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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 1979

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,971
Across
1. Hyla : TOAD
5. Latin I word : AMAS
9. Slothful : LAZY
13. Of a resistance unit : OHMIC
15. Request at 4 Down : MORE
16. Expounder on roast pig : ELIA
17. Grand or baby grand : PIANO
18. Whit : IOTA
19. Huck or Mickey : FINN
20. ___ account (never) : ONNO
21. Serving at 4 Down : DRUMSTICK
23. Make ends meet, with "out" : EKE
25. Thalia's sister : ERATO
26. Daily newspaper statistic : SUNRISE
30. State in the Great Basin : NEVADA
34. Brazilian timber tree : APA
35. Tidal flood : EAGRE
38. State college at Ogden, Utah : WEBER
39. Aerosol can : BOMB
41. Paragon of patience : SAINT
43. Enlarge, as a hole : REAM
44. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
46. Celestial flare-ups : NOVAS
48. "These ___ the times . . . ": Paine : ARE
49. Standby at 4 Down : TURKEY
51. Hollered uncle : YIELDED
53. Precise : EXACT
56. Scottish skiing surface : SNA
57. Postprandial problem : HEARTBURN
61. S-shaped molding : OGEE
64. Italian bell town : ATRI
65. Jane Fonda's "Klute" role : BREE
66. "Barnaby ___" : RUDGE
68. Mystical poem : RUNE
69. Perón and Gabor : EVAS
70. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
71. Pumpkin and mince : PIES
72. Soaks flax : RETS
73. Griffith : ANDY
Down
1. Kind of round : TOP
2. Wheeling's river : OHIO
3. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
4. Feast, at times : DINNER
5. Engirt by : AMID
6. Pugilist Archie : MOORE
7. Pianist Rubinstein : ARTUR
8. Queeg or Queequeg : SEAMAN
9. Postfeast tidbit : LEFTOVER
10. Et ___ : ALII
11. Galvanizing agent : ZINC
12. Jerk : YANK
14. Snack after 4 Down : COOKIE
22. Irish ___ : STEW
24. Those: Sp. : ESAS
26. Relative of a clog : SABOT
27. Western Samoa island : UPOLU
28. Designator : NAMER
29. Former Alaskan governor : EGAN
31. Draw ___ on (aim) : ABEAD
32. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
33. Ready for battle : ARMED
36. S.A. resort : RIO
37. Deadly sin : ENVY
40. Where to buy éclairs : BAKERIES
42. Pacific porgies : TAIS
45. Barber's call : NEXT
47. Mexican married woman : SENORA
50. Conversation, in Sydney : YABBER
52. ___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
54. Type of pitch : CURVE
55. Wine and dine : TREAT
57. Heavenly instrument : HARP
58. Decorative case : ETUI
59. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
60. Crime-fighter Eliot : NESS
62. Utopia : EDEN
63. "Zounds!" : EGAD
67. Suffix with witch or stitch : ERY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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