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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1986

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,380

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Across
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Bobbed tail : DOCK
5
Reamed a russet : CORED
10
Pack down : TAMP
14
Synapse component : AXON
15
Tokyo suburb : URAWA
16
Seaport W. of Taiwan : AMOY
17
Sand pile, in Brighton : DENE
18
Extra space deemed necessary : LEBENSRAUM
20
Sicilian city : ENNA
21
Bao ___, former Vietnamese emperor : DAI
22
Count of Monte Cristo : DANTES
23
Wasted time : IDLED
25
Golden apple : BEL
26
Thickets : COPSES
28
Lengthy lamentation : JEREMIAD
33
Furrow : RUT
34
Fumes : VAPOR
36
Fan in India : PUNKA
37
Auricular : OTIC
39
Principal : CHIEF
41
Olla podrida, e.g. : STEW
42
Rove furtively : PROWL
44
Ready : ONTAP
46
Ending for ethyl : ENE
47
Conscious : SENTIENT
49
Frameworks : CADRES
51
Muscidae family member : FLY
52
Transfer picture : DECAL
53
Home of the brave : TEEPEE
57
Nerve spasm : TIC
58
Hadrian's heel : CALX
61
Area devoid of ants : ANTARCTICA
63
Widely planted African tree : AKEE
64
Part of speech : NOUN
65
Carrier : TOTER
66
Writer Robert ___ Warren : PENN
67
Narrow aperture : SLIT
68
Excalibur, for one : SWORD
69
___ Glory, noted race horse : ONTO
Down
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Fla. county : DADE
2
Certain yokefellows : OXEN
3
Tantrum : CONNIPTION
4
Massages : KNEADS
5
Impasse : CULDESAC
6
Olympian nymph : OREAD
7
Moslem month : RABI
8
Ram's dam : EWE
9
Temper : DANDER
10
River to the Garonne : TARN
11
Beginner's Latin verb : AMAT
12
Grimace : MOUE
13
Charles I antagonist and family : PYMS
19
Orchid meal : SALEP
24
100 stotinki : LEV
25
Basque cap : BERET
26
Animals' earmarks : CROPS
27
Far-out : OUTRE
28
Shared by two or more : JOINT
29
Letters, to Plato : MUS
30
Swiss resort : INTERLAKEN
31
One-seeded fruit : AKENE
32
V.P. in the 20's : DAWES
35
Like a three-dollar bill : PHONY
38
Hundred-weight: Abbr. : CWT
40
Knave of Hearts, e.g. : FACECARD
43
Long-term prisoner : LIFER
45
Boot liner : PAC
48
Decides : ELECTS
50
From the beginning, to Mehta : DACAPO
52
Chef's food chopper : DICER
53
Thrashes : TANS
54
Chemical compound : ENOL
55
Needle case : ETUI
56
Pulsation : PANT
57
Baritone Gobbi : TITO
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Ash Wednesday to Easter : LENT
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Foreign: Comb. form : XENO
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Hemp fibers : TOW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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