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Jordan S. Lasher
Jordan S. Lasher

ECHO CHAMBER

New York Times, Sunday, September 26, 1976

Author:
Jordan S. Lasher
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 762 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Jordan S. Lasher has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,906
Across
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Rotating-wing craft : GIROS
6
Neighbor of Idaho : UTAH
10
Practices : DRILLS
16
Tobacco wad : CHEW
20
Guam's capital : AGANA
21
Kind of dish or swipe : SIDE
22
Everlasting : EONIAN
23
Violin opening : FHOLE
24
Balsamweed : FUZZYGUZZY
26
Sweetheart : TOOTSYWOOTSY
28
Disconcert : FAZE
29
Demolishes : RAZES
30
Early slaves : ESNES
31
Eye parts : IRISES
32
Photography abbr. : ENL
33
Fleur-___ : DELYS
34
___ alios : INTER
35
Fit to be tied : ANGRY
36
Mountain nests : AERIES
38
Prefix for date or diluvian : ANTE
39
Der ___ : ALTE
40
Filing aid : TAB
43
Muggy : DANK
44
Secrecy : HUGGERMUGGER
48
"Strangers ___ Train" : ONA
49
Mrs. Luce et al. : CLARES
51
Rose's man et al. : ABIES
52
Tumultuous : AROAR
53
Roman road : ITER
54
Exuded : OOZED
55
Swan genus : OLOR
56
Make a racket : BLARE
57
Topper of film : COSMO
58
Take it easy : LAZE
59
She loved Tom Thumb : DOLLALOLLA
62
Noted short-story writer : RUNYON
63
Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
64
Certain writer : POET
65
Manners : MODES
66
Arias : SOLI
67
Carrier of a crook : SHEPHERD
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Suit : BEFIT
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Dance acts in India : NAUTCHES
75
Electrical units : RELS
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French income : RENTE
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Kind of board or bag : TOTE
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Scrap : ORT
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Sonly or daughterly : FILIAL
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Boisterous : ROWDYDOWDY
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Trademark : LOGO
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In ___ (under pressure) : ABIND
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Mexican people : MAYAS
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Guadalajara dish : TACOS
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Boston player, for short : CELT
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Heretofore : SOFAR
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Gasoline and kerosene : FUELS
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Strengths : MIGHTS
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Hindu cymbals : TAL
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Confused state : HUSTLEBUSTLE
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Authorize : OKAY
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Poet Lowell : AMY
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Chemical endings : ANES
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Metric land units : ARES
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Extreme edges : BRINKS
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___ wagon : PADDY
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Singer Vicki et al. : CARRS
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Drags : HAULS
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Orel's river : OKA
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Three in one : TRIUNE
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Old Bahamas native : TAINO
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French stage forte : FARCE
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Open to debate : MOOT
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Hit song by Donovan, 1966 : MELLOWYELLOW
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Resembling early jazz : RICKYTICKY
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
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Word with shoppe : OLDE
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___ off the old block : ACHIP
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Van ___ (L.A. suburb) : NUYS
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Rated oneself highly : PRIDED
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Run across : MEET
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Check recipient : PAYEE
Down
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Faux pas : GAFFE
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Large lizard : IGUANA
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Football fireworks : RAZZLEDAZZLE
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Eleven, to an élève : ONZE
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For example : SAY
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Customary things : USUALS
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Excited state : TIZZY
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Cutting tools : ADZES
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Attention-getters : HEYS
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Easings of tension : DETENTES
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Capon, e.g. : ROOSTER
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"___ ear and . . . " : INONE
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Metric quart : LITER
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Laddie's mate : LASS
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Ship's-plank curve : SNY
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Singing group : CHOIR
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Swell! : HOTSYTOTSY
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Old British weights : WEYS
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Certain criminal : FORGER
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Spartans and Corinthians : GREEKS
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Russian "general" : WINTER
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Entertained : DINED
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Author of "Bus Stop" : INGE
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Aquatic plants : ALGAE
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Peep show : RAREE
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"It's ___!" : AGIRL
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Marketplace : AGORA
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Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
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Red or robber : BARON
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Angelic, in a way : HALOED
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Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
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Croquet item : MALLET
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Russian range : URALS
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Drinks : COLAS
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Reluctant : LOATH
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Column order : IONIC
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Distinctive qualities : ODORS
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Able-___ : BODIED
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Ritual group : CULT
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Modifies : AMENDS
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Arrogant : LOFTY
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Debauchee : ROUE
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___-mell : PELL
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Butterfly : SATYR
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Fabric style : PRINT
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Top banana : HEAD
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"___ the Jabberwock, my son!" : BEWARE
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Knotty : NODOSE
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Sinuous dance: Var. : HOOCHYKOOCHY
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Grass fungus : ERGOT
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Kind of flush : ROYAL
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Fabric weave : TWILL
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Legal truths : FACTA
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Girder : IBEAM
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Australian tree : LILLYPILLY
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Large amounts : RAFTS
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Creator of Lefty : ODETS
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Relative of flotsam : LAGAN
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Saunter : MOSEY
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Polynesian images : TIKIS
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Insect-eating plant : SUNDEW
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Like some brows : FURROWED
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Purposes : USES
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Actor Robert : MORLEY
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Was lacking : HADNOT
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Without exception : BARNONE
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Well adjunct : BUCKET
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Chicago suburb : SKOKIE
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Large halls : AULAS
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Beautiful: Prefix : CALLI
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Bothered : AILED
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Selassie : HAILE
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___ Triomphe : ARCDE
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Star variety : ATYPE
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Govt. agents : TMEN
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Proof of payment: Fr. : RECU
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Word with Missouri : FROM
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Isinglass : MICA
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Caroline Island group : YAP
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Faucet : TAP

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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