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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

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Across
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
Down
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
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"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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