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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1988

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { K Q U Z }
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,172
Across
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Kind of gen. or adm. : 4STAR
6
Pippin : APPLE
11
Patriotic holiday : 4TH
14
Cat-___-tails : ONINE
15
Willow or osier : SALIX
16
Religious, in Roma : PIO
17
F.B.I. clue : FINGERPRINT
19
Que. neighbor : ONT
20
Town where Roman farces originated : ATELLA
21
Neural network : RETE
22
Sault ___ Marie, Mich. : STE
23
Pluto, to Cleo : OSIRIS
25
Badger's African cousin : RATEL
27
Largemouth or smallmouth : BASS
30
President of Liberia : DOE
31
Brain passages : ITERS
32
Former ring king : ALI
33
Smallest amount : LEAST
35
Done, to Donne : OER
36
Habitual last man : LAGGARD
38
Cheese dish : RAREBIT
42
Nice negation : NON
43
Short snorts : SHOTS
45
Amendment backed by NOW : ERA
46
"___ to the wise is enough": Franklin : AWORD
48
Baseball Hall of Famer : OTT
49
Sixth-day creation : ADAM
50
Chiefs, in Córdoba : JEFES
51
Kind of drive : 4WHEEL
53
Winter time in the N. Pac. : BST
54
Lawyer's project : CASE
56
Chair parts : SPLATS
60
Ygdrasil, e.g. : ASH
61
"No man is ___ . . . " : T.R. : ABOVETHELAW
63
Poe's "Annabel ___" : LEE
64
Pears and quinces, e.g. : POMES
65
Where drachmas talked : AGORA
66
Structural timber : 4X4
67
Drugstore cowboys : EYERS
68
Financier ___ Green : HETTY
Down
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___ kind (hot poker hand) : 4OFA
2
Fit of anger : SNIT
3
Part of a harrow : TINE
4
Americans of Br. descent : ANGLOS
5
Film units : REELS
6
Viper : ASP
7
Averts : PARRIES
8
Yarn units : PLIES
9
Scourge of serge : LINT
10
Outsides : EXTERIORS
11
Tester location : 4POSTERBED
12
He dyes for a living : TINTER
13
Urban inns : HOTELS
18
Player for Al Davis : RAIDER
24
A.A.A.'s concerns : ROADS
26
Suit to ___ : ATEE
27
___ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
28
Chicken-king connector : ALA
29
Doyle tale, with "The" : SIGNOFTHE4
33
Corot specialty : LANDSCAPE
34
Something oft plighted : TROTH
37
Senator from Tenn. : GORE
39
Certify : ATTEST
40
Biblical captain : IRA
41
Scottish topper : TAM
44
Word for hedging : HOWEVER
46
British Prime Minister: 1902-5 : AJBAL4
47
Locale of Hardy novels : WESSEX
49
State without proof : ALLEGE
51
Golf group : 4SOME
52
Hebrew dry measure : EPHAH
55
"___ Named Sue," 1969 song : ABOY
57
"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
58
Queen of Hearts goody : TART
59
Vacillate : SWAY
62
Curve : ESS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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