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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 1990

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,763
Across
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Plan expenditures : BUDGET
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Last letter found in London : ZED
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Snug as a bug in ___ : ARUG
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Disinclined : AVERSE
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Chopper : AXE
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Ship on which Columbus returned: 1492 : NINA
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Tell : RELATE
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Wedding-news word : NEE
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Sarcastic : ACID
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Pertaining to a spinster : MAIDENLY
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Unkempt : RAGTAG
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Beast : BRUTE
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Showy ornament : GAUD
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Bark sharply : YAP
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Sideboard display : TEASET
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Hooter : OWL
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Observance of correctness : PURISM
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Wildebeests : GNUS
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Applied a match anew : RELIT
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Goad : SPUR
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Bicycle built for two : TANDEM
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Pub pint's contents : ALE
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Certain parrots : MACAWS
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Polka follower : DOT
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Brought up : BRED
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Exercised : IRATE
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Indian garb : SARI
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Fool : DELUDE
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Angels : SERAPHIM
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Capricorn symbol : GOAT
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Possible habitat of 35 Across : ZOO
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Imagine : IDEATE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Old Tokyo : EDO
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Fuss : FIDGET
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Moscow news group : TASS
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Understanding : KEN
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Bone hollows : FOSSAE
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Foam during fermentation : BARM
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Eye part : UVEA
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Where to find a hero : DELI
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Rated : GRADED
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Organic compound : ESTER
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Minute : TEENSY
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Clown : ZANY
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English stream : EXE
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Stag or doe : DEER
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Popular word game : ANAGRAMS
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Opening of the mouth : RICTUS
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An Eastern Church member : UNIATE
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Thingamabob : GADGET
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Jumped : LEAPED
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Beame and Burrows : ABES
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A warring nation of Revelations : GOG
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Grass bristle : AWN
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Eskimo knife : ULU
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Whined : PULED
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Small bird : TIT
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Full of chinks : RIMOSE
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Laws : STATUTES
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Hosp. group : RNS
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Norm : PAR
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Roulette color : RED
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Overwhelmed : AWED
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Diminutive : MIDGET
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Interstice : AREOLA
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French seaport : CALAIS
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Import duty : TARIFF
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Human beings, e.g. : BIPEDS
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Fred Allen's medium : RADIO
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Bible bk. : EZEK
56
Anon : SOON
57
Crones : HAGS
58
Graceful tree : ITEA
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Boundary line : METE
62
Poem form : ODE

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

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