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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, November 18, 1989

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,620

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Across
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Thackeray's Becky : SHARP
6
Boy in a 1969 song : SUE
9
"Howdy ___ Show" of old TV : DOODY
14
Treadle : PEDAL
15
Polo Grounds hero : OTT
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Plants of the mallow family : OKRAS
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This might be a garden : ARENA
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Light-switch cover : FACEPLATE
20
Saddle strap : GIRTH
22
Term in horseshoes : LEANER
23
Sweden, to a Parisian : SUEDE
25
The 4077th, for short : MASH
26
Hr. divisions : MINS
27
Product pusher : ADMAN
30
Items in Cio-Cio-San's wardrobe : OBIS
34
"Manila thriller" winner: 1975 : ALI
35
Hard worker : PLIER
36
One-celled organism : AMEBA
37
Western cap. : SACRAMENTOCALIF
40
S-shaped moldings : OGEES
41
Playground feature : SLIDE
42
___ Bay, Japan : ISE
43
Germany's Hildegarde : NEFF
44
Former president of Italy : LEONE
45
Brocket, e.g. : DEER
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Agora need : OBOL
48
Comoid item : TRESS
50
___ acid (perfume ingredient) : CAPRIC
53
A felony : ARSON
55
Northwestern cap. : OLYMPIAWA
57
Convex molding : OVOLO
61
Porter song : PAREE
62
Joplin creation : RAG
63
Separate : SEVER
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Flynn prop : SWORD
65
Ogle : EYE
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N.Y.S.E. transaction : TRADE
Down
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Menton is one : SPA
2
"___ Alibi," 1989 film : HER
3
Sunny ___, Nigerian pop star : ADE
4
Teton and Uinta : RANGES
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Tartan : PLAID
6
Kind of soap : SOFT
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Moab's state : UTAH
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"Love, ___," Bel Kaufman novel : ETC
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Nerds : DOPES
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Hit musical of 1943 : OKLAHOMA
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Locale of Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
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Blind follower : DATE
13
Belgian river : YSER
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Joie de vivre : ELAN
21
Domain : REALM
23
Fodder that is being preserved : SILAGE
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Intl. org. for young ones : UNICEF
25
Small swallow : MARTIN
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The man with the hod : MASON
28
Kind of fuel : DIESEL
29
Edison's ___ Park : MENLO
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Disguises : BELIES
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Sacred Egyptian birds : IBISES
33
Newsman Morley : SAFER
35
___ seul : PAS
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Trick taker : ACE
38
Huss or Riis : REFORMER
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"Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
44
Positions : LOCI
45
"Back Home Again" composer : DENVER
47
Homo sapiens, e.g. : BIPED
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Hen's house : ROOST
50
Catchers of crooks : COPS
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What there ought to be : ALAW
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Beginner for technics : PYRO
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Golf term : AWAY
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Spread unchecked : RAGE
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Land measure : ARE
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Gametes : OVA
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Emulated Toscanini : LED
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Salem is its cap. : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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