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In the German word "Winter" (winter), why didn't the High German Consonant Shift change 't' to 'z' /ts/, so as to be "Winzer"?

The origin of OHG afalter "appel tree" is contestible (compare *-dóru, Teer "tar", but previously argued to reflect *-ter, cf. Holunder [Kluge/Mitska; EWAhd]). The simplest ...
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