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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Wednesday, October 28, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,695
Across
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Psalms words : SELAHS
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Former coin of G.B. : SOV
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Kin of cabbage : KALE
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Mercury, e.g. : PLANET
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Prefix with fix : PRE
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Old Greek money : OBOL
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Swimming stroke : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
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Bearing : MIEN
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Rad. x 2 : DIA
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Steakhouse chef's action : SEARING
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Damp state : WETNESS
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Latin connectors : ETS
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Abhor : HATE
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Reverential fear : AWE
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Valuable violin : AMATI
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Bahrain potentate : AMIR
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Draw or tie : MEXICANSTANDOFF
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Afghan's continent : ASIA
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Do, e.g. : NOTE
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Nonstandard verbs : AINTS
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RR structure : STA
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Uno plus due : TRE
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Certain solutions : SALINES
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Fastens : SECURES
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Norm: Abbr. : STD
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Son of Agrippina : NERO
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Black bird : ANI
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Salad topper : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Two-toed sloth : UNAU
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Padre's sister : TIA
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Participates : SITSIN
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Backless slipper : MULE
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Wapiti : ELK
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Rate : ASSESS
Down
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Once-stylish footwear : SPATS
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Avoid artfully : ELUDE
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"And every ___ queen": Kingsley : LASSA
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Hill dweller : ANT
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Reclusive : HERMITIC
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Discolors : STAINS
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Make yarn : SPIN
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Feud : VENDETTA
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Muslims' sacred book : KORAN
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Goat's-hair fabric : ABA
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Kind of beam : LOW
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Annex : ELL
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Journey part : LEG
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Summon to court : CITE
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Networks of nerves : RETIA
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Devastate : WASTE
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De Valera : EAMON
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Founder of Lilliput : SWIFT
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Slaves of yore : SERFS
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Hurry : HASTE
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Memorable hostess : MESTA
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Forming a center line : AXIAL
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Chemical compounds : ENOLS
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René's farewell : ADIEU
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Precede chronologically : ANTEDATE
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Deep stupor : NARCOSIS
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Opposed : ANTI
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Singer Brewer : TERESA
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Come forth : ISSUE
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Sun. talk : SER
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Poker option : RAISE
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City near Dallas : ENNIS
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Omens : SIGNS
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Bismarck is here: Abbr. : NDAK
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Jamaican export : RUM
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Burmese statesman : UNU
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Gal of songdom : SAL
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Naught : NIL
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Kin of aves. : STS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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