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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1975

7-Down : Family member, informally

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
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Stone units : SLABS
6
"Pease porridge in ___ ... " : APOT
10
Kind of pick or skate : ICE
13
Royal headwear : TIARA
14
Glacial trough : DORR
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Kind of road or call : TOLL
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Mass. town : ATHOL
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Church part : APSE
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Peregrinate : ROAM
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Did a dealer's job : RESOLD
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Parts of seaplanes : PONTOONS
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Hebrew measure : KOR
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Town of Austria : ANDAU
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Carrier : RAILWAY
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Certain Slavs : SERBS
31
Paris suburb : ISSY
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Floor covering : WAX
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Mekong or Mississippi : DELTA
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Jack's victim : GIANT
38
___ diem : PER
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Be of use : SERVE
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Indonesian cape : SABRA
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Sarcastic remark : DIG
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Recurring bestseller subject : DIET
47
Fragment : CRUMB
49
External : OUTWARD
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Bakery workers : ICERS
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Farrow : MIA
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Word for a custom-made sweater : HANDKNIT
57
Begin a trip : SETOFF
61
Cassini : OLEG
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Notion : IDEA
64
Junipero ___ : SERRA
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Hors d'oeuvre spread : PATE
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Tissue layer : TELA
67
Kind of area or renewal : URBAN
68
Draft org. : SSS
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French river : YSER
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Attention-getting sounds : PSSTS
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Sapphire feature : STAR
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Mineral suffix : LITE
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Relatives of oohs : AAHS
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Roebling masterpiece : BROOKLYNBRIDGE
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Sickly-looking : SALLOW
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Nabokov work : ADA
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Family member, informally : POPPA
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Bean and Welles : ORSONS
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Followed a general course : TRENDED
10
Decimal number : IOOO
11
Family : CLAN
12
"Desire under the ___" : ELMS
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What 4 Down crosses, perhaps : TROUBLEDWATERS
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Kind of poker : DRAW
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Noxious weeds : TARES
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Outfit : RIG
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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
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___ 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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