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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 1989

51-Across : Lawyer's advance

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,471
Across
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Argentine grasslands : PAMPAS
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Raises : UPS
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Emulate the weasel : POP
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Familiarize a freshman : ORIENT
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More puzzling : KNOTTIER
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Pedro's pocket money : PESETA
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Kind of light : LITERARY
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Layabout : LOLLER
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Medical treatment: Comb. form : IATRY
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Not windward : ALEE
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Tiny Tim's invitation : TIPTOE
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Krazy ___ of comics : KAT
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Funnyman Foxx : REDD
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Picardy blossoms : ROSES
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Canine protest : YIPE
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Beatles movie : HELP
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Avenaceous : OATEN
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Senator Bradley, once : KNICKERBOCKER
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Author Upton ___ Sinclair : BEALL
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Maddens : IRKS
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Where lots play the slots : RENO
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Obsession : MANIA
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Like some silk : SPUN
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Mode preceders : ALA
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Pidgin English : JARGON
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___ Alto : PALO
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Short narrative : CONTE
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
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Lawyer's advance : RETAINER
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Some Ethiopians : GALLAS
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Winter pajamas : FLANNELS
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Declare without proof : ALLEGE
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Fort ___, N.J. : DIX
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Scores equaling six pts. each : TDS
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Fitted together : NESTED
Down
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Tulip tree : POPLAR
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Small interstice : AREOLE
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Deceived : MISLED
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Took off one's duds : PEELED
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Sometimes it's a penny : ANTE
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Long-running TV series : STARTREK
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An Eastern Christian : UNIATE
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Small primates : POTTOS
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Cordwood measure : STERE
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Actress Zadora : PIA
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" ... thy warfare ___": Scott : OER
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Snoop : PRY
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Agile African antelopes : KLIPSPRINGERS
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Render : TRY
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A daughter of Eurytus : IOLE
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Elanet : KITE
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Little, e.g. : APER
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King beater in pinochle : TEN
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Tibetan milk source : YAK
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Initials applying to inflation : HCL
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Army sch. : OCS
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Howard of musicals : KEEL
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Pram pusher : NANA
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U.N. arm : ILO
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Vigor : BRIO
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River or town in Wash. : OKANOGAN
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Two-cupped item : BRA
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Provided a crew : MANNED
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Russian cooperatives : ARTELS
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Trances : SPELLS
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Potter's tool : PALLET
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Result of liquid loss in a cask : ULLAGE
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Snagged a dogie : NOOSED
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Knee or elbow : JOINT
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Preserve, in a way : CAN
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Hawthorne product : TALE
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Postal abbr. : RFD
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Yalie : ELI
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Source of blues for John Q.'s : TAX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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