North State crossword

Pit your local knowledge against CN&R Editor’s puzzle

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Do you keep up with Newslines? If so, you should do pretty well on this puzzle. The clues and answers all relate to Chico and/or the county; the number in parentheses notes the word count if not a single name. Grab a pencil—pen if you’re brave—and give it a go!


ACROSS
1
Dam deliberator
4 Maureen Kirk’s predecessor (3)
7 He’s 11-0
8 Chico’s tribe
9 Sheriff
11 City Hall boss
13 Casual councilman’s nickname (2)
14 County Center boss
15 Musical merrymakers (2)
16 Mr. Sustainability
17 Highway namesake (2)

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DOWN
2
Town Hall boss
3 Superdelegate
4 Hoping to make it 11-1
5 Ms. Sustainability
6 “Hard to spell …”
10 Mrs. Superdelegate (2)
12 CN&R’s maiden name