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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1985

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,030
Across
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Jewish month : ADAR
5
With 30 Down, Sixth Sister : BRYN
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Sirens of the silents : VAMPS
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Juan's baby sister : NENA
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Long, long time : AEON
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Russian co-op : ARTEL
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A light portmanteau : GLADSTONE
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Shy, in Stuttgart : SCHEU
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Female felines : SHECATS
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"All ___ that's going . . . !" : ASHORE
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Comic-strip toiler : TILLIE
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Knightly quest : GRAIL
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Otiose : IDLE
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Ending for cash or bombard : IER
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___ Kippur : YOM
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Seat of Presidio County, Texas : MARFA
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Fugue ending : CODA
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Hebrew letters : ALEFS
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A first name in dogdom : RIN
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Contest game in Las Vegas : POKER
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Car-wash finale : WIPE
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Hearth warmer : FIRE
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Sluggish : INERT
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Astaire-Rogers destination: 1933 : RIO
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Son of a Scot : MAC
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Distaff deer : DOES
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Third Sister : SMITH
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Magician's word : PRESTO
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Second-hand deal : RESALE
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Seventh Sister : BARNARD
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Mountain crest : ARETE
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Fourth Sister : WELLESLEY
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Scrooge, for one : MISER
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Of grapes : UVAL
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Tender around Tampico : PESOS
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Gam or Moreno : RITA
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Tennis sessions : SETS
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Feeling of doom and gloom : ANGST
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Jumna River city : DELHI
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Father of Ahikar : ANAEL
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Fifth Sister : RADCLIFFE
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Oxford student's expense account : BATTEL
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Olds's namesakes : REOS
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Hither's partner : YON
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Ship's dir. : NNE
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Second Sister : VASSAR
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Chief: Prefix : ARCHI
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First Sister : MTHOLYOKE
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Jury type : PEER
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Swing around : SLUE
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"That's as well ___ if I had . . . ": Swift : SAIDAS
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Region : AREA
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Snared : GINNED
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Make wealthy : ENRICH
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European boundary river : ODER
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Agora : MART
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See 5 Across : MAWR
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Part of et al. : ALII
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Take back property : REPOSSESS
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Melody : AIR
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General agreement : CONSENSUS
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Coyote State capital : PIERRE
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Lot : FATE
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Ovett and Coe : MILERS
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Roman harvest festival : OPALIA
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San ___, city near San Francisco : MATEO
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Healing substance : SALVE
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Host's offering : TREAT
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Alleged natural forces : ODYLS
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Interchange feature : RAMP
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One of five great ones : ERIE
54
Talk harshly : BLAT
56
Ares' forte : WAR
57
Actor Wallach : ELI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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