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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

WHO HAS WHAT?

New York Times, Sunday, December 10, 1978

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 584 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,624
Across
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Iwo ___ : JIMA
5
Melted : FUSED
10
"Wearin' ___ Green" : OTHE
14
___ crow flies : ASTHE
19
Neck projection : ADAMSAPPLE
21
Brain part associated with speech : BROCASAREA
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Talking animal in Numbers : BALAAMSASS
24
Retinal layer : JACOBSCOAT
25
Smuts was one : BOER
26
Call's partner : BECK
27
Dawn goddess : AURORA
28
Fugitive's haven : HIDEOUT
32
Cardinal star : BROCK
34
Twisted: Comb. form : STREPT
35
Lives : EXISTS
36
Perch : ROOST
37
Nast's target : TWEED
38
Staffers : AIDES
39
Strawberry geranium : AARONSBEARD
41
Consumer-protection agcy. : PSC
44
"Hinky Dinky Parlay ___" : VOO
45
Math course : TRIG
46
Bireme gear : OARS
47
Prickle : SETA
48
Ann has two : ENS
49
Attraction in 1849 : SUTTERSGOLD
53
Spud : TATER
54
"Oh ___ is a gentle thing": Coleridge : SLEEPIT
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Objects of veneration : ICONS
57
Alone : SOLELY
58
Prate : TWADDLE
59
In ___ way (vulnerable) : HARMS
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Mediterranean capital : PALERMO
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Resistance quantity : OHMAGE
62
Actress Taylor : RENEE
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Nymph or orchid : CALYPSO
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"If My Friends Could ___ Now" : SEEME
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Early name for Yellowstone Park : COLTERSHELL
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Letter addenda : PSS
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Payment to a French estate owner : CENS
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Disco dance : FRUG
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Numerous : MANY
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Newt : EFT
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Elev. : ALT
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She should be above suspicion : CAESARSWIFE
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Fixation : MANIA
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Bungle : BOTCH
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Make one's day : ELATE
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Light-years, e.g. : FARCRY
83
Arrogant : SNOOTY
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Eocene or Neocene : EPOCH
86
Tan silks : PONGEES
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Freeload : SPONGE
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Qualified : ABLE
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Mitigate : EASE
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Where the Hesperus was wrecked : NORMANSWOE
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Volcanic-glass drops : PELESTEARS
98
Three stars in a line : ORIONSBELT
99
Fogbow : ULLOASRING
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Tempi : BEATS
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One-time Mrs. Kovacs : EDIE
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Jet : PLANE
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Louver : SLAT
Down
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Shot from Ali : JAB
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Tarbell : IDA
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___ de tête : MAL
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Org. for Drs. : AMA
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Renowned : FAMOUS
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Only horse to defeat Man o' War : UPSET
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Shadowbox : SPAR
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Subway branches : ELS
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___ Plaines : DES
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Demurs : OBJECTS
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Bannister's milieu : TRACK
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Pork cut : HOCK
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Household: Comb. form : ECO
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Confident : ASSURED
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Kind of cow : SACRED
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B.S.A. unit : TROOP
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Crux : HEART
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"Do I dare to ___ peach?": T. S. Eliot : EATA
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Wooden shoes : SABOTS
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They reduce or moderate : ABATERS
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Petty officer : BOSN
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Breathe hard : HEAVE
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Fiery roller for Hera's suitor : IXIONSWHEEL
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Henry Purcell aria : DIDOSLAMENT
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Suffix with Siam or Annam : ESE
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Danish comedian-pianist : BORGE
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Aussie creature : ROO
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Grassy land : SWARD
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Singer-actor John : RAITT
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River ducks : TEALS
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Blessings : BOONS
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Contribution to the Vatican : PETERSPENCE
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Electrical storm : STELMOSFIRE
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Nut; kernel: Comb. form : CARYO
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N-___ (math term) : TUPLE
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Orchid product : SALEP
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Marsh grass : SEDGE
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All smiles : RIANT
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Fallen rocks : SCREE
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Pyle of TV : GOMER
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Hydrocarbon derivative : TOLYL
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Cheeses : EDAMS
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Rand or Struthers : SALLY
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Puccini heroine : TOSCA
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Wife of Hagar the Horrible : HELGA
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Nearly, to Nero : PAENE
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Edd ___, Cooperstown name : ROUSH
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Irritate : CHAFE
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Battle site: 1346 : CRECY
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Loser to Hoover : SMITH
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Tarries : STAYS
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Adds to the kitty : FATTENS
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___ Bluff, N.Y.C. : COOGANS
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Abounding : REPLETE
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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G. I. Jane : WAC
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Impressionist's works : MANETS
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Neighbor of Uru. : ARG
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Witticism : BONMOT
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Anatomical cavities : FOSSAE
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Germ cell : SPORE
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Water wheel : NORIA
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"Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
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Metrical foot : PAEON
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Brahmin : SNOB
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Thunderstruck : AWED
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Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Mariner's dir. : SBE
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Litter member : PUP
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Building wing : ELL
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Vocal pauses : ERS
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Be under the weather : AIL
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Genetic molecule : RNA
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N.C.O. : SGT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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