"Game divided into periods called chukkers" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

"Game divided into periods called chukkers" NYT crossword answer is:

POLO (4 letters length)

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Chukkers are periods of play in the sport of polo. Each chukker is typically seven minutes long and there are six chukkers in a game. During each chukker, the players switch horses to ensure that the horses are not overworked. The game is divided into these periods to give the horses a break and to allow the players to strategize and adjust their tactics for the next chukker.

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