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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Wednesday, September 4, 1974

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J K V W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,153

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Across
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Corn holders : COBS
5
Earth goddess : GAEA
9
Pivotal point : CRUX
13
Damage : HURT
14
Titles of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQS
15
Part of LEM : LUNAR
17
Exchange premium : AGIO
18
Defeat soundly : ROUT
19
Nitrogen compound : AMINE
20
"O'er ___ we ... " : THERAMPARTS
23
Depot: Abbr. : STA
24
Layers : STRATA
25
Chicago attraction : LOOP
26
Inquisitive sounds : EHS
27
Revolver : GUN
28
Curve of a ship's plank : SNY
29
Allies' foe : AXIS
30
European spa : BADEN
33
Word in Latin class : AMAS
34
Polynesian bird : LUPE
35
Carroll character : ALICE
36
Old French coin : ECU
37
Thunder units : CLAPS
38
Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
39
Formerly, old style : ERST
40
City of France : ARLES
41
___ Rabbit : BRER
42
___ au vin : COQ
43
___, dos, tres : UNO
44
Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
45
Japanese city near Kyoto : OTSU
46
Spring upon : POUNCE
50
Morse code signal : DIT
51
Joint heirs : COPARCENERS
53
"___ mio" : OSOLE
55
Neighborhood : AREA
56
Pairs : DUOS
57
Small groove : STRIA
58
100-year units: Abbr. : CENS
59
Sea eagle : ERNE
60
Witnessed : SEEN
61
Blue-pencil : EDIT
62
Campanella et al. : ROYS
Down
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Converses : CHATS
2
Should, with "to" : OUGHT
3
Bramble : BRIER
4
Railway mail carrier : STORAGECAR
5
Berliner : GERMAN
6
Drenched : ASOP
7
What "E" does, à la Einstein : EQUALSMCSQUARED
8
John Glenn, e.g. : ASTRONAUT
9
Embrace : CLASP
10
Pirates' drink : RUM
11
Restricted to a single gender : UNISEXUAL
12
Wife of Socrates : XANTHIPPE
16
Change an appraisal : REASSESS
21
Hum ___ : ATUNE
22
Playthings : TOYS
29
Versatile one : ALLROUNDER
30
West Indies island : BARBADOS
31
Scaremongers : ALARMISTS
32
Five-and-ten : DIMESTORE
33
Modern science field : AEROSPACE
37
Long, narrow boat : CANOE
39
Outside: Prefix : ECTO
43
Facing the sky : UPCAST
45
Most of earth's surface : OCEAN
47
Prefix for surgeon or logical : NEURO
48
Pal : CRONY
49
Letters : ESSES
52
Italian painter : RENI
54
Emulate Pinocchio : LIE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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