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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 1967

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 389 (avg 2.13)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,543
Across
1. Approached. : CAME
5. Slight push. : JOG
8. Weather word. : SMOG
12. Water softener. : BORAX
13. O.T. Book: Abbr. : EXOD
15. Cautious. : WARY
16. Precision. : EXACTITUDE
18. Related. : AKIN
19. Big joke. : GAG
20. Poetic times. : EVES
21. Instigate. : FOMENT
23. Ladies: Abbr. : MMES
24. "Wait a ___." : MINIM
25. Witty allusions. : QUIPS
27. Literary man. : POET
28. Danube port. : ULM
31. American finch. : JUNCO
32. ___ rabbit. : WELSH
33. Bird sound. : COO
34. Athirst. : EAGER
35. Quick-witted. : APT
36. Spartan magistrate. : EPHOR
38. Presidential monogram. : FDR
39. House of a sort. : IGLOO
41. Name (a price). : QUOTE
42. Time. : ERA
43. Namesakes of dramatist Akins. : ZOES
44. Shirt features. : CUFFS
45. Material. : TWEED
47. Arabic letter. : ALIF
48. Rye, et al. : BREADS
50. Black Sea arm. : AZOV
51. Quiet! : SSH
54. Bridge play. : RUFF
55. Pass judgment on. : ADJUDICATE
58. Touch (on). : ABUT
59. Wear's companion. : TEAR
60. Shrewish woman. : VIXEN
61. Colloids. : GELS
62. English river. : EXE
63. In any case. : EVER
Down
1. Hip joint. : COXA
2. One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
3. Raincoat, for short. : MAC
4. Spoke on the spur of the moment. : EXTEMPORIZED
5. Ballet leaps. : JETES
6. River into Lake Aral. : OXUS
7. Object of worship. : GOD
8. Hindu title. : SWAMI
9. Flatter. : MAKEMUCHOF
10. O'Neill role. : ORIN
11. Peer ___. : GYNT
12. Adjure. : BEG
14. Challenges. : DEFIES
17. American composer. : IVES
22. Alert. : ONTHEQUIVIVE
23. Timid ones. : MICE
24. A lot: It. : MOLTO
25. Fourfold: Prefix. : QUADR
26. Thankless. : UNGRATEFUL
27. Gourds. : PEPOS
29. Plunders. : LOOTS
30. In addition. : MORE
31. Headman: Sp. : JEFE
32. Having ridges. : WALED
37. Praise unduly. : PUFF
40. Undertakes. : GOESAT
44. Lump of earth. : CLOD
46. Floats. : WAFTS
47. Clear sky. : AZURE
48. Show off. : BRAG
49. No city slicker. : RUBE
50. Trojan War hero. : AJAX
51. ___-Coburg. : SAXE
52. Silver: Abbr. : STER
53. Pullet. : HEN
56. Letter. : DEE
57. Year in Trajan's reign. : CIV

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

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