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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, May 11, 1979

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 9, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,776
Across
1. Stabler or Simpson : BACK
5. Conk : BOP
8. Stop snoozing : WAKE
12. Mathematician Pascal : BLAISE
15. Temple athlete : OWL
16. Inter ___ : ALIA
17. Songwriter born May 11, 1888 : BERLIN
18. Tanker distances : SEAMILES
20. "Marie ___," first song by 17 Across : FROMSUNNYITALY
22. All ___ Day, November 2 observance : SOULS
23. Cross shape : TAU
24. And not : NOR
27. Once named : NEE
28. Obscurity : DIMNESS
32. Declares without shame : AVOWS
34. Pardon : REMITTAL
35. "___ malice toward none . . . " : WITH
36. Game authority : HOYLE
38. Concerning : INRE
39. Song by 17 Across: 1924 : ALLALONE
41. Winged : ALATE
42. Confers (upon) : BESTOWS
43. Unfavorable : ILL
45. Bribe : SOP
46. French statute : LOI
47. Ethiopian town : ADUWA
49. Song by 17 Across, with "The": 1946 : GIRLTHATIMARRY
55. Deferential : OBEISANT
56. Keep an ___ (be vigilant) : EYEOUT
58. What ties do : BIND
59. 1,000,000-___ (long odds) : TOI
60. Spectral types : NSTARS
61. Prefix with gram or logical : IDEO
62. Business letter abbr. : ENC
63. Nickname for Mrs. Bunker? : EDIE
Down
1. Consumer-protection agcy. : BBB
2. Hebrew letter : ALEF
3. Singer Vikki : CARR
4. European scale readings : KILOS
5. Petty officers : BOSNS
6. ___ Falls, Nile dam site in Uganda : OWEN
7. School recess : PLAYTIME
8. "___ Your Daddy Comes Home," song by 17 Across: 1912 : WAITUNTIL
9. ___ breve : ALLA
10. Canal in Germany : KIEL
11. Like pie : EASY
13. Paul and Carly : SIMONS
14. Be subsequent : ENSUE
19. Home of the Hurricanes : MIAMI
21. Diminutive ending : ULE
24. Moslem prince : NAWAB
25. "___/Intolerable, not to be endur'd!": Shak. : OVILE
26. Mideast units of weight : ROTLS
28. Florentine painter, with 30 Down : DEL
29. Lab burners : ETNAS
30. See 28 Down : SARTO
31. Lullaby word : SLEEP
33. Song by 17 Across: 1924 : WHATLLIDO
34. Whisky : RYE
36. "Oh, ___ to Get . . . ," song by 17 Across: 1918 : HOWIHATE
37. Switch positions : ONS
40. Vandalizes : LOOTS
41. Song by 17 Across: 1925 : ALWAYS
43. Amin : IDI
44. Unit of light intensity : LUMEN
47. Insulation candidate : ATTIC
48. Mountain ridge : ARETE
49. Mongolian desert : GOBI
50. Footnote note : IBID
51. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
52. Shortly : ANON
53. Highway : ROAD
54. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
57. Monogram of "The Waste Land" poet : TSE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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