A MUSICAL QUIZ

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 1995

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gruesome : MORBID
7. Appeal : PRAY
11. Mount for Abraham : ASS
14. Cut : SNIP
18. Lawrence of Arabia portrayer : OTOOLE
19. Résumé entry : REFERENCE
22. New Rochelle college : IONA
23. Creedence Clearwater question, 1970 : WHOLLSTOPTHERAIN
25. Skier's aid : TBAR
26. "There, there," e.g. : SOFTWORDS
27. War room fixture : MAP
28. Moss Hart's autobiography : ACTONE
30. Prominent legal celebrity : ITO
31. "Cat on _____ Tin Roof" : AHOT
33. Blocked : IMPEDED
34. Sonny and Cher question, 1966 : WHATNOWMYLOVE
40. 1813-14 Vice President : GERRY
41. Sought congers : EELED
42. First manned mooncraft : EAGLE
43. Maj.'s superior : COL
44. Sound exasperated : SIGH
47. False god : BAAL
48. Off track : ASTRAY
50. Minnesota appellation : FATS
51. Mauna _____ : KEA
52. Exaggerated : STRETCHED
54. 1973 Vidal novel : BURR
55. Extend, in a way : RENEW
57. Slavic hero : TITO
58. Prophet in I and II Kings : ELIJAH
60. Uneven : EROSE
61. Kind of panel : SOLAR
64. Press : PUBLICITY
67. Not so many : FEWER
68. Holiday hanging : CREPE
69. Degrades : ABASES
70. Sci-fi film of 1954 : THEM
72. X-_____ : RATED
73. Damask, for one : ROSE
74. Speaks tersely : APHORIZES
79. "_____ been real!" : ITS
80. Immerse : SOAK
81. Common answering machine message : CALLME
83. Compact : TAMP
84. Phone or cycle preceder : MEGA
86. Montana call : HUT
87. "Cheers" character : CARLA
88. Visit again : RESEE
89. Liquid fat : OLEIN
91. Young Rascals question, 1967 : HOWCANIBESURE
94. Gave consent : ACCEDED
96. "My Way" songwriter : ANKA
97. Jiff : SEC
98. Speed : BARREL
99. Patient's need : TLC
100. Arctic habitats : SEALERIES
106. One _____ (ball game) : OCAT
107. Bobby Freeman question, 1958 : DOYOUWANTTODANCE
111. Source of confusion : MAZE
112. Michael Jordan, e.g. : SUPERSTAR
113. L.A.'s _____ Boulevard : VENICE
114. Hopalong Cassidy portrayer : BOYD
115. Legal things : RES
116. Carry on : WAGE
117. Ready for typesetting : EDITED
1. Cuts : MOWS
2. First-century Roman emperor : OTHO
3. Rafter's locale : ROOF
4. Flee : BOLT
5. Proverbial bringer of misfortune : ILLWIND
6. Nash competitor : DESOTO
7. Cattle _____ : PROD
8. Exercise units : REPS
9. Behind : AFT
10. Slangy assent : YEH
11. Freshen, as milk : AERATE
12. Hike : SNAP
13. School subj. : SCI
14. They usually work evenings : SITTERS
15. Peter and Gordon's answer to 23-Across : NOBODYIKNOW
16. Nutty : INANE
17. Trimmed : PARED
20. Take out : REMOVE
21. Paint store choices : ENAMELS
24. Think, old-style : TROW
29. E.M.T.'s procedure : CPR
31. Bit of Chlorophyta : ALGA
32. Sacrosanct : HOLY
33. Gershwin's answer to 107-Across : IGOTRHYTHM
34. Entanglements : WEBS
35. Make simmer : HEAT
36. Winglike : ALAR
37. Coded wire transmission : TELETAPE
38. Apportion : METE
39. Lager quantity : YARD
43. 200 milligrams : CARAT
45. Specklebreasts, e.g. : GEESE
46. One who hesitates : HAWER
48. Behave : ACT
49. The Miracles' answer to 91-Across : SHOPAROUND
50. Honshu peak : FUJI
53. Out of gas : TIRED
54. Some ballpoints : BICS
55. Send (to) : REFER
56. Solitary ones : EREMITES
58. Choice word : ELSE
59. George Washington no-no : LIE
61. Open-weave fabric : SCRIM
62. Emulate Webster : ORATE
63. Prince's answer to 34-Across : LETSGOCRAZY
65. Sinker of sorts : UBOAT
66. Luxuriate : BASK
71. Toolshed item : HOE
74. "...and to _____ good night!" : ALLA
75. Approach : PLAN
76. Actress Pitts : ZASU
77. Like certain profs. : EMER
78. Maximilian von _____ : SPEE
80. Badges : SHIELDS
81. Opaque barite : CAWK
82. Ancient strongbox : ARCA
85. Cautioned : ALERTED
87. Agree : CONCUR
88. Withdrew : RECEDED
90. City east of Utrecht : EDE
91. Nimbi : HALOES
92. "They laughed when _____..." : ISAT
93. "Could This _____?" (1990 song) : BELOVE
94. Invention of 1945 : ABOMB
95. Kind of bean : CACAO
99. A or O, e.g. : TYPE
100. Catch : SNAG
101. French 101 verb : ETRE
102. Hindu royalty : RANI
103. Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
104. _____ signum : ECCE
105. Spring purchases : SEED
108. Part of S.O.S., supposedly : OUR
109. Vane dir. : WSW
110. _____ loss : ATA

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