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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, September 25, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,174
Across
1. Lacking clearness : OPAQUE
7. At the place of : CHEZ
11. Music, e.g. : ART
14. Feedback : RETURN
15. Wing: Fr. : AILE
16. Large expanse : SEA
17. Be on hand : ATTEND
18. Hide : SKIN
19. Light color : TAN
20. Concurred : ASSENTED
22. Car-trunk need : JACK
23. Trot, e.g. : GAIT
25. ___ volente : DEO
26. Card game : ECARTE
28. “___ vincit amor” : OMNIA
30. Amiss : OFF
32. Performer : ACTOR
33. Repudiate : DISOWN
35. Potential pass-receivers : FLANKERS
37. Fasten firmly : NAIL
39. One: Lat. : UNUS
40. Blended : COMMIXED
44. Cigar : STOGIE
48. Wolf-pack member : UBOAT
49. Society figure : DEB
51. Sign up : ENROL
52. Path : COURSE
54. Came into : GOT
56. Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
57. Eccentricity : KINK
58. Word for word : VERBATIM
61. Bridge hand, in Bonn : OST
62. Give up : CEDE
63. Jewish law : TALMUD
66. Early people of Brazil : OTI
67. Apply pressure : URGE
68. State : ALLEGE
69. Compass reading : SSE
70. Has a look : EYES
71. Boil : SEETHE
Down
1. “Are you a man ___ mouse?” : ORA
2. Indulged one : PET
3. Gets to : ATTAINS
4. Dubious thing : QUESTIONMARK
5. Coffeemakers : URNS
6. Over : ENDED
7. Hand-me-down : CASTOFF
8. Scout activity : HIKE
9. Curtail : ELIDE
10. ___ Buddhism : ZEN
11. Phoenician goddess : ASTARTE
12. Nuclear plant : REACTOR
13. Cargo ships : TANKERS
21. Modern: Prefix : NEO
22. Florida city : JACKSONVILLE
23. Pantheon member : GOD
24. Porthos, to Athos : AMI
27. King of England : CANUTE
29. Is in store : AWAITS
31. Common ailment : FLU
34. Slangy turndown : NIX
36. Response to a ques. : ANS
38. Preceded : LED
40. Parts of some clocks : CUCKOOS
41. Orchestra members : OBOISTS
42. Man-getter : MOUNTIE
43. Academic titles : DEGREES
45. Eyelet : GROMMET
46. Debt : IOU
47. City lines : ELS
50. Hope or white : BOB
53. Completely : EVERY
55. Parting words : TATAS
59. Advantage : EDGE
60. Conte : TALE
62. Tip-off : CUE
64. Word of disgust : UGH
65. Letter : DEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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