EQUID PRO QUO

New York Times, Sunday, November 29, 1981

Author: Fletcher Ingalls
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 102, Avg Word Len: 5.02, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.52)
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nag : PLUG
5. Harness, e.g. : GEAR
9. Uncle, in Mulegé : TIO
12. Jackie's predecessor : MAMIE
17. Pique : AROUSE
19. Camels' watering place : OASIS
21. Letter from Plato : ETA
22. His beast rebuked him : BALAAM
23. Straw mattress: Slang : DONKEYSBREAKFAST
26. Morning ringers : ALARMS
27. Centennial year electee : HAYES
28. She was born free : ELSA
29. Mlle. La Douce : IRMA
30. Make one's day : ELATE
31. Globes : ORBS
32. Singer Laine : CLEO
33. Martian: Comb. form : AREO
34. Earth's apex : EVEREST
36. Reb's government : CSA
37. Weapon : COLTFORTYFIVE
40. Teachers' org. : NEA
42. ___ mein : CHOW
44. Dactyl or hallux : TOE
45. Tintamarre : DIN
46. Pale-yellow horse : CREAM
48. Querists : ASKERS
50. Tolerated : STOOD
52. Symbol of satiety : HILT
53. Rodeo rope : LASSO
54. Chassepot : RIFLE
55. Bill's follower : COO
56. Soil: Prefix : GEO
57. Moderate gallop : CANTER
58. Not so straightforward : SLIER
59. Columnist Barrett : RONA
61. "___ up, Doc?" : WHATS
63. Concern of many a carter : RIG
64. Neck and neck : EVEN
65. Montana structure : HUNGRYHORSEDAM
68. Actor Holbrook : HAL
71. ___ Park, Cleveland : NELA
72. "Follow Me ___": Kipling : OME
73. Dank : MOIST
74. Taylor nickname : LIZ
75. Be an also-ran : LOSE
76. Civil War general : ORD
77. Striped heliconian : ZEBRABUTTERFLY
80. Bombeck : ERMA
81. ___ diem : PER
82. Gawk : STARE
83. Knot of wool : NOIL
84. Famed street in New Orleans : BASIN
85. Circus group : TAMERS
88. Switch positions : ONS
89. Wild Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
90. An Astaire : ADELE
91. Muse with a lyre : ERATO
92. Groom : TEND
94. Hoof coverer : SMITH
97. Choose : PREFER
98. Paddock papas : SIRES
99. Poet Merriam : EVE
100. Suffix with Jacob : EAN
101. Vessel for café : URNE
102. Dir. from Barnstable to Nantucket : SSE
103. Old-fashioned : HORSEANDBUGGY
109. Burro : ASS
112. He flew the coop : ESCAPEE
116. Guthrie : ARLO
117. Heroic poem : EPOS
118. Salt tree : ATLE
119. Robes for Pompey : TOGAE
120. He wrote about Private Slovik : HUIE
121. Mexican's pittance : PESO
122. Cinereal : ASHEN
123. A driving horse : ROADER
125. Black Bess : DICKTURPINSSTEED
128. Willows : OSIERS
129. "Nut-brown ___" : ALE
130. Specialty of quarter horses : SPEED
131. Jabirus' kin : STORKS
132. Fuses : WELDS
133. Hide ___ hair : NOR
134. Isle of Man point : AYRE
135. Fixes the roof : TARS
1. Small, fast football unit : PONYBACKFIELD
2. Massinger and Wolfe characters : LUKES
3. Functions : USES
4. Considerable, in Dundee : GEY
5. Snifter : GOBLET
6. ___ corn (spikes) : EARSOF
7. In the horse latitudes : ASEA
8. Creek : RIA
9. " . . . a ___ snow-white horses" : TEAMOF
10. "___ bet!" : ITSA
11. Feed-bag item : OAT
12. Cheekbone : MALAR
13. Winged : ALATE
14. Mess : MARESNEST
15. "Just As ___" (hymn) : IAM
16. Bad ___ (spa) : EMS
17. ___ committee : ADHOC
18. "The Crowd ___," 1932 film : ROARS
20. Garbled like knights' horses : SKIRTED
22. Bundle of hay : BALE
24. Hawk successfully : SELL
25. Norse god of love : FREY
30. Hambletonian, e.g. : EVENT
32. Muleys : COWS
33. Suffix with buck : AROO
34. Ponerology topic : EVIL
35. Josh : TEASE
37. Kitchen gadget : CORER
38. Siouan : OTO
39. ___ delight (card game) : IDIOTS
41. ___ patriae : AMOR
43. City in Montana : HELENA
46. Buy a horse after a race : CLAIM
47. Tolled : RANG
48. A poison: Comb. form : ARSENO
49. Famous horse of radio : SILVER
50. Tulsans, e.g. : SOONERS
51. Chinese association : TONG
52. Encourage : HEARTEN
55. Ort of a sort : CRUMB
56. "The Galloping ___" (Red Grange) : GHOST
57. ___ Horse, Sioux chief : CRAZY
60. Brassard : ARMBAND
61. ___ mule (moonshine) : WHITE
62. Dissocial : SELFISH
65. Gardeners, at times : HOERS
66. ___ truly : YOURS
67. Pickles : DILLS
68. Bunk! : HORSEFEATHERS
69. " . . . ___ on Casey's face" : ASMILE
70. Good throw, in horseshoes : LEANER
75. Sluggish : LEADEN
77. Ciphers : ZEROS
78. Penitent one : ATONER
79. Licorice, for one : ROOT
81. Writer Hammill : PETE
84. Singer Manilow : BARRY
85. Polanski film : TESS
86. Emanate : ARISE
87. Cirrus cloud : MARESTAIL
92. Giggle : TEHEE
93. Wild cry : EVOE
94. Aral and others : SEALETS
95. ___ War, great race horse : MANO
96. Ky. neighbor : IND
97. Close knots of hair : PUGS
104. Limoges item : SAUCER
105. Actor Estrada : ERIK
106. Horn : BEEPER
107. Higher part : UPSIDE
108. Muscleman : GOON
110. Like a well-groomed horse : SLEEK
111. Ships : SENDS
113. Hid the meaning : CODED
114. Ripening agents : AGERS
115. To Watson, these are elementary : PARS
118. Fur merchant : ASTOR
120. Big city in Hawaii : HILO
121. Raven : PREY
122. Movie pooch : ASTA
123. Dust-up : ROW
124. Simple sugar : OSE
125. McGrew : DAN
126. ___ tree (cornered) : UPA
127. Concorde, e.g. : SST

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