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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 1978

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,584
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1. Yachting maneuver : TACK
5. Ascertain : GETAT
10. Whence veal comes : CALF
14. Informed about : UPON
15. Rounded molding : OVOLO
16. Viva voce : ORAL
17. Bore : TIRE
18. Distinction for the best : FIRSTPRIZE
20. Play down, as a role : UNDERACT
22. Was inclined : TENDED
23. Pindar or Keats : ODIST
24. Ménage member : PERE
25. The best : FINEST
27. Pickling ingredient : TARRAGON
31. He wrote "Who's Afraid . . . ?" : ALBEE
32. A stroke too many : BOGEY
33. Wish one hadn't : RUE
34. Iodine source : KELP
35. Exposed : BARED
36. Apportion : METE
37. Chemical ending : IDE
38. Shows stamina : LASTS
39. Imperial, e.g. : BEARD
40. Like some bottles : REUSABLE
42. Yaks away : PRATES
43. "Such ___ have sown . . . " : ASYE
44. Poet Sylvia : PLATH
45. Marbles : AGATES
48. Cicero's forte : ORATIONS
51. Distinction for the best : BLUERIBBON
53. Organic compound : ENOL
54. Corso money : LIRE
55. Stigmatize : TAINT
56. Chaser : SODA
57. Israeli statesman : EBAN
58. Cloys : SATES
59. Yarborough card : TREY
1. Fonteyn costume : TUTU
2. Neat as ___ : APIN
3. Distinction for the best : CORDONBLEU
4. Well into : KNEEDEEP
5. Speed : GOFAST
6. Turn out : EVICT
7. Legal wrong : TORT
8. Capone and Smith : ALS
9. Was steady : TOTTERED
10. Eye part : CORNEA
11. Droughty : ARID
12. Play the drone : LAZE
13. Got out swiftly : FLED
19. Como : PERRY
21. Bullish time : RISE
24. Summons by name : PAGES
25. Hindu ascetic : FAKIR
26. ___ France : ILEDE
27. Rich cake, German style : TORTE
28. Distinction for the best : GREATHONOR
29. Bizarre : OUTRE
30. Shelter, clothing, etc. : NEEDS
32. Swiss city: Var. : BASLE
35. Minds the young 'uns : BABYSITS
36. Least inane : MEATIEST
38. Device using light rays : LASER
39. Dislikable child : BRAT
41. Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
42. Sets firmly : PLANTS
44. Disposed : PRONE
45. Qualified : ABLE
46. Loquacious : GLIB
47. "Vibes," in a way : AURA
48. Newspaper item : OBIT
49. Protuberance : NODE
50. Affect overpoweringly : SLAY
52. Cote sound : BAA

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