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MUSICAL PLAY

New York Times, Sunday, September 19, 2010

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 77 Missing: {Q} Scrabble average: 1.71 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 22,230 )
Across
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Diner fixture, informally : JUKE
5
Not stopping the draft, say : AJAR
9
Cathedral feature : APSE
13
Once-popular Olds : CIERA
18
Producer of a colorful ring tone : OPAL
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It mentions the Prodigal Son : LUKE
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___ Men ("Move It Like This" group) : BAHA
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Kind of season : LENTEN
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"Carmen" composer-turned-dam builder? : BIZETASABEAVER
25
Passé : OLDHAT
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It hangs around the Amazon : MIST
27
Not straight : ARCED
28
Not neat : OVERICE
29
Embrace more than just a family of Baroque composers? : THINKOUTSIDETHEBACHS
33
Org. in the "Bourne" series : CIA
34
Union representative? : YANKEE
35
Hawaiian fish, on some menus : MAHI
36
Mine entrance : ADIT
38
These, overseas : CES
39
Romantic overindulgence in nocturnes and mazurkas? : CHOPINSPREE
46
Distills : RAREFIES
49
Some gridiron yardage : GAINS
50
Zoo heavyweight : HIPPO
51
Buzz in a rocket : ALDRIN
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Oblast bordering Kazakhstan : OMSK
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___ harp : AEOLIAN
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Singing a "Messiah" piece too quickly? : FLYINGOFFTHEHANDEL
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Sightseer? : EYE
61
Song lead-in to "di" or "da" : OBLA
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Opposing : ANTI
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It's eight hours off from 49-Down: Abbr. : PST
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Countrywide music celebration in Hungary? : NATIONALLISZTPARTY
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If all else fails : ATWORST
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Fortune : WEAL
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"This isn't looking good ..." : OHDEAR
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Missionary Junipero ___ : SERRA
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It might start a rumor : IHEAR
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Ohio city named for a queen : MARIETTA
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Part of a children's game with the Father of the Symphony? : HAYDNGOSEEK
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Place of corruption : DEN
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Ja's opposite : NEIN
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Poet depicted in art alongside the Scythians : OVID
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___ economics : VOODOO
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Otolaryngology: Abbr. : ENT
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Grand nuptials whose only music was "Peer Gynt"? : MYBIGFATGRIEGWEDDING
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Climactic : APOGEAL
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Cousin of a goldeneye : EIDER
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Some old runabouts : REOS
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Physicist Schrödinger and others : ERWINS
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Try to capture the Waltz King? : GRASPATSTRAUSS
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Upscale upholstery : VELVET
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Hint : IOTA
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Geezer : COOT
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Laguna composition : AGUA
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Twisty turns : ESSES
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Command : SWAY
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Dame ___ : EDNA
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Honey Nut ___ : CHEX
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It might be found in a plant : JOB
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Longtime news inits. : UPI
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Second baseman Matsui, to fans : KAZ
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Aromatic resin : ELEMI
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Purchase of 1867 : ALASKA
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"Even if it'll never happen again ..." : JUSTONCE
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Alias : AKA
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Taxpayers' hopes : REBATES
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Noisy counters : ABACI
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Smoothed over : PAVED
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Succubus : SHEDEMON
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Pink Mr. Potato Head piece : EAR
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Gossip topic : CELEB
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Hindu god of thunder : INDRA
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Work ___ : ETHIC
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It's measured at arm's length : REACH
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Gets in the game, say : ANTES
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Peaceful protest : LOVEIN
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Peewee : TINY
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Highland tongue : ERSE
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"Funny meeting you here!" : OHHI
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How current events may happen? : TIDALLY
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It helps you change the locks : HAIRDYE
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Strummed instruments, for short : UKES
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Lager sources : TAPS
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Wine order : CARAFE
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Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
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Till fill : CASH
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Bring up : HIKE
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Last thing : SHOE
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It can be popped : PILL
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Upstate N.Y. school : RPI
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Spill-fighting grp. : EPA
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Years on end : EON
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Bass part : FIN
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They're worth their weight in gold : INGOTS
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See 63-Across : GMT
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Wink ___ eye : OFAN
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1998 film featuring Princess Bala : ANTZ
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Mad person? : EDITOR
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Something of yours you'll never see : OBIT
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Mel's Diner waitress : FLO
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Greet loudly : HAIL
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Opposite of a ques. : ANS
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Many a Little Leaguer : PRETEEN
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Setting forth : STATING
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Monocrat : TYRANT
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France's ___-Pas-de-Calais : NORD
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___ Islands, group at the mouth of Galway Bay : ARAN
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Bide-___ : AWEE
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Publicist's headache : LEAK
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Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
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___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Port SSE of Sana : ADEN
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Contents of some cones : ASH
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Crumpet's go-with : TEA
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Not straight : WRY
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"This ___" (Michael Jackson album) : ISIT
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It may extend about a yard : HEDGEROW
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Persian's call : MEOW
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News anchor Cooper : ANDERSON
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Sell quickly : GOFAST
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Like the Ford logo : OVAL
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Track event for gamblers : DOGRACE
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#2 : VEEP
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"Glory, Glory" singer : ODETTA
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It's often carried around a gym : ODOR
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Irish novelist Binchy : MAEVE
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W.W. I battle site : YPRES
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Gets the ball rolling? : BOWLS
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"Uncle!" : IGIVE
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Offspring's inheritance : GENES
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One thrown from a horse : RIATA
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"In my opinion ..." : IDSAY
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Singer of sewing machine fame : ISAAC
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Grunts : GIS
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Mann's "Der ___ in Venedig" : TOD
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Cry of distaste : UGH
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Go after : SUE
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Big band member, for short : SAX

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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