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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,251

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Where Polo originated : ASIA
5. Bit of trouble : SCRAPE
11. Pronoun : HER
14. Manx's murmur : PURR
15. Borgia potion : POISON
16. Wallach : ELI
17. Friend who can't be trusted : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
20. Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ
21. Star in Lyra : VEGA
22. Lofty perch : AERIE
23. Hawaiian city : HILO
24. Practical joker : GAGSTER
26. Bijoux : JEWELS
29. Presume or assume : POSIT
30. Swear : AVOW
31. Polytheistic : PAGAN
32. The check : TAB
35. Unwelcome one : PERSONANONGRATA
39. Discontinue : END
40. Sherpa's land : NEPAL
41. Student's concern : EXAM
42. Wander : STRAY
43. Characteristics : TRAITS
45. One way or another : SOMEHOW
48. Papal name : PAUL
49. "___ ear and . . . " : INONE
50. Beaux-___ : ARTS
51. Received : GOT
54. Scoundrels : GOODFORNOTHINGS
58. Marist, for one : NUN
59. ___ one's laurels : LOOKTO
60. ___ avis : RARA
61. Ending with hatch or rook : ERY
62. "Hey, there!" : YOOHOO
63. Pitcher : EWER
Down
1. Church feature : APSE
2. Phoenix court team : SUNS
3. Basra's land : IRAQ
4. Deluge refuge : ARK
5. Hawkers' specialties : SPIELS
6. River in a Vachel Lindsay poem : CONGO
7. Soprano Shane of the Met : RITA
8. Tray or can predecessor : ASH
9. C. Auguste Dupin's creator : POE
10. Attractive : ENGAGING
11. Courage : HEART
12. Famed cow : ELSIE
13. Stair part : RISER
18. Baneful : EVIL
19. Caesura : REST
23. Uses an ax : HEWS
24. Russian author of "Taras Bulba" : GOGOL
25. Wise ___ owl : ASAN
26. Taunt : JAPE
27. Fifty-fifty : EVEN
28. Noun or verb : WORD
29. One of the Philippines : PANAY
31. Custard apple : PAPAW
32. Prepare to take off : TAXI
33. Rat-___ : ATAT
34. Thwacking sounds : BAMS
36. Very busy : ONTHEFLY
37. Famed fiddler : NERO
38. Authentic : REAL
42. "___ these, the homeless, . . . to me" : SEND
43. Drum beat : TATTOO
44. Bustle : RUSH
45. Actress Hasso : SIGNE
46. "History is ___ side": Khrushchev : ONOUR
47. Romantically sentimental : MOONY
48. First: Prefix : PROTO
50. Egyptian cross : ANKH
51. Emulate beavers : GNAW
52. Fe, fi, fo, fum : OGRE
53. Alexander or Peter : TSAR
55. Goose eggs : OOO
56. Marsupial, for short : ROO
57. Choleric emotion : IRE

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