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MUSICALE

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 1955

Author:
George Arguimbau
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 574 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,308
Across
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Contemporary of Gluck. : MOZART
7
Part of many Japanese names. : MITSU
12
"Tempest" or "Moonlight." : SONATA
18
"L'___ d'Amore," Donizetti opera. : ELISIR
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Musketeer. : ATHOS
20
Creator of "Les Sylphides." : CHOPIN
21
Lockjaw. : TETANUS
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Pacific. : OCEAN
24
Marsupials. : WOMBATS
25
Cheer. : RAH
26
Seaweed. : KELP
28
Giddap! : HUP
29
Fishes. : GARS
30
Chinese tea. : CHA
31
Road to Rome. : ITER
33
Patriotic group. : DAR
34
Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
35
Harriman. : AVE
36
Sharpen. : WHET
37
Mackerel-like fishes. : CEROS
39
Necessarily. : NEEDFULLY
42
Pronoun. : THESE
43
Sweetmeat. : NOUGAT
45
___ fixe. : IDEE
46
___ Beta Kappa. : PHI
47
Where Covent Garden is. : LONDON
50
French song. : CHANSON
52
Part of the auricle. : EARLAP
56
___ Delight (solitaire). : IDIOTS
57
___-kari. : HARI
58
Desecration. : SACRILEGE
60
Home of the Met. : NYC
61
That man. : HIM
63
Snuggery. : NEST
65
Settle. : SAG
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Prudent. : SAGE
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Part of i.e. : EST
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The self. : EGO
69
Group character. : ETHOS
71
Tier. : ROW
73
Symbols of basic education. : RRR
74
"Smile the while you bid ___ adieu." : ASAD
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"___ Pinafore." : HMS
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Uncanny. : EERY
79
Whiffenpoof singer. : ELI
80
Scotch denial. : NAE
81
Cozy get-together. : TETEATETE
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Pickle. : DILL
86
Lays solidly. : EMBEDS
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Very striking person: Slang. : EYEFUL
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Shifty. : EVASIVE
91
Suit bid. : SPADES
92
Render. : TRY
93
Roman historian. : LIVY
94
Props for "Aïda" chorus. : ANVILS
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One of the strings. : VIOLA
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A German in Paris. : ALLEMANDE
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Composition. : ETUDE
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Vincent d'___, composer. : INDY
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Resort. : SPA
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Legislators. : MPS
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Compass point. : ENE
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Composer Waldteufel. : EMIL
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Indian. : OTO
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Jug. : EWER
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Exclamations. : AHS
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Drove. : RODE
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Southern university. : LSU
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Greenrooms. : LOUNGES
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Legal right. : DROIT
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Modern French composer. : MILHAUD
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Incursion. : INROAD
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Popular basso. : PINZA
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Legal provision. : CLAUSE
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Cuddle. : NESTLE
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A declarer. : SAYER
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Made edging. : TATTED
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Rhythmic. : METRIC
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An ester. : OLEATE
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Stringed instrument. : ZITHER
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Bible name. : ASA
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Skating place. : RINK
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Fitted accurately. : TRUED
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Chinese Red. : MAO
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Had a hankering. : ITCHED
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B minor work. : THEUNFINISHEDSYMPHONY
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Lather. : SOAPSUDS
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Carney's concern. : USN
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Musical transcript. : SCORE
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Electrical units. : OHMS
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A swell. : NOB
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French thug. : APACHE
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Tenth parts. : TITHES
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Having a handle. : ANSATE
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Shoptalk. : SLANG
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Undulating. : WAVY
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Urge strongly. : PREACH
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Lead ores. : GALENAS
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Musical form. : RONDO
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Gyrates. : WHIRLS
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Mollify. : SOOTHE
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Fuel gas. : ETHANE
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Composer Janacek. : LEOS
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Asian resident. : THAI
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In a mess. : UNSIGHTLY
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Italian composer. : PERGOLESI
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Streaked. : LINEATE
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Homeric undertaking. : ODYSSEY
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Wink. : NICTATE
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Mountain crest. : ARETE
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Schooled. : LEARNED
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Build up, as the bank of river. : AGGRADE
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Marchioness. : PEERESS
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Part of c/o. : CARE
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Jabberwocky word. : MOME
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Japanese gateway. : TORII
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Of the forest. : SYLVAN
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Nun's head covering. : WIMPLE
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Neatly. : DEFTLY
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Heavenly. : STELLAR
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Air. : AURA
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Pernicious. : EVIL
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Pawnbroker. : LENDER
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Sew. : BASTE
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Schubert song. : AVEMARIA
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Malice. : VENOM
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Orchestra member. : VIOLIN
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Chant. : INTONE
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British fragrances. : ODOURS
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Primates. : APES
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Judicial inquest. : ASSIZE
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Mark over a vowel. : UMLAUT
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Inactivity. : DISUSE
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Baffled. : ELUDED
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Dag Hammarskjold. : SWEDE
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Manifesto. : EDICT
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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She: Span. : ELLA
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Negative. : NOT
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The disinherited. : DPS
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Seaman. : TAR
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Bonnet. : HAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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