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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 1975

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,579
Across Down
1. Baseball cover : COWHIDE
8. Premiums : BONUSES
15. River of Hades : ACHERON
16. Of a radioactive element : URANOUS
17. Wall of Jerusalem : WAILING
18. Ecstasy : RAPTURE
19. Distress call : SOS
20. One of the hemispheres : EASTERN
22. Part of U.S.D.A.: Abbr. : DEPT
24. Put an ___ (stop) : ENDTO
25. Call it ___ : ADAY
28. Chop : AXE
29. Actor Ray : ALDO
30. Pudding ingredient : RAISIN
32. Kind of carriage : HORSELESS
35. Dwarf of folklore : GNOME
36. More frigid : ICIER
37. Robin Hood, e.g. : THIEF
39. Actor Sal : MINEO
41. Abel, to Eve : SECONDSON
45. Big champagne bottle : MAGNUM
47. Locomotive sound : CHUG
48. Equal: Prefix : ISO
49. Famed exile spot : ELBA
50. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
52. Part of K.K.K. : KLUX
53. Construction : ERECTOR
55. Garden tool worker : HOE
56. States of excitement : DELIRIA
58. Erudite : LEARNED
62. Athrob : PULSING
63. Intertwined : ENLACED
64. Ship-loading duty : LASTAGE
65. Pitting devices : STONERS
1. Crow's cry : CAW
2. Wood sorrel : OCA
3. Annual plant of California : WHISPERINGBELLS
4. Spartan serf : HELOT
5. Eye part : IRIS
6. ___ Quixote : DON
7. Begets : ENGENDERS
8. Fly apart : BURST
9. Speechifier : ORATOR
10. Scruff : NAPE
11. Disobedient, as a pet : UNTRAINED
12. Song from "The Graduate" : SOUNDSOFSILENCE
13. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
14. Compass point : SSE
21. Stirs : ADOS
22. Code signal : DAH
23. Outside: Prefix : EXO
24. She, in France : ELLE
26. Zero in on : AIM
27. Chemical ending : YNE
29. The vowels : AEIOU
31. Mellowing, as wine : AGING
33. Certain screenwriter : SCENARIST
34. Louisiana parish : STCHARLES
38. Witching, for one : HOUR
39. French title : MME
40. Adjective suffix : IAL
42. Prefix for plasm : ECTO
43. Columbus campus : OSU
44. Night goddess : NOX
46. Clubbing : MACING
51. Put on : STAGE
52. Moslem holy book : KORAN
54. Silkworm : ERIA
55. Circle of light : HALO
56. Graduate's certificate: Abbr. : DPL
57. U.S.A., in France : EUA
59. Doorway: Abbr. : ENT
60. Poetic contraction : EER
61. Dentist's degree : DDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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