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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,619
Across
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Part of S.A.R. : SONS
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Hippies' haunts : PADS
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Anything whatever : AUGHT
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Arabian gulf : ADEN
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Zelle's alias : HARI
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Intimate actress? : CLOSE
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"___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Overact : EMOTE
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Not homemade : STOREBOUGHT
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Aiming high : ASPIRING
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Barbary sheep : AOUDAD
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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Female lobster : HEN
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Fen : MIRE
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Pet of Elizabeth II : CORGI
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Having a narrow slit : STENOPAIC
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___ Guo-feng, Chinese leader : HUA
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Utmost extent : NTH
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One of a B-52 crew : NAV
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U.S. power agcy. : REA
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Flagrant : EGREGIOUS
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Pastoral composition : IDYLL
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Penn pronoun : THEE
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French possessive : MON
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Atmosphere: Comb. form : AER
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It may have tweeters : STEREO
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Free samples : HANDOUTS
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Battlewagon : DREADNOUGHT
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Capacitance unit : FARAD
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Exec's car : LIMO
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Kind of club : GLEE
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Pelt : HIDE
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Zulus' kin : XOSAS
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Movie pooch : ASTA
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Tyrant : TSAR
Down
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Latin music : SALSA
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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Colonist's greeting to an Indian : NETOP
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Trapper's activity : SNARING
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Intense fear : PHOBIA
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Brother of Moses : AARON
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The act of drinking : DRAUGHT
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Spill the beans : SING
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Acid: Comb. form : ACETO
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German city on the Danube : ULM
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Follower of F.D.R. : HST
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Curler's mark : TEE
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Sinning : ERRING
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Boss in McKinley's day : HANNA
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Diamond fig. : UMP
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Pepys's legacy : DIARY
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"Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
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Design transfer : DECAL
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Shelley's sundowns : EENS
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Newscaster Huntley et al. : CHETS
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___ to (should) : OUGHT
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Peep show : RAREE
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Buzz off! : SHOO
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City of NW Spain : OVIEDO
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Island of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
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Ballad ending : EER
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Cleans hides for tanning : UNHAIRS
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Extended shortage : DROUGHT
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Custard apple : ANNONA
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Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
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Own up : ADMIT
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Jamaican citrus fruits : UGLIS
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Silent films' Bara : THEDA
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Guide : STEER
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Ancient Greek town in Italy : ELEA
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Transmit electronically : FAX
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In the past : AGO
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Legal matter : RES
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Actress Alicia : ANA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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