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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Tuesday, June 5, 1990

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,819

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Across
1
Sen. Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
6
Southampton shindig : BASH
10
Sins : ERRS
14
Aquatic rodent of S.A. : COYPU
15
___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
16
Triton, to Neptune : MOON
17
Close, poetically : ANEAR
18
Bosom companions : BRAS
19
N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
20
Perceptive PBS pundit : BILLMOYERS
22
Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
23
Major constellation : URSA
24
Powerful explosive : AMATOL
26
Throughout, in music : SEMPRE
30
Scatter : STREW
32
Zoological suffix : IDAE
33
Choir member : ALTO
35
Civil-rights org. : NAACP
39
Henley, for one : REGATTA
41
Pundit's former PBS program : JOURNAL
43
Author Jong : ERICA
44
Branch of biol. : ECOL
46
Type of devil : DARE
47
A-bomb bomber ___ Gay : ENOLA
49
Endured : LASTED
51
Noisy busses : SMACKS
54
Willard Scott word : RAIN
56
Pundit's Okla. birthplace : HUGO
57
Adelphi U.'s locale : GARDENCITY
63
Glacial ridges : OSAR
64
Spicy stew : OLIO
65
"___ Was a Lady," 1932 Merman hit : EADIE
66
Sen. Cranston is one : WHIP
67
European river : ODER
68
K.C.'s Kemper : ARENA
69
Wds. with similar meanings : SYNS
70
Measure of medicine : DOSE
71
Dalai, and others : LAMAS
Down
1
Strikebreaker : SCAB
2
Singer Tennille : TONI
3
Iranian dollar: Var. : RYEL
4
Oct. birthstone : OPAL
5
What pines do, à la Longfellow : MURMUR
6
___ breath (one of the pinks) : BABYS
7
Side by side : ABREAST
8
What gliders do : SOAR
9
Croatian cavalryman : HUSSAR
10
Pundit's 20 honors : EMMYAWARDS
11
Dovecote, e.g. : ROOST
12
Juliet's adorer : ROMEO
13
Snafu : SNARL
21
" . . . if I should sleep ___/'Twere deadly sickness": Shak. : OREAT
25
Computer availabilities : MENU
26
Paddock papa : SIRE
27
German dam : EDER
28
Wise men : MAGI
29
Pundit's calling: 1961-63 : PEACECORPS
31
Japanese Prime Minister in W.W. II : TOJO
34
A parent of Eliasaph: Num. 3:24 : LAEL
36
Med.-school subject : ANAT
37
Kind of package : CARE
38
Begged : PLED
40
Rommel's deadly vehicle : TANK
42
Stan Laurel's pal : OLLIE
45
Totes : CARRIES
48
TV commentator Charles ___ : OSGOOD
50
Temper steel : ANNEAL
51
Broadway events : SHOWS
52
Lovey-dovey : MUSHY
53
Encore! : AGAIN
55
Worship : ADORE
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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"___ Mia," 1954 song : CARA
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The same as before : IDEM
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Pro votes : YEAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 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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