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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, September 22, 1979

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,910
Across Down
1. Twitches : TICS
5. ___ myrtle (flowering shrub) : CRAPE
10. Replicas, for short : FACS
14. Melville novel : OMOO
15. Son or brother of Osiris : HORUS
16. Yearn : ACHE
17. Legislative body : PARLIAMENT
19. Catface : SCAR
20. Part of V.I.P. : IMPORTANT
21. Pungent : ACERB
22. Tuscan commune : SIENA
23. River of Albania : DRIN
24. The Queen's pilots : RAF
27. Thus, in Dundee : SAE
28. Amounts; portions : QUANTA
30. Saucers, maybe : UFOS
32. Strong, spicy Irish cordial : USQUEBAUGH
35. Alphabetizes, e.g. : SORTS
37. On the ___ vive : QUI
38. Oft heard : STALE
39. Nicknames : SOBRIQUETS
42. Vous ___ : ETES
43. Informal alliance : LEAGUE
44. Meth. or Pres. : CHR
46. Schedule abbr. : ETA
47. Karenina : ANNA
48. Wedge-shaped piece : CLEAT
50. Counterfeit : FORGE
52. Gave ear to : HEARKENED
56. Leaf angle : AXIL
57. Willful : DELIBERATE
58. Word on the wall : MENE
59. Prepare a cannon for firing : PRIME
60. Ooze : MIRE
61. M.I.T. grads : ENGS
62. Prosit or skoal : TOAST
63. Luge, e.g. : SLED
1. Pith helmet : TOPI
2. Moslem leader : IMAM
3. Business abbr. : CORP
4. Strains for single singers : SOLOS
5. Mansion : CHATEAU
6. Style of architecture : ROMANESQUE
7. Where the action is : ARENA
8. Fourth-down play : PUNT
9. Atlanta's time : EST
10. Allure : FASCINATE
11. Stress : ACCENTUATE
12. Carbonize : CHAR
13. Montenegrin : SERB
18. Spring bloomer : IRIS
21. Qaddafi and Sadat : ARABS
23. Scheduled : DUE
24. Singer Columbo : RUSS
25. "___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
26. Patient under provocation : FORBEARING
28. Relinquishment documents : QUITCLAIMS
29. Lace end : AGLET
31. Garrotes : STRANGLES
33. Neighbor of Ont. : QUE
34. "For ___ jolly good . . . " : HESA
36. Hasso from Stockholm : SIGNE
40. In the capacity of : QUA
41. Dessert : SHERBET
45. Libertine : RAKE
48. Virtuous wife in Jonson's "Volpone" : CELIA
49. Come to ___ (agree at last) : TERMS
50. Kudos : FAME
51. Covered-wagon team : OXEN
52. Demigod : HERO
53. Sparable, e.g. : NAIL
54. Peut-___ (Parisian's "perhaps") : ETRE
55. Accomplishment : DEED
57. Cabinet section: Abbr. : DPT

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

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