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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
1. 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
83. Was beholden to. : OWED
84. "Oh, to ___ England . . . " : BEIN
86. Cowpokes' mounts. : QUARTERHORSES
90. Current: Prefix. : RHEO
91. Eleven: Fr. : ONZE
92. Egg on. : URGE
93. Horseless carriage. : AUTO
94. Be false to. : BELIE
96. Hogfish. : WRASSE
98. 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
121. Imitators. : APERS
123. Flame-colored pigment. : PARISRED
126. Myth. : LEGEND
128. Move on foot. : TREAD
130. Yakutsk's river. : LENA
131. Peak: It. : CIMA
134. Stalk. : STEM
136. Instead. : LIEU
138. Fortunate. : INLUCK
142. Cicero. : ORATOR
145. Method of horse training: Fr. : HAUTEECOLE
149. Lady in Merman song. : EADIE
150. Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
151. List of corrigenda. : ERRATA
152. Derby winner, 1954. : DETERMINE
154. Idolized. : ADORED
155. Lariats. : RIATAS
156. Asian river. : AMUR
157. Comprising: Abbr. : INCL
158. Realizes. : SENSES
159. Dignified. : SEDATE
160. Sounded. : RANG
161. Arranges. : SETS
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1. Fasteners. : HASPS
2. Round windows: Arch. : OCULI
3. Wall hanging. : ARRAS
4. Tells. : RECITES
5. ___ Patch, famous pacer. : DAN
6. Butter's partner. : EGGS
7. Genus of cats. : FELIS
8. Thirty: It. : TRENTA
9. Current of water. : MILLRACE
10. United: Fr. : UNIE
11. Cancel a deletion. : STET
12. Close ranks. : SERRY
13. Group of nine. : ENNEAD
14. Soaked. : STEEPED
15. Monotonous. : DRAB
16. Dream: Fr. : REVE
17. Direction in music. : AGITATO
18. College clubs. : FRATS
19. Heads: Fr. : TETES
20. Forbidding. : STERN
26. Useful Latin phrase. : IDEST
31. Pearls. : GEMS
34. Get a return. : REAP
37. Moves. : STIRS
40. Gentlemen. : SIRS
42. Dude ranch employe. : HORSEWRANGLER
43. At rest. : STILL
45. Within: Prefix. : ESO
46. Quill. : SPINE
47. Famous feminist. : CATT
48. Out of line. : AGEE
49. Pari-mutuel machine. : TOTALIZATOR
50. Plunder. : LOOT
52. Signet. : SEAL
54. Pacer: Slang. : SIDEWHEELER
55. Former French actress. : ADOREE
56. Rio Grande port. : LAREDO
59. Conifer colored. : FIRGREEN
64. Most candid. : OPENEST
65. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
67. Pungent. : TART
69. Eating places. : TEAROOMS
70. Sister of Ares. : ERIS
72. Creamy white. : IVORINE
74. Hat. : TOQUE
76. Kind of neckline. : VEE
77. Printer's term. : RESET
79. Over: Prefix. : SUR
82. Junior Leaguer. : DEB
84. Former State Dept. aide. : BOWLES
85. Attire. : ENROBE
87. Fields: Lat. : AGRI
88. Stay close to. : HUG
89. Physicist Hahn. : OTTO
95. Mythical king of Britain. : LUD
97. Rhone tributary. : SAONE
99. Novelist Waltari. : MIKA
100. Clumsy. : INEPT
101. Kind of tide. : NEAP
103. Gros ___ bruyant (horselaugh). : RIRE
104. Stone for a signet ring. : SARD
106. Fruits. : DATES
108. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
112. Pony. : NAG
114. Hire in advance. : PRELEASE
116. Three: Ger. : DREI
119. Beetles. : ELATERS
120. Floral parts. : ANTHERS
122. Levantine ketch. : SAIC
124. ___ Hebrides. : INNER
125. Greek isle. : SALAMIS
127. Darling. : DEARIE
129. East Indian cedar. : DEODAR
131. Torpid states. : COMAS
132. Sultan's decree. : IRADE
133. ___ horseback. : MANON
135. Turkish sultan. : MURAD
137. Islam group of scholars. : ULEMA
139. City near Venice. : UDINE
140. Girdled: Poet. : CINCT
141. Ships: Poet. : KEELS
143. Kind of arch. : OGEE
144. Strawberry and others. : REDS
146. Bye-bye. : TATA
147. State: Fr. : ETAT
148. Vingt-___. : ETUN
153. 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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