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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, August 2, 1974

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, 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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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,120
Across
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Partners of wherefores : WHYS
5
Partner of hearty : HALE
9
Give off : EMIT
13
Garden implements : HOES
14
Inferior : SECONDRATE
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Eject : OUST
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Precision in small details : MINUTENESS
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Kind of gallery : ART
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Transportation tab : FARE
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Actress Kirk et al. : LISAS
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Cone-bearing trees : CEDARS
23
Inlet : COVE
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Let the ___ (deflate) : AIROUT
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"Rhinoceros" author and family : IONESCOS
30
Darrow's Tennessee opponent : BRYAN
31
Over : ENDED
32
Salamander : EFT
33
Finishes the cake : ICES
34
Holmes's street : BAKER
35
Division word : INTO
36
High note : ELA
37
Discourage : DETER
38
Trails : PATHS
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Saw-toothed : SERRATED
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Debates : ARGUES
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Enthusiasm : ELAN
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Apprise : INFORM
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___ out (end gradually) : PHASE
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Iowa campus site : AMES
48
Hawaiian hawks : IOS
50
Famous rest period : SEVENTHDAY
53
Type assortment : FONT
54
April, in song : SHOWERTIME
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Poker pair : TENS
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Doctrines : ISMS
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Pale : ASHY
Down
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Opposite of giddap : WHOA
2
Part of the celestial sphere : HOURCIRCLE
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In the recent past : YESTERYEAR
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Fast jet : SST
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Apparent and presumptive : HEIRS
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Skin affliction : ACNE
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Gehrig : LOU
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Adjective suffix : ENT
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Ford and Pyle : ERNIES
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Miss West et al. : MAES
11
"___ deal!" : ITSA
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Hardy heroine : TESS
14
Chic : SMART
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Researched thoroughly : DELVED
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Man-goat deity : FAUN
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"When in Rome, ___ . . . " : DOAS
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Telegraph device : CODER
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Exceptional person : ONER
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"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Signed : INKED
27
Roman officers : CENTURIONS
28
Words after book or playmate : OFTHEMONTH
29
On the glacial side : STOSS
31
Eroded : EATEN
34
Between alpha and gamma : BETA
35
Emilia's husband : IAGO
37
Coeur ___ : DALENE
38
Test photos: Abbr. : PRFS
40
Stitches again : RESEWS
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Keep ___ on (watch) : ANEYE
43
Moslem priests : IMAMS
44
Attention-getting sound : PSST
45
Derisive laugh : HEHE
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Earl of ___ : AVON
47
Take ___ view of : ADIM
49
Linger : STAY
51
Prefix for angle and pod : TRI
52
Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
53
Airlines agcy. : FAA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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