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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

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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
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Crime-fighter Eliot : NESS
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Utopia : EDEN
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"Zounds!" : EGAD
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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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