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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, April 19, 1990

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,772
Across
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Speleologists' interests : CAVES
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Ski lifts : TBARS
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Tam : CAP
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Over : ABOVE
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Confute : REBUT
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Corolla petal : ALA
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Low neckline on a dress : DECOLLETAGE
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Lion's mouth : MAW
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Star-shaped : STELLATE
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Bean and Welles : ORSONS
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Pet's medic : VET
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In ___ (localized) : SITU
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Electric-current units : AMPERES
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Raises again : RELIFTS
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Grief : WOE
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Touch or sight : SENSE
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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Stowe's "The Pearl of ___ Island" : ORRS
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Brazilian seaport : NATAL
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Byway or seaway : LANE
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Vanquished one : LOSER
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Peels : PARES
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Turn to the right : GEE
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Hidden sharpshooters : SNIPERS
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Powder packets : SACHETS
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Renown : FAME
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Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
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Four quarts : GALLON
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Fatherly : PATERNAL
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Southern constellation : ARA
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Hobo's way of life : VAGABONDAGE
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Footprint of a game animal : PUG
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Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
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Sea monsters : CETES
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Août's season : ETE
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Oblivion : LETHE
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Irregularly toothed : EROSE
Down
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Bounders : CADS
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Assist a felon : ABET
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Sotto or viva follower : VOCE
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Undergo gradual change : EVOLVE
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Star of "The Pink Panther" : SELLERS
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Waste allowance : TRET
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___ noire : BETE
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Arab garment : ABA
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Wrinkled : RUGOSE
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Unproductive : STERILE
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Dissimulation : CAMOUFLAGE
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Poet Seeger : ALAN
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Handles clumsily : PAWS
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Kind of sail : LATEEN
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Moonshiner's contrivance : STILL
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Army deserters : AWOLS
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City ESE of Sevilla : MORON
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Banter : PERSIFLAGE
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Gingery cookies : SNAPS
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Brings up : REARS
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Creed : TENET
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Dirks of yore : SNEES
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Dep. : STA
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Shed with a single, sloped roof : LEANTO
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Post-blizzard task : REMOVAL
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Biology or physics : SCIENCE
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Change a title : RENAME
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Sheep dog, for one : HERDER
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Stare : GAPE
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In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
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Route : PATH
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Hershfield's "___ the Agent" : ABIE
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Treaty org. : NATO
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Man's septet : AGES
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___-majesté : LESE
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Hood's rod : GAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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