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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 2001

Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 2001, The New York Times10/4/01 ( No. 18,958 )
Across
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Units of distance : PACES
6
Push : IMPEL
11
Frank McCourt memoir : TIS
14
Earth tone : OCHRE
15
Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
16
Flying off the shelves : HOT
17
They're piled on the floor : SHAGCARPETS
19
Yeanling producer : EWE
20
Undertake : SETOUT
21
Noisy cutter : BUZZSAW
23
Inc. staff : EDS
24
Doctor's advice, perhaps : REST
27
"___-Willow" ("The Mikado" song) : TIT
28
Utah, with "the" : BEEHIVESTATE
33
"Iliad," "Odyssey" and the like : EPOS
35
"Great" beasts : APES
36
"Cotton Candy" trumpeter : HIRT
37
Led, as a jazz band : FRONTED
39
Planetlike : SPHERIC
41
Contribution before the deal : ANTE
42
Nixon, once : VEEP
44
Roughly : ORSO
45
Some Winter Olympians : BOBSLEDTEAMS
48
Choice on a French survey : OUI
49
French weapon : ARME
50
With 47-Down, went wild : RAN
53
One may be on the can : FLIPTOP
57
Require : OBLIGE
59
Small small? : LIL
60
Schenectady is on it : MOHAWKRIVER
63
Washington is on it : ONE
64
Combine : UNITE
65
Change : EMEND
66
A pop : PER
67
With 51-Down, commission collector : SALES
68
Not all there : DOTTY
Down
1
Outlaw hunters : POSSE
2
Hurt : ACHED
3
AOL activities : CHATS
4
Consequently : ERGO
5
Most sheltered : SECUREST
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Sharon's land: Abbr. : ISR
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Barber's challenge : MOP
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Commoner : PLEB
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Brute leader? : ETTU
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Franz ___ "Hungarian Rhapsodies" : LISZTS
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You may take them down : THESTAIRS
12
Waterloo locale : IOWA
13
Curry, e.g. : STEW
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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They're played with plectrums : ZITHERS
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Under an umbrella : SHADED
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Service acknowledgment : TIP
28
Studies hard : BONESUP
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The evening star : VESPER
30
More than a feeling : ESP
31
Minuet follower : TRIO
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Series ender? : ETC
33
Cubic Rubik : ERNO
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Fine literature it's not : POTBOILER
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George Harrison's "When We Was ___" : FAB
38
Time before : EVE
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Native : HOMEBRED
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U.S. Airways info : ETA
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Kind of test : LITMUS
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See 50-Across : AMOK
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Fix firmly : RIVET
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See 67-Across : AGENT
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Square : NERDY
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No hit : FLOP
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An actor may trip over one : LINE
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A Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
56
One of the Everly Brothers : PHIL
58
Star vehicle? : LIMO
61
Got something down : ATE
62
N.B.A.'s Unseld : WES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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