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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

WORDS IN A ROW

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1971

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,918
Across
1. "Hell ___ no fury . . . " : HATH
5. Ivanhoe's beloved : ROWENA
11. Red: Sp. : ROSO
15. Oh, dear : ALAS
19. Jamaica's ___ Rios : OCHO
20. Atlantic islands, to Portuguese : ACORES
21. Hebrew letter : ALEF
22. Soliloquy words : TOBE
23. Vehicle of a sort : WHEELBARROW
25. Rosemary : MIAFARROW
27. Ploys of a sort : BIGDEALS
28. Road sign : NARROWBRIDGE
30. Balloon or blimp : AEROSTAT
31. Recent: Prefix : NEO
32. Certain vote : AYE
33. Dejected : SAD
34. Tied : DREW
35. Event of 1944 : DDAY
37. Image: Prefix : EIDO
38. Infatuate : ENAMOR
43. Japanese salmon : MASU
44. Chinese soup : WONTON
46. Day brightener : SUNSHINE
48. Certain review : PAN
49. All smiles : RIANT
51. Spanish queen : ENA
52. Poor rating : ONESTAR
54. Copenhagen, in song : WONDERFUL
58. Spring mo. : APR
59. Certain reply : YES
60. Audience : EAR
61. Ararat visitor : ARK
62. Girl's name : LEONA
63. People of Brazil : MURA
65. Predatory bird : SPARROWHAWK
69. Door sign : EXIT
70. Uneven : EROSE
72. Timetable abbr. : ARR
73. Court : WOO
74. Portal: Abbr. : ENT
76. Marseilles season : ETE
77. Time, Times, etc. : NEWSMEDIA
79. Toaster : SKOALER
81. ___ Locks : SOO
82. Jane and namesakes : EYRES
83. After Harry : IKE
84. Get rid of a hangover : SLEEPOFF
86. Game stick : CROSSE
89. Tim : TINY
91. ___ to (ignores) : ISDEAF
92. Wine prefixes : OENS
93. Insincere talk : CANT
94. Argo or Titanic : SHIP
97. Map abbr. : RTE
98. Durocher : LEO
100. German name part : VON
102. Do séance work : LEVITATE
106. TV personality : DAVEGARROWAY
110. Astronomer's field : UNIVERSE
111. Maine city : AROOSTOOK
112. Tip of Alaska : POINTBARROW
114. "___ horse!" : GETA
115. Action: Suffix : ENCE
116. Victim of a political shake-up : PURGEE
117. Alaskan port : NOME
118. Paradise : EDEN
119. Mango parts : NAKS
120. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
121. ___ Pea, Popeye's friend : SWEE
Down
1. Words of commiseration : HOWBAD
2. More pained : ACHIER
3. Comic-book cousin of Superman : THEGREENARROW
4. Square dances : HOEDOWNS
5. Moroccan port : RABAT
6. Florida city : OCALA
7. Defeat : WORST
8. Be human, in a way : ERR
9. Broadway gas : NEON
10. Town on the Nile : ASWAN
11. Firearm devices : RAMRODS
12. Hodgepodge : OLIO
13. St. Lawrence, e.g. : SEAWAY
14. Go ___ oneself : OFFBY
15. Italian town : ATRI
16. ___ over (domineers) : LORDSIT
17. Lawyer of Madrid : ABOGADO
18. Attached in a way : SEWEDON
24. "___ Sylphides" : LES
26. Common verb : ARE
29. Fortified work : REDAN
36. Borealis's predecessor : AURORA
37. Menu item : ENTREE
39. Bridge call : AHOY
40. Gets ore : MINES
41. Bridge call : ONESPADE
42. In medias ___ : RES
43. Spoonerism : MARROWSKY
44. Bankroll : WAD
45. "A ___ lama is a priest . . . " : ONEL
46. Gobs : SEAMEN
47. Tainted : UNPURE
48. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
50. Old school-desk items : INKWELLS
53. Firma or cotta : TERRA
54. Game fish : WAHOO
55. Yerby novel, with "The" : FOXESOFHARROW
56. ___ length (inch or meter) : UNITOF
57. Most recently from : LATEOF
64. Evaluate : ASSESS
66. Awn : ARISTA
67. Roused : WOKE
68. Struck in a way : KNEED
71. Tortoise genus : EMYS
75. Shoe item : TREE
78. Poetic word : ERE
80. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
83. Being hauled : INTOW
85. Horses' foot parts : PASTERNS
86. Ropes : CORDAGE
87. Weighed a container again : RETARED
88. Citizen's right : ONEVOTE
90. Conjures : INVOKES
93. Celestial halo : CORONA
95. Give ___ thought : ITSOME
96. Ex-Dodger Reese : PEEWEE
98. Football positions: Abbr. : LGS
99. Devoured : EATEN
101. Section of a cone : NAPPE
102. Thrust : LUNGE
103. Join : ENTER
104. Jazz instrument, for short : VIBES
105. Herb genus : IVA
107. Of the dawn : EOAN
108. Move back and forth : ROCK
109. Pronouns : YOUS
113. N.Y. subway : IRT

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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