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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1975

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,604

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Across
1. Auto frame : CHASSIS
8. Tenuous supports : THREADS
15. Old Spanish coin : PISTOLE
16. Tonsorial job : HAIRCUT
17. Battery's partner : ASSAULT
18. Go out of control : RUNAMOK
19. ___ gun : GATLING
21. Road curve : ESS
22. Words for 48 Across : WEIGHTLIFTER
27. Whether ___ : ORNOT
28. Part of i.e. : EST
29. Wanders : ROAMS
33. Mr. of mystery : MOTO
34. James Bond, e.g. : SPY
35. Shade provider : TREE
36. W.W. II area : ETO
37. Roman 520 : DXX
38. Insect eggs : NITS
40. Ump's relative : REF
43. "___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
44. Reporter's quest : SCOOP
46. Braun of Hitler era : EVA
47. Move in baccarat : BANCO
48. U.S. Olympic champion, 1956 : PAULANDERSON
51. Intelligence org. : CIA
54. Lettering aid : STENCIL
55. French region, formerly : ALSATIA
57. Crisscrossed structure : LATTICE
62. Musician Hampton et al. : LIONELS
63. Left over : UNEATEN
64. N.J. community on the Hudson : FORTLEE
65. Gear for 48 Across : BARBELL
Down
1. Auditor : CPA
2. Possessive : HIS
3. Beast of burden : ASS
4. Penn or Union: Abbr. : STA
5. Quested : SOUGHT
6. ___ ease (uncomfortable) : ILLAT
7. Colonizes : SETTLES
8. Frugal : THRIFTY
9. Frequented place : HAUNT
10. Goal in horseshoes : RINGER
11. Historical period : ERA
12. Peak : ACME
13. Pairs : DUOS
14. Wall St. items : STKS
20. Speech problem : LISP
22. ___ Lib : WOMENS
23. Sensual : EROTIC
24. Entirely : INTOTO
25. Slime : GOO
26. "Poppycock!" : ROT
30. Eve and Enoch : ARDENS
31. Trotsky's refuge : MEXICO
32. Church official : SEXTON
39. Bribe : SOP
40. Untie : RELEASE
41. Author Hunter : EVAN
42. Following of a sort : FANCLUB
43. Forbid : BAR
45. Light shade : PASTEL
47. Aaron or Ruth, e.g. : BELTER
49. Purposeful : UTILE
50. Moon goddess : DIANA
51. Farm animal : CALF
52. Pelvic: Prefix : ILIO
53. Ancient lyre : ASOR
56. Picnic pest : ANT
58. Actor Hunter : TAB
59. Native: Suffix : ITE
60. Sheet for making film cartoons : CEL
61. Make bigger: Abbr. : ENL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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