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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1975

8-Down : Frugal

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
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,604
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
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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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