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Walter Covell
Walter Covell

New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1984

Author:
Walter Covell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,743
Across
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Undergrad pad : DORM
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Composer Joe Green : VERDI
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Samoan city : APIA
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Eye part : UVEA
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Hera's admirer : IXION
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Illiterate signing : XING
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Degree for a would-be Einstein : MASTEROFSCIENCE
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Change : ALTER
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"Rivers to the Sea" poet : TEASDALE
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An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
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Basic biol. chain : RNA
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Son of Odin : TYR
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Eri's creation : SILK
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Microscopic animal : AMEBA
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Colorful horse : ROAN
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Fibber : LIAR
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Mr. Garth in "Middlemarch" : CALEB
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S. B. Clough's forte : EUROPEANHISTORY
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Pool occupant : STENO
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Calaboose : STIR
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Lawick-Goodall's friends : APES
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Pure : SHEER
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Insignificant one : SNIP
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French connections : ETS
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La leader : TRA
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Innkeeper, in Italy : OSTE
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Heraldic crosses : SALTIERS
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Kind of grease : ELBOW
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De Bakey's forte : THORACICSURGERY
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Doctorow's "Loon ___" : LAKE
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Common : USUAL
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An evergreen : ATLE
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News note : OBIT
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Transfer a plant : REPOT
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TV's Nicholas Nickleby : REES
Down
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Doomed Russian council : DUMA
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Diamond category : OVAL
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Pianist's pause : REST
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Pia follower : MATER
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Mate for mulier : VIR
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Outside: Prefix : EXO
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Fissure : RIFT
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Doctor, at times : DOSER
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Quechua : INCAN
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Canned : AXED
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Pedro's anana : PINA
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Extensive: Abbr. : INCL
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Noted writer: 1909–55 : AGEE
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Christian et al. : ERAS
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Famed rabbi-journalist: 1804–78 : ISAACS
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Miss's equivalent : MILE
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Jimmy Valentine, e.g. : ALIAS
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Lock : TRESS
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Conrad tale : YOUTH
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Peep show : RAREE
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Philosopher's family : KANTS
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Hari : MATA
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Marry in haste : ELOPE
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Chapeau for Corot : BERET
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Primeval chaos : ABYSS
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Remnant of "Ten Little Indians" : NONE
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Nosy beast : RHINO
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Antonio's barrister : PORTIA
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Girl with a pupil? : IRIS
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Winged: Comb. form : PTER
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Happen again : RECUR
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Originate : ARISE
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"Falstaff" composer: 1913 : ELGAR
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Normandy town : STLO
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Jezebel's spouse : AHAB
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Norse god : LOKI
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Food fish : SCUP
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___ noire : BETE
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Wreath atop Bors : ORLE
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Letters for sages? : WYES
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___ Paulo : SAO
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In last mo. : ULT

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

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