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New York Times, Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Number of Triple Crown winners through 2003

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JPQZ} This is puzzle # 120 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times5/5/04 ( No. 19,902 )

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Across
1
Set of principles : ETHIC
6
Young ’uns : TADS
10
Hospital units : BEDS
14
Former Big Apple mayor Abe : BEAME
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Wise one : GURU
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Skater’s leap : AXEL
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1937 Triple Crown winner : WARADMIRAL
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Lothario : RAKE
20
Abracadabra stuff : MAGIC
21
1978 Triple Crown winner : AFFIRMED
23
Dutch disease victims : ELMS
25
Tropical tuber : TARO
26
1941 Triple Crown winner : WHIRLAWAY
30
Mell Lazarus comic strip : MOMMA
34
Tony winner McKellen : IAN
35
Ishmael’s skipper : AHAB
36
Like a Triple Crown winner : FAMOUS
37
Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
39
1935 Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
41
Dirty dishes locale : SINK
42
Number of Triple Crown winners through 2003 : ELEVEN
44
Small change : CENT
46
Hindu honorific : SRI
47
Removed from copy : DELED
48
1919 Triple Crown winner : SIRBARTON
50
“Java” trumpeter Al : HIRT
52
Designed to minimize wind resistance : AERO
53
1948 Triple Crown winner : CITATION
57
Rhythmic numbers : LILTS
60
“Metamorphoses” poet : OVID
61
1943 Triple Crown winner : COUNTFLEET
64
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
65
Eye up and down : OGLE
66
Duffers’ warning cries : FORES
67
Shoelace problem : KNOT
68
In custody : HELD
69
Said with a sneer : SNIDE
Down
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“Charlotte’s Web” author’s monogram : EBW
2
Bulls or Bears : TEAM
3
___-kiri : HARA
4
Graphics machine : IMAGER
5
Façade part : CEDILLA
6
___ Friday’s (restaurant chain) : TGI
7
That certain something : AURA
8
Having open windows, maybe : DRAFTY
9
Infection fighter : SULFA
10
Sots’ sites : BARROOMS
11
Midterm, for one : EXAM
12
Apollo astronaut Slayton : DEKE
13
Musher’s transport : SLED
18
“Heeere’s Johnny!” announcer : MCMAHON
22
“___ la Douce” : IRMA
24
Dog-paddled : SWAM
26
Plied with Bordeaux or Burgundy : WINED
27
Outsider, in Hawaii : HAOLE
28
Big name in chips : INTEL
29
Primitive counters : ABACI
31
A wee bit wet : MOIST
32
The writer Saki’s real name : MUNRO
33
Welcome to one’s home : ASKIN
36
Radiator adjunct : FANBELT
38
“Enough, already!” : IVEHADIT
40
Wife of Zeus : HERA
43
Revision, informally : EDIT
45
Importers’ duties : TARIFFS
48
Flunky : STOOGE
49
Deodorant type : ROLLON
51
Copier company : RICOH
53
Party popper? : CORK
54
Novelist Turgenev : IVAN
55
Modern recorder : TIVO
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No longer legal : NULL
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Hollywood’s Hatcher : TERI
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Give a special berth : SEED
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Homer’s TV neighbor : NED
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Mao ___-tung : TSE

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