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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 1992

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,612
Across
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Gasket type : ORING
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Ore site : LODE
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Cautionary conjunction : LEST
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Rice dish : PILAU
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German river : EDER
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Monad : AMEBA
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Hefty book : TOME
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A memorable Khayyám : OMAR
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He wouldn't be without it : YCHROMOSOME
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Geometric curvature center : EVOLUTE
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Pheasant brood : NIDE
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Kiel and Erie : CANALS
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Elevating to a bishopric : MITERING
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Make proud : ELATE
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Covers a wall before papering : SIZES
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Negative connective : NOR
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Deeds' needs: Abbr. : SIGS
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Slate-trimming tools : ZAXES
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Albacore : TUNA
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Honshu bay : ISE
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Like some roofs : TILED
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Ice pinnacle : SERAC
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Ophidians : SERPENTS
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Equestrian school : MANEGE
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Old chest for valuables : ARCA
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Established : FOUNDED
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N.F.L. offenses : TFORMATIONS
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Moundsman's mistake : BALK
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Rum portions : TOTS
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Commodious : AMPLE
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Zone : AREA
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Sib of Ares : ERIS
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Attire for a pilot : GSUIT
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Motorists' oldies : REOS
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Hindu stableman : SYCE
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A memorable Kefauver : ESTES
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W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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Tire site : RIM
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Seine sight : ILE
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Pinch : NAB
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Mexican rubber plant : GUAYULE
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Hades flower : LETHE
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Repute : ODOR
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Turned into an evil spirit : DEMONIZED
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Hermits : EREMITES
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Less constraining : LOOSER
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Sailor's saint : ELMO
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Baseball feature : SEAM
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Biblical weed : TARE
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Dol. parts : CTS
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Singable verses : ODES
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Plant's establishment in a new habitat : ECESIS
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Carrying bag : VALISE
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Ancient war engine : ONAGER
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Old Baltic coins : LATS
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Commingles : MIXES
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Accustomed : INURED
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Immature years : NONAGE
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Favored : GRACED
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Proceeding by leaps : SALTATORY
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Some compounds of element #30 : ZINCATES
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Part of T.V.A. : TENN
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School period : TERM
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Kielbasa, e.g. : SAUSAGE
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Arctic jackets : PARKAS
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Tue. preceder : MON
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Ditch : FOSSE
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Taxi exaction : FARE
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Butterine : OLEO
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Suffix with Ham : ITIC
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Pub.-company pileup : MSS
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Olympic heaver's throw : PUT
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Commit perjury : LIE
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Caen connections : ETS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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