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EQUITATION

New York Times, Sunday, October 28, 1962

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,853
Across
1. Fruit tree. : PAPAW
6. Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
10. Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
15. Jane Austen heroine. : EMMA
19. Past. : AGONE
20. Contemporary poet. : AUDEN
21. Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
22. Seashore. : COAST
24. One-time Derby winner. : WINTERGREEN
26. Piebald. : CALICOHORSE
28. Nevada county seat. : ELY
29. Ship: Poet. : KEEL
30. Gloria ___. : PATRI
32. Maid of Madrid. : SENORITA
33. Go off the ___. : DEEPEND
35. River of Hades. : LETHE
36. ___ majesté. : LESE
37. Fresh talk. : SASS
38. Foreign: Prefix. : XENO
39. Kind of soup. : PUREE
40. Holiday in Seville. : FIESTA
42. Raised. : UPPED
44. Holbein. : HANS
45. Learned. : HEARD
47. Airman of myth. : ICARUS
52. Belmont ___. : PARK
53. See 40 Across. : GALA
54. Large artery. : AORTA
55. One of Simon Legree's slaves. : EMELINE
56. Menu item. : PIE
57. Ionian Sea gulf. : ARTA
58. Poilus' dugouts. : ABRIS
59. Too tardy. : OVERLATE
60. Abyssinian banana. : ENSETE
62. Bag. : VALISE
64. ___ generis. : SUI
65. Snacks. : BITES
66. Saint-Tropez, for one. : RESORT
67. To elect: Fr. : ELIRE
68. Fruits. : DATES
70. Swiss river. : AAR
71. Title for a VIP: Abbr. : HON
72. Driving horses. : ROADSTERS
74. Recognize. : OWN
76. French pronoun. : MOI
78. Church responses. : AMENS
80. Small bird. : OWLET
81. Rock plant. : LICHEN
85. Menu items. : SOUPS
87. Assn. : ORG
88. " . . . and starve ___." : AFEVER
89. Small cavity: Bot. : AREOLE
90. Family members. : TRIPLETS
92. Gide. : ANDRE
93. Noun suffix. : ENCY
95. Literary light. : RLS
96. Toilsome. : ARDUOUS
97. Civil War bullet. : MINIE
98. Charger's pride. : MANE
99. ___ were. : ASIT
100. Exults. : BOASTS
101. I fear: Lat. : TIMEO
102. About. : SOME
103. Crowd. : PRESS
104. Swords: Poet. : STEELS
106. Yum-Yum and friends. : MAIDS
108. Ray. : BEAM
109. Influence. : BIAS
113. English composer. : ARNE
114. Cleaving instrument. : WEDGE
115. 14th century heretic. : LOLLARD
118. Not spoken. : UNVOICED
120. Ardennes city. : SEDAN
121. Deck post. : BITT
122. Vive le ___! : ROI
123. Jockey's objective. : TRIPLECROWN
125. Old-time Derby winner. : GALLAHADION
128. Island NW of Rhodes. : TELOS
129. Shy. : TIMID
130. Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
131. Winner of 123 Across. : SANDE
132. Dam. : MARE
133. Plods. : SLOGS
134. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
135. Part of a ponytail. : TRESS
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1. Scraped, as with hoofs. : PAWED
2. Nimble. : AGILE
3. Postal route of 1860. : PONYEXPRESS
4. Emmet. : ANT
5. House party time. : WEEKEND
6. Fling. : HURL
7. Pindar's forte. : ODE
8. Tree frogs. : PEEPERS
9. Inborn. : INNATE
10. ___-Coeur. : SACRE
11. Kirghiz mountain range. : ALAI
12. Coin of Israel. : MIL
13. Flavoring. : ANISEED
14. Alcove. : RECESS
15. NASA Project. : ECHO
16. Anchors. : MOORS
17. Callas. : MARIA
18. Aids: Abbr. : ASSTS
20. What a "gift horse" is, usually. : AGED
23. Congou, souchong, etc. : TEAS
25. Noted Nevada county seat. : RENO
27. Former. : ONETIME
31. Objective of one of Hercules' labors. : THEHORSESOFDIOMED
34. Glance. : PEEK
35. Moon goddess. : LUNA
36. 100 piastres in Ankara. : LIRA
39. Flatterers. : PALAVERERS
40. Certain foods. : FATS
41. Bitter. : ACERB
42. Berth: Colloq. : UPPER
43. Famous pamphleteer. : PAINE
44. Equine headgear. : HAT
46. N. Y. barge canal. : ERIE
48. Coalition. : ALLIANCE
49. Lariat. : RIATA
50. Beneath: Ger. : UNTER
51. Visits. : SEES
53. ___ Green. : GRETNA
54. Eat like ___. : ABIRD
55. Girl's nickname. : EVIE
57. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
58. Name of a sort. : ALIAS
59. Flows forth. : OUTSTREAMS
61. Ancestor of the horse. : EOHIPPUS
63. In a line. : ALONG
64. Rani's robe. : SAREE
68. Dig. : DELVE
69. Consolation. : SOLACE
73. Poetic contraction. : TWERE
75. Like horsehair. : WIRY
76. ___ Castle. : MORRO
77. Famed nom de plume. : OUIDA
79. Pithy remarks. : MOTS
82. Figuratively, a misfit. : HORSEMARINE
83. ___ Island. : ELLIS
84. Homes. : NESTS
85. Make a ___ at. : STAB
86. Narrow apertures. : SLOTS
88. Queen ___. : ANNE
91. Tilley of the New Yorker. : EUSTACE
92. Intentions. : AIMS
94. Compass point. : NNE
97. 8 furlongs. : MILE
98. Fashion. : MODE
99. Asian lake. : ARAL
101. Bine. : TENDRIL
102. Quarterback's concern. : SIGNALS
103. Roman soldier with shield. : PELTAST
105. Builds. : ERECTS
107. Slow ballet sequence. : ADAGIO
108. One and another. : BOTH
109. Stump. : BUTT
110. Legal phrase. : INREM
111. Spanish city. : AVILA
112. Deep sleep. : SOPOR
114. Silesian Slavs. : WENDS
115. O'Flaherty. : LIAM
116. Quarter acres. : ROODS
117. Eats. : DINES
119. Fräulein's name. : ILSE
120. Great gulp. : SWIG
121. Sapphire. : BLUE
124. Shoulder: Prefix. : OMO
126. Illuminated. : LIT
127. Women's group. : DAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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