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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Friday, January 26, 1990

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,689
Across
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Life-jacket stuffing : KAPOK
6
Respond to an S O S : HELP
10
How wild ones run : AMOK
14
Solo : ALONE
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Kind of code : AREA
16
Tidal wave : BORE
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Prepares potatoes, in a way : RICES
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Religious lore : HIEROLOGY
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Jaunty : RAKISH
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G. O'Hara's pop song: 1918 : KKKKATY
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Milton's serpent monster : ELLOPS
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Down a comestible : EAT
26
Naïve : ARTLESS
28
Tried for lofty goals : ASPIRED
32
Where to borrow bks. : LIB
33
Manila measures : REAMS
35
Eight-ball material : IVORY
36
Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
38
Hungarian "cubist" : RUBIK
40
French magazine : ELLE
41
Angry fan : BOOER
43
Long-eared S.A. rodents : MARAS
45
Celtic Neptune : LER
46
Annoying : IRKSOME
48
Tyrannize : OPPRESS
50
Piper's due : PAY
51
Like some bills : UNPAID
52
Coincide in part : OVERLAP
55
Mail suits : ARMORS
58
Typical Tyson triumphs : KNOCKOUTS
60
Carroll's "slithy ___" : TOVES
61
Moola : GELT
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Deer: Ger. : REHE
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"While memory holds ___ ... ": Shak. : ASEAT
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Bikini tops : BRAS
65
Limned : DREW
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Kin of wimps : NERDS
Down
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Bassist Gary ___ : KARR
2
Suffix for margin or Saturn : ALIA
3
Soft-cover volume : POCKETBOOK
4
Oona or Tip : ONEILL
5
"Big Red Bus" author : KESSLER
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Gotcha! : HAH
7
Actors Estrada and Rhodes : ERIKS
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Amaryllis family member : LEEK
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Inventor of celluloid : PARKES
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___ absolute (construction oft used by Caesar) : ABLATIVE
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Debatable : MOOT
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Bacchic party : ORGY
13
Lock's buddy : KEY
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Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
21
Fire extinguisher : HOSER
24
Psalm, to a prêtre : PSAUME
26
Ironclad defense, usually : ALIBI
27
Harshness : RIGOR
28
" ... arms/Are strong ___ bands": Longfellow : ASIRON
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Reinvested in C.D.'s, e.g. : ROLLEDOVER
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Novelist Gardner et al. : ERLES
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Cloth colorers : DYERS
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President of Gabon: 1961-67 : MBA
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Social payment : RESPECTS
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Greek letter : KAPPA
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"Masters Without Slaves" author : ROARK
44
Frugal : SPARTAN
47
Petruchio, to Kate : MYLORD
49
Having cracks and crevices : RIMOSE
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Kaufman's "___ Down Staircase" : UPTHE
52
Lollapalooza : ONER
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Palm or sole : VOLA
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Peruse : READ
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J.F.K. speedsters : SSTS
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U.S.S.R. security police : KGB
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Stitch : SEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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