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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Friday, September 1, 1989

31-Down : Orchard

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,542
Across
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Stroke of luck : FLUKE
6
Rotters : CADS
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King toppers : ACES
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Swift : RAPID
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"___ Journey to Antarctica": Pyne : ICEA
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Speck of dust : MOTE
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With sarcasm : IRONICALLY
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Comedian King : ALAN
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"Ruffles ___," by 43 Across : ANDFLOURISHES
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Soap component : LYE
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Like George Apley : LATE
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Bizarre English singer : BOYGEORGE
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Pocatello campus : ISU
34
But, in Bonn : ABER
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Tex. longhorns : STEERS
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First Lady who employed 43 Across as press secretary : LADYBIRDJOHNSON
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"Not ___ stirring": Shak. : AMOUSE
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Author Raphael Gibbs, to his friends : RAFE
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"___ Got a Crush on You" : IVE
43
Author Liz from Austin : CARPENTER
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Five breakers : ONES
46
Compass point : NNE
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Methuselah, to Enoch : SON
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Liz's "___ All the Time" : GETTINGBETTER
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Traditional knowledge : LORE
57
Sacco and Vanzetti : ANARCHISTS
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Breakfast cereal : BRAN
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Typesetting machine, for short : LINO
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Witticism : JEST
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J.F.K. speedsters : SSTS
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Poet Lizette : REESE
Down
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Part of a wk. : FRI
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Actor Teeter : LARA
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Follower of here or there : UPON
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Ignite : KINDLE
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Enlighten : EDIFY
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Ta-ta, in Turino : CIAO
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Civil-rights org. : ACLU
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___ Beach, north of Boca Raton : DELRAY
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"___ Poor Richard": Franklin : SAYINGSOF
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Nat or Natalie : COLE
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An anagram for seat : ETAS
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Cambodian coin : SEN
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Little one: Suffix : CLE
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See red : SEETHE
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Pale purple : LILAC
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Honshu volcano : ASAMA
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Architectural style : TUDOR
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Ger. metropolis : BER
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Order, in Orléans : ORDRE
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Wine: Comb. form : OEN
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Varnish ingredient : RESIN
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Orchard : GROVE
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Feudal slaves : ESNES
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Part of AWOL : ABSENT
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Plants that last two years : BIENNIALS
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Slangy assent : YUP
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Where the cookie crumbles : JAR
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Steffi Graf's game : TENNIS
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Prompt : ONTIME
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Like Chablis : SEC
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Harrington's "The ___ America" : OTHER
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Author Vidal : GORE
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Historic periods : ERAS
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Scenite's home : TENT
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"Look Homeward, Angel" hero : GANT
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Mills, Smiths or Wrights: Abbr. : BROS
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Hwys : RTES
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V.P. aided by 43 Across : LBJ
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Sault ___ Marie : STE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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