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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,124
Across
1. Blockhead : ASS
4. Texas landmark : ALAMO
9. Baseball gambits : BUNTS
14. Least bit : RAP
15. Of the hip : COXAL
16. Put forth : EXERT
17. Greek letter : ETA
18. Ballpoint's ancestor : QUILL
19. Did a yard chore : MOWED
20. Aztec foe : CONQUISTADOR
23. Snake, to Ovid : ANGUIS
24. Lady of Spain : SRA
25. Fairy queen : MAB
28. ___ rate : ATANY
31. Standing by : ONCALL
33. Golf strokes : BAFFS
36. Head parts : EARS
38. Give the eye to : OGLE
39. Page : LEAF
40. Fogs up : HAZES
41. Santa's time : XMAS
42. River of France : ORNE
43. Venezuelan copper center : AROA
44. Reads electronically : SCANS
45. Smog component : CINDER
47. Right: Prefix : ORTHO
49. Essential : KEY
50. Concerns of eds. : MSS
52. N.Y.–N.J. mountains : RAMAPO
56. Transvaal city : JOHANNESBURG
59. Kind of diet : NOFAT
62. Uncertainty : DOUBT
63. Pentagon initials : DOD
64. In reserve : ONICE
65. Spanish city : AVILA
66. Arden : EVE
67. Kennel noises : BARKS
68. Certain bags : TOTES
69. Common prefix : NON
Down
1. Betel palm : ARECA
2. Squelched : SATON
3. Directly : SPANG
4. Exculpates : ACQUITS
5. Alcott : LOUISA
6. W.W. II powers : AXIS
7. Rat's fare in rhyme : MALT
8. Stewpots : OLLAS
9. Lament : BEMOAN
10. Agrippina, e.g. : UXOR
11. Unfamiliar : NEW
12. A crowd, in Naples : TRE
13. Criterion: Abbr. : STD
21. Tossed off : QUAFFED
22. Impurity : DROSS
25. Molten rock : MAGMA
26. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
27. Consecrate : BLESS
29. At hand : NEAR
30. River of Mississippi : YAZOO
32. Fop : COXCOMB
33. Obstruct : BLOCK
34. Lofty abode : AERIE
35. Brice : FANNY
37. Rise high : REAR
40. Unrelenting : HARSH
44. Daisies : SHASTAS
46. Overplays : EMOTES
48. High-pitched : TREBLE
51. V.I.P. in Cairo : SADAT
53. Wystan Hugh : AUDEN
54. City of Utah : PROVO
55. City of Utah : OGDEN
56. Cracker or skip : JACK
57. De ___ (afresh) : NOVO
58. Parisian night : NUIT
59. Soho swell : NOB
60. ___ spree : ONA
61. Evergreen : FIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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