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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 1989

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,590

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Across
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Costa loser : ADAM
5
Pol. plum : APPT
9
Threading tools : TAPS
13
Holding tool : VISE
14
Feminist Germaine ___ : GREER
15
President of Albania : ALIA
16
Anti, Dogpatch style : AGIN
17
Singer Travis : RANDY
18
Tex. product : BEEF
19
D.C. locale : LAFAYETTESQUARE
22
Jasmine or twankay : TEA
23
Politician Symington : STU
24
Noisy town in Iran? : BAM
27
On the Caspian : ASEA
30
"Appointment in ___": O'Hara : SAMARA
35
Rhyme scheme : ABAA
37
___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
39
More rational : SANER
40
Tools on the U.S.S.R. flag : HAMMERANDSICKLE
43
Karl Marx's birthplace : TRIER
44
Labyrinth : MAZE
45
Power-plant prod. : ELEC
46
Playground device : SEESAW
48
Antitoxins : SERA
50
Zeta follower : ETA
51
___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
53
Cries of protest : AWS
55
Areas in perspective drawings : GEOMETRICPLANES
64
Hick : RUBE
65
Musician Previn : ANDRE
66
Straightedge : RULE
67
Flag : IRIS
68
Wagon tongues : POLES
69
Jewish month : ADAR
70
Fishing traps : POTS
71
Ragout : STEW
72
"She's Leaving ___," Beatles song : HOME
Down
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Of grandparents : AVAL
2
Start of a 1928 song title : DIGA
3
Supposing : ASIF
4
___-arms (horse soldiers) : MENAT
5
Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
6
Confined : PENT
7
Footlike parts : PEDES
8
Rendezvous : TRYSTS
9
Banned : TABU
10
"Jacta ___ est!" : ALEA
11
Buttress : PIER
12
Ump's call : SAFE
14
Lubricator : GREASER
20
Nay's opposite : YEA
21
See 3 Down : QUASI
24
Bangkok change : BAHTS
25
" . . . with ___ bodkin?": Shak. : ABARE
26
Bess's successor : MAMIE
28
Dutch treat : EDAM
29
Former coins of India : ANNAS
31
Truncheon : MACE
32
Tarsus : ANKLE
33
Sublease : RELET
34
Asian palm : ARECA
36
Iowa city : AMES
38
Wood-trimming tool : ADZE
41
Wipe the slate : ERASE
42
Juan's shawls : SERAPES
47
Amerindian threads : WATAPS
49
Piercing tool : AWL
52
"To be ___ to be . . . ": Shak. : ORNOT
54
Singer Vaughan : SARAH
55
Film crewman : GRIP
56
Kind of bonds or dollars : EURO
57
Sad news item, for short : OBIT
58
G.I. diner : MESS
59
Inactive : IDLE
60
Kidd's hands : CREW
61
Naked, in Napoli : NUDO
62
Ancient Persian Gulf kingdom : ELAM
63
Parched : SERE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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