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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Friday, February 21, 1975

Author: Chet Currier
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,323
Across Down
1. John or Sebastian : CABOT
6. Postal abbr. : RFD
9. Recurring film role : SHAFT
14. Call to arms : ALARM
15. Shoe width : EEE
16. Possess, in Córdoba : TENER
17. Civil rights org. : NAACP
18. Word with handle or hunt : MAN
19. Capture : SNARE
20. Have ___ on (claim) : DIBS
21. S.F. Bay county : MARIN
23. Ice crust : RIME
24. "___ clear day . . . " : ONA
25. Zetterling : MAI
26. Gypsy Rose Lee specialty : ECDYSIS
28. Influenza variety : ASIAN
30. River to the Danube : RABA
31. Preserves : EMBALMS
33. Riyadh greetings : SALAAMS
37. James of films : CAAN
38. Oil seed : RAPE
39. Social hour : TEATIME
43. Minimally : ATWORST
46. Writer Seton : ANYA
47. Kind of trip or robin : ROUND
48. Church affairs : BAZAARS
51. McKuen : ROD
52. Abbr. on a menu : VEG
55. Baking need : OVEN
56. After "on deck" : ATBAT
58. River of Europe : SAAR
59. Arrested : RANIN
61. Sea bird : ERN
62. At ___ (on the loose) : LARGE
63. Put an ___ (stop) : ENDTO
64. Kind of time or doll : RAG
65. Leg part : ANKLE
66. Political unit, in Mainz : STAAT
67. Compass point : NNE
68. Harried : BESET
1. Willing worker's words : CANDO
2. Actor Delon : ALAIN
3. College-song refrain : BAABAABAA
4. Sea beasts : ORCS
5. Weather-ear abbr. : TMP
6. Picked-over items : REMAINS
7. Trepidation's partner : FEAR
8. Measures of yarn fineness : DENIERS
9. Matthew and Mark: Abbr. : STS
10. Big-stick man : HENRYAARON
11. Writer Nin : ANAIS
12. Nobelist in physics : FERMI
13. Family and shoe : TREES
21. Word of address to a queen : MAAM
22. Campus sports org. : NCAA
25. Wire measure : MIL
27. Twofold: Abbr. : DBL
29. Calif. track : SANTAANITA
31. External: Prefix : ECT
32. West : MAE
34. Burrowing mammals : AARDVARKS
35. Brit. legislators : MPS
36. Collector's item : SET
40. Actress Balin : INA
41. Breckenridge : MYRA
42. Great ___, famed ship of 1800's : EASTERN
43. Plan : ARRANGE
44. Motorist's greeting : TOOT
45. Insane, in the Highlands : WUD
48. Drills : BORES
49. ___ garde : AVANT
50. "The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
53. 25-cent bird : EAGLE
54. Hail : GREET
57. Cereal product : BRAN
58. On an even keel : SANE
60. Forget-me-___ : NOT
62. Horror-movie setting, for short : LAB

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

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