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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Wednesday, July 14, 1993

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,954
Across
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French ___ (hasty exit) : LEAVE
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Piedmontese city : ASTI
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French ___ (one of the brasses) : HORN
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Stoppage: Fr. : ARRET
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French ___ (a legume) : BEAN
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Ratite bird : EMEU
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Indian ophidian : COBRA
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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___ of Kutch : RANN
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French ___ (breakfast treats) : TOASTS
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Tin and lead, e.g. : ELEMENTS
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Ancient Italian : OSCAN
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Uncooked : RAW
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Licenses : TAGS
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Bu. or pk. : AMT
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Of Utes, e.g. : TRIBAL
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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___ dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
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Fine groove : STRIA
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Gift from "my true love" : THREEFRENCHHENS
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Superman portrayer : REEVE
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Not any, rustic style : NARY
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Unit for Lacoste : SET
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Gauls' chariots : ESSEDS
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Born, in Burgundy : NEE
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Fr. holy women : STES
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Actor in "The Crying Game" : REA
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Rhone feeder : ISERE
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Italian cheese : PARMESAN
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A syrup source : SORGHO
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Yesterday, in Ypres : HIER
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Tanker : OILER
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French ___ (glass-paneled opener) : DOOR
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Regarding : ASTO
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Earthquake line : FAULT
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Port in France : SETE
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Of French rockers : YEYE
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Luges : SLEDS
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Milk: Comb. form : LACT
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Switch attachment : EROO
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Turkish carriage : ARBA
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Left-hand pages : VERSOS
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Les ___ Unis : ETATS
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Arab's garment : ABA
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Franch Revolution's second year : SEVENTEENNINETY
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Follow : TAIL
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Gusset : INSERT
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By means of this : HEREWITH
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Arabian sultanate : OMAN
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Budget item : RENT
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Mother Teresa et al. : NUNS
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Muffler : SCARF
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Paludous : MARSHY
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Levantine bigwig : AMIR
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Right, in Rouen : TITRE
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Ingle residue : ASHES
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Al and Tipper : GORES
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French seaport : BREST
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Père's oldest daughter : AINEE
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Shoe forms : LASTS
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Carolinas river : PEEDEE
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Eternally : EVERMORE
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Scots' denials : NAES
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Manitoban Amerinds : CREES
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Glide nonchalantly : SASHAY
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Continued story : SERIAL
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Mansards : ROOFS
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Seed holders : PODS
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Public disturbance : RIOT
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Comfort, in Caen : AISE
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Adhesive : GLUE
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Contained : HELD
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Crumby leftovers : ORTS
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Sterlet delicacy : ROE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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