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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

WHO HAS WHAT?

New York Times, Sunday, December 10, 1978

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 584 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,624
Across Down
1. Iwo ___ : JIMA
5. Melted : FUSED
10. "Wearin' ___ Green" : OTHE
14. ___ crow flies : ASTHE
19. Neck projection : ADAMSAPPLE
21. Brain part associated with speech : BROCASAREA
23. Talking animal in Numbers : BALAAMSASS
24. Retinal layer : JACOBSCOAT
25. Smuts was one : BOER
26. Call's partner : BECK
27. Dawn goddess : AURORA
28. Fugitive's haven : HIDEOUT
32. Cardinal star : BROCK
34. Twisted: Comb. form : STREPT
35. Lives : EXISTS
36. Perch : ROOST
37. Nast's target : TWEED
38. Staffers : AIDES
39. Strawberry geranium : AARONSBEARD
41. Consumer-protection agcy. : PSC
44. "Hinky Dinky Parlay ___" : VOO
45. Math course : TRIG
46. Bireme gear : OARS
47. Prickle : SETA
48. Ann has two : ENS
49. Attraction in 1849 : SUTTERSGOLD
53. Spud : TATER
54. "Oh ___ is a gentle thing": Coleridge : SLEEPIT
56. Objects of veneration : ICONS
57. Alone : SOLELY
58. Prate : TWADDLE
59. In ___ way (vulnerable) : HARMS
60. Mediterranean capital : PALERMO
61. Resistance quantity : OHMAGE
62. Actress Taylor : RENEE
63. Nymph or orchid : CALYPSO
64. "If My Friends Could ___ Now" : SEEME
65. Early name for Yellowstone Park : COLTERSHELL
67. Letter addenda : PSS
69. Payment to a French estate owner : CENS
70. Disco dance : FRUG
71. Numerous : MANY
72. Newt : EFT
73. Elev. : ALT
74. She should be above suspicion : CAESARSWIFE
78. Fixation : MANIA
80. Bungle : BOTCH
81. Make one's day : ELATE
82. Light-years, e.g. : FARCRY
83. Arrogant : SNOOTY
85. Eocene or Neocene : EPOCH
86. Tan silks : PONGEES
87. Freeload : SPONGE
88. Qualified : ABLE
89. Mitigate : EASE
90. Where the Hesperus was wrecked : NORMANSWOE
92. Volcanic-glass drops : PELESTEARS
98. Three stars in a line : ORIONSBELT
99. Fogbow : ULLOASRING
100. Tempi : BEATS
101. One-time Mrs. Kovacs : EDIE
102. Jet : PLANE
103. Louver : SLAT
1. Shot from Ali : JAB
2. Tarbell : IDA
3. ___ de tête : MAL
4. Org. for Drs. : AMA
5. Renowned : FAMOUS
6. Only horse to defeat Man o' War : UPSET
7. Shadowbox : SPAR
8. Subway branches : ELS
9. ___ Plaines : DES
10. Demurs : OBJECTS
11. Bannister's milieu : TRACK
12. Pork cut : HOCK
13. Household: Comb. form : ECO
14. Confident : ASSURED
15. Kind of cow : SACRED
16. B.S.A. unit : TROOP
17. Crux : HEART
18. "Do I dare to ___ peach?": T. S. Eliot : EATA
20. Wooden shoes : SABOTS
22. They reduce or moderate : ABATERS
26. Petty officer : BOSN
28. Breathe hard : HEAVE
29. Fiery roller for Hera's suitor : IXIONSWHEEL
30. Henry Purcell aria : DIDOSLAMENT
31. Suffix with Siam or Annam : ESE
32. Danish comedian-pianist : BORGE
33. Aussie creature : ROO
34. Grassy land : SWARD
36. Singer-actor John : RAITT
37. River ducks : TEALS
39. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
40. Blessings : BOONS
41. Contribution to the Vatican : PETERSPENCE
42. Electrical storm : STELMOSFIRE
43. Nut; kernel: Comb. form : CARYO
45. N-___ (math term) : TUPLE
47. Orchid product : SALEP
49. Marsh grass : SEDGE
50. All smiles : RIANT
51. Fallen rocks : SCREE
52. Pyle of TV : GOMER
53. Hydrocarbon derivative : TOLYL
55. Cheeses : EDAMS
57. Rand or Struthers : SALLY
58. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
59. Wife of Hagar the Horrible : HELGA
60. Nearly, to Nero : PAENE
62. Edd ___, Cooperstown name : ROUSH
63. Irritate : CHAFE
65. Battle site: 1346 : CRECY
66. Loser to Hoover : SMITH
68. Tarries : STAYS
70. Adds to the kitty : FATTENS
74. ___ Bluff, N.Y.C. : COOGANS
75. Abounding : REPLETE
76. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
77. G. I. Jane : WAC
78. Impressionist's works : MANETS
79. Neighbor of Uru. : ARG
80. Witticism : BONMOT
82. Anatomical cavities : FOSSAE
83. Germ cell : SPORE
84. Water wheel : NORIA
85. "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
86. Metrical foot : PAEON
87. Brahmin : SNOB
88. Thunderstruck : AWED
89. Fitzgerald : ELLA
91. Mariner's dir. : SBE
92. Litter member : PUP
93. Building wing : ELL
94. Vocal pauses : ERS
95. Be under the weather : AIL
96. Genetic molecule : RNA
97. N.C.O. : SGT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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