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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

TITILLATING TUNES

New York Times, Sunday, August 3, 1980

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 603 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,226
Across
1. Right-angle extension : ELL
4. Ready : PAT
7. ___ as a ghost : ASPALE
13. Thespian : ACTOR
18. Architect I. M. : PEI
19. Soup green : OKRA
21. "___, My God, to Thee" : NEARER
22. Polynesian native : MAORI
23. Suffix with editor or janitor : IAL
24. "Chanson d'Amour" subtitle : THERADADADADASONG
27. Como hit of 1947 : CHIBABACHIBABA
29. Grenoble's river : ISERE
30. Writer Christie : AGATHA
31. "___ Time": 1921 : ANY
32. British parties : DOS
33. "___ Maria" : AVE
35. Rubberneck : STARER
38. A Siamese twin : ENG
39. Part of H.S.H. : HER
40. Not windward : ALEE
41. Roger and Madeline : KAHNS
42. Inflict : WREAK
45. Part of a table setting : SALADFORK
47. Steer's wild ancestor : URUS
48. Appearances : MIENS
49. Sills specialty : TREMOLO
50. Attorney's deg. : LLB
51. "Song of the South" song: 1946 : ZIPADEEDOODAH
54. Nessen or Ziegler : RON
57. Sire of Osiris : KEB
58. Sharpshooter : ACE
59. Blackbird : MERL
60. One-time Mrs. Sinatra : AVA
61. Call ___ day : ITA
62. Song by Sayers: 1891 : TARARABOMDERE
69. Gulliver, for short : LEM
70. Ezra Pound work : NOH
71. Tra followers : LALA
72. Comedian DeLuise : DOM
73. Natural resource : ORE
74. Zoo favorite : GNU
75. Berlin song: 1913 : SNOOKEYOOKUMS
81. Pussycat's poetic partner : OWL
82. Dispossess : BEREAVE
84. Vincent of chillers : PRICE
85. Algonquian language : CREE
86. Pure : UNBLOTTED
88. Trade-in candidate : CRATE
89. Range between continents : URALS
90. Island feast : LUAU
91. Kin of tri : TER
92. Emulate Daedalus : FLY
93. Relieves : SPELLS
94. Speedometer rdg. : MPH
95. They, in Marseille : ILS
96. "___ Hear a Waltz?": 1965 : DOI
97. Member of the sacerdocy : PRIEST
100. "Cosi fan ___" : TUTTE
102. Oscar-winning song of 1964 : CHIMCHIMCHEREE
107. Como hit of 1950 : BIBBIDIBOBBIDIBOO
109. Fire : AXE
110. Elephant of juveniles : BABAR
111. "___ Kelly, I Love You": 1922 : NELLIE
112. Dispatched : SENT
113. Peerce : JAN
114. Luce : CLARE
115. Kind of fee : GREENS
116. A.D.A. member's degree : DDS
117. Chip's sis : AMY
Down
1. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
2. Laban's daughter : LEAH
3. "Hi-___, Hi-Lo": 1953 : LILI
4. Broths : POTAGES
5. Greatest Mogul emperor of India: Var. : AKHBAR
6. Minister to : TREAT
7. "The Breeze ___": 1940 : ANDI
8. Shore or dune : SEABANK
9. Sumatran seaport : PADANG
10. Berlin song: 1915 : ARABY
11. Mother of the Gemini : LEDA
12. The Big Band ___ : ERA
13. Pile up : AMASS
14. Word in Gardner titles : CASE
15. An "Irish Lullaby": 1914 : TOORALOORALOORAL
16. "It's Now ___": 1960 : ORNEVER
17. Tractor-trailer : RIG
20. St. Louis sight : ARCH
25. "I caught you!" : AHA
26. Miniature scene : DIORAMA
28. Heifers' habitats : BARNS
32. Took out : DELED
34. "A mouse!" : EEK
35. Sneak's activity : SKULKING
36. Officer under Cornwallis : TARLETON
37. "Dig You Later" subtitle: 1945 : AHUBBAHUBBAHUBBA
38. Naturalness : EASE
39. Arlen or 67 Down : HAROLD
40. C.I.O.'s complement : AFL
42. Car attachment : WIPER
43. U.S. cartoonist : REA
44. Denouement : END
45. Williwaw : STORM
46. First note: Var. : DOH
48. Glistening mineral : MICA
51. "Iz ___ so!" : ZAT
52. Surround : EMBAY
53. ___ volente : DEO
55. More than satisfactorily : OVERWELL
56. Unknown : NAMELESS
63. "Everybody Loves ___": 1958 : ALOVER
64. Smoothed sand traps : RAKED
65. Stout : ALE
66. Draw out : EDUCE
67. "Fanny" songwriter: 1954 : ROME
68. Rheine's river : EMS
75. Full-house sign : SRO
76. In a pique : NETTLED
77. Warren or Joyce Carol : OATES
78. Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
79. Plural of os : ORA
80. Little fox : KIT
83. Chosen, in Cannes : ELU
85. Where the Minotaur menaced : CRETE
86. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
87. Kind of vows : NUPTIAL
88. Welcome words to a hitchhiker : CLIMBIN
89. Outcomes : UPSHOTS
92. Human frailty : FOIBLE
93. Kind of base or fiddle : SECOND
95. " . . . long before ___": Brooke : ITIRE
96. Ferocious dog of India : DHOLE
97. Prof. probably : PHD
98. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
99. Plant deeply : IMBED
101. Aspen transport : TBAR
102. Betty Ford is one : CBER
103. Companies, in Caen : CIES
104. Delhi noble : RAJA
105. Midterm or final : EXAM
106. "___ Meeny Miney Mo": 1935 : EENY
107. U.K. network : BBC
108. Gerund ending : ING

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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