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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

NOUNS IN OPPOSITION

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1977

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,193
Across
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Florentine painter : LIPPI
6
Arithmetic abbr. : GCD
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Shade tree : ELM
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Shopping center : MALL
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Of Catawba, Tokay, etc. : VINOUS
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Lot measure : ACRE
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U.S. cartoonist : REA
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Out of port : ASEA
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Theme of many a sea story : MANVSTHEELEMENTS
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Schism : RIFT
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Footnote notation : OPCIT
26
Biblical confrontation : DAVIDVSGOLIATH
28
Burglar's boodle : LOOT
29
"Exodus" name : ARI
31
___ heart out (envy) : EATONES
32
Perry's creator : ERLE
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Seine : NET
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Thomas or Horace : MANN
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Saguaros : CACTI
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Bare essentials : NEEDS
42
Wynn and Begley : EDS
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Not welcome : UNWISHED
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Ullmann : LIV
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The Game : YALEVSHARVARD
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The whole hog : ALL
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German pronoun : UNS
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Clean the board : ERASE
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Tropical climber : LIANA
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Dryad's home : TREE
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Aromatic : REDOLENT
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Pluck : GRIT
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Sacred song : PSALM
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"Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
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Sheridan comedy: 1775 : THERIVALS
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"___ for Adonais": Shelley : IWEEP
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Apple-cheeked : RUDDY
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Ordered : BADE
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Don Juan and Casanova : AMORISTS
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Smokes, for short : CIGS
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___ to the teeth : ARMED
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Hite of "The Hite Report" : SHERE
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Scrutinize : VET
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Holbrook : HAL
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Egghead-muscleman showdown : BRAINSVSBRAWN
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Last year's jrs. : SRS
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Speedy beauty of myth : ATALANTA
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Suffix with Israel or Brooklyn : ITE
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Lumber cutter : RESAW
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Work on the lawn : RESOD
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"If ___ My Way" : IHAD
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Guru : SAGE
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With alacrity : READILY
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___-King, of German myth : ERL
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Louver : SLAT
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Clash of 431 B.C. : ATHENSVSSPARTA
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Lawful : LICIT
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Twofold : DUAL
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Historic rights-reading case : MIRANDAVSARIZONA
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Au fait : ABLE
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Slime : OOZE
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Halley's and Kohoutek : COMETS
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Bigfoot's cousin? : YETI
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Pop : DAD
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Lect. : SER
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Butter melter : TOAST
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Famous debates : LINCOLNVSDOUGLAS
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Guest : INVITEE
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Sentry's place : POST
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Situate : PUT
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Sort of: Suffix : ISH
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Mother of the Titans : GAEA
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225, to Cicero : CCLV
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Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
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German surrealist : ERNST
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Release : LETGO
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Gardner's lawyer : MASON
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Actresses Berenson and Pavan : MARISAS
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Japan, Iran, etc. : ASIA
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Took off : LEFT
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Wood strip : LATH
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Steam, e.g. : VAPOR
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German port : EMDEN
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Jetty : MOLE
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Work on MSS. : EDIT
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Corneille drama : LECID
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To go: It. : ANDARE
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Change one's outlook : RESLANT
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G.P.'s, e.g. : MDS
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Rowan : ASH
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Title fight of March 7, 1951 : CHARLESVSWALCOTT
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Range finder : TELEMETER
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Faineant : IDLE
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Ocular protection : EYELID
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First mate : EVE
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Grape : UVA
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Soprano Merriman : NAN
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Tie up : WRAP
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Angler's choice : LURE
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Candidate for A.A. : INEBRIATE
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Baltic native : ESTH
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Book by Read : ALIVE
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Donizetti opera : RITA
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River in N India : TAWI
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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They reune : GRADS
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Relieve (of) : RID
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Temptation for Odysseus : SIRENS
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Holden of fiction : EBEN
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Cowardly Lion's portrayer : LAHR
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Calumniator : SMEARER
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Sounds seeking silence : PSTS
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Fish story : YARN
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Big Brother's creator : ORWELL
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Burn : CHAR
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Snitch : RAT
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Rosemary's portrayer : MIA
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Mariner's dir. : SBE
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Austrian spa : BADEN
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Itinerary word : VIA
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Criterion: Abbr. : STD
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Legendary Rhine menace : LORELEI
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Ordinances : ASSIZES
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Fräulein's name : ILSA
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Sleep: Comb. form : HYPNO
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Bohea and bancha : TEAS
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Acquires : GAINS
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Singer James : ETTA
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___ as a wet hen : ASMAD
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White Sea gulf : DVINA
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"Look not thou upon the wine when it ___": Proverbs : ISRED
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"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
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Snorkel : TUBE
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Discontinue : HALT
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Commotions : ADOS
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Demolish : RAZE
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Old name for Kalinin : TVER
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Where Pizarro died : LIMA
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Play a part : ACT
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Marsupial, for short : ROO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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