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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, February 23, 1985

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,891
Across
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Devotee of the Virgin Mary : MARIST
7
Saintly headwear : HALOES
13
Having a handle : ANSATE
14
Justice : OCONNOR
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Justice : BRENNAN
17
"Shall ___?" (1937 Gershwin musical) : WEDANCE
18
P.O. abbr. : USM
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A Henry of motordom : FORDII
21
Make out, barely : EKE
22
Athenian letters : RHOS
24
Common refrigerant : FREON
25
Site of Iowa State U. : AMES
26
Thief : GANEF
28
Lacking : SHY
29
Justice : WHITE
30
These go in varnish : ELEMIS
32
Water wheel : NORIA
34
Tusitala's monogram : RLS
35
Ogata Korin's medium : LACQUER
37
Dizzy Gillespie's forte : BOP
40
Pelican State waterway : BAYOU
41
Roman counterpart of Gaea : TELLUS
43
Frolic : CAPER
46
Towel word : HIS
48
Lariat : RIATA
49
RR mail cars : RPOS
50
Gnocchi, e.g. : PASTA
52
O.T. book : ECCL
53
More explicitly: Abbr. : IOW
54
Yearned, with "for" : PANTED
55
Dutch airline letters : KLM
56
Justice : STEVENS
58
Namesakes of Mohammed's daughter : FATIMAS
61
Slabbed RR timber : POLETIE
62
Ill will : ANIMUS
63
Like a Romney : FLEECY
64
W.W. I "land" : NOMANS
Down
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Justice : MARSHALL
2
Windflowers : ANEMONES
3
Monogram of "Amusement Park" author : RSN
4
Fleming or Hunter : IAN
5
Rod's biblical companion : STAFF
6
Soprano Alda's "Men, Women and ___" : TENORS
7
"___ do?" (salutation) : HOWDOYOU
8
___ the hole (hidden asset) : ACEIN
9
N.J. city : LODI
10
"___ Clear Day" : ONA
11
Foe, to Foch : ENNEMI
12
Kind of wrench : SOCKET
15
A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
16
Justice : BURGER
20
Justice : REHNQUIST
23
Coll. term : SEM
25
Triumphant cry : AHA
27
Anagram for flair : FILAR
29
"Juice jockey" : WIRER
31
For instance : SAY
33
Soak flax : RET
36
Creek at Bridgeton, N.J. : COHANSEY
37
Justice : BLACKMUN
38
Surpass exceedingly in excellence : OUTCLASS
39
Sacred songs : PSALMS
40
Egyptian god of pleasure : BES
42
George's no-no : LIE
43
Like a fresh salad : CRISP
44
" . . . all my fame for ___ ale": Shak. : APOTOF
45
Justice : POWELL
47
Austrian physicist: 1835–93 : STEFAN
50
Kind of button : PANIC
51
Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
54
Rose on a diamond : PETE
57
Winston's sign : VEE
59
Lovable little Dickens lad : TIM
60
"___ Rhinestone Cowboy" : IMA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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