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Chet Currier
Chet Currier

New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 1979

Author:
Chet Currier
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Chet Currier has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,894

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Across
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Saroyan's "My Name Is ___" : ARAM
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Refuse to sign a bill : VETO
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Foray on the refrigerator : RAID
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Prepare apples for baking : CORE
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Certain collar : ETON
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Of a continent: Prefix : EURO
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Realigns restaurant furniture? : TURNSTHETABLES
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Narrow victory margin : ONEUP
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Caesar or Waldorf : SALAD
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Kin of blvds. : RDS
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Nonsense : ROT
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Butter unit : PAT
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Word with bus or bat : BOY
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Fast flier : SST
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Calm : SERENE
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Takes an oath : SWEARS
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Nice summers : ETES
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Well-groomed customer's dessert request? : APPLEPIEORDER
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Hair style : AFRO
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Does a restaurant job : SERVES
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___ d'hôtel : MAITRE
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Attachment by a banker : LIEN
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Flat failure : DUD
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Escort's offering : ARM
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"___ to the West Wind" : ODE
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Mark of a careless diner : ORT
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Big bird : EMU
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Nucleus : CADRE
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Wyatt and kinfolk : EARPS
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Order to a slow-moving counterman? : HURRYUPANDWAIT
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Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
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Prefix for meter or winkle : PERI
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Milano money : LIRE
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Outbuilding : SHED
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Shad of blue : TEAL
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Hill vehicle : SLED
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People in parts : ACTORS
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Bar orders : ROUNDS
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Run in : ARREST
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Bill of fare : MENU
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Hero of "All Things Bright . . . " : VET
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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Digits : TOES
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"Beer ___" : ONTAP
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Give back, as a discount : REBATE
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___ lang syne : AULD
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Anger : IRE
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Square dancer's back : DOS
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Urban ___ (city expansion) : SPRAWL
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Carriages : TRAPS
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___ noire : BETE
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Lulu : ONER
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Word to a "darling daughter" : YES
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"Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
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N.L. team : REDS
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Tablecloth no-no : SPOT
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Comic like Chaplin : SERIO
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Distant : AFAR
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Decorous : PRIM
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Eggs-order word : OVER
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Let : RENTED
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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"The Mouse That ___" : ROARED
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Hazardous current : EDDY
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Stop the iron horse : DERAIL
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Diamond authority : UMPIRE
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Sprinkled, in a way : DUSTED
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Break out : ERUPT
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American Indian : CREE
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Fencing piece : EPEE
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Punching tools : AWLS
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Owns : HAS
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Cry of disgust : UGH
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Football's Parseghian : ARA
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Zero : NIL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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