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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1976

Author:
Chet Currier
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Chet Currier has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,715

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Across
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Sour : ACERB
6
Shed feathers : MOLT
10
Batting stats : RBIS
14
Louisiana sight : BAYOU
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Love, to Catullus : AMOR
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Scotland Yard items : CLEWS
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Data, for short : INFO
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Force : DINT
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Like some jokes : SIDESPLITTING
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Speed : HIE
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Landscape debris : EYESORES
30
Mythical gods' blood : ICHOR
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___ Friday : GAL
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Flower part : PETAL
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Cattle of old : KINE
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Common interjection : AHAH
40
Shakespeare's Katharina : SHREW
42
Obstacle : SNAG
43
Cooked : DONE
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Juniper : SAVIN
46
Numbered cube : DIE
47
Ice-cream and baking : SODAS
49
Facial décor : SIDEBURN
51
Livingston, Seuss et al. : DRS
53
Southern power org. : TVA
54
Annoyance : PAININTHENECK
61
Stylish : CHIC
63
Metropolitan or disaster : AREA
64
Ship-mast gear : RADAR
65
Profanity : OATH
66
Sincere : REAL
67
Kansas town : ONAGA
68
Angler's aim : BITE
69
This, in Madrid : ESTE
70
Scorecard entries : NAMES
Down
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Basics : ABCS
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City of Colombia : CALI
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Regarded : EYED
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Boatmen : ROWERS
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Inge play : BUSSTOP
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Kind of man or order : MAIL
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Prefix with present or bus : OMNI
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Hit a high fly : LOFT
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Marital pledge : TROTH
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Relatives of hillbillies : REDNECKS
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Jail afloat : BRIG
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Travelers' rest : INN
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Work with type : SET
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French parents : PERES
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After Jr. : III
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Golly's relatives : EGADS
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"Gulliver's Travels" figure : YAHOO
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African antelope : ELAND
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Numerical suffixes : ETHS
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Poet Teasdale et al. : SARAS
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Native of India : HINDU
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Bavarian river : REGEN
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Son of Jacob : LEVI
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Worry : HEADACHE
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Shoe-buyer's concern : WIDTH
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"___ Sunday" : NEVERON
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Title used by 31 Down : SRI
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Kind of split or boat : BANANA
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Trap : SNARE
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English statesman : PITT
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Provokes : IRES
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Uncluttered : NEAT
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Narrative : TALE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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" . . . nor iron bars a ___" : CAGE
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Plateau of Yugoslavia : KRAS
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Part of a golden ear : COB
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"Bali ___" : HAI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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