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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)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 23, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,709
Across
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Nag : PLUG
5
Harness, e.g. : GEAR
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Uncle, in Mulegé : TIO
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Jackie's predecessor : MAMIE
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Pique : AROUSE
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Camels' watering place : OASIS
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Letter from Plato : ETA
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His beast rebuked him : BALAAM
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Straw mattress: Slang : DONKEYSBREAKFAST
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Morning ringers : ALARMS
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Centennial year electee : HAYES
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She was born free : ELSA
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Mlle. La Douce : IRMA
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Make one's day : ELATE
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Globes : ORBS
32
Singer Laine : CLEO
33
Martian: Comb. form : AREO
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Earth's apex : EVEREST
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Reb's government : CSA
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Weapon : COLTFORTYFIVE
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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___ mein : CHOW
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Dactyl or hallux : TOE
45
Tintamarre : DIN
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Pale-yellow horse : CREAM
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Querists : ASKERS
50
Tolerated : STOOD
52
Symbol of satiety : HILT
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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
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Concern of many a carter : RIG
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Montana structure : HUNGRYHORSEDAM
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Actor Holbrook : HAL
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___ Park, Cleveland : NELA
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"Follow Me ___": Kipling : OME
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Dank : MOIST
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Taylor nickname : LIZ
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Be an also-ran : LOSE
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Civil War general : ORD
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Striped heliconian : ZEBRABUTTERFLY
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Bombeck : ERMA
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___ diem : PER
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Gawk : STARE
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Knot of wool : NOIL
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Famed street in New Orleans : BASIN
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Circus group : TAMERS
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Switch positions : ONS
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Wild Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
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An Astaire : ADELE
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Muse with a lyre : ERATO
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Groom : TEND
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Hoof coverer : SMITH
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Choose : PREFER
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Paddock papas : SIRES
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Poet Merriam : EVE
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Suffix with Jacob : EAN
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Vessel for café : URNE
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Dir. from Barnstable to Nantucket : SSE
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Old-fashioned : HORSEANDBUGGY
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Burro : ASS
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He flew the coop : ESCAPEE
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Heroic poem : EPOS
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Robes for Pompey : TOGAE
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He wrote about Private Slovik : HUIE
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Mexican's pittance : PESO
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Cinereal : ASHEN
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A driving horse : ROADER
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Black Bess : DICKTURPINSSTEED
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Willows : OSIERS
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"Nut-brown ___" : ALE
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Specialty of quarter horses : SPEED
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Jabirus' kin : STORKS
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Fuses : WELDS
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Hide ___ hair : NOR
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Isle of Man point : AYRE
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Fixes the roof : TARS
Down
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Small, fast football unit : PONYBACKFIELD
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Massinger and Wolfe characters : LUKES
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Functions : USES
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Considerable, in Dundee : GEY
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Snifter : GOBLET
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___ corn (spikes) : EARSOF
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In the horse latitudes : ASEA
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Creek : RIA
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" . . . a ___ snow-white horses" : TEAMOF
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"___ bet!" : ITSA
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Feed-bag item : OAT
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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Winged : ALATE
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Mess : MARESNEST
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"Just As ___" (hymn) : IAM
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Bad ___ (spa) : EMS
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___ committee : ADHOC
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"The Crowd ___," 1932 film : ROARS
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Garbled like knights' horses : SKIRTED
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Bundle of hay : BALE
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Hawk successfully : SELL
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Norse god of love : FREY
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Hambletonian, e.g. : EVENT
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Muleys : COWS
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Ponerology topic : EVIL
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Josh : TEASE
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Kitchen gadget : CORER
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Siouan : OTO
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___ delight (card game) : IDIOTS
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___ patriae : AMOR
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City in Montana : HELENA
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Buy a horse after a race : CLAIM
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Tolled : RANG
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A poison: Comb. form : ARSENO
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Famous horse of radio : SILVER
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Tulsans, e.g. : SOONERS
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Chinese association : TONG
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Encourage : HEARTEN
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Ort of a sort : CRUMB
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"The Galloping ___" (Red Grange) : GHOST
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___ Horse, Sioux chief : CRAZY
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Brassard : ARMBAND
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___ mule (moonshine) : WHITE
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Dissocial : SELFISH
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Gardeners, at times : HOERS
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___ truly : YOURS
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Pickles : DILLS
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Bunk! : HORSEFEATHERS
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" . . . ___ on Casey's face" : ASMILE
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Good throw, in horseshoes : LEANER
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Sluggish : LEADEN
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Ciphers : ZEROS
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Penitent one : ATONER
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Licorice, for one : ROOT
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Writer Hammill : PETE
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Singer Manilow : BARRY
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Polanski film : TESS
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Emanate : ARISE
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Cirrus cloud : MARESTAIL
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Wild cry : EVOE
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Aral and others : SEALETS
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___ War, great race horse : MANO
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Ky. neighbor : IND
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Close knots of hair : PUGS
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Limoges item : SAUCER
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Actor Estrada : ERIK
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Horn : BEEPER
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Higher part : UPSIDE
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Muscleman : GOON
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Like a well-groomed horse : SLEEK
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Ships : SENDS
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Hid the meaning : CODED
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Ripening agents : AGERS
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To Watson, these are elementary : PARS
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Fur merchant : ASTOR
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Big city in Hawaii : HILO
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Raven : PREY
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Movie pooch : ASTA
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Dust-up : ROW
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Simple sugar : OSE
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McGrew : DAN
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___ tree (cornered) : UPA
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Concorde, e.g. : SST

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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