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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
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Tease. : PESTER
7
Sounds, as of bells. : PEALS
12
Helmer's wife. : NORA
16
___-garde. : AVANT
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Prompt. : ONTIME
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Concede. : ADMIT
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Character in "Adam Bede." : DINAH
25
Famous Aintree race. : STEEPLECHASE
27
California track. : SANTAANITA
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___ now (heretofore). : ERE
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Attractions of Killarney. : LAKES
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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
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Highly seasoned, as meat. : DEVILED
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Of an Apostle. : PAULINE
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Stuffed. : PADDED
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Colorado Park. : ESTES
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Hardy hero. : SOMERSET
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Bright. : CLEAR
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Moslem title. : AGA
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___ Bonheur, painter of horses. : ROSA
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Horse entered in a claiming race. : SELLINGPLATER
96
White spot of forehead of a horse. : STAR
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19th-century novelist. : READE
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Closer. : NARROWER
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Plain-spoken. : BLUNT
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Prodigal person. : SPENDER
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Unit: Ger. : EINER
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Quadrupeds. : BEASTS
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Restrained. : HELDIN
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Certain Ivy League linemen. : YALEENDS
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Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVO
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City in French Morocco. : FES
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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Source of illumination. : LANTERNS
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Tarry. : BIDE
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New England summer resort. : SCITUATE
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___ eclipse. : TOTAL
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Devour. : EAT
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1914 winner at Churchill Downs. : OLDROSEBUD
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Horse show rider. : EQUESTRIENNE
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Diva Nikolaidi. : ELENA
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Number of hands in 36 in. : NINE
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Halls in German schools. : AULAE
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Enfold. : ENLACE
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Passover feast. : SEDER
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German dam. : EDER
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Jockey's garb. : SILKS
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Fished with a net. : SEINED
Down
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Quiz question, for instance. : POSER
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Declivitous. : STEEP
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Dead heat. : TIE
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Boards a jet. : EMPLANES
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Sib. : RELATED
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Adios Harry is one. : PACER
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Anglo-Saxon letters. : EDHS
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Dr.'s group. : AMA
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Catalogue. : LIST
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Daniel Webster's favorite mount. : STEAMBOAT
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Cash register ring-up. : NOSALE
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Catapult of the Middle Ages. : ONAGER
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Poem: Poet. : RUNE
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Of the stars: Comb. form. : ASTRO
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"Bleak House" character. : ADA
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Famous movieland street. : VINE
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Draw for Disney. : ANIMATE
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Indigenes. : NATIVES
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Old German coin: Var. : THALER
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Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
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Asseverates. : ASSERTS
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Nothing. : NIL
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The southeast wind. : EURUS
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Lackaday! : ALAS
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Moorish horseman's mount. : BARB
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Adjective for a seaman. : ABLE
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Clodhopper. : BOOR
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Most secure. : SAFEST
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Delightful: Colloq. : ADORABLE
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Ruler. : SHAH
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Somewhat: Mus. : POCO
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First Kentucky Derby winner. : ARISTIDES
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Less wild. : TAMER
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One of the Mavericks. : BART
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Beverage. : CIDER
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Carpenter's pin. : DOWEL
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Reproductive plant cells. : SPORES
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Carried with the current. : TIDED
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Madrid's Fifth Avenue. : PRADO
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Horse Caligula made a consul. : INCITATUS
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Sir, in Malaysia. : TUAN
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Villa d'___. : ESTE
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Azazel, for one. : ANGEL
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March King. : SOUSA
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Held in affection. : ENDEARED
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One of the Fords. : EDSEL
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Withhold. : DETAIN
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Less furnished. : BARER
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Yard. : SPAR
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Arum plant. : TARO
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Girl's name. : VERNA
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Blue ___, nautical flag. : PETER
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Well-known sleuth's first name. : ELLERY
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Carpenter's joint. : MITER
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Yield. : CEDE
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Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
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Tricks. : ARTS
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Sorrow. : SADNESS
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Hyson and gunpowder. : GREENTEAS
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Chief: Abbr. : PRIN
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Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
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Fills with respectful fear. : AWES
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Shade of blue. : SLATE
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Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
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Circuitous transportation. : BELTLINE
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Figaro's city. : SEVILLE
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Trudged. : PLODDED
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City on the Ganges. : BENARES
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Migratory workers. : HOBOES
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Bring into agreement. : ATTUNE
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Memorable comedian. : LAUDER
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Span of years. : ERA
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Scottish inventor. : WATT
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View. : SCENE
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Trails the field. : LOSES
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French philologist (1832–92). : RENAN
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Feminine diminutive. : NANCE
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Equine. : STEED
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Osprey. : ERNE
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Footnode abbreviation. : IBID
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The same: Prefix. : EQUI
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Hard wood. : TEAK
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Crew man. : OAR
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One of the Aesir. : ULL
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___ 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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