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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1976

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 25, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,650

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Across
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Biblical mount : PISGAH
7
Musical introductions : PRELUDES
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Prompt : ONTIME
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Firmly determined : RESOLUTE
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Roger Kahn novel : THEBOYSOFSUMMER
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Axe, e.g. : HEWER
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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In favor of : PRO
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Old English moneys : ORAS
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Reporters: Abbr. : CORRS
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Lairs : DENS
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Celtic Neptune : LER
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Siberian native : TATAR
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___ mistake (erred) : MADEA
28
Minstrel-show performers : ENDMEN
30
Of the cheek : MALAR
32
French philosopher : STSIMON
34
Romantic demonstrations : LOVEINS
38
Asparagus unit : SPEAR
40
Failed to : DIDNOT
41
Make ___ (rendezvous) : ADATE
44
Affirmations : YESES
46
Moscow affiliate: Abbr. : SSR
47
Celsius units: Abbr. : DEGS
48
Nile dam site : ASWAN
49
Shower affection on : DOTE
50
Paddle : OAR
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Done in : SLAIN
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Soft drinks : COLAS
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Subject of 17 Across : BROOKLYNDODGERS
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Came from : EMANATED
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Reveal : EVINCE
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Ervin et al. : SENATORS
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Fractions : NINTHS
Down
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Threats to auto axles : POTHOLES
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Innate : INHERENT
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Flight attendants : STEWARDS
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Taunts : GIBES
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Eros : AMOR
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Attention-getter : HEY
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Playbill : PROGRAM
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Asterisk's function : REFERRAL
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Letters : ESSES
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Gehrig et al. : LOUS
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Danube city : ULM
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Unloaded : DUMPED
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Everlasting, formerly : ETERNE
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Insect membrane : SEROSA
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Relative of fly ash : SOOT
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Kayak : CANOE
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Was adventurous : DARED
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Phoenix suburb : TEMPE
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Song thrush : MAVIS
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Atomizer outputs : MISTS
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Thick woolen cloth : LODEN
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Contrary one : NAYSAYER
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Disrespectful : INSOLENT
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Collar-washing instruction : NOSTARCH
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Emphasizes : STRESSES
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Tape-recorder buttons : REWINDS
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Earthen bricks : ADOBES
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Alas! : DEARME
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Let out ___ (show frustration) : AGROAN
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Hourglass filler : SAND
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___ the good : ALLTO
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___ the manger : DOGIN
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Card game : SKAT
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Roman 406 : CDVI
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"Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA
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Wine: Prefix : OEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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