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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1986

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F G K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
R
3
I
4
L
5
S
6
D
7
A
8
R
9
C
10
P
11
I
12
N
13
T
14
B
E
R
E
T
15
A
R
I
A
16
O
S
I
E
17
A
N
I
M
A
18
H
O
P
S
19
C
O
T
C
H
20
B
A
S
A
L
21
T
22
A
P
P
E
L
L
E
E
23
H
Y
L
O
24
L
E
A
25
E
R
E
26
E
27
N
E
28
S
U
29
B
30
M
E
R
S
31
E
32
Y
O
Y
33
O
34
C
O
O
35
E
X
36
C
37
E
38
L
39
E
V
E
N
40
H
A
T
41
C
42
H
43
A
H
O
Y
44
R
A
S
E
45
D
46
T
O
O
47
M
I
L
L
48
R
E
49
S
50
P
O
N
S
51
E
52
N
A
Y
53
J
54
A
55
M
56
N
E
E
57
E
N
58
N
A
59
A
M
E
60
R
I
C
A
61
S
62
S
L
O
W
63
E
64
R
65
P
A
N
A
M
A
H
A
66
T
67
I
T
A
L
O
68
A
T
I
C
69
N
E
R
D
70
S
T
R
A
P
71
N
I
N
E
72
T
N
T
S
73
T
E
E
N
Y
© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,371
Across
1
Seed coverings : ARILS
6
Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
10
Pub order : PINT
14
Sporty chapeau : BERET
15
Sill's vehicle for trills : ARIA
16
Baritone Hawkins : OSIE
17
Soul : ANIMA
18
Sidewalk game : HOPSCOTCH
20
Wedgwood's black ware : BASALT
22
Temporary winner at court : APPELLEE
23
Wood: Comb. form : HYLO
24
Meadow : LEA
25
Homophone for heir : ERE
26
Aurora-to-Chicago dir. : ENE
28
Inundate : SUBMERSE
32
Stringed top : YOYO
34
Dovecote sound : COO
35
Surpass : EXCEL
39
Level : EVEN
40
Senator from Utah : HATCH
43
Nautical greeting : AHOY
44
Demolished, in Devon : RASED
46
Also : TOO
47
Property-tax unit : MILL
48
Answer : RESPONSE
52
Anti's cry : NAY
53
Predicament : JAM
56
Bridal-section word : NEE
57
Persephone's abduction site : ENNA
59
The ___ Cup, in yachting : AMERICAS
62
Not so fast : SLOWER
65
Summer straw : PANAMAHAT
67
Composer Montemezzi : ITALO
68
Suffix with system : ATIC
69
Wimp's cousin : NERD
70
Kind of hanger : STRAP
71
Diamond group : NINE
72
Explosives : TNTS
73
Like a bikini : TEENY
Down
1
Rhyme scheme : ABAB
2
"The Ballad of Kintillo" author : RENA
3
Smilers in an old song : IRISHEYES
4
Wallace running mate : LEMAY
5
Steeds' needs : STALLS
6
Telegraphic dash : DAH
7
Town in Venezuela : AROA
8
A less grand rapid : RIPPLE
9
Wyo. city : CASPER
10
Natatorium : POOL
11
Cordage fiber : ISTLE
12
More agreeable : NICER
13
Snickering sound : TEHEE
19
Desist's partner : CEASE
21
"A ___ of Class," 1973 film : TOUCH
26
Bird watcher : EYER
27
PBS program : NOVA
29
Feathery scarf : BOA
30
"Alki," to an Evergreen State native : MOTTO
31
Prof's concoction : EXAM
33
Person who is sui generis : ONER
36
Crockery : CHINAWARE
37
Kind of weed : EOLA
38
Originator of euphuism : LYLY
41
Slammer occupant : CON
42
Arsonist's anathema : HOSES
45
Serge de Nîmes : DENIM
49
Geometric line : SECANT
50
Certain female fowl : PEAHEN
51
Sign for a hitch : ENLIST
53
___ Current (Black Stream) : JAPAN
54
Noted violin : AMATI
55
"___ White," Kingsley play : MENIN
58
Night, in Napoli : NOTTE
60
Derby, for one : RACE
61
Turkestan native : SART
63
Blithe spirits : ELAN
64
Viscous : ROPY
66
N.F.L. goals : TDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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.

|