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THE SOUND OF MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 2006

Author:
George Barany and Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JKV} Spans: 6 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barany. This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: When this puzzle is completed, the circled letters, read in order from left to right (column by column), will reveal the name of a Mystery Person.
Jim Horne notes:

The mystery person is WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.

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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0122 ( 20,529 )
Across
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Oliver Twist, e.g. : WAIF
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Little fight : SETTO
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Squawker : CRAB
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Advanced : LENT
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Some chorus voices : ALTI
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Run ___ of : AFOUL
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Father-and-son name in football coaching : SHULA
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Modeler's need : CLAY
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As a toddler visiting a farm, Mystery Person heard a pig squeal and ... : IDENTIFIEDITASAGSHARP
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Dorothy's transport to Oz : TORNADO
27
Aardwolf features : STRIPES
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Puncture : LANCE
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Blunderbuss : OAF
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Francis, e.g. : ROI
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After a single hearing of a sacred piece in the Sistine Chapel, Mystery Person ... : WROTEITDOWNFROMMEMORY
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Continental money : EUROS
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One of Alcott's "Little Men" : DAN
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Privy to : INON
47
Concept embodying yin and yang : TAO
48
Founded: Abbr. : ESTD
49
Jawbreaker? : FIST
51
Less loco : SANER
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Mythical creature : SATYR
55
Mystery Person once composed a piano piece that, to be performed correctly, required the ... : USEOFTWOHANDSANDANOSE
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One pole: Abbr. : NEG
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Hematite component : IRON
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Song from on high? : YODEL
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Med. specialty : ENT
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Use for support : STANDON
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Massenet opera : LECID
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Jewish sect : HASIDIM
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Back : AGO
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Trowel wielder : MASON
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Uncommon : RARE
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Singer with a palindromic name : ONO
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Mystery Person would sometimes compose symphonies ... : WHILEPLAYINGBILLIARDS
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Assailed : HADAT
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Revere : ADORE
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Well : ABLY
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Cars once advertised as "The Gold Standard of Value" : REOS
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Loosen up, maybe : OIL
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Org. with an acad. near Colo. Spr. : USAF
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___-mo : SLO
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Country north of Tonga : SAMOA
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Scholars believe that "A Musical Joke" by Mystery Person was ... : AREQUIEMFORHISPETBIRD
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Tribe with a state named after it : UTE
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Part of l'année : MAI
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Carrier whose name means "skyward" : ELAL
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G-rated : CLEAN
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Whine-making? : MOANING
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Throw : AREARUG
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Mystery Person once wrote a waltz in which the choice of measures played was determined ... : BYTHEROLLINGOFTWODICE
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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12 on a cube : EDGES
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"Whole ___ Love" (1969 hit) : LOTTA
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Gusto : ZEST
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Buzzed : RANG
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Gregor Mendel research subject : PEAS
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Northernmost county of Massachusetts : ESSEX
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Cuts off : ENDS
Down
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"Hold it!" : WAIT
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Fashion executive Gucci : ALDO
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Path of Caesar : ITER
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Spender of markkas, once : FINN
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Greeted informally : SAIDHI
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Pains : EFFORT
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Vous, familiarly : TOI
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January 27, 1756 (Mystery Person's birthdate), e.g. : TUES
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Chicago district : OLDTOWN
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Bloke : CHAP
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Deceit : RUSE
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"___ the heavy day!": "Othello" : ALAS
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Catch : BAG
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Celebratory toast : LCHAIM
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Gusto : ELAN
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Buster? : NARC
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Family : TYPE
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Working ___ : STIFF
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"Soap" family : TATES
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Part of Bush's "Axis of Evil" : IRAN
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___-eyed : SLOE
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Favored : ODDSON
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He outpolled H.H.H. in '68 : RMN
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Tots : WEEUNS
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Brown shade : RUSSET
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Sandinista head : ORTEGA
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List heading : TODO
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Swear words : OATH
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Finished cleaning : RINSED
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Youngest Oscar winner in history : ONEAL
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Poetic time of day : MORN
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1931 Medicine Nobelist Warburg : OTTO
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Some stingers : RAYS
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Days of ___ : YORE
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1960's TV series set at Fort Courage : FTROOP
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Exuberant casino cry : IWON
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Ice treat : SNOCONE
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Simple arithmetic : ADDING
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U.S.-born grandchild of Japanese immigrants : SANSEI
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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Act antsy : FIDGET
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Reply to a captain : AYESIR
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So very much : DEARLY
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Simba's mate, in "The Lion King" : NALA
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Furlough : LAYOFF
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Campus building : HALL
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Long green : DOREMI
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Away from the elements : INDOOR
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Israeli intelligence group : MOSSAD
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Letter salutation : MADAM
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Five-carbon sugar : RIBOSE
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"Hold your horses!" : WHOA
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Locks : HAIR
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Furloughed : IDLE
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Use a surgical beam : LASE
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"Road" picture destination : BALI
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___-American : ARAB
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One-eighty : UIE
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Doctor's signboard : SHINGLE
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Canonized fifth-century pope : STLEO
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Edible clam : QUAHOG
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Minneapolis-based magazine : UTNE
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Old Dodges : OMNIS
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Game stopper : RAIN
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Missouri feeder : PLATTE
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Swab target : EARWAX
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"Good buddy" : CBER
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Neighbor of Draco : LYRA
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___ jacket : ETON
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Fashion : MODE
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"Eugene Onegin" girl : OLGA
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Gunks : GOOS
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Chisellike tool : ADZE
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It means nothing to the French : RIEN
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Golden State sch. : UCSD
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Understands : GETS
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Agt. : REP
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Basketball stat. : FTS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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