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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, January 31, 1975

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,302
Across
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Kind of tray : ASH
4
Chinese leader : MAO
7
Astronomy or geology: Abbr. : SCI
10
"___ a Camera" : IAM
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Miscellany : THISANDTHAT
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___ in the bud : NIP
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On the increase : MOREANDMORE
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Noises: Abbr. : SDS
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Clermont's power source : STEAM
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Mal de ___ : MER
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Report-card quartet : AAAA
23
"Divine Comedy" poet : DANTE
25
Imarets and serais : INNS
27
Love or hate : EMOTION
32
Was up to : COULDDO
34
Actor David and family : NIVENS
35
Actor Michael : DUNN
36
Clumsy one : OAF
37
Bakery workers : ICERS
38
River island : AIT
39
Shadow of a ___ : DOUBT
41
Eur. country : GER
42
Skin affliction : ACNE
44
Support over a doorway : LINTEL
45
The Kettles : MAANDPA
47
Unpretentiousness : MODESTY
48
___ Domini : ANNO
49
Halt in respiration : APNEA
51
Insecticides : DDTS
53
Govt. agency : ECA
54
Analysis : ASSAY
59
I love: Lat. : AMO
60
Business trends : UPSANDDOWNS
63
Pot-au-___ : FEU
64
Children's game : CATANDMOUSE
65
Explosive : TNT
66
Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
67
Faroe whirlwinds : OES
68
Deface : MAR
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Pressure units: Abbr. : ATMS
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Swig of whisky : SHOT
3
Put on the payroll : HIRE
4
"Yes ___" : MAAM
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Cape of Mass. : ANN
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___ out : ODDMAN
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Time saver : SHORTCUT
8
Detroit product : CAR
9
Willow genus : ITEA
10
Peculiarities : INSANDOUTS
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Be an accomplice : AIDANDABET
12
Army people: Abbr. : MPS
14
Winslow Homer subject : SEA
15
Govt. agents : TMEN
22
Feel out of sorts : AIL
23
___ and dont's : DOS
24
Many years : EON
26
"Speak ___ and . . . " : SOFTLY
27
Riddle : ENIGMA
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"Of ___" : MICEANDMEN
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Relative of Roger : OVERANDOUT
30
Acreage: Abbr. : TER
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___ shape (pathetic) : INSAD
33
Took apart : UNDID
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Stamping tool : DIE
38
Metrical feet : ANAPESTS
40
Unity : ONE
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Man of figures: Abbr. : CPA
44
Mauna ___ : LOA
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"___ on a bet!" : NOT
47
___ harm (have good intentions) : MEANNO
50
College sports org. : NCAA
52
Similar : SUCH
54
Navy VIP's : ADMS
55
___ Locks : SOO
56
Bathed : SWUM
57
Celestial handle : ANSA
58
River of Belgium : YSER
59
Fore and ___ : AFT
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Actor O'Brien : PAT
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After H.S.T. : DDE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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