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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Thursday, November 14, 1991

6-Down : Wild sheep

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { C J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,346
Across
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Fine fiddle : AMATI
6
With 68 Across, pedal digit : BIG
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Lamb's comment : MAA
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Restored structure : REHAB
13
Neap or ebb : TIDE
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Dallas nickname : BIGD
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Taos house : ADOBE
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Alaska's first elected governor : EGAN
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Anent : INRE
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Orwell's villain : BIGBROTHER
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Objective : GOAL
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Dido's nickname : ELISSA
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Protozoans : AMEBAE
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Tricks : RUSES
30
Actress Singer of "Footloose" : LORI
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Vases : URNS
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San Antonio shrine : ALAMO
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Lions and tigers, e.g. : BIGGAME
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Bovary et al. : MADAMES
41
Plods : SLOGS
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"L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Actress Naldi : NITA
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Flooded : AWASH
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Type of polecat : FERRET
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Roof projection : EAVE
54
Freni's forte : ARIA
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Diamond majors : BIGLEAGUES
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Ladder part : RUNG
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Response : REPLY
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Follower of Caesar's "ego" : IPSE
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Ramachandra's wife : SITA
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Like Carroll's oysters : EATEN
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Reckless Olympian : ATE
68
See 6 Across : TOE
69
Herded cattle : DROVE
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Yemini or Omani : ARAB
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Middle: Comb. form : MEDI
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"___, a headless bear ... ": Shak. : AHOG
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U.S. priest-poet: 1845-1909 : TABB
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Michener best seller: 1968 : IBERIA
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Wild sheep : BIGHORN
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Zoological suffix : IDAE
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Categories : GENRES
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Son of Zeus and Europa : MINOS
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Indian city and ex-province : AGRAS
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Writer St. Johns : ADELA
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Head of France : TETE
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Hawaii's nickname : BIGISLAND
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Concert hall : ODEUM
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Bridge move : LEAD
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Cousins of amices : ALBS
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Slave : MOIL
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Therefore : ERGO
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Tom Bodett's "Clear Shot" structure : BIGGARAGE
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West Point inst. : USMA
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Arikaras : REES
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Pierre's ladylove : AMIE
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Beginner for physics : META
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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" ... ___ forgive those ... " : ASWE
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"The stag ___ ... ": Scott : ATEVE
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Gide's "Strait Is ___" : THEGATE
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Optimally : ATBEST
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Approached : NEARED
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Abbé in "The Count of Monte Cristo" : FARIA
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Break out : ERUPT
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Laundromat event : RINSE
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Painter ___-Tadema : ALMA
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Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
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Equipment : GEAR
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___ no good : UPTO
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Hgt. : ELEV
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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