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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 1993

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,906
Across
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Parrots : GRASSIES
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Parrot : KAKAPO
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Summer refresher : LEMONADE
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Peak topper : ICECAP
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Military expeditions : ANABASES
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The "lily maid" : ELAINE
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Twelve: Abbr. : DOZ
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Play on words : PUN
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Kind of shot : FLU
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Nabokov book : DAR
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Thames town : ETON
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Trig ratio : SINE
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Ash or cracker preceder : SODA
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French legislative body : SENAT
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Glazed fabric finish : CIRE
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Coll. entrance test : PSAT
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Nail aslant : TOE
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Quattro minus uno : TRE
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River to the Seine : OISE
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Parrots : BUDGERIGARS
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Depreciate : SLUR
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Nest-egg acct. : IRA
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Pose : SIT
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Lacerated : TORE
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Queen of Egyptian gods : SATI
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Resign : DEMIT
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Coastal raptors : ERNS
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City NNW of Auxerre : SENS
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Lady of Spain : DAMA
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Mus. direction : RIT
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Disciple's emotion : AWE
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Peg for Palmer : TEE
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Apr.'s season : SPR
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Famed cow owner : OLEARY
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Parrot : COCKATOO
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Fall fallers : LEAVES
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Excite curiosity : INTEREST
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Emphasize : STRESS
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Babas, e.g. : DESSERTS
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Open spaces in forests : GLADES
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Observe anew : RENOTE
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Parrot : AMAZON
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Kind of story : SOB
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Cookie type : SNAP
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Atalanta's father : IASUS
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Paradisiacal : EDENIC
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French possessive : SES
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Baltic seaport : KIEL
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Parrot : KEA
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A blood condition : ACIDOSIS
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Foods for ailing ones : PANADAS
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Manage : OPERATE
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Iron: Comb. form : FERRI
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" ... great ___ second course": Shak. : NATURES
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A fertilizer : NITRATE
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Wore jauntily : SPORTED
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Bushy mass : TOD
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Diagnostic tests, for short : EEGS
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Protection : EGIS
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Grain affliction : BURNTEAR
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Rub out : ERASE
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It can be foreign : AID
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Solid alcohols found in plants : STEROLS
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Parrot : LORILET
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Chant : INTONE
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Chess expert : MASTER
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Tax : IMPOST
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Seer's cards : TAROTS
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Schismatic groups : SECTS
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Bellicose god : ARES
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"Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
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Makes do, with "out" : EKES
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Greeting from Gaius : AVE
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El ___, Spanish hero : CID
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Land measure : ARE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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