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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1987

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
One of Doc's septet : HAPPY
6
Pallid : PASTY
11
Mattingly's magic wand : BAT
14
Rock star Billy : OCEAN
15
Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
16
Haw. instrument : UKE
17
Do equine tomfoolery? : HORSEAROUND
19
Tennis term : LET
20
Winkle out : OUST
21
Zip : PEP
22
N.Y.S.E. bear : SELLER
24
Transgress : ERR
26
Horned problem : DILEMMA
27
Half-size newspaper : TABLOID
31
Old Testament book : HOSEA
32
Ceremonial cup : AMA
33
Kind of sweater : SLIPON
35
Wavy-bladed dagger : KRIS
38
Like many a cherub : PUDGY
40
Erie Canal mule : SAL
41
"And ___ other dowry . . . ": Shak. : ASKNO
42
Syllogistic word : ERGO
43
Accent : STRESS
45
Mayan or Roman : ERA
46
Evergreen shrub : ERICA
48
Smash : SHATTER
50
Asian cat : CARACAL
52
Lulu Bett's sister : INA
53
I. Walton was one : ANGLER
54
Dark cont. : AFR
56
Calendar abbrs. : SATS
60
Org. for Barber or Player : PGA
61
Avian position of power? : CATBIRDSEAT
64
Unit of radiation : REM
65
Cartoonist Dean : ABNER
66
Zola's "La ___" : TERRE
67
Tankard contents : ALE
68
Sacred song : PSALM
69
Knockabout : SLOOP
Down
1
Sounds on Dec. 24 : HOHO
2
Hearing: Comb. form : ACOU
3
Ancient emp. : PERS
4
Pale color : PASTEL
5
Hydrocarbon suffix : YNE
6
Hit the books : PORE
7
All wet : ASOP
8
Nickname for a Udall : STU
9
Tautness : TENSION
10
Tyrolean output : YODELS
11
Taurian trading area? : BULLMARKET
12
Cager Olajuwon : AKEEM
13
Aquarium fish : TETRA
18
Pluvial month : APRIL
23
Alliums' kin : LEEKS
25
Bright : ROSY
26
Asian wild dogs : DHOLES
27
Record, in a way : TAPE
28
Tatar Strait feeder : AMUR
29
Wis. blackmail? : BADGERGAME
30
Proximal's opposite : DISTAL
34
Duffer's goal : PAR
36
Anent : INRE
37
Emulate eagles : SOAR
39
Rocky Mountain goat's cousin : GORAL
41
Straight ___ arrow : ASAN
43
Cleopatra's charms : SCARABS
44
Do a seamstress's job : SHIRR
47
Polar sight : ICECAP
49
Fez feature : TASSEL
50
"Lost Horizon" director : CAPRA
51
Trollope's "Ayala's ___" : ANGEL
54
Former labor leader : ABEL
55
Unyielding : FIRM
57
Baltic island : AERO
58
Poi ingredient : TARO
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Part of a flight : STEP
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Fed. document repository : TNA
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"Lost Weekend" illness : DTS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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