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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1987

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,834
Across
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Moslem spirit : JINNI
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British sprite : DOBBY
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Horned god : PAN
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"The Tempest" spirit : ARIEL
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Julian's jars : OLLAE
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Ellington's monogram : EKE
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Noisy spirit : POLTERGEIST
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Inlet : RIA
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Spume; froth : YEAST
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Fighting spirit, colloquially : GIMP
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P.O. abbr. : PPD
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Utah's flower : SEGO
27
Mischievous spirit : ELF
30
Memorable pianist : HESS
33
Jewish folklore spirit : DYBBUK
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Faultily made : MALFORMED
40
___-air painting : PLEIN
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A victim of Artemis : ORION
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Attention : EAR
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Actress Hasso : SIGNE
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Word with firma or cotta : TERRA
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Reject : ELIMINATE
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Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Small boy : TAD
51
Muffins : GEMS
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U.S. mil. honor : DSC
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Spirits : WINE
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Maxim : MOTTO
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Scotch explorer : RAE
64
René's spirit : AME
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Irish spirits : LEPRECHAUNS
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Resort : SPA
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The heavens : ETHER
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Heart parts : ATRIA
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Successor to F.D.R. : HST
72
To eat, in Bonn : ESSEN
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Army of the Potomac leader : MEADE
Down
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As. nation : JAP
2
Golf club : IRON
3
Pale green : NILE
4
Colonist's Indian friend : NETOP
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___ du Diable : ILE
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Old Genoese bigwig : DOGE
7
Olive genus : OLEA
8
Ecstasy : BLISS
9
Thrashed : BASTED
10
Still : YET
11
Persian spirit : PERI
12
Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
13
Tide status : NEAP
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Golf cup : RYDER
22
Grotesque spirit : GOBLIN
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Vocalize : PHONATE
26
Roms : GYPSIES
27
Ham it up : EMOTE
28
Spirits in Pompey's pad : LARES
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She toys with boys : FLIRT
31
Pochard : SMEE
32
Some pinnipeds : SEALS
34
Sired : BEGAT
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Utah range name : UINTA
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Fastened, in a way : KNEED
38
Search for food : FORAGE
39
Faucet problem : DRIP
46
French spirits : MEDOC
48
Family of an Irish patriot : EMMETS
52
Jrs.-to-be : SOPHS
54
Wickerwork hamper : CRATE
55
Lave : WASH
56
Mischievous spirits : IMPS
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Adroit : NEAT
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Dryad's home : TREE
60
Sea swallow : TERN
62
Invisible emanation : AURA
63
Partner of Geraint : ENID
65
Sheltered side : LEE
66
Part of a Western : HAM
67
Thus, in Glasgow : SAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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