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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

CHOICE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, October 17, 1971

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 126, Blocks: 58, Avg Word Len: 6.08, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 180, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,100
Across
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Utter : STARK
6
To the sunrise : EASTWARDS
15
Fasteners : HASPS
20
Mr. America et al. : HEMEN
21
Mr. Wickfield's clerk : URIAHHEEP
22
Barely ahead : ONEUP
23
Cordial flavor : ANISE
24
Something for good measure : LAGNIAPPE
25
City on the Mohawk : UTICA
26
Olympic skater : HENIE
27
Earth pigment : OCHER
28
Macaw : ARA
29
Detecting device : SONAR
30
Red signals : STOPLIGHTS
32
Antipathy : AVERSENESS
34
Hides : SKINS
35
Israeli group : KNESSET
36
Do a takeoff : PARODIZE
40
Dorado browns : CUIRS
41
Speakers' platforms : ROSTRA
46
"A rose ___ . . . " : ISAROSE
47
Conversations : CHATS
48
In bloom : AFLOWER
49
Twists, in Scotland : THRAWS
50
Lobster claw : CHELA
51
Morally offensive, old style : UNDECENT
52
Stem's counterpart : STERN
53
Part of the biota : FLORA
54
Reply to "Are too!" : AMNOT
55
Pacific neckwear : LEI
56
Hockeypuck's destination : CAGE
57
Anthology : FLORILEGIUM
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Batters' concerns: Abbr. : AVGS
60
Arab cloak : ABA
61
System of manual training : SLOYD
62
Of a fertilizer chemical : UREAL
63
Track-shoe adjunct : CLEAT
64
Mouthwatering : LUSCIOUS
66
Simper : SMIRK
67
Inundates : FLOODS
68
Franklin's wife : ELEANOR
69
Gary Cooper's negatives : NOPES
70
Apprentice : TRAINEE
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Giver of lip : SASSER
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Spore cluster : SORUS
73
Hive : BEESNEST
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Defeatist : QUITTER
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Listens : HEARS
77
Certain survey : GALLUPPOLL
81
Some cigars : TENCENTERS
86
Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
87
Period : ERA
88
Argentine measure : BRAZA
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Young hooter : OWLET
90
Famous empire : ROMAN
91
Secured an anchor : CATHEADED
93
New York county : TIOGA
94
"You ___ right!" : ARESO
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Period of great prosperity : AGEOFGOLD
96
Former buddy : EXPAL
97
Auto style : SEDAN
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Of course : CERTAINLY
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Plant-stem part : STELE
Down
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Eastern rulers : SHAHS
2
Principle : TENET
3
Kind of acid : AMINO
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Taste again : RESIP
5
Prepares to be dubbed : KNEELSDOWN
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Extol : EULOGIZE
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Girl turned into a spider : ARACHNE
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Vacation objectives : SIGHTS
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Sound qualities, in Scotland : TANES
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Buzzing sound : WHIR
11
Exclamation : AHA
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Road workers : REPAVERS
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Cheapen : DEPRESS
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Props for extras : SPEARS
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Realty sign : HOUSETOLET
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Chekhov : ANTON
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Paris divider : SEINE
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Goblins: Var. : PUCAS
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Coast Guard girls : SPARS
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"___ your hand . . . " : IKISS
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Loos : ANITA
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Feudal slavery : SERFDOM
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Malaysian capital : KUALALUMPUR
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Oak-tree afflictions : PITSCALES
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City on Lake Erie : ASHTABULA
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Krypton, xenon, etc. : RAREGASES
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Pray: Lat. : ORARE
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Darling, in Nice : CHERI
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Part of S.P.C.A.: Abbr. : SOC
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Lunch-hour time span : TWELVEONE
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Turncoats : RENEGADES
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Today's painters, mod style : ARTISTSET
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Line in a circle : CHORD
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Void : ANNUL
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Satiates : CLOYS
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Eskimo craft : UMIAK
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Baking staple : FLOUR
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Ripeners : AGERS
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Work from the ground ___ : FLOORUP
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U. S. Indians : ERIES
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Lily plant extract : ALOIN
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Absolute necessity : SINEQUANON
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Exam-cramming material : CLASSNOTES
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Instance, in Paris : CAS
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French historian : SOREL
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"___ Jacques" : FRERE
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___ than (time-limit words) : NOTLATER
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Place for oolong : TEACADDY
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Safekeeping : STORAGE
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Singer Mimi : BENZELL
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Medicinal plant : IPECAC
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Kind of collision : HEADON
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African reed instruments : GORAS
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Love, in Venice : AMORE
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Crippled : LAMED
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Forbidden City : LHASA
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Ear projections : TRAGI
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In the middle : TWIXT
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Run off : ELOPE
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Kingly : REGAL
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Passé : STALE
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Derision: Sp. : BEFA
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Spicy : HOT

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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