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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, January 31, 1975

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,302
Across
1. Kind of tray : ASH
4. Chinese leader : MAO
7. Astronomy or geology: Abbr. : SCI
10. "___ a Camera" : IAM
13. Miscellany : THISANDTHAT
16. ___ in the bud : NIP
17. On the increase : MOREANDMORE
18. Noises: Abbr. : SDS
19. Clermont's power source : STEAM
20. Mal de ___ : MER
21. Report-card quartet : AAAA
23. "Divine Comedy" poet : DANTE
25. Imarets and serais : INNS
27. Love or hate : EMOTION
32. Was up to : COULDDO
34. Actor David and family : NIVENS
35. Actor Michael : DUNN
36. Clumsy one : OAF
37. Bakery workers : ICERS
38. River island : AIT
39. Shadow of a ___ : DOUBT
41. Eur. country : GER
42. Skin affliction : ACNE
44. Support over a doorway : LINTEL
45. The Kettles : MAANDPA
47. Unpretentiousness : MODESTY
48. ___ Domini : ANNO
49. Halt in respiration : APNEA
51. Insecticides : DDTS
53. Govt. agency : ECA
54. Analysis : ASSAY
59. I love: Lat. : AMO
60. Business trends : UPSANDDOWNS
63. Pot-au-___ : FEU
64. Children's game : CATANDMOUSE
65. Explosive : TNT
66. Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
67. Faroe whirlwinds : OES
68. Deface : MAR
Down
1. Pressure units: Abbr. : ATMS
2. Swig of whisky : SHOT
3. Put on the payroll : HIRE
4. "Yes ___" : MAAM
5. Cape of Mass. : ANN
6. ___ out : ODDMAN
7. Time saver : SHORTCUT
8. Detroit product : CAR
9. Willow genus : ITEA
10. Peculiarities : INSANDOUTS
11. Be an accomplice : AIDANDABET
12. Army people: Abbr. : MPS
14. Winslow Homer subject : SEA
15. Govt. agents : TMEN
22. Feel out of sorts : AIL
23. ___ and dont's : DOS
24. Many years : EON
26. "Speak ___ and . . . " : SOFTLY
27. Riddle : ENIGMA
28. "Of ___" : MICEANDMEN
29. Relative of Roger : OVERANDOUT
30. Acreage: Abbr. : TER
31. ___ shape (pathetic) : INSAD
33. Took apart : UNDID
35. Stamping tool : DIE
38. Metrical feet : ANAPESTS
40. Unity : ONE
43. Man of figures: Abbr. : CPA
44. Mauna ___ : LOA
46. "___ on a bet!" : NOT
47. ___ harm (have good intentions) : MEANNO
50. College sports org. : NCAA
52. Similar : SUCH
54. Navy VIP's : ADMS
55. ___ Locks : SOO
56. Bathed : SWUM
57. Celestial handle : ANSA
58. River of Belgium : YSER
59. Fore and ___ : AFT
61. Actor O'Brien : PAT
62. After H.S.T. : DDE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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