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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1978

44-Across : Peking coin

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,423
Across
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Printing technique : OFFSET
7
Bistro : CAFE
11
Opposite of post : PRE
14
Downcast : MOROSE
15
___ Alonzo Stagg : AMOS
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U.S. cartoonist : REA
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Very large scales : EPICPROPORTIONS
20
Culbertson : ELY
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Itinerary: Abbr. : RTE
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Irish patriot: 1778-1803 : EMMET
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Chair material : CANE
25
Smear : DAUB
26
"___ My Heart" : PEGO
27
Additionally : AND
28
Form of government: Suffix : OCRACY
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Decimal base : TEN
32
W.W. II town : STLO
34
Diminutive ending : CLE
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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Convention luminaries : KEYNOTESPEAKERS
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"Splitsville" : RENO
43
Kind of dance or hold : TOE
44
Peking coin : YUAN
45
Uris hero : ARI
47
Curved : ARCHED
49
Schuss : SKI
50
Flavor and body of a French wine : SEVE
52
Moon buggies : LEMS
53
Act the accomplice : ABET
54
S.A. armadillo : APARA
56
Sky sighting? : UFO
57
Ziegfeld : FLO
58
Ecologist's concern : BALANCEOFNATURE
63
Tune : AIR
64
Roulette bet at Monte Carlo : NOIR
65
Expiates : ATONES
66
Essay : TRY
67
Mailed : SENT
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Word for a slot machine : BANDIT
Down
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Lady Capulet's cry: Act IV : OME
2
Dandy : FOP
3
Compatible competition : FRIENDLYRIVALRY
4
Statue support : SOCLE
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Glimpse : ESPY
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Yukon or Northwest: Abbr. : TER
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Emulates Allen at Ticonderoga: 1775 : CAPTURESTHEFORT
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Very tiny organism : AMOEBA
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Pro : FOR
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Town southwest of Padua : ESTE
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Aeschylean tragedy : PROMETHEUSBOUND
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Break a promise : RENEGE
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Neighbor of Bethlehem, Pa. : EASTON
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Delphi denizen : ORACLE
19
Wee prankster : IMP
23
Amontillado container : CASK
24
Chip for the pot : ANTE
25
Internist, for one : DOCTOR
29
Nicene and Apostles' : CREEDS
30
Not nay : YEA
33
Singular : ONE
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The limit, at times : SKY
38
"___ Clear Day" : ONA
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"I have bathed in the ___ the sea": Rimbaud : POEMOF
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Casanova : RAKE
41
Agitated state : SNIT
45
As blind ___ : ASABAT
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Do a mechanic's job : REPAIR
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Give guiding information : CLUEIN
51
Time interval : ERA
53
Illinois city : ALTON
55
Sothern and Sheridan : ANNS
57
___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
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College in Cedar Rapids : COE
60
Collar : NAB
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Defendants, in law : REI
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Id ___ : EST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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