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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Friday, June 14, 1991

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.64, Missing: { J K Q V X }
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Patterson Pepple has 37 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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M
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FLAG
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FLAG
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T
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P
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M
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FLAG
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FLAG
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FLAG
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,193
Across
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Bricklayers : MASONS
7
"Under ___," 1936 movie : TWOFLAGS
12
White banner : FLAGOFTRUCE
14
Regarding this point : HERETO
16
Architectural column : PILASTER
17
Word-of-mouth bet maker : ORALER
18
Emulate W. J. Bryan : ORATE
19
Cacophony : NOISE
21
Guided : LED
22
Lunar modules : LEMS
23
Privet's use : HEDGE
24
Cotton unit : BALE
25
Ending for Pekin : ESE
26
Gay city : PAREE
27
Dilute : WATER
28
Ambiguous : HAZY
29
Lingers aimlessly : LOITERS
31
Macbeth was one : THANE
33
Steer steerers : PRODS
34
Chuckle gleefully : CHORTLE
36
Countenance : MIEN
37
Hauls to the bar : HALES
38
Alter : AMEND
40
U.S.N. aviation base : NAS
43
Primitive or root word : ETYM
44
Tea cake : SCONE
45
Half a Melville title : MOBY
46
Mauritanian port, now Cherchel : IOL
47
" ... the ___ makes you free!": H. C. Work : FLAGTHAT
48
Hell dweller : SATAN
49
Angola's capital : LUANDA
51
"___ April's breeze unfurled": Emerson : THEIRFLAGTO
53
"He nothing common did ___": Marvell : ORMEAN
54
Switch type : SOLENOID
55
" ... rally round the ___ ... ": G. F. Root : FLAGBOYS
56
Cruise vessels : LINERS
Down
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Watered silks : MOIRES
2
Burning : AFLAME
3
Census figs. : STATS
4
"The ___ 'e knows ... ": Kipling : ORSE
5
Macadamia or kola : NUT
6
Maria Björnson forte : SCENERY
7
Huxley's "___ Barren Leaves" : THOSE
8
"As you ___" : WERE
9
Old English money : ORA
10
Whipped : FLAGELLATED
11
Pittsburgh 11 : STEELERS
12
Where Old Glory flies : FLAGPOLE
13
Wear away : ERODE
15
Military commands : ORDERS
20
Black Forest hedgehog : IGEL
23
Witch ___ : HAZEL
24
Stokowski's stick : BATON
26
Clam diggers, jeans, etc. : PANTS
27
Telegraphed : WIRED
28
Seraglio : HAREM
30
Think : OPINE
31
" ... ___ was still there": F. S. Key : THATOURFLAG
32
Agnus Dei : HOLYLAMB
34
Lip: Comb. form : CHEILO
35
Anagram for ache : EACH
36
Cigarette flavor : MENTHOL
39
Certain trenches : MOATS
40
"We shall ___ fail": Churchill : NOTFLAGOR
41
Barricade : ABATIS
42
Ecclesiastical council : SYNOD
44
Watergate figure : STANS
45
Seine feeder : MARNE
47
June 14 : FLAGDAY
48
Temple, in Toledo : SIEN
50
Modernist : NEO
52
Whitney or Wallach : ELI

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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