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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1976

Author:
Chet Currier
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Chet Currier has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,914
Across
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Actress Rita : GAM
4
Partner of far between : FEW
7
Bark : YAP
10
Turkish titles : AGAS
12
Certain exercise : SITUP
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Word with fire or thing : SURE
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State of ire : RAGE
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Beginning, for short : INTRO
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During : AMID
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Noon at the Loch : BRIGHTNESS
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Demolish : RAZE
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Cereal grain : OAT
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Kind of tube : TEST
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Sometime body part : LAP
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
30
More deliberate : SLOWER
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Gardner et al. : AVAS
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U.S. cartoonist : NAST
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Take for ___ : ARIDE
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Noon at the bank : DAYLIGHTSAVINGS
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Illuminated : LITUP
43
Dhow occupant : ARAB
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Hot or county : SEAT
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Kay Thompson's girl : ELOISE
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Kind of exam : ORAL
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Certain prom-goers: Abbr. : SRS
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Change unit : CENT
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___ up (clinch) : SEW
54
After-theater cry : TAXI
57
Midnight in the stable : DARKHORSES
63
Qualify for a W2 : EARN
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Pierre's school : ECOLE
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"___ the jaws of death . . . " : INTO
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Rugged rock : CRAG
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Like St. Paul's : DOMED
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Social art : TACT
69
Shouting word : HEY
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Ervin : SAM
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Light units: Abbr. : PHS
Down
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Raiment : GARB
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Gelling agent : AGAR
3
Crèche figures : MAGI
4
One from Helsinki : FINN
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Knack or wiener : WURST
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Indian of West : YUMA
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Neighbor of Nev. : ARIZ
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Suffix for centi : PEDE
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Western lily : SEGO
12
Kind of duck : SITTING
13
Affectations : POSES
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Early Faulkner novel : SARTORIS
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Prince ___ : HAL
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Bulgar, for one : SLAV
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Dipper : LADLE
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Effective use : AVAIL
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"___ the order of . . . " : PAYTO
28
Okinawa city : NAHA
29
Word with naut or physics : ASTRO
31
Hock and port : WINES
32
Verse-writer Guest : EDGAR
33
Takes a break : RESTS
35
Flowing through a floodgate : SLUICING
37
Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
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___ dixit : IPSE
41
Embarrassed : ABASHED
46
Closed : ENDED
48
Zodiac sign : LEO
51
Fast-food items : TACOS
53
Court order : WRIT
54
Georgia ___ : TECH
55
Swiss river : AARE
56
Physician's aid : XRAY
58
Caesar's city : ROMA
59
Baseball umpire Bill : KLEM
60
Quick noise : SNAP
61
Do art work : ETCH
62
Heavy imbibers : SOTS

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

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