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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
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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
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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
Down
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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