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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 353 (avg 1.85)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, 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. 10,896

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Soho swell : TOFF
5. Broadcast seed : SOWED
10. Fiery gem : OPAL
14. Bireme power : OARS
15. ___ là? (who goes there?) : QUIVA
16. Pianist Peter : NERO
17. Randy Matson, e.g. : SHOTPUTTER
19. Asgard's lord : ODIN
20. Buchwald and Ade : HUMORISTS
21. Weather word in L.A. : SMAZE
22. Person : PARTY
23. Patisserie item : FLAN
24. Frantic : MAD
27. Mal de ___ (seasickness) : MER
28. Floor supports : JOISTS
30. Nile denizen : IBIS
32. Serial : SEQUENTIAL
35. Food fish : CISCO
37. Soup-and-fish : TUX
38. Gadget : GIZMO
39. Rule from the bench : ADJUDICATE
42. Philippine island or port : CEBU
43. Crudely chipped flint : EOLITH
44. Borden weapon : AXE
46. Mat. time : SAT
47. Son of Troy's founder : ILUS
48. Activate : SPARK
50. Durable fabric : DENIM
52. Kind of soldier : CHOCOLATE
56. Choir member : ALTO
57. Appears suddenly : BURSTSUPON
58. Vienna, to a Berliner : WIEN
59. Vertiginous : AREEL
60. See to : TEND
61. Rorem and Sparks : NEDS
62. Singer Helen : REDDY
63. Former spouses : EXES
Down
1. Twaddle : TOSH
2. Honolulu's isle : OAHU
3. Out of : FROM
4. Camera-lens setting : FSTOP
5. Ushers : SQUIRES
6. Extend : OUTSTRETCH
7. Humorous : WITTY
8. Arden et al. : EVES
9. ___ es Salaam : DAR
10. Of names : ONOMASTIC
11. Plays the pompous precisionist : PEDANTIZES
12. Neighbor of Nev. : ARIZ
13. Unattended : LONE
18. Nanny pushes it : PRAM
21. Hurl : SLING
23. Ill-wisher : FOE
24. Isinglass : MICA
25. Withstand : ABIDE
26. Incoherent : DISJOINTED
28. Put next to : JUXTAPOSED
29. Latino dance : SAMBA
31. Kitchen helpers : SCULLIONS
33. Sine ___ non : QUA
34. Tactless one : LOUT
36. Execration : ODIUM
40. Pronoun : ITS
41. To a T : EXACTLY
45. Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
48. Destroy documents : SHRED
49. Jane Fonda's 1971 Oscar movie : KLUTE
50. Begin to be perceived : DAWN
51. Author Wiesel : ELIE
52. Remedy : CURE
53. Culmination : APEX
54. Franchot of former film fame : TONE
55. Pass catchers : ENDS
57. Preclude : BAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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