Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Aug 03, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Overworking Bartók without much excitement (10) : BELABORING
6. Brass horn returned for neighbor (4) : ABUT
9. Made music with young ladies in shades (10) : SUNGLASSES
10. Boom box (4) : SPAR
12. Bugle tune in conflict recalled (4) : TAPS
13. Inaugurate improvisational new airs (5,2) : SWEARIN
16. Harmonize with note in long interval (5) : AGREE
17. Beautiful lady tried a hop when dancing (9) : APHRODITE
19. Change around tempo for instrument in a cabin (9) : ALTIMETER
21. Bandleader Artie at 50, in a wrap (5) : SHAWL
22. Knocks out of a chair as tune's playing (7) : UNSEATS
24. Gem penned by Hopalong (4) : OPAL
27. Digs lowered note (4) : FLAT
28. The piano is adjusted for some Africans (10) : ETHIOPIANS
29. King Cole keeps end of tune cool (4) : NEAT
30. A Bob Marley feature fails to reach a consensus about reggae's origin (10) : DREADLOCKS
1. Fisher's prize four-string (4) : BASS
2. Sequence of notes in violin excerpt (4) : LINE
3. Something sharp about Jolson's piano piece (7) : BALLADE
4. Defiant "sista" in Broadway hit (9) : RESISTANT
5. Coward's Christmas songs (5) : NOELS
7. Bar pianist clobbered from two sides? (10) : BIPARTISAN
8. Sailor, soldier and Miss Fitzgerald dance (10) : TARANTELLA
11. Idol in the woman's round (4) : HERO
14. Urchin's error in pursuing Indian music (10) : RAGAMUFFIN
15. Slovakian city is involved in punk rock (10) : BRATISLAVA
18. Laugh at Seles's little instrument (9) : HARMONICA
20. N.Y. Opera house admits a ham? (4) : MEAT
21. Sell cap off instrument that's sharp (7) : SCALPEL
23. Celeb carrying one stringed instrument (5) : SITAR
25. Soft rock in heavy-metal concert (4) : TALC
26. "Hee Haw" producer has 1,000 questions (4) : ASKS
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