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New York Times, Wednesday, March 4, 1998

Feature of Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Author:
Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Schmalzbach.
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© 1998, The New York Times3/4/98 ( No. 17,648 )
Across
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Do a double take, e.g. : REACT
6
Affluence : MEANS
11
It paves the way : TAR
14
Result : ENSUE
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Four-time N.L. home run leader : AARON
16
Till bill : ONE
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Finishing touch : COUPDEGRACE
19
Dos Passos trilogy : USA
20
Pope's "___ Solitude" : ODEON
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Taken around the track : TESTED
23
Winded : HUFFING
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How the tabloids tell many stories : LURIDLY
27
Consolidates : UNITES
28
Pacific : SERENE
29
"Your place or mine?" and others : LINES
30
Hormone regulator : GLAND
31
Dupe : SAP
34
End piece : CODA
35
Jeweler's glass : LOUPE
36
Pickle : CURE
37
Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
38
KFC leavings : BONES
39
Linen fabric : TOILE
40
Fishing nets : SEINES
42
Justice from New Hampshire : SOUTER
43
Tough puzzle, informally : STINKER
45
Own : POSSESS
46
Prove it! : THESIS
47
German-born Surrealist : ERNST
48
Azimuth : ARC
49
Terrorist's alias : NOMDEGUERRE
54
Toothpaste type : GEL
55
Public relations concern : IMAGE
56
"The American Crisis" pamphleteer : PAINE
57
She-sheep : EWE
58
Pleiades number : SEVEN
59
Tea drinker's request : SUGAR
Down
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Kind of room : REC
2
Rock's Brian : ENO
3
Tempe inst. : ASU
4
Preference : CUPOFTEA
5
Collectible stuffed toys : TEDDIES
6
Son of Japheth, in Genesis : MAGOG
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Merit : EARN
8
Football's Parseghian : ARA
9
Feature of Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : NOCTURNE
10
Wore a belittling look : SNEERED
11
Right now : TOUTDESUITE
12
Photographer Adams : ANSEL
13
Alert : READY
18
Twilights, poetically : EENS
22
Avarice, e.g. : SIN
23
Actor Tom : HULCE
24
Kind of jack : UNION
25
Circa 1895-1900 : FINDESIECLE
26
Vaults : LEAPS
28
Swings around : SLUES
30
Hopeless case : GONER
32
Van Gogh locale : ARLES
33
Jury members : PEERS
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Wanting company : LONESOME
36
Aqualung inventor : COUSTEAU
38
Some beachwear : BIKINIS
39
50-50 situations : TOSSUPS
41
Rank on "Star Trek": Abbr. : ENS
42
Something to break into : SONG
43
Phase : STAGE
44
Lost on purpose : THREW
45
Get gussied up : PREEN
47
Keenness : EDGE
50
Dallas cager, for short : MAV
51
Outfit : RIG
52
Genetic initials : RNA
53
Always, in poems : EER

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

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