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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,833
Across
1. Log used for forming a slideway : SKID
5. Isolated : APART
10. Reprographic item : STAT
14. Ooze : MIRE
15. Windshield adjunct : WIPER
16. Tom, Dick and Harry : TRIO
17. Larynx feature : ADAMSAPPLE
19. Pealed : RUNG
20. In a straightforward manner : SQUARELY
21. Parental imperatives : DONTS
22. Rubicund : RUDDY
23. ___ off (repel) : FEND
24. Pronoun for the Pequod : SHE
27. Lehár's "___ Rastelbinder" : DER
28. Discordant sounds : JANGLES
31. Maneuver for takeoff : TAXI
33. Bearing : DEPORTMENT
35. Portrayer of Charlie Chan : OLAND
37. Word with can or tray : ASH
38. Black or gloomy : SABLE
39. Brainy ringleader : MASTERMIND
42. At hand : NEAR
43. Phases : ASPECTS
44. Neighbor of Kan. : NEB
46. Hullabaloo : DIN
47. Actress Sommer : ELKE
48. Asiatic starling : MYNAH
50. Sandburg and Jung : CARLS
52. Place a medal upon a hero : DECORATE
55. Lobes on moss leaves : ALAE
56. Jellify : GELATINIZE
58. U.S.A. reserve group : ROTC
59. Call forth : EVOKE
60. Schumann's teacher : DORN
61. "La Bohème" first-act finale : DUET
62. Ore producers : MINES
63. Nylon woe : SNAG
Down
1. Wee, in Dundee : SMA
2. Small fry : KIDS
3. Baghdad is its capital : IRAQ
4. Take exception : DEMUR
5. Bestowed : AWARDED
6. Fantasies : PIPEDREAMS
7. Put to use : APPLY
8. Bank (on) : RELY
9. A crowd, in Roma : TRE
10. Atlas : STRONGMAN
11. Relative of a rollaway : TRUNDLEBED
12. Solecist's word : AINT
13. Duds : TOGS
18. King of the Meccans: 1953–64 : SAUD
21. Dimples, in a way : DENTS
23. Widely : FAR
24. Leaf opening : STOMA
25. "Papa Bear" of Chicago : HALAS
26. Enrage : EXASPERATE
28. Corn bread : JOHNNYCAKE
29. Chou ___ : ENLAI
30. Unyielding : STERN
32. Mind : INTELLECT
34. Greek letter : PSI
36. Some are stacked : DECKS
40. Abbr. on a road map : RTE
41. Means : DENOTES
45. Adriatic port : BARI
48. Casaba : MELON
49. "___ Across the Table," 1934 song : HANDS
50. King or queen : CARD
51. Mattie of diamond fame : ALOU
52. Hindu mother-goddess : DEVI
53. Noun ending : TION
54. Pound, the poet : EZRA
56. Cameo : GEM
57. Neighbor of Ire. : ENG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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