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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
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Fruit tree. : PAPAW
6
Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
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Jane Austen heroine. : EMMA
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Past. : AGONE
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Contemporary poet. : AUDEN
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Seashore. : COAST
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One-time Derby winner. : WINTERGREEN
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Piebald. : CALICOHORSE
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Nevada county seat. : ELY
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Ship: Poet. : KEEL
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Gloria ___. : PATRI
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Maid of Madrid. : SENORITA
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Go off the ___. : DEEPEND
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River of Hades. : LETHE
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___ majesté. : LESE
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Fresh talk. : SASS
38
Foreign: Prefix. : XENO
39
Kind of soup. : PUREE
40
Holiday in Seville. : FIESTA
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Raised. : UPPED
44
Holbein. : HANS
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Learned. : HEARD
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Airman of myth. : ICARUS
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Belmont ___. : PARK
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See 40 Across. : GALA
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Large artery. : AORTA
55
One of Simon Legree's slaves. : EMELINE
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Menu item. : PIE
57
Ionian Sea gulf. : ARTA
58
Poilus' dugouts. : ABRIS
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Too tardy. : OVERLATE
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Abyssinian banana. : ENSETE
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Bag. : VALISE
64
___ generis. : SUI
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Snacks. : BITES
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Saint-Tropez, for one. : RESORT
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To elect: Fr. : ELIRE
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Fruits. : DATES
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Title for a VIP: Abbr. : HON
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Driving horses. : ROADSTERS
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Recognize. : OWN
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French pronoun. : MOI
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Church responses. : AMENS
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Small bird. : OWLET
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Rock plant. : LICHEN
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Menu items. : SOUPS
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Assn. : ORG
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" . . . and starve ___." : AFEVER
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Small cavity: Bot. : AREOLE
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Family members. : TRIPLETS
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Gide. : ANDRE
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Noun suffix. : ENCY
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Literary light. : RLS
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Toilsome. : ARDUOUS
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Civil War bullet. : MINIE
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Charger's pride. : MANE
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___ were. : ASIT
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Exults. : BOASTS
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I fear: Lat. : TIMEO
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About. : SOME
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Crowd. : PRESS
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Swords: Poet. : STEELS
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Yum-Yum and friends. : MAIDS
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Ray. : BEAM
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Influence. : BIAS
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English composer. : ARNE
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Cleaving instrument. : WEDGE
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14th century heretic. : LOLLARD
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Not spoken. : UNVOICED
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Ardennes city. : SEDAN
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Deck post. : BITT
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Vive le ___! : ROI
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Jockey's objective. : TRIPLECROWN
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Old-time Derby winner. : GALLAHADION
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Island NW of Rhodes. : TELOS
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Shy. : TIMID
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Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
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Winner of 123 Across. : SANDE
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Dam. : MARE
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Plods. : SLOGS
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Part of a ponytail. : TRESS
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Scraped, as with hoofs. : PAWED
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Nimble. : AGILE
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Postal route of 1860. : PONYEXPRESS
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Emmet. : ANT
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House party time. : WEEKEND
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Fling. : HURL
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Pindar's forte. : ODE
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Tree frogs. : PEEPERS
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Inborn. : INNATE
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___-Coeur. : SACRE
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Kirghiz mountain range. : ALAI
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Coin of Israel. : MIL
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Flavoring. : ANISEED
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Alcove. : RECESS
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NASA Project. : ECHO
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Anchors. : MOORS
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Callas. : MARIA
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Aids: Abbr. : ASSTS
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What a "gift horse" is, usually. : AGED
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Congou, souchong, etc. : TEAS
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Noted Nevada county seat. : RENO
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Former. : ONETIME
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Objective of one of Hercules' labors. : THEHORSESOFDIOMED
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Glance. : PEEK
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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100 piastres in Ankara. : LIRA
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Flatterers. : PALAVERERS
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Certain foods. : FATS
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Bitter. : ACERB
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Berth: Colloq. : UPPER
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Famous pamphleteer. : PAINE
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Equine headgear. : HAT
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N. Y. barge canal. : ERIE
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Coalition. : ALLIANCE
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Beneath: Ger. : UNTER
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Visits. : SEES
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___ Green. : GRETNA
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Eat like ___. : ABIRD
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Girl's nickname. : EVIE
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Name of a sort. : ALIAS
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Flows forth. : OUTSTREAMS
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Ancestor of the horse. : EOHIPPUS
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In a line. : ALONG
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Rani's robe. : SAREE
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Dig. : DELVE
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Consolation. : SOLACE
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Poetic contraction. : TWERE
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Like horsehair. : WIRY
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___ Castle. : MORRO
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Famed nom de plume. : OUIDA
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Pithy remarks. : MOTS
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Figuratively, a misfit. : HORSEMARINE
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___ Island. : ELLIS
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Homes. : NESTS
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Make a ___ at. : STAB
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Narrow apertures. : SLOTS
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Queen ___. : ANNE
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Tilley of the New Yorker. : EUSTACE
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Intentions. : AIMS
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Compass point. : NNE
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8 furlongs. : MILE
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Fashion. : MODE
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Asian lake. : ARAL
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Bine. : TENDRIL
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Quarterback's concern. : SIGNALS
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Roman soldier with shield. : PELTAST
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Builds. : ERECTS
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Slow ballet sequence. : ADAGIO
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One and another. : BOTH
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Stump. : BUTT
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Legal phrase. : INREM
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Spanish city. : AVILA
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Deep sleep. : SOPOR
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Silesian Slavs. : WENDS
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O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Quarter acres. : ROODS
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Eats. : DINES
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Fräulein's name. : ILSE
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Great gulp. : SWIG
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Sapphire. : BLUE
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Shoulder: Prefix. : OMO
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Illuminated. : LIT
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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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