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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

WORDS IN A ROW

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1971

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,918
Across
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"Hell ___ no fury . . . " : HATH
5
Ivanhoe's beloved : ROWENA
11
Red: Sp. : ROSO
15
Oh, dear : ALAS
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Jamaica's ___ Rios : OCHO
20
Atlantic islands, to Portuguese : ACORES
21
Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Soliloquy words : TOBE
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Vehicle of a sort : WHEELBARROW
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Rosemary : MIAFARROW
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Ploys of a sort : BIGDEALS
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Road sign : NARROWBRIDGE
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Balloon or blimp : AEROSTAT
31
Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Certain vote : AYE
33
Dejected : SAD
34
Tied : DREW
35
Event of 1944 : DDAY
37
Image: Prefix : EIDO
38
Infatuate : ENAMOR
43
Japanese salmon : MASU
44
Chinese soup : WONTON
46
Day brightener : SUNSHINE
48
Certain review : PAN
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All smiles : RIANT
51
Spanish queen : ENA
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Poor rating : ONESTAR
54
Copenhagen, in song : WONDERFUL
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Spring mo. : APR
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Certain reply : YES
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Audience : EAR
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Ararat visitor : ARK
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Girl's name : LEONA
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People of Brazil : MURA
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Predatory bird : SPARROWHAWK
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Door sign : EXIT
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Uneven : EROSE
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Court : WOO
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Portal: Abbr. : ENT
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Marseilles season : ETE
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Time, Times, etc. : NEWSMEDIA
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Toaster : SKOALER
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___ Locks : SOO
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Jane and namesakes : EYRES
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After Harry : IKE
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Get rid of a hangover : SLEEPOFF
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Game stick : CROSSE
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Tim : TINY
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___ to (ignores) : ISDEAF
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Wine prefixes : OENS
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Insincere talk : CANT
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Argo or Titanic : SHIP
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Durocher : LEO
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German name part : VON
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Do séance work : LEVITATE
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TV personality : DAVEGARROWAY
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Astronomer's field : UNIVERSE
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Maine city : AROOSTOOK
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Tip of Alaska : POINTBARROW
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"___ horse!" : GETA
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Action: Suffix : ENCE
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Victim of a political shake-up : PURGEE
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Alaskan port : NOME
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Paradise : EDEN
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Mango parts : NAKS
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Chemical compounds : ESTERS
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___ Pea, Popeye's friend : SWEE
Down
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Words of commiseration : HOWBAD
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More pained : ACHIER
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Comic-book cousin of Superman : THEGREENARROW
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Square dances : HOEDOWNS
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Florida city : OCALA
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Defeat : WORST
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Be human, in a way : ERR
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Broadway gas : NEON
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Town on the Nile : ASWAN
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Firearm devices : RAMRODS
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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St. Lawrence, e.g. : SEAWAY
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Go ___ oneself : OFFBY
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Italian town : ATRI
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___ over (domineers) : LORDSIT
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Lawyer of Madrid : ABOGADO
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Attached in a way : SEWEDON
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"___ Sylphides" : LES
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Common verb : ARE
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Fortified work : REDAN
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Borealis's predecessor : AURORA
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Menu item : ENTREE
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Bridge call : AHOY
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Gets ore : MINES
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Bridge call : ONESPADE
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In medias ___ : RES
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Spoonerism : MARROWSKY
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Bankroll : WAD
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"A ___ lama is a priest . . . " : ONEL
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Gobs : SEAMEN
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Tainted : UNPURE
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
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Old school-desk items : INKWELLS
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Firma or cotta : TERRA
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Game fish : WAHOO
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Yerby novel, with "The" : FOXESOFHARROW
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___ length (inch or meter) : UNITOF
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Most recently from : LATEOF
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Awn : ARISTA
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Roused : WOKE
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Struck in a way : KNEED
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Tortoise genus : EMYS
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Shoe item : TREE
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Poetic word : ERE
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Being hauled : INTOW
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Horses' foot parts : PASTERNS
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Ropes : CORDAGE
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Weighed a container again : RETARED
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Citizen's right : ONEVOTE
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Conjures : INVOKES
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Celestial halo : CORONA
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Give ___ thought : ITSOME
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Ex-Dodger Reese : PEEWEE
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Football positions: Abbr. : LGS
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Devoured : EATEN
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Section of a cone : NAPPE
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Thrust : LUNGE
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Join : ENTER
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Jazz instrument, for short : VIBES
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Herb genus : IVA
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Move back and forth : ROCK
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Pronouns : YOUS
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N.Y. subway : IRT

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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