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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, August 31, 1976

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 349 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,880
Across Down
1. Widely : FAR
4. What to do to the beguine : BEGIN
9. Large vessel : VAT
12. O'Flaherty : LIAM
14. Miss Massey : ILONA
15. Thine, in Metz : ATOI
17. Roofing tool : ADZE
18. Wall-eyed pike : RIVERTROUT
20. Actor Ben ___ : GAZZARA
22. Does an offstage job : PROMPTS
23. Soft-pedals : MUTES
24. Rainy-day cry : TAXI
25. Flabbergasted : AMAZED
27. Combustible material : TINDER
31. Papal tribunals : ROTAS
32. The good in "good riddance" : ADJECTIVE
35. Miss Merkel : UNA
36. Inter ___ : ALIOS
37. Medoc, e.g. : VIN
38. Theater feature : MEZZANINE
41. Canea's island : CRETE
43. Celestial configuration : SYZYGY
44. Crownlets : TIARAS
45. Gullets : MAWS
47. ___ of time : SANDS
48. Stanza : STROPHE
51. Seek to discover : INQUIRE
54. Like a chickweed variety : MOUSEEARED
56. Appearance : LOOK
57. Italian wine : ASTI
58. Itinerary : ROUTE
59. Prior: Prefix : ANTE
60. Library admonitions : SHS
61. Zimbalist : EFREM
62. But, to Cato : SED
1. Poop out : FLAG
2. Radamès's beloved : AIDA
3. Hilarious confusion : RAZZMATAZZ
4. Made a whirring sound : BIRRED
5. Disney's middle name : ELIAS
6. State-house tenant: Abbr. : GOV
7. All thumbs : INEPT
8. Recounts : NARRATES
9. Critter : VARMINT
10. Surmounting : ATOP
11. Tipster : TOUT
13. Jewish parchment scroll : MEZUZA
16. Pronoun : ITS
19. Poisonous : TOXIC
21. Chemical endings : ATES
25. Cuckoopints : ARUMS
26. Wherewithal : MONEY
28. Pastimes : DIVERSIONS
29. First Mrs. Perón : EVITA
30. Descartes et al. : RENES
32. Muhammad ___ : ALI
33. Sonic welter : DIN
34. Palooka : JOE
36. Location unspecified : ANYWHERE
39. Fermentation : ZYMOSIS
40. Slack-jawed : AGAPE
41. French numeral : CINQ
42. Part of a mollusk's mouth : RADULA
44. Two-seater : TANDEM
46. " . . . against a ___ troubles" : SEAOF
47. Spanish numeral : SIETE
48. Wee, in Dundee : SMA
49. Kind of pot : TOSS
50. Miss St. Denis : RUTH
52. Mnemonic exercise : ROTE
53. ___ out (managed) : EKED
55. Capek play : RUR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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