"Part of a Western herd" NYT crossword answer is:ELK (3 letters length)
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The answer to the New York Times crossword clue from November 5, 2023 is "steer." A steer is a male bovine that has been castrated and is usually part of a herd of cattle in the Western United States. They are typically used for beef production, and their meat is known for its high quality and flavor. Steers are also used for show and rodeo competitions.