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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1986

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,458
Across
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Light brushstrokes : DABS
5
Chaos among G.I.'s : SNAFU
10
Tooth-fancying gp. : BPOE
14
Parisienne's periodical : ELLE
15
Mounted lancer : UHLAN
16
Oven or comedian : LEHR
17
Month before Nisan : ADAR
18
Paddy wagon : BLACKMARIA
20
Bigot : RACIST
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Widely distributed trees and shrubs : SENECIOS
23
"___ Magic Glasses": Goodsell : KATIES
25
Sign : INK
26
Sale-goods groups : JOBLOTS
28
Blunder : STUMBLE
32
Japanese apricot : UME
33
Road to Fairbanks : ALCAN
35
Fashionable assemblage : SALON
36
Musical skip : LEAP
38
"Time Tangle" author : EAGAR
40
Australian sailor's mile : NAUT
41
Bird of fine feathers : EGRET
43
Plate for a priest : PATEN
45
Compagnie, for short : CIE
46
Boss or innkeeper : PADRONE
48
A railbird : CLOCKER
50
To and ___ : FRO
51
Jostles : SHOVES
52
Place for an idol : PEDESTAL
56
Anagram for marina : AIRMAN
59
Teacher's aid : BLACKBOARD
61
Haste, in Hamburg : EILE
62
Give off : EMIT
63
Janvier through décembre : ANNEE
64
Shoshoneans : UTES
65
"The king can ___ wrong" : DONO
66
Daunt : DETER
67
"___ more to be pitied ... " : SHES
Down
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Letter opener : DEAR
2
Hawkeye of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
3
Pirate Edward Teach : BLACKBEARD
4
Pearl White specialty : SERIAL
5
Foreign-flick feature : SUBTITLE
6
Rangers' org. : NHL
7
"Amo, amas, I love ___": O'Keeffe : ALASS
8
Starlet's fortune : FACE
9
Ravel or unravel : UNKNIT
10
Actress Honor ___ : BLACKMAN
11
Elfin creature : PERI
12
Cairo's stream : OHIO
13
Stages of history : ERAS
19
Bills of fare : MENUS
21
Ancient ambulatory : STOA
24
Emulate Houdini : ESCAPE
26
Plantation libation : JULEP
27
Last of a list : OMEGA
28
Grab : SNATCH
29
Farrier : BLACKSMITH
30
Satchmo : LOUIE
31
Stage direction : ENTER
34
Moslem title : AGA
37
Corona's cousin : PERFECTO
39
Gunnery crewman : RELOADER
42
Codfish : TORSK
44
___ Sad, Yugoslav city : NOVI
47
Words of faint praise : NOTBAD
49
Night-blooming cactus : CEREUS
51
Reporter's bias : SLANT
52
Educ. degree : PBED
53
Napoli's Castel Sant'___ : ELMO
54
Hammett's "The ___ Curse" : DAIN
55
Top-notch : AONE
57
Term at sea : ALEE
58
Headland : NESS
60
Arikara : REE

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

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