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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1975

Author: Chet Currier
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Chet Currier has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,571
Across Down
1. Coarse tobacco : SHAG
5. Illinois time: Abbr. : CST
8. Plods heavily : SLOGS
13. Hubbub : TODO
14. Gambler's mark : IOU
15. Adjusts the TV set : TUNES
16. Scope : AREA
17. Assam native : GARO
19. Unique : ALONE
20. Jargonistic approximation : BALLPARKFIGURE
23. Coral or Black : SEA
24. "___ longa . . . " : ARS
25. Word with small or French : FRY
26. S. A. nation : ARG
28. A.M.A. members : DRS
29. Pronoun : SHE
30. Snack ___ : BAR
31. Suffix for arab or Juno : ESQUE
34. Through: Prefix : DIA
35. Filched : STOLE
37. Port on the Seine : ROUEN
38. Sea bird : ERN
39. As ___ {usually) : ARULE
40. Collect : AMASS
41. Bike part: Abbr. : PED
42. Goat god : SATYR
43. ___ Aviv : TEL
44. Iniquity's home : DEN
45. Thought-transfer initials : ESP
46. River of west Africa : OTI
47. Container : BIN
48. Integer : ONE
49. Youth org. : GSA
52. Equivocators' tools : IFSANDSANDBUTS
56. Alaskan town : UMIAT
57. Japanese drink : SAKE
58. News source of sorts : LEAK
59. To the ___ (fully) : TEETH
60. Pasture : LEA
61. This, in Madrid : ESTE
62. Beasts of burden : ASSES
63. Purpose : END
64. Took advantage of : USED
1. Certain wounds : STABS
2. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
3. Writer St. Johns : ADELA
4. Destination : GOAL
5. Cheroot and stogy : CIGARS
6. Ascends : SOARS
7. Bosporus dweller : TURK
8. Over-theatrical : STAGY
9. Standout : LULU
10. Time-pinpointing words : ONORABOUT
11. For the most part : GENERALLY
12. Compass reading : SSE
18. Impromptu : OFFHAND
21. Punctuation marks: Abbr. : PARENS
22. Pique : IRE
27. Feminist Germaine : GREER
28. Club receipts : DUES
29. Seductive one : SIREN
31. Muse : ERATO
32. Occasionally : SOMETIMES
33. Hedges : QUALIFIES
34. It all ___ (not certain) : DEPENDS
35. Talked back : SASSED
36. Word with sand or mouse : TRAP
44. Cacophony : DIN
45. Group of nine : ENNEAD
47. Spas : BATHS
48. Of a hard wood : OAKEN
49. Educated ___ : GUESS
50. One of 50 : STATE
51. Bid's partner : ASKED
53. Cloy : SATE
54. Shopping attraction : SALE
55. Type of cheese : BLEU
56. Miss Hagen : UTA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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