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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1990

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,669
Across
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Guthrie's restaurateur : ALICE
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Worn away : EROSE
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Pep-rally word : RAH
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"___ Attraction," 1987 movie : FATAL
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Belief : TENET
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Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
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Colorful Boston matriarch : ROSEKENNEDY
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Genetic initials : DNA
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Namesakes of explorer Johnson : OSAS
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Squealer : RAT
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Funnybone tickler : AMUSER
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Yvette's boyfriend : AMI
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Filled the larder : STOCKED
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Hug : EMBRACE
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Noted German pathologist: 1809-85 : HENLE
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Female ruff : REE
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Tied securely : LASHED
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College in Mich. : ALMA
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Tin or copper : METAL
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Yellow or Checker follower : CAB
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Stage direction : ENTER
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Milk: Comb. form : GALACT
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Bit for Fido : ORT
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Writer of "White Shadows" : YODER
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Boot : TRAINEE
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Inn name, too often : DEWDROP
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Nav. vessel designation : USS
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Assume control again : REHEAD
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Doctrine : ISM
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Entertainer Lane : ABBE
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The Greatest : ALI
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Colorful singer : PEARLBAILEY
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N.Y. opera house : MET
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Locke opus : ESSAY
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Fermata : PAUSE
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"Violets ___ blue" : ARE
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"___ Daughter," 1970 film : RYANS
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Bobby Fischer's game : CHESS
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A hairdo : AFRO
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Thai neighbor : LAOS
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"___ Long Way to Tipperary" : ITSA
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Lyricist for Gershwin's "Swanee" : CAESAR
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He has a Grand Exalted Ruler : ELK
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Sicilian firebox : ETNA
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Lease : RENT
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A follower : ONE
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Anesthetized : SEDATED
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Base word : ETYMON
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Colorful comedian : REDSKELTON
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"Bonne ___!" : ANNEE
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Got the word : HEARD
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Heath : ERICA
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Bruin of the Pac Ten : UCLAN
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Shopping center : MALL
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Jewish month : SHEBAT
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Writer Calderon : ERMA
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Miler's milieu : MEET
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Colorful Golden Girl : BETTYWHITE
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Steep slope : ESCARP
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Bandleader Kemp : HAL
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Prado offering : ARTE
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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An anagram for seat : ETAS
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Science of earth measurement : GEODESY
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Toaster ort : CRUMB
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Fabric merchant : DRAPER
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O.T. book : ISAIAH
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Pinter product : DRAMA
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He might say: "That's a moray!" : EELER
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An OPEC land : IRAN
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Stallone and Stone : SLYS
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Colorful comedian Ben : BLUE
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Catfish Row gal : BESS
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Poet's "windows of the soul" : EYES
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"End ___ Man": Willingham : ASA
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Common headache med. : APC

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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