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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Monday, August 24, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,630

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Catamaran : RAFT
5
Interlaced : WOVEN
10
Ready money : CASH
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Dugout, French style : ABRI
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Selassie of Ethiopia : HAILE
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Burden : ONUS
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Loafer : FEATHERMERCHANT
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Rankle : FESTER
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This might be viva or sotto : VOCE
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Discomfort : UNEASE
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Towel fabric : CRASH
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Finn's compatriot : LAPP
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Eskimo knives : ULUS
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Harem quarters : ODA
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Simians : APES
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Chaff : BANTER
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Like-minded folks : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
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Mediterranean Sea arm : AEGEAN
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Close by : NEAR
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Actor Wallach : ELI
44
Calendar abbr. : TUES
45
Two-toed sloth : UNAU
46
Engendered : BRED
47
___ gum, used in varnishes : ESTER
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Of the nostrils : NARINE
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Rave's partner : RANT
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Namesakes of a mythical huntress : DIANAS
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Become enriched selfishly : FEATHERONESNEST
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Wander : ROVE
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A sermon of Buddha : SUTRA
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An iridaceous plant : IXIA
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Humdinger : ONER
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Of a bristle : SETAL
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State, to Satie : ETAT
Down
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Rabble : RAFF
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Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Lippo Lippi's colleagues : FRAS
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Very bouncy movement : TITTUP
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As a consequence : WHEREUPON
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Scull : OAR
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Pizazz : VIM
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Lycée attenders : ELEVES
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Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus : NERO
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Logical : COHERENT
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Collection of anecdotes : ANA
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Light source : SUN
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F.D.R.'s successor : HST
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Female lobster : HEN
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CL doubled : CCC
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Girl in "Le Nozze di Figaro" : SUSANNA
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Stamen part : ANTHER
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English essayist: 1672-1729 : STEELE
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Abominable : HORRID
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Having rounded divisions : LOBATE
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Farewells : ADIEUS
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Gypsum : PARGET
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King in I Kings : ASA
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Concept of perfect beauty : BEAUIDEAL
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Swiss stream : AAR
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Rat : DESERTER
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Cape off N.C. : FEAR
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False : UNTRUE
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Frosh's hat : BEANIE
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Olé relative : RAH
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Serbian city : NIS
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Headland : NESS
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Barber's call : NEXT
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Where Korea is : ASIA
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Immediately, to a druggist : STAT
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To's opposite : FRO
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Great time expanse : EON
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Caesar's greeting : AVE
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Baseball notable : OTT
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New Deal meas. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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