This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1981

5-Across : ___ with (experienced)

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 380 (avg 2.03)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
H
3
A
4
D
5
M
6
E
7
T
8
U
9
P
10
F
11
L
12
E
13
W
14
H
A
R
I
15
O
M
A
N
I
16
L
O
L
A
17
I
N
E
Z
18
T
O
P
A
Z
19
I
C
K
Y
20
G
A
Z
21
E
T
T
E
22
Z
23
A
N
I
E
S
24
I
D
L
E
25
B
E
R
G
26
C
27
H
28
A
N
G
E
29
A
U
R
A
30
M
31
O
32
D
33
H
A
L
E
Y
34
S
T
R
I
P
35
M
I
N
E
36
I
R
I
S
37
P
O
S
T
A
38
E
R
A
L
39
P
R
E
S
40
S
U
R
E
S
41
O
Z
Z
I
E
42
S
Y
N
43
E
Z
R
A
44
W
I
Z
A
R
D
45
H
A
Z
Y
46
T
I
N
A
47
S
48
Q
49
U
A
L
L
50
T
O
P
K
N
51
O
52
T
53
P
U
L
L
54
I
55
L
O
V
E
56
I
D
Y
57
L
58
E
I
N
E
59
N
A
D
E
R
60
N
O
P
E
61
C
Z
A
R
62
G
R
O
S
S
63
E
R
O
S
© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,643
Across
1
N'Djamena is its capital : CHAD
5
___ with (experienced) : METUP
10
Hopped a plane : FLEW
14
___ Rud, river on Afghanistan's boundary : HARI
15
Man of Masqat : OMANI
16
"Damn Yankees" gal : LOLA
17
Don Juan's mother : INEZ
18
Uris novel : TOPAZ
19
Gooey or gluey : ICKY
20
Newspaper : GAZETTE
22
Clowns : ZANIES
24
Not busy : IDLE
25
"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
26
Alter : CHANGE
29
Effluvium : AURA
30
Like Mary Quant's style : MOD
33
"Roots" author : HALEY
34
Coal source : STRIPMINE
36
Spring bloomer : IRIS
37
Luigi's mail : POSTA
38
Of a period : ERAL
39
Exigencies : PRESSURES
41
Actor-musician Nelson : OZZIE
42
Def., maybe : SYN
43
Pound : EZRA
44
Oz V.I.P. : WIZARD
45
Unclear : HAZY
46
Actress Louise : TINA
47
Raucous cry : SQUALL
50
Coiffure tuft : TOPKNOT
53
Influence : PULL
54
"The Man ___," 1924 song : ILOVE
56
Romantic interlude : IDYL
58
Article for Hans : EINE
59
Arch-consumerist : NADER
60
Slangy turndown : NOPE
61
Dictator : CZAR
62
Coarse : GROSS
63
An Olympian : EROS
Down
1
Greek letter : CHI
2
Put up drapes : HANG
3
Environs : AREA
4
Vertigo : DIZZINESS
5
Blotch : MOTTLE
6
Ham it up : EMOTE
7
Finish line : TAPE
8
"___ voce poco far," Rossini aria : UNA
9
Fast-food place : PIZZERIA
10
Cast : FLING
11
Places : LOCI
12
Actress Sommer : ELKE
13
Methods : WAYS
21
Nervous : EDGY
23
Not care ___ : ARAP
25
Lancaster et al. : BURTS
26
TV cop show : CHIPS
27
Bandleader James : HARRY
28
Sci-fi heavy : ALIEN
29
Confused : ATSEA
30
Persian prince's title : MIRZA
31
Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
32
X-ed : DELED
34
Rueful : SORRY
35
Theater area : MEZZANINE
37
Enigmatic : PUZZLING
40
Close tightly : SEAL
41
Piggery sound : OINK
44
Car attachments : WIPERS
45
Czech coin : HALER
46
Jabberwocky word : TOVES
47
Blueprint datum, for short : SPEC
48
Cross-examine : QUIZ
49
Bone attached to a ginglymus : ULNA
50
Rowdydow : TODO
51
What anosmic people do not sense : ODOR
52
Erratum : TYPO
55
Gibbon : LAR
57
Author Whitten : LES

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle