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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1978

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,607
Across
1. Town near Princeton, N.J. : CRANBURY
9. Relish served at 1 Across? : SAUCE
14. Like Fogg : TRAVELLED
15. Inveigled : LURED
16. Is conspicuous or prominent : OUTSTANDS
17. Suffixes with rook and cook : ERIES
18. Shamus : TEC
19. Usti ___ Labem, Czechoslovak city : NAD
20. Good mark : BEE
21. "Merci" or "gracias" : THANKS
24. Word after 21 Across : GIVING
27. "Encore!" : BIS
28. Composer Thomas Augustine ___ : ARNE
29. Above, to Key : OER
31. Harold or Richard : ARLEN
34. Century plant : ALOE
35. ___ fide : BONA
36. Ahmeds I, II and III : SULTANSOFTURKEY
39. Claire and Balin : INAS
40. Medieval laborer : ESNE
41. Somme mail : POSTE
42. Name for a certain male bird : TOM
43. Run out of steam : FLAG
44. Intimidate : COW
45. Kind of portrait : FAMILY
47. Word after 45 Across : DINNER
50. ___ Khan : ALY
51. Jiffy : SEC
52. "Agnus ___" : DEI
54. Prepare the bird, in a way : BROIL
57. Puma : CATAMOUNT
60. Buddhist monk : BONZE
61. Emits a play of colors : OPALESCES
62. Nectareous : SWEET
63. Word after 62 Across : POTATOES
Down
1. Dinner-table vessel : CRUET
2. Notched bar : RATCH
3. Sts. : AVS
4. Dr. J., once : NET
5. Nonlethal ammo : BLANKS
6. Forearm bones : ULNAS
7. Demond's costar on TV : REDD
8. What O. J. gains : YDS
9. Raglan ___ : SLEEVE
10. Old gold coins : AUREI
11. Geller of psychic fame : URI
12. Fair mark : CEE
13. Ms. reviewers : EDS
14. Younker : TOT
20. I.Q.-test name : BINET
22. Is supportive : ABETS
23. Foch or Simone : NINA
24. "Grand Canyon Suite" composer : GROFE
25. Crevices : NOOKS
26. "The Balcony" playwright : GENET
28. Forward : ALONG
30. Comedienne Martha : RAYE
31. ___ were (seemingly) : ASIT
32. ___-the-mill : RUNOF
33. Shaggy grazer : LLAMA
34. Test for a forty-niner : ASSAY
35. Prepare the bird : BROWN
37. Bly : NELLY
38. Well-versed in : UPON
43. Prepare the bird, in a way : FILLET
44. Grasshopper : CICALA
46. Indian corn : MAIZE
47. Coup ___ : DETAT
48. Infer from data : EDUCE
49. Coty and Descartes : RENES
51. Sodium soap : SAPO
53. Possessive pronoun : ITS
54. Nonlethal ammo : BBS
55. Pother : ROW
56. Two halves : ONE
57. Kojak, e.g. : COP
58. Confronted : MET
59. Bear: Sp. : OSO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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