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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1975

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,512
Across
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Word of disgust : UMPH
5
Summons to court : CITES
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Make amends : ATONE
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Unit of pressure : TORR
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"___ to rise . . . " : EARLYTOBEDEARLY
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In short : BRIEFLY
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Axis's foes : ALLIES
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Berber chieftain : CAID
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Minimally : ATLEAST
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Came ___ (occurred) : TOPASS
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Court of Common ___ : PLEAS
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Where to get soybeans, tiger's milk, etc. : HEALTHFOODSTORE
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Biter of Cleopatra : ASP
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"Vive le ___" : ROI
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Partner of sympathy : TEA
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Subject of Adam Smith work : WEALTHOFNATIONS
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Shem's son and namesakes : ARAMS
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Silk and wool fabric : TINSEY
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Duncan of dance : ISADORA
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U. S. engineer : EADS
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Actor's reading : SCRIPT
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Removed by melting : ABLATED
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Coveted virtue : WISDOMOFSOLOMON
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Venezuelan copper town : AROA
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After: Fr. : APRES
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___ of the litter : RUNT
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Longings : YENS
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Sign gases : NEONS
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Baltic native : ESTH
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Actress Mary : URE
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Biblical kingdom : MOAB
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Murmuring sound : PURR
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Coiled : HELICAL
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Hunter of baseball : CATFISH
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"___ you so!" : ITOLD
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Punch-and-Judy dog : TOBY
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Compass point : ENE
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Tranquilized : SEDATED
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Least fresh : STALEST
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Skin layers : CORIA
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Rendezvous : TRYST
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Beer ingredient : YEAST
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Miss Fitzgerald et al. : ELLAS
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Lily plant extract : ALOIN
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Defrost : THAW
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Platinum wire loop : OESE
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Hemingway : PAPA
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Expressions of disdain : POOFS
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___ to Z : FROMA
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Siouans : OTOS
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Descartes : RENE
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Simple : EASY
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Pretentious ones : LADIDAS
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Change: Prefix : TROPO
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Actress Elizabeth : HARTMAN
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___ for words : ATALOSS
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Kind of wave or basin : TIDAL
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Awaiting : INSTORE
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___ off base (strays far) : ISWAY
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___ facias (judicial writ) : SCIRE
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Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
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Buddy of TV : EBSEN
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Hair style : AFRO
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Ostrich's relatives : EMUS
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Word of admonition : DONT
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Unclose, to poets : OPE
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___ degree : NTH

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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