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GALLOP POLL

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1966

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,294
Across
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Sensible. : AWARE
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Blotch. : SMEAR
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Not of the clergy. : LAIC
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Spout of a kettle. : BEAK
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Carpenter's instrument. : LEVEL
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Name in opera lore. : CALVE
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Haughtiness. : ARROGANCE
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Finishers in the money. : PLACEHORSES
25
Kentucky Derby winner, 1966. : KAUAIKING
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Endeavor. : STRIVING
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Full-grown. : RIPE
29
Progress. : STRIDES
30
The "gate." : TAKE
31
Merry. : GALA
32
Color. : TAN
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Having curved projections. : LOBATE
36
Mame, on stage. : ANGELA
38
Loads. : CARGOES
42
Mr. Rochester's ward. : ADELE
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Wings: Zool. : ALAE
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Marine plant. : ENALID
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Pile. : NAP
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Norse name. : NELS
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Gives a handicap: Colloq. : SPOTS
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Bucolic. : RURAL
50
___ rays. : BETA
51
Monetary unit: Abbr. : DOL
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Litigates. : SUES
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Shifted sail. : JIBED
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River of Paradise. : GIHON
55
Footwear. : SNEAKERS
57
Platforms. : PODIA
58
___ Rouge. : BATON
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Events in the headlines. : RIOTS
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Natives of Viborg. : DANES
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Sourdines. : MUTES
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Fountain fare. : SODAS
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Niches. : RECESSES
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Assayer's receptacle. : CUPEL
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Horsehair. : MANES
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Vexes. : IRKS
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Montecatini, for one. : SPA
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Interjections. : HEHS
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Alice's cat. : DINAH
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Campus events. : SINGS
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Type of dog. : CHOW
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Affirmative reply. : IDO
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Role in "The Masked Ball." : RENATO
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Socks. : HOSE
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A or B. : GRADE
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Wistful. : PENSIVE
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Weasel. : ERMINE
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Uttered loudly and harshly. : BRAYED
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Woman. : EVE
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Except. : SAVE
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Bushmen. : SAAN
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Knaves. : RASCALS
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Clerical title. : PERE
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Army, navy, etc. : SERVICES
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Polka-dot horse. : APPALOOSA
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Paul Revere's horse. : BROWNBEAUTY
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Pilots' stunts. : TAILSPINS
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Lured. : LEDON
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Thrum. : STRUM
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Norse name. : ARNE
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José Maria of art. : SERT
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Girl's name, Italian style. : EDITA
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Time of one's life. : TEENS
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Pennine ___. : ALPS
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Piece of shoe leather. : WELT
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Language of the Caucasus. : AVAR
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Narrations. : RECITALS
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Ennoble. : ELEVATE
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Quick bread. : SCONE
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Broker's abbreviation. : MARG
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Letters. : ELS
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Baseball figures. : AVERAGES
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Bounce back. : RESILE
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Purplish-red pigment. : LAKE
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Constellation. : ARA
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Vagabond in "The Odyssey." : IRUS
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Garment part. : COATTAIL
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Housewife's job. : BAKING
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Skin affliction. : ACNE
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Casks. : KEGS
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City in Ohio. : GIRARD
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March. : HIKE
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Half of Katherine Anne Porter title. : PALERIDER
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Insect. : GNAT
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Catches. : LANDS
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Theater of a kind. : ODEON
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Owner of Pegasus. : BELLEROPHON
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At ___. : ALOSS
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Egyptian jackal god. : ANUBIS
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Attired. : CLAD
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Poem of 1858. : ONEHOSSSHAY
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Member of Jackson's Cabinet. : EATON
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Ox team. : SPAN
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Mimics. : APERS
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Tract. : AREA
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Fats. : SUETS
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Morsels. : BITES
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Toast. : SKOAL
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Dr. Salk. : JONAS
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General of 1776. : GATES
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Staff men. : AIDES
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See 28 Down. : PALEHORSE
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Pennsylvania county. : BUCKS
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Contribute. : DONATE
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Combine. : MERGE
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Fabric. : SUEDE
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"Give a ___ horse he can ride . . . " : MANA
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Beauty parlor job. : RINSE
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Pindar opus. : EPODE
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Kerfed. : SAWED
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Game counter. : CHIP
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Colliery. : MINE
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Evolves. : DEVELOPS
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Vibrated. : SHIVERED
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Novel heroine. : IONE
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Type of animal. : CRANIATE
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1775 comedy (with "The"). : RIVALS
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Most ominous. : GRAVEST
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Genus of rye grass. : SECALE
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Shooter. : MARBLE
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Horse of North African breed. : BARB
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Medicinal plant. : SENNA
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Pro ___. : RATA
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On ___ with. : APAR
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Twirl. : SPIN
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French fabric. : SOIE
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Tense. : PAST
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Work hard: Brit. slang. : SWOT
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Preserve. : CURE
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Signs: Abbr. : SYMS
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Man of Lisbon: Abbr. : SNR
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I hate: Lat. : ODI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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