVER
7. Dabbler : AMATEUR
8. Bluefin : TUNA
9. Superlative ending : EST
10. Treasured object : JEWEL
11. Continually : ATALLTIMES
12. Disguise the meaning : CODE
13. Furrow the brows : KNIT
18. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
22. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
24. Rejoinder : RIPOSTE
25. Runtish : STUNTED
26. King in "I, Claudius" : HEROD
27. Nerve-cell process : AXONE
28. Intended to expedite : TIMESAVING
30. Tantamount : EQUIVALENT
32. Alamagordo's county : OTERO
33. Drafted again : REDID
35. Check : TAB
37. Dimwit : SAP
39. Snide : NASTY
42. U.S. labor leader: 1887–1946 : HILLMAN
46. Ornamental pattern in art : SEME
49. Musical piece : RONDO
51. Chutzpah : NERVE
52. Mall sign : SALE
53. On ___ with : APAR
54. Where Hyde once presided : EIRE
56. Grandparental : AVAL
57. Headland : NESS
58. Forest unit : TREE
60. Neuralgic symptom : TIC
61. Little girl's nickname : SIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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