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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 1989

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,529
Across
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Guitarist Atkins : CHET
5
Start of a G.B.S. title : ARMS
9
Caesuras : RESTS
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Nimbus : AURA
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Actress Copley : TERI
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Oust from school : EXPEL
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Marse Robert's mount : TRAVELLER
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Assam or Oaxaca : STATE
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Central Caucasian : OSSETE
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Objected : DEMURRED
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Famed violinist : STERN
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Hebrew letter : SAMEK
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Nuques : NAPES
29
"Unionists Divided ... " author : REMPEL
32
Smidgens : DABS
35
Pearl Buck's "The ___" : EXILE
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She, in Paree : ELLE
38
Building wing : ELL
39
Early Greek physician : GALEN
40
Amer. or part of it : USA
41
Euphemistic exclamation : EGAD
43
Surrounded by : AMONG
44
Processed wine or cheese : AGED
45
Daytona Beach competitors : RACERS
47
"The boy ___ on the burning deck" : STOOD
49
Russian whip : KNOUT
51
Polly, perhaps? : MACAW
55
Ornaments, in a way : EMBOSSES
58
Mexican morsel : TAMALE
59
Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
60
Quixote's bony nag : ROSINANTE
62
Scrooge or Marner : MISER
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Brood : MOPE
64
Its cap. is Bismarck : NDAK
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Actress Spacek : SISSY
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Derby winner Dark ___: 1953 : STAR
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Crags : TORS
Down
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Elder and Younger Roman statesmen : CATOS
2
"Back Street" author : HURST
3
Expunge : ERASE
4
Mermaid and Mitre : TAVERNS
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Tamarisk : ATLE
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C.S.A. general : REL
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TV's talking horse : MRED
8
Foals' fathers : SIRES
9
Job seeker's mailer : RESUME
10
Drastic : EXTREME
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Barney Google's hoss : SPARKPLUG
12
Nice noggin : TETE
13
Double-ripper : SLED
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Sicilian "time bomb" : ETNA
22
Napoleon's cheval blanc : MARENGO
26
Mythology's winged horse : PEGASUS
27
Passing obstacle : EXAM
28
Missile sites : SILOS
30
Otherwise : ELSE
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Prized role : LEAD
32
Whitetail, axis, etc. : DEER
33
Seaweed : ALGA
34
Dick Turpin's fleet mare : BLACKBESS
36
Pre-Easter period : LENT
42
Signifies : DENOTES
44
Inflexible : ADAMANT
46
Set of prayer beads : ROSARY
48
Strait of Hormuz sultanate : OMAN
50
Contract conditions : TERMS
52
Seabee's motto : CANDO
53
Church cynosure : ALTAR
54
Calendar units : WEEKS
55
Timed detonations: Abbr. : EPMS
56
Cicero's 1003 : MIII
57
Fuliginous substance : SOOT
58
Rank of seats : TIER
61
Watering place : SPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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