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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1978

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,609

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Across
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Deus ex ___ : MACHINA
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Julius from Brooklyn : LAROSA
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One of the rivers of Hades : ACHERON
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Start of the eighth month : AUGUSTI
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Kahn's book about the old Dodgers : THEBOYSOFSUMMER
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Fimbriate : HEM
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Prison burned by Wat Tyler's rebels : NEWGATE
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Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
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Nefarious : EVIL
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Peddles : SELLS
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Japon, Chine, etc. : ASIE
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"There ___ old lady . . . " : WASAN
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Electrical unit : REL
28
Jannings and Ludwig : EMILS
29
Enjoyed the snow : SLEIGHED
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Already adjusted : PRESET
32
Bauble : GAUD
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He's sorry now : RUER
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From Venezia Tridentina to Sicilia : ITALIA
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Small change in Panama : CENTIMOS
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Coattails phrase : METOO
42
Downy surface : NAP
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Mere; meager : SCANT
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What dols measure : PAIN
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Jetties : MOLES
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Scope : AREA
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Sea eagle : ERN
49
Daughter of Titus Andronicus : LAVINIA
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106, to Scipio : CVI
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Patrick Mann's best seller : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
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Poe poem : EULALIE
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Triple ___ of 1907–8 : ENTENTE
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Pitman specialists : STENOS
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More irritable : RASPIER
Down
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1978 Cooperstown inductee : MATHEWS
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Straddling : ACHEVAL
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Dress style : CHEMISE
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O.T. language : HEB
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Press : IRON
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He wrote "The Highwayman" : NOYES
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Rejoined : ANSWERED
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Commits a deadly sin : LUSTS
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Malarial symptom : AGUE
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Pirate's quaff : RUM
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Effortless assimilation : OSMOSIS
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Barren : STERILE
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Most lively : AIRIEST
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"Pride goeth before ___" : AFALL
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Eyed amorously : OGLED
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Napoleon II's epithet : LAIGLON
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"The Beautiful" : AMERICA
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Writer Marsh : NGAIO
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___ Yisreal (Palestine) : ERETS
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Mao's successor : HUA
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It seldom made Cerf bored : PUN
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He's sorry, too : REPENTER
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Obstructs : IMPEDES
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Remove, as a page or article : TEAROUT
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Stimulated; thrilled : ATINGLE
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Where L.A. is : CALIF
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Communications pioneer : MARCONI
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"One man, ___" : ONEVOTE
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He dyes for a living : STAINER
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Stars that brighten and fade : NOVAE
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"___ a pious fraud . . . ": J. R. Lowell : MAYIS
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Where Duccio painted : SIENA
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Gounod contemporary : LALO
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Crafts' partner : ARTS
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Cupid : DAN
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Knot in cotton fiber : NEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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