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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 1985

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { H J Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, 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. 13,045
Across
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Verdon's "Damn Yankees" role : LOLA
5
Older name of a Swiss city : BASLE
10
Teacher's deg. : BSED
14
Suffix with system : ATIC
15
Swiss mathematician: 1707–83 : EULER
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Common curtain color : ECRU
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Mideastern water carrier? : IRAQUARIUS
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Poet's foot : IAMB
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Ruby or sapphire : CORUNDUM
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Buddhist forces determining destiny : KARMAS
23
Part of a molecule : ATOM
24
Grable, to G.I.'s : PINUP
25
Dray or motor truck : CAMION
28
Armament : MUNITION
31
Edda's V.I.P. : ODIN
32
Tête topper : BERET
33
Bwy. angel's reward : SRO
34
Raves' companion : RANTS
36
Relative of a joule : ERG
37
B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
39
Latin paradigm : AMO
40
Orange or river : OSAGE
42
Site of Hercules' death : OETA
43
Do not disturb : LETALONE
45
Laundress, at times : RINSER
47
___ Manutius, creator of italics : ALDUS
48
Beth's Greek cousin : BETA
49
"Brevity is the ___ wit": Shak. : SOULOF
51
Hamlet's flaw : WAVERING
55
Bern's river : AARE
56
Cloned lion? : FACSIMILEO
58
Narcotic : DRUG
59
Bandores' kin : LUTES
60
Promethean spark : ELAN
61
Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
62
Give off : EXUDE
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Parched : SERE
Down
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Not of the cloth : LAIC
2
Other, in Orizaba : OTRO
3
Mythomaniac : LIAR
4
Inform : ACQUAINT
5
Draw a ___ (aim) : BEADON
6
Gold : AURUM
7
Gracile : SLIM
8
Shopping need in Brasov : LEU
9
Old car or Brooklyn pitcher : ERSKINE
10
Lebanon's capital : BEIRUT
11
Shrimpy fish? : SCAMPISCES
12
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
13
Provides with a sound track : DUBS
18
"Render therefore ___ Caesar . . . ": Matt. 22:21 : UNTO
22
Colby or Ekberg : ANITA
24
Cleanse : PURGE
25
Staghorn ___ : CORAL
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That which there is nothin' like : ADAME
27
Monstrous bull? : MINOTAURUS
28
Amalgamate : MERGE
29
Emulate Bryan : ORATE
30
Stock valuation : NOPAR
32
Boston comestibles : BEANS
35
Old Sienese coin : SOLDO
38
Range-seeking ram? : SONARIES
41
Culinary high-rise : SOUFFLE
44
Assert sans proof : ALLEGE
45
Do some editing : REVISE
46
Anagram of mite : ITEM
48
Established : BASED
49
Marquis de ___ : SADE
50
Rowers : OARS
51
Dry-sell org. : WCTU
52
River at Rennes : ILLE
53
Kind of beer : NEAR
54
Dog follower : GONE
57
"___ armes!" : AUX

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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