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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Tuesday, July 14, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,589
Across
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Luxuriant : LUSH
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"Per aspera ad ___" : ASTRA
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Bugler's "good night" : TAPS
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Auto metal : STEEL
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Prognostication : OMEN
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Stag or cob : MALE
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Tooth adjunct : CANAL
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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French followers : BULLDOGDRESSING
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Location : SITE
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Hood's rod : GAT
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Desserts served at the Bastille's fall? : BOMBES
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Maxims : PRECEPTS
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Bakers' helpers : ICERS
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Stadium sound : ROAR
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Neither masc. nor fem. : NEUT
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Former : LATE
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Low-cut shoes : PUMPS
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American author-voyager: 19th century : DANA
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Ancient Italian town : ELEA
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Assist an arsonist : ABET
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Any Edmonton hockey player : OILER
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Pilchards : SARDINES
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Refer (to) : ADVERT
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Brother's title : FRA
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Pochard : SMEE
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French companions : DOORSCHOPPASTRY
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Dugout, in Dijon : ABRI
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Weird : EERIE
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Pa. port : ERIE
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Surf sound : ROTE
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Betulaceous tree : ALDER
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Tante translation : AUNT
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Headland : NESS
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English potter : SPODE
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Middle: Comb. form : MEDI
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Arm or leg : LIMB
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A sloth : UNAU
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Vend : SELL
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French suites : HEELSBREADFRIES
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Ties : ASCOTS
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Wild West transport, for short : STAGE
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Look after : TEND
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Rise high : REAR
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People making statements : ALLEGERS
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French connections : TOASTENDIVESEAM
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Drudge : PEON
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Warmly comfortable : SNUG
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Expires : DIES
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Bursa : SAC
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Ill tempers : BILES
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Fla. city : OCALA
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Longfellow concern : METER
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Quinces, e.g. : POMES
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Absorbed : RAPT
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Washington's portraitist : PEALE
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Radio-receiver part : TUNER
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Origin : START
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Hayseed : RUBE
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Cure-alls : PANACEAS
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Music halls : ODEA
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It thrives on Apr. showers of Form 1040 : IRS
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French physicist : AMPERE
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Emulated Hari : SPIED
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Mend with thread : DARN
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A woodwind : OBOE
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Fragments for Fido : ORTS
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Employee : HELP
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Align : TRUE
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Cheese covering : RIND
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Himalayan mystery monster : YETI

Answer summary: 4 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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