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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, April 1, 1977

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,093

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Across
1
Roll of bills : WAD
4
Brown-bag contents : LUNCH
9
Flies alone : SOLOS
14
___-haw : HEE
15
Corn Belt metropolis : OMAHA
16
Contaminate : TAINT
17
Sandy's saying : ARF
18
With 66 Across, diagonal course : UPPERLEFTTO
20
"Wizard of Oz" dog : TOTO
22
Prepare hot cakes : FLIP
23
Questioner's word : HOW
24
Bread unit : LOAF
28
Pinza : EZIO
30
Panacea : CUREALL
33
Trespasser's peril : MANTRAP
37
G.I.'s club : USO
38
Exceeded 55 m.p.h. : SPED
40
Circle of light : HALO
41
How to get this puzzle's absurd message : READTHEDIAGONAL
46
Clare Boothe ___ : LUCE
47
"Jane ___" : EYRE
48
A Vanderbilt : AMY
49
Globes : SPHERES
53
Uninterrupted : NONSTOP
55
Skirt length : MIDI
56
Delete : XOUT
57
Lincoln : ABE
60
Highlander : GAEL
62
Use a sense : HEAR
66
See 18 Across : BOTTOMRIGHT
71
German exclamation : ACH
72
Pronounce : UTTER
73
Ponderosa, e.g. : RANCH
74
That girl : SHE
75
Dull sounds : THUDS
76
As ___ (generally) : ARULE
77
Crumpets' partner : TEA
Down
1
Questioner's word : WHAT
2
Aviation prefix : AERO
3
Skilled : DEFT
4
Gehrig or Groza : LOU
5
Man behind the plate : UMP
6
Forty winks : NAP
7
Gourmet pleaser : CHEF
8
N.Y.C. section : HARLEM
9
Enter : STEPIN
10
Stumblebum : OAF
11
Stone: Suffix : LITH
12
Knowing : ONTO
13
Stash : STOW
19
Minnelli : LIZA
21
Spanish huzzah : OLE
25
Kiln : OAST
26
Xanadu's river : ALPH
27
Run from danger : FLEE
29
Holy Roman emperor : OTHO
30
Hairstyle : CURLS
31
Exhaust : USEUP
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Exterminator's victim : ROACH
34
Charged : RANAT
35
Texas tourist stop : ALAMO
36
Small sea creature : POLYP
39
Before J.F.K. : DDE
42
Adjudge : DEEM
43
Wry-necked woodpecker : IYNX
44
Ending with buck : AROO
45
Knee: Lat. : GENU
50
Hardships : RIGORS
51
Cheese : EDAM
52
Ridge : SIERRA
54
Bridge seat: Abbr. : STH
57
Be adjacent to : ABUT
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The two : BOTH
59
Caesar's parting shot : ETTU
61
Tale twister : LIAR
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Orient : EAST
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Throb : ACHE
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Mother of gods : RHEA
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Kennedy : TED
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Zoo attraction : GNU
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Inflation's effect: Abbr. : HCL
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"___ End" : THE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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