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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

ECHO CHAMBER

New York Times, Sunday, September 26, 1976

Author: Jordan S. Lasher
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 762 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,906
Across Down
1. Rotating-wing craft : GIROS
6. Neighbor of Idaho : UTAH
10. Practices : DRILLS
16. Tobacco wad : CHEW
20. Guam's capital : AGANA
21. Kind of dish or swipe : SIDE
22. Everlasting : EONIAN
23. Violin opening : FHOLE
24. Balsamweed : FUZZYGUZZY
26. Sweetheart : TOOTSYWOOTSY
28. Disconcert : FAZE
29. Demolishes : RAZES
30. Early slaves : ESNES
31. Eye parts : IRISES
32. Photography abbr. : ENL
33. Fleur-___ : DELYS
34. ___ alios : INTER
35. Fit to be tied : ANGRY
36. Mountain nests : AERIES
38. Prefix for date or diluvian : ANTE
39. Der ___ : ALTE
40. Filing aid : TAB
43. Muggy : DANK
44. Secrecy : HUGGERMUGGER
48. "Strangers ___ Train" : ONA
49. Mrs. Luce et al. : CLARES
51. Rose's man et al. : ABIES
52. Tumultuous : AROAR
53. Roman road : ITER
54. Exuded : OOZED
55. Swan genus : OLOR
56. Make a racket : BLARE
57. Topper of film : COSMO
58. Take it easy : LAZE
59. She loved Tom Thumb : DOLLALOLLA
62. Noted short-story writer : RUNYON
63. Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
64. Certain writer : POET
65. Manners : MODES
66. Arias : SOLI
67. Carrier of a crook : SHEPHERD
70. Suit : BEFIT
71. Dance acts in India : NAUTCHES
75. Electrical units : RELS
76. French income : RENTE
77. Kind of board or bag : TOTE
78. Scrap : ORT
79. Sonly or daughterly : FILIAL
82. Boisterous : ROWDYDOWDY
84. Trademark : LOGO
85. In ___ (under pressure) : ABIND
86. Mexican people : MAYAS
87. Fashion name : DIOR
88. Guadalajara dish : TACOS
89. Boston player, for short : CELT
90. Heretofore : SOFAR
91. Gasoline and kerosene : FUELS
93. Strengths : MIGHTS
94. Hindu cymbals : TAL
95. Confused state : HUSTLEBUSTLE
97. Authorize : OKAY
98. Poet Lowell : AMY
99. Chemical endings : ANES
100. Metric land units : ARES
101. Extreme edges : BRINKS
103. ___ wagon : PADDY
105. Singer Vicki et al. : CARRS
107. Drags : HAULS
109. Orel's river : OKA
111. Three in one : TRIUNE
113. Old Bahamas native : TAINO
114. French stage forte : FARCE
115. Open to debate : MOOT
116. Hit song by Donovan, 1966 : MELLOWYELLOW
118. Resembling early jazz : RICKYTICKY
120. Brilliance : ECLAT
121. Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
122. Word with shoppe : OLDE
123. ___ off the old block : ACHIP
124. Van ___ (L.A. suburb) : NUYS
125. Rated oneself highly : PRIDED
126. Run across : MEET
127. Check recipient : PAYEE
1. Faux pas : GAFFE
2. Large lizard : IGUANA
3. Football fireworks : RAZZLEDAZZLE
4. Eleven, to an élève : ONZE
5. For example : SAY
6. Customary things : USUALS
7. Excited state : TIZZY
8. Cutting tools : ADZES
9. Attention-getters : HEYS
10. Easings of tension : DETENTES
11. Capon, e.g. : ROOSTER
12. "___ ear and . . . " : INONE
13. Metric quart : LITER
14. Laddie's mate : LASS
15. Ship's-plank curve : SNY
16. Singing group : CHOIR
17. Swell! : HOTSYTOTSY
18. Otherwise : ELSE
19. Old British weights : WEYS
23. Certain criminal : FORGER
25. Spartans and Corinthians : GREEKS
27. Russian "general" : WINTER
33. Entertained : DINED
34. Author of "Bus Stop" : INGE
35. Aquatic plants : ALGAE
37. Peep show : RAREE
38. "It's ___!" : AGIRL
39. Marketplace : AGORA
41. Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
42. Red or robber : BARON
44. Angelic, in a way : HALOED
45. Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
46. Croquet item : MALLET
47. Russian range : URALS
49. Drinks : COLAS
50. Reluctant : LOATH
53. Column order : IONIC
55. Distinctive qualities : ODORS
56. Able-___ : BODIED
57. Ritual group : CULT
60. Modifies : AMENDS
61. Arrogant : LOFTY
62. Debauchee : ROUE
64. ___-mell : PELL
66. Butterfly : SATYR
68. Fabric style : PRINT
69. Top banana : HEAD
70. "___ the Jabberwock, my son!" : BEWARE
71. Knotty : NODOSE
72. Sinuous dance: Var. : HOOCHYKOOCHY
73. Grass fungus : ERGOT
74. Facing a glacier : STOSS
76. Kind of flush : ROYAL
77. Fabric weave : TWILL
79. Legal truths : FACTA
80. Girder : IBEAM
81. Australian tree : LILLYPILLY
82. Large amounts : RAFTS
83. Creator of Lefty : ODETS
84. Relative of flotsam : LAGAN
86. Saunter : MOSEY
88. Polynesian images : TIKIS
90. Insect-eating plant : SUNDEW
91. Like some brows : FURROWED
92. Purposes : USES
93. Actor Robert : MORLEY
95. Was lacking : HADNOT
96. Without exception : BARNONE
101. Well adjunct : BUCKET
102. Chicago suburb : SKOKIE
104. Large halls : AULAS
105. Beautiful: Prefix : CALLI
106. Bothered : AILED
107. Selassie : HAILE
108. ___ Triomphe : ARCDE
110. Star variety : ATYPE
111. Govt. agents : TMEN
112. Proof of payment: Fr. : RECU
113. Region: Abbr. : TERR
114. Word with Missouri : FROM
115. Isinglass : MICA
117. Caroline Island group : YAP
119. Faucet : TAP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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