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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, February 2, 1979

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,678
Across Down
1. Queued up : AROW
5. Anne Brontë's "___ Grey" : AGNES
10. Glaswegian : SCOT
14. Painter Joan : MIRO
15. Lip : CHEEK
16. Ann or May : CAPE
17. Tevye's musing : IFIWEREARICHMAN
20. Highway warning : SLO
21. Drysdale of diamond fame : DON
22. Saroyan's "My ___ Is Aram" : NAME
23. Leaders of Jutes who invaded Britain : HENGISTANDHORSA
29. Provisos : IFS
30. High schooler : TEEN
31. Followers of ens : OES
32. With magnanimity : NOBLY
35. Alas! : AHME
36. Ilk : SORT
37. Indignant : IRED
38. Coleridge's "gentle thing" : SLEEP
39. Wood knot : KNAR
40. Famous reply to Nazis: Dec. 1944 : NUTS
41. Inter ___ : ALIA
42. Nightclub, for short : DISCO
43. Raw material : ORE
44. "Roots" star on TV : AMOS
45. Marvin or Trevino : LEE
46. Movie directed by Sinatra : NONEBUTTHEBRAVE
52. Sockdolager : ONER
53. Singer Sumac : YMA
54. Atlantic catch : COD
55. Statement defied by this puzzle : NOIFSANDSORBUTS
60. Cathedral town in Italy : ATRI
61. Ending for rend or vend : ITION
62. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
63. Scrooge, for short : EBEN
64. Nitid : SHINY
65. Artificial fishing fly : HERL
1. Followers of Jacob Amman : AMISH
2. M-1, e.g. : RIFLE
3. Pursuer of the Pleiades : ORION
4. "Holy mackerel!" : WOW
5. Puzzle heading : ACROSS
6. Port in NW Belgium : GHENT
7. Teachers' org. : NEA
8. Suffix with racket or rocket : EER
9. Superficial : SKINDEEP
10. Lunkhead : SCHMO
11. Former German protectorate in Africa : CAMEROONS
12. ___-Locka, Florida : OPA
13. KO count : TEN
18. Uplift : EDIFY
19. Songwriter Sammy : CAHN
24. Embellishes : GILDS
25. One "with no invisible means of support": Sheen : ATHEIST
26. Ancient Greek valley : NEMEA
27. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
28. Player under a dome : ASTRO
32. Silk voile : NINON
33. Bolivian city : ORURO
34. Bugbear : BETENOIRE
35. Distribute : ALLOT
36. Killy, e.g. : SKIER
38. Japanese warriors : SAMURAIS
42. Shut out : DEBAR
44. Fortas and Ribicoff : ABES
45. Like 51 Down? : LEMONY
47. After all: Fr. : ENFIN
48. Chinese green tea : HYSON
49. Perspicacious : ACUTE
50. Person sued by candidates : VOTER
51. Detroit dud : EDSEL
55. Dundee denial : NAE
56. Wagering initials in N.Y.C. : OTB
57. ___ degree : NTH
58. Twice CCLI : DII
59. Humbug's companion : BAH

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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