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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,623
Across
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Caper : PRANK
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NOW's legislation concern : ERA
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Casaba : MELON
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Burr or Copland : AARON
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Pitch : TAR
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Golfer's hole-___ : INONE
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Therapeutic treatments : SWEDISHMASSAGES
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Reveille players : ROUSERS
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Two-tab dinners for two : DUTCHTREATS
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Sermonizer's source : TEXT
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Sharp-nosed fish : GAR
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Race segment : LAP
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A patois of La. : CREOLE
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Spanish stream : EBRO
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Avoid wedding costs : ELOPE
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Counterfeiter catcher : TMAN
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Knockabouts : SLOOPS
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Caen condiment : SEL
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Concise : TERSE
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River to the Rhine : AARE
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Muddle or mulligan : STEW
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Oboe's cousin : ENGLISHHORN
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Candlemaker's substance : STEARIN
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Couples's cheapest purchase : TEE
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Board game with marbles : CHINESECHECKERS
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V-shaped roof gutter : ARRIS
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Affliction : WOE
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Belief : TENET
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Macho matches : DUELS
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Our nearest star : SOL
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More ancient : OLDER
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Ballerina's step : PAS
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Uncooked : RAW
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Plural of is : ARE
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Nix : NODICE
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Fried turnover : KNISH
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Old English letter : ETH
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Aries : RAM
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Noah's debarkation site : ARARAT
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Maltreater : MISUSER
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Spanish and Italian queens : ENAS
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Theater section : LOGE
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Humdinger : ONER
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Headland : NESS
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Comes to rest : SETTLES
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Toper : SOT
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Compendium : DIGEST
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Lacking competence : UNABLE
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French Revolution aftermath : TERROR
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Actual : REAL
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Disclosure : EXPOSAL
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Coterie : SET
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Love apple : TOMATO
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Click beetle : ELATER
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Fame : RENOWN
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Actress Holm : CELESTE
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Extinct Hawaiian birds : OOS
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Fairy : PERI
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Noblewoman : PEERESS
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Spiro and family : AGNEWS
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Monetary unit of Israel : SHEKEL
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Yugoslav city : NIS
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One hundred: Comb. form : HECTO
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Spiny-finned fish : SCAD
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"Help Me Make It ___ the Night" : THRU
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Ireland, to Gaels : EIRE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Bill's partner : COO
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Niflheim ruler : HEL
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Purpose : END
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Arikara : REE
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Narrow water passage: Abbr. : STR

Answer summary: 3 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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