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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 1975

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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. 9,579
Across
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Baseball cover : COWHIDE
8
Premiums : BONUSES
15
River of Hades : ACHERON
16
Of a radioactive element : URANOUS
17
Wall of Jerusalem : WAILING
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Ecstasy : RAPTURE
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Distress call : SOS
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One of the hemispheres : EASTERN
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Part of U.S.D.A.: Abbr. : DEPT
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Put an ___ (stop) : ENDTO
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Call it ___ : ADAY
28
Chop : AXE
29
Actor Ray : ALDO
30
Pudding ingredient : RAISIN
32
Kind of carriage : HORSELESS
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Dwarf of folklore : GNOME
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More frigid : ICIER
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Robin Hood, e.g. : THIEF
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Actor Sal : MINEO
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Abel, to Eve : SECONDSON
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Big champagne bottle : MAGNUM
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Locomotive sound : CHUG
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Famed exile spot : ELBA
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“___ Is Born” : ASTAR
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Part of K.K.K. : KLUX
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Construction : ERECTOR
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Garden tool worker : HOE
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States of excitement : DELIRIA
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Erudite : LEARNED
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Athrob : PULSING
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Intertwined : ENLACED
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Ship-loading duty : LASTAGE
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Pitting devices : STONERS
Down
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Crow's cry : CAW
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Wood sorrel : OCA
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Annual plant of California : WHISPERINGBELLS
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Spartan serf : HELOT
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Eye part : IRIS
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___ Quixote : DON
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Begets : ENGENDERS
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Fly apart : BURST
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Speechifier : ORATOR
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Scruff : NAPE
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Disobedient, as a pet : UNTRAINED
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Song from "The Graduate" : SOUNDSOFSILENCE
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Compass point : SSE
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Stirs : ADOS
22
Code signal : DAH
23
Outside: Prefix : EXO
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She, in France : ELLE
26
Zero in on : AIM
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Chemical ending : YNE
29
The vowels : AEIOU
31
Mellowing, as wine : AGING
33
Certain screenwriter : SCENARIST
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Louisiana parish : STCHARLES
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Witching, for one : HOUR
39
French title : MME
40
Adjective suffix : IAL
42
Prefix for plasm : ECTO
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Columbus campus : OSU
44
Night goddess : NOX
46
Clubbing : MACING
51
Put on : STAGE
52
Moslem holy book : KORAN
54
Silkworm : ERIA
55
Circle of light : HALO
56
Graduate's certificate: Abbr. : DPL
57
U.S.A., in France : EUA
59
Doorway: Abbr. : ENT
60
Poetic contraction : EER
61
Dentist's degree : DDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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