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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1974

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 50-Down clue had "Offtimes"; corrected it to "Ofttimes."

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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,910
Across
1
"___ spake Zarathustra" : THUS
5
Highlander : SCOT
9
Crescent points : CUSPS
14
Force in Pacific lore : MANA
15
Land: Abbr. : TERR
16
Horrify : APPAL
17
Opera feature : ARIA
18
There: Sp. : ALLI
19
In on, with "to" : PRIVY
20
Explosive : NITROGLYCERINE
23
French land areas : ILES
24
Malay dagger : KRIS
25
Certain Arabians : OMANIS
28
In the style of : ALA
29
Grayish yellow : ECRU
33
Mideast desert : NEGEV
34
Greek letter : THETA
36
Kind of session : RAP
37
Explosive : TRINITROTOLUENE
40
Summit: Prefix : ACR
41
Seed coverings : ARILS
42
Chekhov : ANTON
43
Insufferable one : PILL
45
Imitate : APE
46
Manifesto site : OSTEND
47
Mine entrance : ADIT
49
Polynesian image : TIKI
50
Explosive : HIGHLYVOLATILE
56
Myopic cartoon character : MAGOO
57
Refer to : CITE
58
Diving bird : LOON
59
Give the go-ahead to : ALLOW
60
Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
61
Collar : ETON
62
Bewilders : STUNS
63
Caesar et al. : SIDS
64
Sires' mates : DAMS
Down
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Treasury agent : TMAN
2
Mata : HARI
3
One : UNIT
4
Architect Eero : SAARINEN
5
Developmental periods : STAGES
6
Honeycomb components : CELLS
7
Paris airport : ORLY
8
Rills : TRICKLETS
9
Shade of blue : CAPRI
10
Dawn, for example : UPRISE
11
Whirl : SPIN
12
___ the way : PAVE
13
Crafty : SLY
21
De Havilland : OLIVIA
22
Muse : ERATO
25
Beer-bar sign : ONTAP
26
Thanks, in Monaco : MERCI
27
"It's ___!" : AGIRL
28
Make ___ in one : AHOLE
30
Mt. Ida's island : CRETE
31
Went too long : RANON
32
Knock off balance : UPEND
34
Altarpieces : TRIPTYCHS
35
No. 49 of 50 : ALASKA
38
Follow : TRAIL
39
Nameless : UNTITLED
44
Shallow pond : LAGOON
46
Certain tankers : OILERS
48
Arab sailing ships : DHOWS
49
Lugged : TOTED
50
Ofttimes screeching item : HALT
51
Cold-weather abode : IGLU
52
Clock numeral : VIII
53
Particle : IOTA
54
Come into view : LOOM
55
Austrian river : ENNS
56
Family members : MAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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