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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, November 30, 1979

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, 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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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,979
Across
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Khachaturian : ARAM
5
Scaups and scoters : SEADUCKS
13
Mild cigar : CLARO
14
Public regulation : ORDINANCE
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Damask material : LINEN
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Like Inspector Clouseau : MALADROIT
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Died down : ABATED
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Barn's neighbor : SILO
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Demolition compound : TNT
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Impassioned acclaims : DITHYRAMBS
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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___ curiae (friend of the court) : AMICUS
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Saudi noble : SHEIK
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Put two and two together : SUM
30
Rara ___ : AVIS
31
Parish officer : BEADLE
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Bad-mouthed : KNOCKED
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Seek guidance : CONSULT
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Acre's land : ISRAEL
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Northeast European : BALT
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Summerall : PAT
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Nobel poet of 1960 : LEGER
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Non compos ___ : MENTIS
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"___ Get It for You Wholesale" : ICAN
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Eddic tales : NORSEMYTHS
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N.Y.C. promise : FUN
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Scandal-sheet lowdown : DIRT
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Sabotage the limited : DERAIL
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It makes three of one : TRISECTOR
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Saltpeter, British style : NITRE
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Pirates of South Orange, N.J. : SETONHALL
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Sought to determine net weight : TARED
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Frappes and parfaits : DESSERTS
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Ream or ocean : SCAD
Down
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Defendant's defense : ALIBI
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Charged : RANAT
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"Lady Soul" Franklin : ARETHA
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Successful investment : MONEYMAKER
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Kompong ___, Cambodia : SOM
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Famous Dutch intellectual : ERASMUS
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Impromptu bits : ADLIBS
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TV controls : DIALS
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Annul : UNDO
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Essex or Edsel : CAR
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Even-steven, as a baseball score : KNOTTEDUP
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Tiny bit : SCINTILLA
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Not naked : CLAD
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Paul Robinson's comic-strip teen-ager : ETTAKETT
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Twaddle : DRIVEL
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Part of DNA : ACID
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Exclamations of discovery : AHAS
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Greeting-card verses : SENTIMENTS
27
Cabled conveyances : SKILIFTS
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Kind of loan : UNSECURED
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Gem named after financier J.P. : MORGANITE
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Wolfed : BOLTED
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City on the Orne : CAEN
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Gives the ax : CANS
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Brecht : BERTOLT
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Short-barreled cannon : MORTAR
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Aramaic tongue : SYRIAC
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Recess for a statue : NICHE
43
Range of the Carpathians : TATRA
44
Put to work : HIRED
45
Husky's burden : SLED
47
Iniquitous places : DENS
50
Message like Mayday : SOS
51
Tusitala's monogram : RLS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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