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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1975

Author: Chet Currier
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Chet Currier has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,445
Across Down
1. Stone units : SLABS
6. "Pease porridge in ___ . . . " : APOT
10. Kind of pick or skate : ICE
13. Royal headwear : TIARA
14. Glacial trough : DORR
15. Kind of road or call : TOLL
16. Mass. town : ATHOL
17. Church part : APSE
18. Peregrinate : ROAM
19. Did a dealer's job : RESOLD
21. Parts of seaplanes : PONTOONS
23. Hebrew measure : KOR
24. Town of Austria : ANDAU
25. Carrier : RAILWAY
29. Certain Slavs : SERBS
31. Paris suburb : ISSY
32. Floor covering : WAX
34. Mekong or Mississippi : DELTA
36. Jack's victim : GIANT
38. ___ diem : PER
40. Be of use : SERVE
42. Indonesian cape : SABRA
44. Sarcastic remark : DIG
46. Recurring bestseller subject : DIET
47. Fragment : CRUMB
49. External : OUTWARD
51. Bakery workers : ICERS
53. Farrow : MIA
54. Word for a custom-made sweater : HANDKNIT
57. Begin a trip : SETOFF
61. Cassini : OLEG
62. Notion : IDEA
64. Junipero ___ : SERRA
65. Hors d'oeuvre spread : PATE
66. Tissue layer : TELA
67. Kind of area or renewal : URBAN
68. Draft org. : SSS
69. French river : YSER
70. Attention-getting sounds : PSSTS
1. Sapphire feature : STAR
2. Mineral suffix : LITE
3. Relatives of oohs : AAHS
4. Roebling masterpiece : BROOKLYNBRIDGE
5. Sickly-looking : SALLOW
6. Nabokov work : ADA
7. Family member, informally : POPPA
8. Bean and Welles : ORSONS
9. Followed a general course : TRENDED
10. Decimal number : IOOO
11. Family : CLAN
12. "Desire under the ___" : ELMS
15. What 4 Down crosses, perhaps : TROUBLEDWATERS
20. Kind of poker : DRAW
22. Noxious weeds : TARES
25. Outfit : RIG
26. Fire-sale tag phrase : ASIS
27. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
28. Dog sound : YAP
30. Narrow groove : STRIA
33. Crossed out : XED
35. Assert : AVER
37. Pickup : TRUCK
39. Brazilian port : RIO
41. Airport board abbr. : ETD
43. Agreeable quality : AMENITY
45. ___ up (botches) : GUMS
48. Wedding members : BRIDES
50. Monopolizes : TIESUP
52. Stone pillar : STELE
54. Short trips : HOPS
55. Word of rue : ALAS
56. Goalies' domains : NETS
58. Eyes : ORBS
59. Greek-letter org. : FRAT
60. Bleacherites : FANS
63. Swiss river : AAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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