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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1978

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, 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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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,423
Across Down
1. Printing technique : OFFSET
7. Bistro : CAFE
11. Opposite of post : PRE
14. Downcast : MOROSE
15. ___ Alonzo Stagg : AMOS
16. U.S. cartoonist : REA
17. Very large scales : EPICPROPORTIONS
20. Culbertson : ELY
21. Itinerary: Abbr. : RTE
22. Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
23. Chair material : CANE
25. Smear : DAUB
26. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
27. Additionally : AND
28. Form of government: Suffix : OCRACY
31. Decimal base : TEN
32. W.W. II town : STLO
34. Diminutive ending : CLE
35. Hebrew letter : RESH
37. Convention luminaries : KEYNOTESPEAKERS
42. "Splitsville" : RENO
43. Kind of dance or hold : TOE
44. Peking coin : YUAN
45. Uris hero : ARI
47. Curved : ARCHED
49. Schuss : SKI
50. Flavor and body of a French wine : SEVE
52. Moon buggies : LEMS
53. Act the accomplice : ABET
54. S.A. armadillo : APARA
56. Sky sighting? : UFO
57. Ziegfeld : FLO
58. Ecologist's concern : BALANCEOFNATURE
63. Tune : AIR
64. Roulette bet at Monte Carlo : NOIR
65. Expiates : ATONES
66. Essay : TRY
67. Mailed : SENT
68. Word for a slot machine : BANDIT
1. Lady Capulet's cry: Act IV : OME
2. Dandy : FOP
3. Compatible competition : FRIENDLYRIVALRY
4. Statue support : SOCLE
5. Glimpse : ESPY
6. Yukon or Northwest: Abbr. : TER
7. Emulates Allen at Ticonderoga: 1775 : CAPTURESTHEFORT
8. Very tiny organism : AMOEBA
9. Pro : FOR
10. Town southwest of Padua : ESTE
11. Aeschylean tragedy : PROMETHEUSBOUND
12. Break a promise : RENEGE
13. Neighbor of Bethlehem, Pa. : EASTON
18. Delphi denizen : ORACLE
19. Wee prankster : IMP
23. Amontillado container : CASK
24. Chip for the pot : ANTE
25. Internist, for one : DOCTOR
29. Nicene and Apostles' : CREEDS
30. Not nay : YEA
33. Singular : ONE
36. The limit, at times : SKY
38. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
39. "I have bathed in the ___ the sea": Rimbaud : POEMOF
40. Casanova : RAKE
41. Agitated state : SNIT
45. As blind ___ : ASABAT
46. Do a mechanic's job : REPAIR
48. Give guiding information : CLUEIN
51. Time interval : ERA
53. Illinois city : ALTON
55. Sothern and Sheridan : ANNS
57. ___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
59. College in Cedar Rapids : COE
60. Collar : NAB
61. Defendants, in law : REI
62. Id ___ : EST

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

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