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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 2014

He said "Music is the space between the notes"

Author:
Peter Broda
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Broda. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2014, The New York Times8/16/14 ( No. 23,657 )
Across
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Genre for Django Reinhardt : GYPSYJAZZ
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Spaceship Earth setting : EPCOT
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"Has the whole world gone mad?!" : NOTYOUTOO
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Recipient of a major downgrade in 2006 : PLUTO
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Clicking point : AHAMOMENT
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Musical Hall of fame collaborator? : OATES
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Stretch before giving birth : TERM
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Islamic repub. : PAK
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Not 100% sold : UNSURE
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"The ___ true for ..." : SAMES
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Winner of an annual "posedown" : MSOLYMPIA
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One of saintdom's Fourteen Holy Helpers : VITUS
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Windbags beat them : GUMS
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Ones with low class standards? : DEGREEMILLS
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Speaker connectors? : MCS
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Thing pulled by a "hoss" : SHAY
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Her poison killed Creon : MEDEA
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"The Next President" comedian : SAHL
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Boatload : TON
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Rude response to "Excuse me?" : DIDISTUTTER
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Like some horror films, in modern lingo : META
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Maternally related : ENATE
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What's round due to too many rounds? : BEERBELLY
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2009 Grammy winner for "Crack a Bottle" : DRDRE
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Giant in jets : AIRBUS
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"Pretty Little Liars" actor Harding : IAN
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Give a powerful electric guitar performance : WAIL
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Convalesces : HEALS
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Hague Conventions topic : WARCRIMES
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Shakespearean title role for Anthony Hopkins : TITUS
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Render unwell : INDISPOSE
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Farm call : SOOEY
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Spots for company cuisine : MESSTENTS
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Campers' annoyances : GNATS
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Cry that helps people pull together : YOHEAVEHO
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Prey for an Arctic fox : PTARMIGAN
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Palindrome property : SYMMETRY
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Start of an attention-getting cry : YOO
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Sudden start : JUMP
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Starting lineup : ATEAM
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Crashes, with "out" : ZONKS
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"B.C." sound effect : ZOT
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Louis Braille and Les Paul : EPONYMS
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Cell interiors : PLASMS
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Card : CUTUP
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1995-2000 "S.N.L." cast member : OTERI
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Where captains go : TOSEA
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Lament loudly : ULULATE
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Not tolerate injustice, say : SUE
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Gives elevator eyes : OGLES
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Phoenicians, e.g. : SEMITES
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Sask. doesn't observe it : DST
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Cross you wouldn't mind bearing? : MEDAL
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First name in tyranny : IDI
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People's 2007 Sexiest Man Alive : MATTDAMON
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Least dismal : CHEERIEST
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Shooter's choice, briefly : SLR
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Tacky television transition : STARWIPE
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He said "Music is the space between the notes" : DEBUSSY
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Wiener link? : UND
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1959 #1 hit for the Fleetwoods : MRBLUE
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Southeast Asian coins : BAHTS
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What goes after cows, ducks and pigs? : EIEIO
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Close relative of Clio : ERATO
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Eric Cartman's mom on "South Park" : LIANE
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Packers' measurements : YARDS
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"Someone ___ Dream" (Faith Hill country hit) : ELSES
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It has a "Los Angeles" spinoff : NCIS
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Film director Wenders : WIM
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Character string : RST

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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