New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1993

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. French ___ (hasty exit) : LEAVE
6. Piedmontese city : ASTI
10. French ___ (one of the brasses) : HORN
14. Stoppage: Fr. : ARRET
15. French ___ (a legume) : BEAN
16. Ratite bird : EMEU
17. Indian ophidian : COBRA
18. Rara ___ : AVIS
19. ___ of Kutch : RANN
20. French ___ (breakfast treats) : TOASTS
22. Tin and lead, e.g. : ELEMENTS
24. Ancient Italian : OSCAN
26. Uncooked : RAW
27. Licenses : TAGS
30. Bu. or pk. : AMT
31. Of Utes, e.g. : TRIBAL
35. Equal: Prefix : ISO
36. ___ dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
37. Fine groove : STRIA
38. Gift from "my true love" : THREEFRENCHHENS
42. Superman portrayer : REEVE
43. Not any, rustic style : NARY
44. Unit for Lacoste : SET
45. Gauls' chariots : ESSEDS
47. Born, in Burgundy : NEE
48. Fr. holy women : STES
49. Actor in "The Crying Game" : REA
50. Rhone feeder : ISERE
52. Italian cheese : PARMESAN
56. A syrup source : SORGHO
60. Mishmash : OLIO
61. Yesterday, in Ypres : HIER
63. Tanker : OILER
64. French ___ (glass-paneled opener) : DOOR
65. Regarding : ASTO
66. Earthquake line : FAULT
67. Port in France : SETE
68. Of French rockers : YEYE
69. Luges : SLEDS
1. Milk: Comb. form : LACT
2. Switch attachment : EROO
3. Turkish carriage : ARBA
4. Left-hand pages : VERSOS
5. Les ___ Unis : ETATS
6. Arab's garment : ABA
7. Franch Revolution's second year : SEVENTEENNINETY
8. Follow : TAIL
9. Gusset : INSERT
10. By means of this : HEREWITH
11. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
12. Budget item : RENT
13. Mother Teresa et al. : NUNS
21. Muffler : SCARF
23. Paludous : MARSHY
25. Levantine bigwig : AMIR
27. Right, in Rouen : TITRE
28. Ingle residue : ASHES
29. Al and Tipper : GORES
32. French seaport : BREST
33. Père's oldest daughter : AINEE
34. Shoe forms : LASTS
36. Carolinas river : PEEDEE
39. Eternally : EVERMORE
40. Scots' denials : NAES
41. Manitoban Amerinds : CREES
46. Glide nonchalantly : SASHAY
48. Continued story : SERIAL
51. Mansards : ROOFS
52. Seed holders : PODS
53. Medicinal plant : ALOE
54. Public disturbance : RIOT
55. Comfort, in Caen : AISE
57. Adhesive : GLUE
58. Contained : HELD
59. Crumby leftovers : ORTS
62. Sterlet delicacy : ROE

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