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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, July 30, 1977

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,213
Across
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U.S. journalist : HEARST
7
Charlotte, Emily and Anne : BRONTES
14
Liken to : EQUATE
15
"Masked" creature : RACCOON
16
Student's dilemma : MULTIPLECHOICE
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Hit the base-path dirt : SLID
19
___ of eight : PIECES
20
Pastoral setting : LEA
21
Kith's partner : KIN
22
Namesakes of Jacob's fourth son : JUDAHS
23
Fine fur : MINK
24
Once ___ while : INA
25
Leaning, as a ship : ALIST
26
Cornmeal cakes : PONES
27
Fragile : DELICATE
29
Stops up : CLOGS
30
G-g-g-girl in 1918 song : KATY
31
Empty space : VOID
32
Rhone feeder : SAONE
34
"Break, Break, Break" poet : TENNYSON
38
"I ___ Be Around" : WANNA
39
Defeat : WORST
40
Mao's successor : HUA
41
"___ 4 Rent" : APTS
42
Gentle heat : WARMTH
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Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
44
U.S. mail center : GPO
45
Nureyev or Astaire : DANCER
46
Sword part : HILT
47
Final option in 16 Across : NONEOFTHEABOVE
50
Part of Ethiopia : ERITREA
51
Little brook : RILLET
52
"Prince of the Ode" : RONSARD
53
Curls one's lip : SNEERS
Down
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Mini-midi-maxi distinction : HEMLINE
2
Horsey, old style : EQUINAL
3
Jan. 1 word : AULD
4
Snitcher : RAT
5
Specify, as in a contract : STIPULATE
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Lukewarmness : TEPIDITY
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Bertolt, the playwright-poet : BRECHT
8
"Camptown ___" : RACES
9
U.S. journalist : OCHS
10
Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
11
Hard at work : TOILING
12
Deposits from a geological epoch : EOCENES
13
Sly guys : SNEAKS
17
Charter : LEASE
18
Sideslip : SKID
22
Tropical bird, also called lily trotter : JACANA
23
Ill-humored : MOODY
26
Square base of a pedestal : PLINTH
28
Religious images : IKONS
29
Impose limitations : CONSTRAIN
31
Dutch painter's works : VERMEERS
32
Winter Olympics site in Japan (1972) : SAPPORO
33
Dvorák : ANTONIN
34
Flambeau : TORCH
35
McGovern's running mate in 1972 : SHRIVER
36
Markets for goods : OUTLETS
37
Tweed's caricaturist : NAST
38
"Lohengrin" composer : WAGNER
39
Classified item : WANTAD
42
Cookie : WAFER
45
Picasso's "___ Maar Seated" : DORA
46
Aperture : HOLE
48
French connectives : ETS
49
Grain, in Grenoble : BLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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