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EQUITATION

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 1957

Author:
Natalie Hankemeyer
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 527 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Natalie Hankemeyer has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,022
Across
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Napoleon's steed. : MARENGO
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Levels. : STEPS
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Famed race horse. : MANOWAR
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Namesakes of one of the Primroses. : OLIVIAS
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___ firma. : TERRA
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"Spider" girl. : ARACHNE
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David's favorite son. : ABSALOM
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Not so well done. : RARER
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Nearest: Dial. : NIGHEST
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Our: Fr. : NOS
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Runs away. : ELOPES
29
"Oft, in the ___ night ... " : STILLY
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Farm animal. : EWE
32
Statue in Piccadilly Circus. : EROS
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A winter: Poet. : SNOW
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Works of 43 Across. : ODES
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Beverages. : ALES
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Dingles. : DALES
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Doing. : DEED
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Native Dancer is one: Brit. sp. : GREY
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Coquette. : FLIRT
43
Subject of Amy Lowell biography. : KEATS
45
Lattice. : TRELLIS
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Great care. : PAINS
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Kilns. : BAKES
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Swaggering. : BLUSTERING
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Small drum. : TABORIN
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Lose color. : FADE
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Resident of Midwest city. : TOLEDAN
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Reconnoiters. : SCOUTS
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Gain artfully. : STEAL
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"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
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"___ my boy!" : THATS
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Attraction. : LURE
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Asian country. : LAOS
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Actor Booth. : EDWIN
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Habitual mental reaction. : TIC
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Crying. : TEARY
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Noble family of Renaissance. : BORGIA
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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Desk accessories. : INKPOTS
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Provisions. : FOOD
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Bay on which Rockport, Texas, is. : ARANSAS
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Alexander the Great's horse. : BUCEPHALUS
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Bergen creation. : SNERD
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Becomes lively (with "up"). : PERKS
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Ike's boyhood home. : ABILENE
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Seasons. : SALTS
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Irksome. : WEARY
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Weather phenomenon. : MIST
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Girl's nickname. : BERTA
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Burden. : ONUS
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Oaf's cousin. : DOLT
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Obstacle. : SNAG
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Much valued. : DEAR
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
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Assistants. : AIDERS
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Fastener. : STAPLE
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P. I. native. : ATI
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Decorative porcelain. : FAIENCE
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Dismay. : APPAL
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Offspring of Poseidon and Medusa. : PEGASUS
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Becomes visible. : EMERGES
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Type of pitch. : CURVE
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Original title of "Fidelio." : LEONORE
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Sweet. : DESSERT
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Tupelos. : TREES
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Mystics of 15 centuries ago. : ESSENES
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Lamented. : MOANED
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Mohammed's winged steed. : ALBORAK
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French cooking term. : RISSOLE
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Miss St. Clare. : EVA
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Great river. : NILE
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Detention places: Brit. : GAOLS
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Character in "Portrait of a Lady." : OSMOND
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Sower. : STREWER
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Imports from the Orient. : TEAS
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Do wrong. : ERR
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Tense in grammar: Abbr. : PRES
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Faulkner novel, 1929. : SARTORIS
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Poet Gerard ___ Hopkins. : MANLEY
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Parts of seeds. : ARILS
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Former Premier in Budapest. : NAGY
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Irish "alas." : OCH
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Race course in West Virginia. : WHEELINGDOWNS
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Winning replies on TV. : ANSWERS
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Check again. : RETEST
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Men of letters. : POETS
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Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
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Ocean craft. : SEABOAT
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Get ___ on. : ALINE
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Mark on the forehead of a horse. : STAR
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U.N. activity. : DEBATE
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Adhesive. : GLUE
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Ribbed silk. : FAILLE
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Sports equipment. : SKIS
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Degrees. : LLDS
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Outrigger canoe. : PROA
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Embrace. : ENCLASP
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Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
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Passage played by all performers. : TUTTI
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"My ___ back!" : ACHIN
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Namesakes of Anna Sewall's equine. : BLACKBEAUTIES
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Alecto, for instance. : FURY
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Pram pushers. : NANAS
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Semiprecious stone. : SARD
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Dress (with "out"). : TOG
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Built like a cob. : STOCKY
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Frees. : LOOSES
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Petted. : DANDLED
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Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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Broad street: Abbr. : BOUL
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War god. : ARES
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Low, vibratory sounds. : PURRS
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Flutter. : FLIT
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Horse famed for speed. : ARAB
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Selassie of Addis Ababa. : HAILE
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Summary. : ABSTRACT
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Persian rug. : SENNA
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Anatole France, for example. : PENNAME
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Snuggles. : NESTLES
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"If this be ___, make the most of it." : TREASON
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Growth reached. : STATURE
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Made a barking sound. : WOOFED
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Unassuming. : MODEST
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Sancho Panza's ass. : DAPPLE
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Comes up. : ARISES
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Kitchen device. : DICER
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Part songs. : GLEES
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Boot attachment. : SPUR
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Except. : SAVE
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Selves. : EGOS
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Vocalized pauses. : ERS
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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