It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1988

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.53, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
1
G
2
I
3
G
4
A
5
L
6
A
7
M
8
O
9
C
10
R
11
O
12
O
13
K
14
A
P
R
15
N
O
M
A
D
16
H
O
R
D
E
17
N
E
O
18
T
R
O
I
S
19
R
U
D
D
Y
20
E
C
U
21
H
A
L
L
22
T
O
G
23
F
A
S
24
C
I
N
E
25
M
A
N
H
26
O
27
L
28
E
29
C
E
L
L
30
S
E
N
31
B
O
X
32
E
L
33
Y
34
I
N
A
35
A
I
R
E
36
C
37
H
38
E
E
S
E
39
A
N
D
K
40
I
S
S
E
S
41
R
A
N
K
42
A
G
A
43
A
M
T
44
E
R
I
45
R
O
I
46
P
E
47
B
48
A
49
E
D
D
50
Y
51
I
N
G
52
S
53
T
I
R
R
E
54
R
55
E
S
S
56
C
H
I
N
57
O
R
E
58
M
59
O
60
R
A
L
61
P
R
O
N
G
62
K
I
N
63
E
V
E
R
E
64
R
O
U
G
E
65
E
E
E
66
L
O
E
S
S
67
O
P
T
E
D
68
N
S
W
© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,958
Across
1
Captain's boat : GIG
4
Poplar : ALAMO
9
Robber : CROOK
14
Mo. in spring : APR
15
Wanderer : NOMAD
16
Swarm : HORDE
17
Classic preceder : NEO
18
___-Rivières, city in Canada : TROIS
19
Red or reddish : RUDDY
20
Old French coin : ECU
21
Faneuil ___, Boston : HALL
22
Put duds on : TOG
23
Bundle of bound sticks : FASCINE
25
Norton's adit : MANHOLE
29
Room in an abbey : CELL
30
Cambodian coin : SEN
31
Carton : BOX
32
English cathedral city : ELY
34
Actress Claire : INA
35
Yorkshire river : AIRE
36
Missus, in 68 Across : CHEESEANDKISSES
41
Complete : RANK
42
Ottoman V.I.P. : AGA
43
Final fig. : AMT
44
Silkworm : ERI
45
Hugh Capet was one : ROI
46
Nine-banded armadillo : PEBA
49
Moving against the current : EDDYING
52
Bartender's device : STIRRER
55
Sigmoid letter : ESS
56
Shoot the breeze : CHIN
57
Pay dirt : ORE
58
Righteous : MORAL
61
Tine : PRONG
62
Family : KIN
63
Suburb of Brussels : EVERE
64
Item in a makeup kit : ROUGE
65
Foot width : EEE
66
Wind-blown soil : LOESS
67
Chose : OPTED
68
Aust. state : NSW
Down
1
Rascal : GANEF
2
S.A. shrub : IPECAC
3
Outstanding, in 68 Across : GROUSE
4
Formic mounds : ANTHILLS
5
Navigational aid : LORAN
6
Soap plant : AMOLE
7
Armor : MAIL
8
___ bodkins : ODS
9
O.T. book : CHRON
10
Turbulent, as seas : ROUGH
11
Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
12
Strange : ODD
13
Of crucial importance : KEY
22
Former Japanese P.M. : TANAKA
24
Golfer's number 4 wood : CLEEK
25
Reform : MEND
26
Sashes in Soka : OBIS
27
Savant's acquisition : LORE
28
Unknowns in algebra : EXES
30
Peninsula in NE Egypt : SINAI
33
Longs : YEARNS
35
Fall flower : ASTER
36
Algonquian language : CREE
37
Difficult : HARD
38
Wife of Geraint : ENID
39
Hyped up : AGOG
40
Encroached : IMPINGED
47
Shattered : BROKEN
48
High homes : AERIES
50
Time periods : YEARS
51
Man and Wight : ISLES
52
Treat to drinks, in 68 Across : SHOUT
53
Color slightly : TINGE
54
Take up again : RENEW
56
Bird's pouch : CROP
58
Singer Tormé : MEL
59
Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
60
Dakotan Indian : REE
61
Expert : PRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|