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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Friday, May 19, 1989

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,437
Across
1
Samoan port : APIA
5
Clifton or Jack : WEBB
9
Marx Brothers movie, e.g. : FARCE
14
Broadway loser : BOMB
15
Atop the Indian : ASEA
16
Pleiades pursuer : ORION
17
Pay more : COMEAGAIN
19
Inflexible : RIGID
20
Pay : SHELLOUT
21
Norwegian saluds : SKOALS
22
U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
23
Spent the wad : SHOT
24
Mocha or java : COFFEE
28
Mack's weapon : SHIV
29
Piscatorial float : BOB
32
One sometimes clay-footed : IDOL
33
Pay : REMUNERATE
36
Typographic stroke : SERIF
38
Part of a yen : SEN
39
Remainders : RESTS
40
Pay : COMPENSATE
43
Cosmetic additive : ALOE
44
"___ Clear Day . . . " : ONA
45
Drugstore cowboy : EYER
46
" . . . they have ___ day nor night": Rev. 14:11 : NOREST
48
Pindar output : ODES
49
Focal pt. : CTR
50
Refilled a role : RECAST
53
Surveyors' ___ closure : ERRORSOF
58
Cease, at sea : AVAST
59
___ palm (pay a bribe) : GREASETHE
60
Tithing unit : TENTH
61
Against : ANTI
62
Nice night : NUIT
63
Wipe the slate : ERASE
64
Ump follower : TEEN
65
Hautboy : OBOE
Down
1
Kindergarten subj. : ABCS
2
Milne's bear : POOH
3
Connie Francis hit, "___ Again" : IMME
4
Third man : ABEL
5
Conestoga boss : WAGONER
6
Pottage receiver's namesakes : ESAUS
7
So ___ (amen) : BEIT
8
Prohibit : BAN
9
Pay : FORKOVER
10
Out of order : ARIOT
11
Latvian capital : RIGA
12
Snake's maneuver : COIL
13
Means' justifiers : ENDS
18
Sheltered at sea : ALEE
21
Thin-skinned area : SHIN
23
Switch the local, e.g. : SHUNT
24
Lake herring : CISCO
25
Keats's "___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
26
Pro ___ balance sheet : FORMA
27
Flop's partner : FLIP
28
Campaign tactic, sometimes : SMEAR
29
Swiss canton, old style : BASLE
30
First Reich rulers: 936-1002 : OTTOS
31
Attack : BESET
34
Some curves : ESSES
35
Kind of guard : REAR
37
___ kitty (pays) : FEEDSTHE
41
Raisa's negative : NYET
42
Board Amtrak : ENTRAIN
47
Spanish card suit : OROS
48
Kilns : OASTS
49
Greek isle : CRETE
50
Deserve : RATE
51
Always : EVER
52
Site of Christ's first miracle : CANA
53
Former lightweight champ : ERNE
54
Gretna Green antithesis : RENO
55
Usher's proffering : STUB
56
Buckeye State : OHIO
57
Treat royally : FETE
59
Heater or rod : GAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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