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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Monday, April 24, 1978

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,481
Across Down
1. Criterion: Abbr. : STD
4. Nile dam site : ASWAN
9. Want causer : WASTE
14. Shamus : TEC
15. Emulated Lou Brock : STOLE
16. Synthetic fabric : ORLON
17. Rainbow : ARC
18. Like many an office aide : HARDWORKING
20. Giant slain by Odin : YMIR
22. Peewee and Della : REESES
23. Part of r.p.m. : PER
24. Status honored during the diagonal occasion, in April : SECRETARYSHIP
27. National exam initials : SAT
28. Downy ducks : EIDERS
31. Lust is one : SIN
34. Siamese : THAIS
38. Problem for Pauline : PERIL
39. Coward : NOEL
41. Misplay : ERROR
43. City near Phoenix : MESA
44. Rags-to-riches author : ALGER
46. Like some hallowed halls : IVIED
48. Drop on a petal : DEW
49. Lummox : GALOOT
51. Van Gogh loss : EAR
53. Like many an office aide : INDISPENSABLE
60. Kabul's land: Abbr. : AFG
62. Breastbones : STERNA
63. Have on : WEAR
64. Takes a midday break : GOESTOLUNCH
67. Silkworm : ERI
68. Richards of tennis : RENEE
69. Santa ___ : ANITA
70. Bird's beak, in Brest : BEC
71. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
72. Novelist Hermann : HESSE
73. N. Pole dweller : ESK
1. Lingers : STAYS
2. Half a semestre : TERME
3. 799, to Antony : DCCIC
4. Cigar tip : ASH
5. ___ ball rolling (initiate) : STARTTHE
6. "She ___ Yellow Ribbon" : WOREA
7. Member of the birch family : ALDER
8. Filled with fresh tidings : NEWSY
9. Idolize : WORSHIP
10. Famous refuge : ARK
11. Like Cinderella : SLIPPERED
12. Apt anagram for note : TONE
13. Tech grad. : ENGR
19. Platinum wire loop : OESE
21. Commuter lines: Abbr. : RRS
25. Nourish oneself : EAT
26. Bibliography word : IDEM
29. Knoll : RISE
30. Cabbage dish : SLAW
31. Hose ruiner : SNAG
32. Seat of Allen County, Kansas : IOLA
33. Remiss : NEGLIGENT
35. Onassis : ARI
36. Author Wallace, for short : IRV
37. Oneself: Fr. : SOI
40. Trotsky or Jaworski : LEON
42. Plays out history : REENACTS
45. Fisherman : RODSTER
47. Perry Mason's adversaries : DAS
50. Broz of Belgrade : TITO
52. Inexperienced : RAW
54. Psalms interjection : SELAH
55. Dried fruit : PRUNE
56. County Clare capital : ENNIS
57. Bathysphere inventor : BEEBE
58. Household gods : LARES
59. W. Oklahoma city : ERICK
60. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
61. Combatants : FOES
65. Red or Black : SEA
66. Possess, in Glasgow : HAE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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