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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, June 20, 1975

18-Across : Peter of films

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,442
Across
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Food for Fido : DOGMEAT
8
Ivy or wild cucumber : CREEPER
15
French playwright Jean : ANOUILH
16
Did a better job as a jockey : OUTRODE
17
Rush-hour bus rider : STANDEE
18
Peter of films : USTINOV
19
Wedding guest's command to Ancient Mariner : HOLDOFFUNHANDME
21
Can. province : ONT
22
Relative of Eureka : LOANDBEHOLD
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Situate : PUT
33
Type of wool : ANGORA
34
Get an ___ effort : EFOR
35
Literary collection : ANA
36
Wordworth's flowers : GOLDENDAFFODILS
39
Basketball situation, with 23 Down : ONE
40
Highlander : GAEL
41
Separation of a compound word : TMESIS
42
Tennis unit : SET
43
Albany or Trenton fixture : STATESENATE
45
"Lady of the Lake" outlaw : DHU
46
Moon in "The Highwayman" : AGHOSTLYGALLEON
58
Sea north of Australia : ARAFURA
59
As a group : ENMASSE
60
Goes on pension : RETIRES
61
Simpletons : NINNIES
62
Part of a driver's exam : EYETEST
63
Plaza girl et al. : ELOISES
Down
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100-yard ___ : DASH
2
Aware of : ONTO
3
Hockey score : GOAL
4
River in Iran : MUND
5
Image: Prefix : EIDO
6
Hebrew letter : ALEF
7
" ... like fire he meets ___ " : THEFOE
8
Enumerate : COUNTOFF
9
Hurry : RUSH
10
Miss Kett : ETTA
11
"___ go bragh" : ERIN
12
Frog's milieu : POND
13
Biblical land : EDOM
14
French dream : REVE
20
Sickly : UNHEALTHY
22
Nigerian capital : LAGOS
23
See 39 Across : ONONE
24
Ornamental tag : AGLET
25
Companion of Wynken and Blynken : NOD
26
Lees : DREGS
27
Old European province : BANAT
28
Barn areas : LOFTS
29
Suffix for hippo : DROME
30
Coin of India : PAISA
31
Dark : UNLIT
32
French cup : TASSE
37
Bringing up the rear : DEADLAST
38
Lion's ___ : DEN
44
Conductor Ormandy : EUGENE
46
Swiss river : AARE
47
Writer Zane : GREY
48
Abhor : HATE
49
"Think nothing ___" : OFIT
50
Certain : SURE
51
Three, in Spain : TRES
52
Indigo : ANIL
53
Between K and P : LMNO
54
Wool: Prefix : LANI
55
Process: Suffix : ESIS
56
Form of Hosea : OSEE
57
Loch ___ : NESS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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