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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1976

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { C J Q }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,946

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Jack London's Capt. Larsen : SEAWOLF
8. Cockles' musical partners : MUSSELS
15. Munitions dump : ARSENAL
16. "___ Dance" : ANITRAS
17. Wish desperately : HOPEAGAINSTHOPE
19. Change accordingly : ADAPT
20. Provo native : UTAHAN
21. Queen City nine : REDS
22. Medieval catapult : ONAGER
23. "I told you so!" : HAH
26. Citrus drink : ADE
27. Like a nobleman : TITLED
28. Kelly : GENE
29. U.S. Japanese : ISSEI
30. Bobby-___ : SOXER
31. Acted desperately : GRASPEDATSTRAWS
36. Vesuvian outputs : LAVAS
37. "Never!" : NOWAY
38. Swear : AVOW
39. Like Jack of the comics : SMILEY
41. Sea-depth meas. : FTH
44. Place of iniquity : DEN
45. Threw a baseball : BLAZED
46. Seek refuge : FLEE
47. More piercing : KEENER
48. ___ grudge (feel malice) : BEARA
49. Desperation equipment : AWINGANDAPRAYER
53. Spell : RELIEVE
54. Most stingy : NEAREST
55. Tied : KNOTTED
56. Third calendar box : TUESDAY
Down
1. Rommel's battleground : SAHARA
2. Weakened : ERODED
3. What to call by its own name : ASPADE
4. Shows sorrow : WEEPS
5. Go ___ length (ramble) : ONAT
6. Straggle : LAG
7. Displayed brazenly : FLAUNTED
8. Run : MANAGE
9. Not rid of : UNSHED
10. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
11. Kind of hospitality: Abbr. : STHN
12. Cockney idol : ERO
13. Tot's seat, at times : LAP
14. Compass point : SSE
18. Made Neapolitan, e.g. : ITALIANIZED
22. River to the Seine : OISE
23. Six: Prefix : HEXA
24. Once more : ANEW
25. Towel designation : HERS
27. Recipe amts. : TSPS
28. Bloodcurdling : GORY
29. "___ Mommy kissing . . . " : ISAW
30. Tarry : STAY
31. In good spirits : GLAD
32. Critic's praise : RAVE
33. Earl of ___ : AVON
34. Broad-minded : TOLERANT
35. Neighbor of Norw. : SWED
39. Kind of silk : SLEAVE
40. Kind of space flight : MANNED
41. Tongue-lashed : FLAYED
42. Spanish mystical saint : TERESA
43. Vigorous : HEARTY
45. Sire : BEGET
46. Bugaboos : FEARS
47. Heal, as a bone : KNIT
48. Scottish hillside : BRAE
49. Genesis vessel : ARK
50. Cyst : WEN
51. U.N. body : ILO
52. Little, in Nice : PEU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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