It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
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.
1
T
2
A
3
C
4
K
5
G
6
E
7
T
8
A
9
T
10
C
11
A
12
L
13
F
14
U
P
O
N
15
O
V
O
L
O
16
O
R
A
L
17
T
I
R
E
18
F
I
R
S
T
19
P
R
I
Z
E
20
U
N
D
E
21
R
A
C
T
22
T
E
N
D
E
D
23
O
D
I
S
T
24
P
E
R
E
25
F
26
I
N
E
S
T
27
T
A
R
R
A
28
G
29
O
30
N
31
A
L
B
E
E
32
B
O
G
E
Y
33
R
U
E
34
K
E
L
P
35
B
A
R
E
D
36
M
E
T
E
37
I
D
E
38
L
A
S
T
S
39
B
E
A
R
D
40
R
E
U
41
S
A
B
L
E
42
P
R
A
T
E
S
43
A
S
Y
E
44
P
L
A
T
H
45
A
46
G
47
A
T
E
S
48
O
R
A
T
I
O
49
N
50
S
51
B
L
U
E
R
I
52
B
B
O
N
53
E
N
O
L
54
L
I
R
E
55
T
A
I
N
T
56
S
O
D
A
57
E
B
A
N
58
S
A
T
E
S
59
T
R
E
Y
© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,584
Across
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
Down
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

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|