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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1976

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,882
Across Down
1. Truman opponent : DEWEY
6. Heat quantity: Abbr. : BTU
9. Greeted at the door : SAWIN
14. What "veni" means : ICAME
15. ___ poetica : ARS
16. Muscat native : OMANI
17. Lord Byron's words for a dance : VOLUPTUOUSWALTZ
20. Elevations: Abbr. : ALTS
21. Spear carriers : EXTRAS
22. Lou Groza's nickname : TOE
23. Pince ___ : NEZ
24. Taunted : BAITED
25. Emperor : CZAR
26. "This ___ recording" : ISA
28. Thrice: Prefix : TER
29. Miss Zetterling : MAI
30. Miss O'Neill : JENNIFER
33. Writer A.A. et al. : MILNES
36. Wool varieties : ANGORAS
37. Bright bird : TANAGER
38. Gear for twirlers : BATONS
39. Fencing parries : SEPTIMES
40. Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
41. Middle: Abbr. : CTR
42. That, in San Juan : ESA
43. Partner of sound : FURY
45. ___ up (intensified) : FLARED
47. Hebrew letter : TAV
50. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
51. Sensual : EROTIC
52. Not final, in law : NISI
53. Strauss favorite : BLUEDANUBEWALTZ
56. Inflexible : RIGID
57. Hardy fish : EEL
58. TV part : AUDIO
59. Culture: Prefix : ETHNO
60. Compass point : SSE
61. Belle or Ringo : STARR
1. Furniture piece : DIVAN
2. French school : ECOLE
3. Having an easy time of it : WALTZINGTHROUGH
4. Big birds : EMUS
5. Opposite of "nope" : YEP
6. Aluminum sources : BAUXITES
7. Yonkers entry : TROTTER
8. Loan shark, e.g. : USURER
9. Plants : SOWS
10. "I ___ Camera" : AMA
11. Australian folk song : WALTZINGMATILDA
12. Go ___ tailspin : INTOA
13. "My Life in Court" author : NIZER
18. Social : TEA
19. Doleful : SAD
24. Children, in Scotland : BAIRNS
25. Port of France : CALAIS
27. Snobbish : SNOOTY
29. Coined : MINTED
30. Punch : JAB
31. Spanish queen : ENA
32. Musical notes : FAS
33. Atlas item : MAP
34. Shoe width : EEE
35. Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
37. Word for Ivan : TERRIBLE
39. Museum pieces : STATUES
41. Genetic creations : CLONES
43. Thread : FIBRE
44. Dark : UNLIT
45. Monk's title : FRA
46. Habitat : ECE
48. Moving : ASTIR
49. Cap part: Var. : VIZOR
51. Taro root : EDDO
52. Seagoing: Abbr. : NAUT
54. German article : EIN
55. "Able ___ I . . . " : WAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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