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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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Across
1
Jack London's Capt. Larsen : SEAWOLF
8
Cockles' musical partners : MUSSELS
15
Munitions dump : ARSENAL
16
"___ Dance" : ANITRAS
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Wish desperately : HOPEAGAINSTHOPE
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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
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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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