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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, September 7, 1974

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,156
Across Down
1. Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
6. Rogers : ROY
9. Standoffs : TIES
13. Tends the bar : MIXES
14. June phrase : IDO
15. Running tracks : OVALS
17. Forecast : PROJECTED
19. Concentrated juice : SYRUP
20. Sensible : SANE
21. Cortés's subjects : AZTECS
23. Cha : TEA
24. Intimidate : COW
26. Vance and Holmes : SLEUTHS
28. Small-minded : PETTY
31. Force : IMPEL
32. Mooring rope : HAWSER
34. Compass heading : NNE
35. Plant : MILL
38. Equal: Prefix : ISO
39. Gives up : RESIGNS
42. Modern: Prefix : NEO
43. Lay away : STOW
45. Photos, for short : PIX
46. Goal : TARGET
48. Blackbird : RAVEN
50. Sunbathes : BASKS
51. Orchestra section : STRINGS
53. ___ room : REC
54. Educ. building : SCH
55. Wall covering : STUCCO
57. One-liner : QUIP
61. Character in a Peter Weiss play : MARAT
63. Respects : LOOKSUPTO
65. Cockpit : ARENA
66. Jackie's spouse : ARI
67. Romero of films : CESAR
68. Urges : YENS
69. Gridiron figure : REF
70. Editor's concern : STYLE
1. Elec. units : AMPS
2. Star in Cetus : MIRA
3. British campus: Abbr. : OXON
4. Declines : REJECTS
5. Compass reading : ESE
6. Famed hotel : RITZ
7. Modern playwright : ODETS
8. Alpine sound : YODELING
9. Even money : TOSSUP
10. One of the leagues : IVY
11. Humans : EARTHLINGS
12. Skids : SLUES
16. Vacation spot : SPA
18. Rookery sound : CAW
22. Bonding agent : CEMENT
25. ___ and terminer : OYER
27. Pro ___ : TEM
28. Greek letters : PHIS
29. "___ of Eden" : EAST
30. A few : TWOORTHREE
33. Wish one hadn't : REPENT
34. "Nothing doing!" : NIX
36. Garden green : LEEK
37. Very many : LOTS
40. Exceptional : SINGULAR
41. "Quién ___?" : SABE
44. Hostilities : WAR
47. Squash gear : RACQUET
49. Prospects : VISTAS
51. Alarming : SCARY
52. Tally : SCORE
53. Man of Seoul : ROK
54. Wee, in Scotland : SMA
56. Close-fitting hat : COIF
58. ___-daisy : UPSY
59. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
60. Meditate : PORE
62. Sothern : ANN
64. Parts of acts: Abbr. : SCS

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