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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1978

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,609
Across Down
1. Deus ex ___ : MACHINA
8. Julius from Brooklyn : LAROSA
14. One of the rivers of Hades : ACHERON
15. Start of the eighth month : AUGUSTI
16. Kahn's book about the old Dodgers : THEBOYSOFSUMMER
18. Fimbriate : HEM
19. Prison burned by Wat Tyler's rebels : NEWGATE
20. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
21. Nefarious : EVIL
23. Peddles : SELLS
24. Japon, Chine, etc. : ASIE
25. "There ___ old lady . . . " : WASAN
27. Electrical unit : REL
28. Jannings and Ludwig : EMILS
29. Enjoyed the snow : SLEIGHED
31. Already adjusted : PRESET
32. Bauble : GAUD
33. He's sorry now : RUER
34. From Venezia Tridentina to Sicilia : ITALIA
37. Small change in Panama : CENTIMOS
41. Coattails phrase : METOO
42. Downy surface : NAP
43. Mere; meager : SCANT
44. What dols measure : PAIN
45. Jetties : MOLES
47. Scope : AREA
48. Sea eagle : ERN
49. Daughter of Titus Andronicus : LAVINIA
51. 106, to Scipio : CVI
52. Patrick Mann's best seller : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
55. Poe poem : EULALIE
56. Triple ___ of 1907–8 : ENTENTE
57. Pitman specialists : STENOS
58. More irritable : RASPIER
1. 1978 Cooperstown inductee : MATHEWS
2. Straddling : ACHEVAL
3. Dress style : CHEMISE
4. O.T. language : HEB
5. Press : IRON
6. He wrote "The Highwayman" : NOYES
7. Rejoined : ANSWERED
8. Commits a deadly sin : LUSTS
9. Malarial symptom : AGUE
10. Pirate's quaff : RUM
11. Effortless assimilation : OSMOSIS
12. Barren : STERILE
13. Most lively : AIRIEST
15. "Pride goeth before ___" : AFALL
17. Eyed amorously : OGLED
22. Napoleon II's epithet : LAIGLON
24. "The Beautiful" : AMERICA
26. Writer Marsh : NGAIO
28. ___ Yisreal (Palestine) : ERETS
30. Mao's successor : HUA
31. It seldom made Cerf bored : PUN
33. He's sorry, too : REPENTER
34. Obstructs : IMPEDES
35. Remove, as a page or article : TEAROUT
36. Stimulated; thrilled : ATINGLE
37. Where L.A. is : CALIF
38. Communications pioneer : MARCONI
39. "One man, ___" : ONEVOTE
40. He dyes for a living : STAINER
42. Stars that brighten and fade : NOVAE
45. "___ a pious fraud . . . ": J. R. Lowell : MAYIS
46. Where Duccio painted : SIENA
49. Gounod contemporary : LALO
50. Crafts' partner : ARTS
53. Cupid : DAN
54. Knot in cotton fiber : NEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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