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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, June 25, 1976

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,813

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Across
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Moscow, Gorki, etc. : RUSSIANCITIES
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Bicentennial plates, e.g. : COLLECTORSITEMS
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Tropical sight : COCONUTPALMTREE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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"Common Sense" author : PAINE
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Loud cry : YOWL
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Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
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They bind : TIES
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Polynesian fruits : MALAYAPPLES
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Arch city : STLOUIS
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Found a home, as bees : HIVED
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Dices : CHOPSUP
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Lift : ELEVATE
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Rainbow or brook : TROUT
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Yacht centers : MARINAS
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Natural : UNPROCESSED
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Assured: Abbr. : GTD
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Rumanian city : IASI
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"If ___ million . . . " : IHADA
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Slangy suffix : AROO
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Is independent : STANDSONONESOWN
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Belying : MISREPRESENTING
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Ultimate performance indicator : THEBOTTOMLINE
Down
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Crucifixes : ROODS
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High-tension ailment : ULCER
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Type of gin : SLOE
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Bayh or Javits: Abbr. : SEN
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Eight fluid ounces : ICUP
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Show ___ (be merciless) : NOPITY
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Skulls : CRANIA
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"And miles to go before ___" : ISLEEP
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Tiny ___ : TIM
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___-bitty : ITTY
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Saarinen : EERO
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Merganser : SMEW
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Roman 202 : CCII
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Chosen: Abbr. : SEL
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Globe : SPHERE
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Finish : MOPUP
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___-Hungarian : AUSTRO
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N.Y. campus : LIU
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Snake : ASP
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Enraged : LIVID
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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___ precedent : SETA
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Girl or cub: Abbr. : SCT
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By way of, for short : THRU
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Diving bird : LOON
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___ Moines : DES
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Print measures : EMS
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___ Cruces : LAS
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San Luis ___ : OBISPO
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Accomplice : COHORT
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Small kite : ELANET
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Curved vault surface : GROIN
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American poet Charles Hanson : TOWNE
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Ding's partner : DONG
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Doctrine : ISM
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Have ___ (fight) : ATIT
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Cummerbund : SASH
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Concerning : INRE
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"So much to ___ little done . . . " : DOSO
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Wind: Prefix : ANEM
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Society girl : DEB
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Photographer's abbr. : ENL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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