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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

NOUNS IN OPPOSITION

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1977

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,193
Across Down
1. Florentine painter : LIPPI
6. Arithmetic abbr. : GCD
9. Shade tree : ELM
12. Shopping center : MALL
16. Of Catawba, Tokay, etc. : VINOUS
17. Lot measure : ACRE
19. U.S. cartoonist : REA
20. Out of port : ASEA
21. Theme of many a sea story : MANVSTHEELEMENTS
24. Schism : RIFT
25. Footnote notation : OPCIT
26. Biblical confrontation : DAVIDVSGOLIATH
28. Burglar's boodle : LOOT
29. "Exodus" name : ARI
31. ___ heart out (envy) : EATONES
32. Perry's creator : ERLE
33. Seine : NET
34. Thomas or Horace : MANN
36. Saguaros : CACTI
40. Bare essentials : NEEDS
42. Wynn and Begley : EDS
43. Not welcome : UNWISHED
46. Ullmann : LIV
48. The Game : YALEVSHARVARD
52. The whole hog : ALL
53. German pronoun : UNS
54. Clean the board : ERASE
55. Tropical climber : LIANA
56. Dryad's home : TREE
57. Aromatic : REDOLENT
59. Pluck : GRIT
61. Sacred song : PSALM
63. "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
64. Sheridan comedy: 1775 : THERIVALS
68. "___ for Adonais": Shelley : IWEEP
70. Apple-cheeked : RUDDY
72. Ordered : BADE
73. Don Juan and Casanova : AMORISTS
75. Smokes, for short : CIGS
76. ___ to the teeth : ARMED
79. Hite of "The Hite Report" : SHERE
80. Scrutinize : VET
81. Holbrook : HAL
82. Egghead-muscleman showdown : BRAINSVSBRAWN
85. Last year's jrs. : SRS
86. Speedy beauty of myth : ATALANTA
88. Suffix with Israel or Brooklyn : ITE
89. Lumber cutter : RESAW
91. Work on the lawn : RESOD
92. "If ___ My Way" : IHAD
94. ___ Aviv : TEL
95. Guru : SAGE
98. With alacrity : READILY
102. ___-King, of German myth : ERL
103. Louver : SLAT
104. Clash of 431 B.C. : ATHENSVSSPARTA
110. Lawful : LICIT
111. Twofold : DUAL
112. Historic rights-reading case : MIRANDAVSARIZONA
115. Au fait : ABLE
116. Chemical suffix : ANE
117. Slime : OOZE
118. Halley's and Kohoutek : COMETS
119. Bigfoot's cousin? : YETI
120. Pop : DAD
121. Lect. : SER
122. Butter melter : TOAST
1. Famous debates : LINCOLNVSDOUGLAS
2. Guest : INVITEE
3. Sentry's place : POST
4. Situate : PUT
5. Sort of: Suffix : ISH
6. Mother of the Titans : GAEA
7. 225, to Cicero : CCLV
8. Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
9. German surrealist : ERNST
10. Release : LETGO
11. Gardner's lawyer : MASON
12. Actresses Berenson and Pavan : MARISAS
13. Japan, Iran, etc. : ASIA
14. Took off : LEFT
15. Wood strip : LATH
16. Steam, e.g. : VAPOR
18. German port : EMDEN
21. Jetty : MOLE
22. Work on MSS. : EDIT
23. Author Hunter : EVAN
27. Corneille drama : LECID
29. To go: It. : ANDARE
30. Change one's outlook : RESLANT
34. G.P.'s, e.g. : MDS
35. Rowan : ASH
37. Title fight of March 7, 1951 : CHARLESVSWALCOTT
38. Range finder : TELEMETER
39. Faineant : IDLE
41. Ocular protection : EYELID
42. First mate : EVE
43. Grape : UVA
44. Soprano Merriman : NAN
45. Tie up : WRAP
46. Angler's choice : LURE
47. Candidate for A.A. : INEBRIATE
49. Baltic native : ESTH
50. Book by Read : ALIVE
51. Donizetti opera : RITA
56. River in N India : TAWI
58. Auto pioneer : OLDS
59. They reune : GRADS
60. Relieve (of) : RID
62. Temptation for Odysseus : SIRENS
65. Holden of fiction : EBEN
66. Cowardly Lion's portrayer : LAHR
67. Calumniator : SMEARER
69. Sounds seeking silence : PSTS
71. Fish story : YARN
74. Big Brother's creator : ORWELL
75. Burn : CHAR
77. Snitch : RAT
78. Rosemary's portrayer : MIA
79. Mariner's dir. : SBE
82. Austrian spa : BADEN
83. Itinerary word : VIA
84. Criterion: Abbr. : STD
87. Legendary Rhine menace : LORELEI
90. Ordinances : ASSIZES
92. Fräulein's name : ILSA
93. Sleep: Comb. form : HYPNO
94. Bohea and bancha : TEAS
96. Acquires : GAINS
97. Singer James : ETTA
99. ___ as a wet hen : ASMAD
100. White Sea gulf : DVINA
101. "Look not thou upon the wine when it ___": Proverbs : ISRED
104. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
105. Snorkel : TUBE
106. Discontinue : HALT
107. Commotions : ADOS
108. Demolish : RAZE
109. Old name for Kalinin : TVER
110. Where Pizarro died : LIMA
113. Play a part : ACT
114. Marsupial, for short : ROO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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