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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, May 7, 1976

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,764

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Across
1
Dillon : MATT
5
Rulers : CZARS
10
Large quantity : SCAD
14
Skunk's defense : ODOR
15
Ration : ALLOT
16
King of the road : HOBO
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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Missouri city : ROLLA
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Drubbing : ROUT
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Unsuccessful stamp collector's lament, with 49 Across : PHILATELYWILL
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Gas or electric company : UTILITY
24
Navigational distance : SEAMILE
26
Stephen V. and William R. : BENETS
27
Relative of "bon voyage" : GODSPEED
28
Turkish decree : IRADE
29
Shankar : RAVI
30
Jets : SSTS
31
Garb : RAIMENT
34
Chiefs: Abbr. : LDRS
38
River to the Elbe : ISER
39
Perch : ROOST
44
At the ready : PREPARED
46
Green iron : PUTTER
47
Scholars : SAVANTS
48
Marsh gas : METHANE
49
See 20 Across : GETYOUNOWHERE
51
Ord or Dix : FORT
52
Swiftly : APACE
53
Insects : LICE
55
Draw the wrong straw : LOSE
56
Give ___ gas (accelerate) : ITTHE
57
Goneril's father : LEAR
58
Something unique : ONER
59
Bonheur et al. : ROSAS
60
Thessaly peak : OSSA
Down
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Swab : MOP
2
Camera gadget : ADAPTER
3
" ... on a slow boat ___" : TOCHINA
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Brought up the rear : TRAILED
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Gem weights : CARATS
6
Polish coin : ZLOTY
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Auk genus : ALLE
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Does a dog trick : ROLLSOVER
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Remained at home : STAYEDIN
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Prawns' relatives : SHRIMPS
11
Far-East laborers : COOLIES
12
" ... and put ___ through his head" : ABULLET
13
"I" part : DOT
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Metric quart : LITER
22
Common verb : WAS
23
___ supra : UBI
25
Sullivan et al. : EDS
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Used the Las Vegas facilities : GAMED
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Meets, as a challenge : RISESUPTO
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Kind of missile : AIRTOAIR
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Verity : TRUTH
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Certain records: Abbr. : LPS
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Cavalryman : DRAGOON
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Auto gear : REVERSE
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Splash : SPATTER
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Famous Moor : OTHELLO
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Eared seals : OTARIES
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New York Indians : SENECAS
43
Italian number : TRE
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At all : ANY
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Small flycatchers : PEWEES
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Coffee variety : MOCHA
50
Cole et al. : NATS
51
Ziegfeld : FLO
54
Historical period : ERA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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