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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,854
Across
1. Door sign : PUSH
5. Do a tailor's job : ALTER
10. Thready streak : WISP
14. Erskine of 1927–29 : AUTO
15. "Vade ___ me, satana" : RETRO
16. Yorkshire river : AIRE
17. Fit : SUIT
18. Barcelona native : CATALONIAN
20. Philatelic marking : SURPRINT
22. Minstrel, often : LUTIST
23. Name of B'way fame : LUNT
24. Yarmulke site : PATE
25. Leapt : SPRANG
28. Truncated : SAWEDOFF
32. Makes more acute : WHETS
33. Preclude : DEBAR
34. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
35. Ameliorate? : EEEE
36. Having much clayey soil : MARLY
37. Understands? : CCCC
38. Et or y : AND
39. Round of applause : SALVO
40. Texas cowboy's gear : RIATA
41. Adjust to a new home : RESETTLE
43. Eight Boy Scouts, usually : PATROL
44. Like ___ of sunshine : ARAY
45. Triclinium serving : CENA
46. Skyrocketed : SOARED
49. Daydream : PHANTASY
53. Kitchen or theater appliance : CORNPOPPER
55. ___-bitty : ITTY
56. Tops : AONE
57. Drive off : REPEL
58. Approve : OKAY
59. Cross : ROOD
60. Kind of bland diet : SIPPY
61. "Not a one, Zeke" : NARY
Down
1. Go by : PASS
2. Woolly beasts? : UUUU
3. Foofaraw : STIR
4. Warming appliance : HOTPLATE
5. Making a trajectory : ARCING
6. Inclined : LEANT
7. Rag? : TTTT
8. Lib cause : ERA
9. Kind of bed : ROLLAWAY
10. Poster heading : WANTED
11. Has a look? : IIII
12. Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
13. Kind of house : PENT
19. External : OUTER
21. Scoreboard entries : RUNS
24. Picasso : PABLO
25. Avow : SWEAR
26. Benzene : PHENE
27. Clarinets, e.g. : REEDS
28. Start a set : SERVE
29. Hammerstein : OSCAR
30. De ___ segregation : FACTO
31. Of a central point : FOCAL
33. Waste time : DALLY
36. Corrida V.I.P.'s : MATADORS
37. Triple Crown winner: 1948 : CITATION
39. ___ throat : STREP
40. ___ of Kutch (Indian salt morass) : RANN
42. Rated : EARNED
43. Nacreous : PEARLY
45. Nest sound : CHEEP
46. Catface : SCAR
47. Charges it? : OOOO
48. Ponte Vecchio stream : ARNO
49. Goober and black-eyed? : PPPP
50. Andreanof island : ATKA
51. Get the limelight : STAR
52. Solomonic? : YYYY
54. Designer of Kennedy Library at Harvard : PEI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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