It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.
Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1986

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H W Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
A
3
G
4
A
5
N
6
B
7
U
8
R
9
R
10
S
11
J
12
A
13
B
14
I
R
O
N
Y
15
A
R
E
E
K
16
A
D
E
17
A
N
D
M
U
18
L
T
I
P
L
Y
19
N
O
T
20
R
O
S
Y
21
I
T
S
22
A
C
23
C
E
P
T
24
O
25
R
B
26
O
X
A
L
A
T
E
27
E
28
N
29
S
N
A
R
30
E
31
T
E
P
I
D
32
L
I
Q
33
C
A
P
34
R
I
S
35
O
D
36
E
37
A
38
A
C
U
39
T
E
40
I
I
O
41
P
S
A
L
M
42
N
E
A
R
43
C
L
A
S
44
S
E
45
M
B
A
46
R
O
47
D
E
O
48
E
L
A
49
P
S
E
S
50
K
51
E
E
P
I
N
G
52
U
K
E
53
A
R
D
E
N
T
54
F
55
I
E
56
L
57
A
58
I
59
R
60
P
I
E
61
G
R
62
E
A
T
D
63
I
V
I
D
E
64
O
C
A
65
L
A
N
C
E
66
V
I
D
E
O
67
K
A
L
68
E
L
D
E
R
69
E
S
S
E
S
© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,269

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Some sunken goods : LAGAN
6
Certain chisels : BURRS
11
Ring move : JAB
14
Ferrous : IRONY
15
Malodorous : AREEK
16
Summer cooler : ADE
17
"Be fruitful, ___": Gen. 1:28 : ANDMULTIPLY
19
Commandment word : NOT
20
Propitious : ROSY
21
Common contraction : ITS
22
Receive : ACCEPT
24
Globe : ORB
26
Prevent coagulation : OXALATE
27
Trap : ENSNARE
31
Hypothermal : TEPID
32
Pkg.-store item : LIQ
33
Close-fitting clothes : CAPRIS
35
Halls for the Pops : ODEA
38
Sharp : ACUTE
40
CX : IIO
41
Sacred song : PSALM
42
Miserly : NEAR
43
Ecole group : CLASSE
45
Gabon's first president : MBA
46
Copland work : RODEO
48
Passes : ELAPSES
50
House or book follower : KEEPING
52
Hilo music maker : UKE
53
Fervid : ARDENT
54
Cry of distaste : FIE
56
Dingo's den : LAIR
60
Coconut dish, e.g. : PIE
61
U.S. watershed : GREATDIVIDE
64
Wood sorrel : OCA
65
Galahad's weapon : LANCE
66
Pat Sajak's milieu : VIDEO
67
Seoul's airline : KAL
68
Doyen : ELDER
69
Highway perils : ESSES
Down
1
Mythomaniac : LIAR
2
Florence's river : ARNO
3
Ea and Ra : GODS
4
S. Korean island : ANMYON
5
Gotham inst. : NYU
6
Mil. group : BATT
7
"Exodus" author : URIS
8
Ribbed fabric : REP
9
Takes five : RELAXES
10
Kennedy porter : SKYCAP
11
Hull-House founder : JANEADDAMS
12
Take as one's own : ADOPT
13
Davis or Midler : BETTE
18
Sky Scales : LIBRA
23
Awards for TV commercials : CLIOS
25
Watercourse : RACE
26
Vain : OTIOSE
27
Joie de vivre : ELAN
28
Kind : NICE
29
Fair shake : SQUAREDEAL
30
Coda : EPILOG
34
Inlet : RIA
36
Dresden's river : ELBE
37
Spanish landladies : AMAS
39
Figure of speech : TROPE
41
Acme : PEAK
43
Basic : CENTRAL
44
Pivoted : SLUED
47
Dell : DINGLE
49
Sacrum's locale : PELVIS
50
Java cotton : KAPOK
51
Brier : ERICA
54
Clock part : FACE
55
Via's cousin : ITER
57
Plays the paraclete : AIDS
58
Notion in Nantes : IDEE
59
Vintage cars : REOS
62
He may be tight : END
63
"___ Got a Secret" : IVE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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

|