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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, July 5, 1974

58-Across : Bona fide

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,092
Across
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Kind of ache : STOMACH
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Summarize : RECAP
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Carol Channing role : LORELEI
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Dessert wines : MALAGAS
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Sales pitch : AMAZINGLOWPRICE
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Sancho ___ : PANZA
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Between Daniel and Joel : HOSEA
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Twitch : TIC
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"Tell ___ the judge" : ITTO
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Dillon's portrayer : ARNESS
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Continent: Abbr. : AFR
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Denials : NOS
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"Space Odyssey" year : MMI
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Tale: Abbr. : STO
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Bond : TIE
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Western capital : BOISE
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" ... a ___ of golden daffodils" : HOST
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Sales pitch : EASYCREDITTERMS
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Hatred : ODIUM
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School org. : PTA
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Approximately: Abbr. : ABT
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Salamander : EFT
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Performed : DID
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Scarlet : RED
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Somewhat : SORTOF
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Solitary : LONE
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Not uniform: Abbr. : IRR
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Knightly quest : GRAIL
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New York et al. : PORTS
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Sales pitch : TOOGOODTOBETRUE
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Person : SOMEONE
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Bona fide : GENUINE
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Canasta plays : MELDS
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Fermented : YEASTED
Down
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___ the face (rebuke) : SLAPIN
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Salad ingredient : TOMATO
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Praying figures : ORANTS
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Kind of soprano : MEZZO
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Time period: Abbr. : CEN
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Skyscraper : HIGHRISE
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Least experienced : RAWEST
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Site of the Sun Bowl : ELPASO
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Auto : CAR
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Washing-machine part : AGITATOR
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Nonviolent philosophy : PACIFISM
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Famous Grandma : MOSES
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Mysteries : SECRETS
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Chaney : LON
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Eastern ruler : AMIR
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Soft shoe, for short : MOC
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Half a farewell : BYE
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Tokyo, formerly : EDO
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Border : HEM
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Vivacities : ESPRITS
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Waiting place : ANTEROOM
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Floating airport : SEADROME
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Manner of thinking : IDEOLOGY
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Spat : TIFF
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King ___ : TUT
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___ as gold : ASGOOD
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Chemical elements : BORONS
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Vocation : TRADE
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Dickens's "Little ___" : DORRIT
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Harmonizing : INTUNE
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Remove, as cherry pits : DESEED
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Small bird : TIT
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Water lily : LOTUS
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Grief: Sp. : PENA
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Coagulate : GEL
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Spelling contest : BEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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