It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, December 7, 1979

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
L
3
A
4
N
5
G
6
N
7
A
8
W
9
P
10
I
11
T
12
L
O
B
E
13
R
O
D
I
14
N
15
P
E
N
H
16
B
O
Y
S
17
A
D
A
N
O
18
E
N
T
E
19
U
N
S
T
20
O
P
21
G
A
22
L
A
T
E
A
23
M
Y
M
O
T
H
24
E
25
R
T
H
E
C
A
R
26
R
H
I
N
E
27
S
T
O
G
I
28
E
29
A
30
F
31
C
32
O
C
T
A
33
D
34
T
A
R
O
T
35
L
O
E
36
S
37
S
E
D
E
38
R
39
T
A
R
A
40
M
O
N
T
41
H
42
R
I
S
E
43
N
44
M
S
S
45
A
L
T
A
I
46
C
47
L
A
D
E
48
S
49
H
U
M
P
H
50
R
Y
C
L
I
N
51
K
52
E
53
R
54
D
A
R
E
S
A
Y
55
I
L
O
I
L
O
56
E
R
I
N
57
O
D
58
E
59
O
N
60
O
L
L
A
61
A
D
E
S
62
S
E
A
L
E
63
P
L
E
D
64
L
Y
S
65
R
U
E
D
66
S
A
N
S
© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,986
Across
1. Musical Lerner : ALAN
5. Nibble : GNAW
9. Alternative in a Poe tale : PIT
12. Site for an earbob : LOBE
13. "Le Penseur" sculptor : RODIN
15. Phnom ___, Cambodia : PENH
16. They will be themselves, proverbially : BOYS
17. Town in a Hersey tale : ADANO
18. ___ en point (heraldic term) : ENTE
19. Clear up a clog : UNSTOP
21. Pygmalion's beloved : GALATEA
23. Old TV series featuring the voice of Ann Sothern : MYMOTHERTHECAR
26. Lorelei's haunts : RHINE
27. Cheap cigar : STOGIE
29. Part of the N.F.L. : AFC
32. Santa's reindeer, e.g. : OCTAD
34. Mystic's card : TAROT
35. Brooklyn Dodger pitcher : LOES
37. Meal of matzoh, bitter herbs, etc. : SEDER
39. "G.W.T.W." locale : TARA
40. Billing period : MONTH
42. Ascended : RISEN
44. Readings for eds. : MSS
45. Asian language group : ALTAIC
47. Works on the docks : LADES
49. Smollett's workhouse lad : HUMPHRYCLINKER
54. Venture verbally : DARESAY
55. Panay seaport : ILOILO
56. Emerald Isle : ERIN
57. Greek music hall : ODEON
60. ___-podrida : OLLA
61. Sweet drinks : ADES
62. Author of "A Lonely Rage" : SEALE
63. Besought : PLED
64. One of Ghent's rivers : LYS
65. Was sorry : RUED
66. Without : SANS
Down
1. Scrapbook, e.g. : ALBUM
2. Bonkers : LOONY
3. Bottomless pit : ABYSM
4. Wise old Greek : NESTOR
5. Draftsman's skill : GRAPHICS
6. Affirmative gesture : NOD
7. Political org. : ADA
8. Football formation : WINGT
9. Magician's star : PENTAGRAM
10. Woody Allen film : INTERIORS
11. "Take ___ Train," jazz favorite : THEA
14. ___ ark : NOAHS
15. Seaman's outerwear : PEACOAT
20. Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
22. Lithuanian's relative : LETT
24. Put into the diary : ENTER
25. On a moment's notice : READILY
28. Greek vowels : ETAS
29. Girl in a 1910 song : ALMA
30. Brash and rash : FOOLHARDY
31. Tenths of millenniums : CENTURIES
33. Cul-___ : DESAC
36. Pollen bearers : STAMENS
38. Grounded, as a jet : REDLINED
41. Haunches : HIPS
43. Simon or Diamond : NEIL
46. Vast disarray : CHAOS
48. Emulates Paul Pry : SNOOPS
50. Golfing cup : RYDER
51. "To ___ Mockingbird" : KILLA
52. Burstyn : ELLEN
53. Map lines : ROADS
54. Fair or square follower : DEAL
58. ___ de vie : EAU
59. Grand ___ Opry : OLE

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|