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HORSE SHOW

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1960

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,901
Across Down
1. Tease. : PESTER
7. Sounds, as of bells. : PEALS
12. Helmer's wife. : NORA
16. ___-garde. : AVANT
21. Prompt. : ONTIME
22. Concede. : ADMIT
23. Obligation. : ONUS
24. Character in "Adam Bede." : DINAH
25. Famous Aintree race. : STEEPLECHASE
27. California track. : SANTAANITA
29. ___ now (heretofore). : ERE
30. Attractions of Killarney. : LAKES
31. Relatives of the finches. : TANAGERS
33. Actor Jannings. : EMIL
34. Weapon for a Western. : REPEATER
36. Eight furlongs. : MILE
37. She-bear: Span. : OSA
39. ___ atque vale. : AVE
40. Ones: Fr. : UNES
41. Chatterboxes. : BABBLERS
45. Click beetle. : ELATER
47. Used frugally. : SPARED
50. Forbidden. : TABOO
51. Rubs off. : ABRADES
53. Hawk-headed Egyptian god. : HORUS
54. Quantity shipments. : CARLOADS
57. Uncomplimentary nickname. : FATSO
58. Son of Faunus. : ACIS
59. Hurdle racers. : TIMBERTOPPERS
61. Ceremony. : RITE
65. Exclamations. : HOS
66. Staff member. : AIDE
67. Most unpleasant. : WORST
68. Healthy: Lat. : SANUS
69. Made an offer. : TENDERED
73. City in N. W. Afghanistan. : HERAT
74. Lynx. : BOBCAT
75. Britisher's whisky and soda. : STINGER
77. Highly seasoned, as meat. : DEVILED
79. Of an Apostle. : PAULINE
80. Stuffed. : PADDED
81. Colorado Park. : ESTES
82. Hardy hero. : SOMERSET
84. Staggering. : AREEL
85. Bright. : CLEAR
86. Willow genus. : ITEA
87. Moslem title. : AGA
90. ___ Bonheur, painter of horses. : ROSA
91. Horse entered in a claiming race. : SELLINGPLATER
96. White spot of forehead of a horse. : STAR
97. 19th-century novelist. : READE
99. Closer. : NARROWER
100. Plain-spoken. : BLUNT
101. Prodigal person. : SPENDER
103. Unit: Ger. : EINER
104. Quadrupeds. : BEASTS
105. Restrained. : HELDIN
106. Certain Ivy League linemen. : YALEENDS
110. Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
111. Egg: Comb. form. : OVO
112. City in French Morocco. : FES
114. Mountain pool. : TARN
115. Source of illumination. : LANTERNS
119. Tarry. : BIDE
121. New England summer resort. : SCITUATE
124. ___ eclipse. : TOTAL
125. Devour. : EAT
126. 1914 winner at Churchill Downs. : OLDROSEBUD
128. Horse show rider. : EQUESTRIENNE
131. Diva Nikolaidi. : ELENA
132. Number of hands in 36 in. : NINE
133. Halls in German schools. : AULAE
134. Enfold. : ENLACE
135. Passover feast. : SEDER
136. German dam. : EDER
137. Jockey's garb. : SILKS
138. Fished with a net. : SEINED
1. Quiz question, for instance. : POSER
2. ___ nous. : ENTRE
3. Declivitous. : STEEP
4. Dead heat. : TIE
5. Boards a jet. : EMPLANES
6. Sib. : RELATED
7. Adios Harry is one. : PACER
8. Anglo-Saxon letters. : EDHS
9. Dr.'s group. : AMA
10. Catalogue. : LIST
11. Daniel Webster's favorite mount. : STEAMBOAT
12. Cash register ring-up. : NOSALE
13. Catapult of the Middle Ages. : ONAGER
14. Poem: Poet. : RUNE
15. Of the stars: Comb. form. : ASTRO
16. "Bleak House" character. : ADA
17. Famous movieland street. : VINE
18. Draw for Disney. : ANIMATE
19. Indigenes. : NATIVES
20. Old German coin: Var. : THALER
26. Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
28. Asseverates. : ASSERTS
32. Nothing. : NIL
35. The southeast wind. : EURUS
38. Lackaday! : ALAS
41. Moorish horseman's mount. : BARB
42. Adjective for a seaman. : ABLE
43. Clodhopper. : BOOR
44. Most secure. : SAFEST
46. Delightful: Colloq. : ADORABLE
47. Ruler. : SHAH
48. Somewhat: Mus. : POCO
49. First Kentucky Derby winner. : ARISTIDES
50. Less wild. : TAMER
52. One of the Mavericks. : BART
54. Beverage. : CIDER
55. Carpenter's pin. : DOWEL
56. Reproductive plant cells. : SPORES
59. Carried with the current. : TIDED
60. Madrid's Fifth Avenue. : PRADO
62. Horse Caligula made a consul. : INCITATUS
63. Sir, in Malaysia. : TUAN
64. Villa d'___. : ESTE
66. Azazel, for one. : ANGEL
68. March King. : SOUSA
70. Held in affection. : ENDEARED
71. One of the Fords. : EDSEL
72. Withhold. : DETAIN
73. Pronoun. : HIS
74. Less furnished. : BARER
75. Yard. : SPAR
76. Arum plant. : TARO
78. Girl's name. : VERNA
79. Blue ___, nautical flag. : PETER
81. Well-known sleuth's first name. : ELLERY
83. Carpenter's joint. : MITER
85. Yield. : CEDE
88. Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
89. Tricks. : ARTS
91. Sorrow. : SADNESS
92. Hyson and gunpowder. : GREENTEAS
93. Chief: Abbr. : PRIN
94. Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
95. Fills with respectful fear. : AWES
96. Shade of blue. : SLATE
98. Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
100. Circuitous transportation. : BELTLINE
101. Figaro's city. : SEVILLE
102. Trudged. : PLODDED
104. City on the Ganges. : BENARES
105. Migratory workers. : HOBOES
107. Bring into agreement. : ATTUNE
108. Memorable comedian. : LAUDER
109. Span of years. : ERA
110. Scottish inventor. : WATT
113. View. : SCENE
115. Trails the field. : LOSES
116. French philologist (1832–92). : RENAN
117. Feminine diminutive. : NANCE
118. Equine. : STEED
120. Osprey. : ERNE
122. Footnode abbreviation. : IBID
123. The same: Prefix. : EQUI
124. Hard wood. : TEAK
127. Crew man. : OAR
129. One of the Aesir. : ULL
130. ___ Yale. : ELI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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