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HORSE SHOW

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1962

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, 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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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,615
Across
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White. : HOAR
5
Dexterous. : DEFT
9
Rumples. : MUSSES
15
Air currents. : DRAFTS
21
Israeli port. : ACRE
22
Maturing agent. : AGER
23
Purpose. : INTENT
24
Filly that won the Derby, 1915. : REGRET
25
Saddle girth. : SURCINGLE
27
Rib of a Gothic vault. : LIERNE
28
Fly. : AVIATE
29
Cloth. : PLAID
30
Bar to which traces are fastened. : SINGLETREE
32
Improve. : BETTER
33
"___ Carrie." : SISTER
35
Silver: Abbr. : STER
36
Barks. : YAPS
38
NAM, for one. : ASSN
39
Compass points. : ESES
41
Maidservants in Calicut. : AMAHS
44
Abhor. : DETEST
47
Marsh plant. : CATSTAIL
51
Gaels. : SCOTS
53
Orderly placement. : DISPOSAL
57
Gone by. : AGO
58
Teacher, for short. : PROF
60
Pa. city. : ERIE
61
King: Fr. : ROI
62
Peak near Troy. : IDA
63
Range of the Rockies. : TETON
66
Be it so: Fr. : SOIT
68
Bookmakers' lists. : SLATES
71
Scent of cooking. : NIDOR
73
Beverage container. : TEAPOT
75
R. E. Lee's horse. : TRAVELLER
77
Historic rider. : REVERE
78
Dodecanese island. : LEROS
80
Increased. : GREW
81
Staff member. : AIDE
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Was beholden to. : OWED
84
"Oh, to ___ England . . . " : BEIN
86
Cowpokes' mounts. : QUARTERHORSES
90
Current: Prefix. : RHEO
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Eleven: Fr. : ONZE
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Egg on. : URGE
93
Horseless carriage. : AUTO
94
Be false to. : BELIE
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Hogfish. : WRASSE
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Noted painter of cowboys. : REMINGTON
102
Radio set parts. : TUNERS
105
Actress Crabtree. : LOTTA
106
Feasting. : DINING
107
Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
109
Shepherdess in Vergil. : DELIA
110
Tropical tree. : EBO
111
"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
113
Seaweed. : KELP
115
Port ___. : SAID
117
Stumble. : ERR
118
Pastoral cantata. : SERENATA
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Imitators. : APERS
123
Flame-colored pigment. : PARISRED
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Myth. : LEGEND
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Move on foot. : TREAD
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Yakutsk's river. : LENA
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Peak: It. : CIMA
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Stalk. : STEM
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Instead. : LIEU
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Fortunate. : INLUCK
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Cicero. : ORATOR
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Method of horse training: Fr. : HAUTEECOLE
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Lady in Merman song. : EADIE
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Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
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List of corrigenda. : ERRATA
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Derby winner, 1954. : DETERMINE
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Idolized. : ADORED
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Lariats. : RIATAS
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Asian river. : AMUR
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Comprising: Abbr. : INCL
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Realizes. : SENSES
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Dignified. : SEDATE
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Sounded. : RANG
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Arranges. : SETS
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Fasteners. : HASPS
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Round windows: Arch. : OCULI
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Wall hanging. : ARRAS
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Tells. : RECITES
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___ Patch, famous pacer. : DAN
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Butter's partner. : EGGS
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Genus of cats. : FELIS
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Thirty: It. : TRENTA
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Current of water. : MILLRACE
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United: Fr. : UNIE
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Cancel a deletion. : STET
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Close ranks. : SERRY
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Soaked. : STEEPED
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Monotonous. : DRAB
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Direction in music. : AGITATO
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College clubs. : FRATS
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Forbidding. : STERN
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Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
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Pearls. : GEMS
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Get a return. : REAP
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Moves. : STIRS
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Gentlemen. : SIRS
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Dude ranch employe. : HORSEWRANGLER
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At rest. : STILL
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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Quill. : SPINE
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Famous feminist. : CATT
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Out of line. : AGEE
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Pari-mutuel machine. : TOTALIZATOR
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Plunder. : LOOT
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Signet. : SEAL
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Pacer: Slang. : SIDEWHEELER
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Former French actress. : ADOREE
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Rio Grande port. : LAREDO
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Conifer colored. : FIRGREEN
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Most candid. : OPENEST
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Hide ___ hair. : NOR
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Pungent. : TART
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Eating places. : TEAROOMS
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Creamy white. : IVORINE
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Hat. : TOQUE
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Kind of neckline. : VEE
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Printer's term. : RESET
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Over: Prefix. : SUR
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Junior Leaguer. : DEB
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Former State Dept. aide. : BOWLES
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Attire. : ENROBE
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Fields: Lat. : AGRI
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Stay close to. : HUG
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Physicist Hahn. : OTTO
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Mythical king of Britain. : LUD
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Rhone tributary. : SAONE
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Novelist Waltari. : MIKA
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Clumsy. : INEPT
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
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Gros ___ bruyant (horselaugh). : RIRE
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Stone for a signet ring. : SARD
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Fruits. : DATES
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Coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Pony. : NAG
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Hire in advance. : PRELEASE
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Three: Ger. : DREI
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Beetles. : ELATERS
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Floral parts. : ANTHERS
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Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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___ Hebrides. : INNER
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Greek isle. : SALAMIS
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Darling. : DEARIE
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East Indian cedar. : DEODAR
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Torpid states. : COMAS
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Sultan's decree. : IRADE
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___ horseback. : MANON
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Turkish sultan. : MURAD
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Islam group of scholars. : ULEMA
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City near Venice. : UDINE
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Girdled: Poet. : CINCT
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Ships: Poet. : KEELS
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Kind of arch. : OGEE
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Strawberry and others. : REDS
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Work unit. : ERG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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