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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1993

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,969

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Across
1
Hoofbeats : CLOPS
6
Yard supporter : MAST
10
Treasury agts. : TMEN
14
Place to which Abraham chased Chedorlaomer : HOBAH
15
Salmagundi : OLIO
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Interlaced : WOVE
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Certain sharpeners : OILSTONES
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Horse opera : WESTERN
22
Slope : VERSANT
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Vigorous : ENERGETIC
25
D'Artagnan specialty : DUEL
28
Whir : BIRR
29
Arose : GOTUP
33
Wing : ELL
34
House, in Sonora : CASA
35
Siegfried's horse : GRANI
36
Anoint, old style : ANELE
38
U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS
40
Weird : EERIE
41
Goods attached to a buoy : LAGAN
42
Baker's aide : ICER
44
On the ___ (precisely) : DOT
45
Lovers' meeting : TRYST
46
Opera by Salieri : ATAR
47
Tom Mix's horse : TONY
48
R. E. Lee's horse : TRAVELLER
51
Scripts : SCENARI
54
Mythical winged horse : PEGASUS
58
Mounted procession : CAVALCADE
60
Lariat : RIATA
61
Film star Tamiroff : AKIM
62
Ending for emend : ATOR
63
Drew or Terry : ELLEN
64
TV part : TELE
65
Sundowns, to Shelley : EENS
66
Knight's armor piece : TASSE
Down
1
Plug of tobacco in 20 Across : CHAW
2
The ___ Ranger : LONE
3
Geishas' sashes : OBIS
4
Short prose sketch : PASTEL
5
Luster : SHEEN
6
Luna's ascension above the horizon : MOONRISE
7
___ Baba : ALI
8
Fictional steed (see 2 Down) : SILVER
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" . . . I was born ___ it right!": Hamlet : TOSET
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Forty : TWOSCORE
11
Actress Barrie : MONA
12
Level : EVEN
13
Cozy retreat : NEST
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Roy Rogers's horse : TRIGGER
21
Singer McEntire : REBA
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N.H. product : GRANITE
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Distributed cards : DEALT
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Of an armbone : ULNAR
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Lamentation : ELEGY
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Slow, to Solti : TARDO
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Source of strength : UNION
32
Devoutness : PIETY
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At the middle : CENTRAL
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Direction on an application form : LASTNAME
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Illegal sellers of tickets : SCALPERS
43
Director Kenton : ERLE
46
Fly : AVIATE
47
"There's a long, long ___-winding . . . " : TRAILA
49
Ancient strongboxes : ARCAE
50
White-plumed bird : EGRET
51
Shoo's cousin : SCAT
52
Become crusty : CAKE
53
Like hellhounds : EVIL
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Maglie and Mineo : SALS
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They preyed on Pueblos : UTES
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Rational : SANE
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Ho or Knotts : DON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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