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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
1. Contemporary of Gluck. : MOZART
7. Part of many Japanese names. : MITSU
12. "Tempest" or "Moonlight." : SONATA
18. "L'___ d'Amore," Donizetti opera. : ELISIR
19. Musketeer. : ATHOS
20. Creator of "Les Sylphides." : CHOPIN
21. Lockjaw. : TETANUS
23. 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
66. Prudent. : SAGE
67. Part of i.e. : EST
68. The self. : EGO
69. Group character. : ETHOS
71. Tier. : ROW
73. Symbols of basic education. : RRR
74. "Smile the while you bid ___ adieu." : ASAD
76. "___ Pinafore." : HMS
78. Uncanny. : EERY
79. Whiffenpoof singer. : ELI
80. Scotch denial. : NAE
81. Cozy get-together. : TETEATETE
84. Pickle. : DILL
86. Lays solidly. : EMBEDS
88. Very striking person: Slang. : EYEFUL
89. Shifty. : EVASIVE
91. Suit bid. : SPADES
92. Render. : TRY
93. Roman historian. : LIVY
94. Props for "Aïda" chorus. : ANVILS
96. One of the strings. : VIOLA
99. A German in Paris. : ALLEMANDE
101. Composition. : ETUDE
105. Vincent d'___, composer. : INDY
106. Resort. : SPA
107. Legislators. : MPS
108. Compass point. : ENE
110. Composer Waldteufel. : EMIL
111. Indian. : OTO
112. Jug. : EWER
113. Exclamations. : AHS
114. Drove. : RODE
116. Southern university. : LSU
117. Greenrooms. : LOUNGES
119. Legal right. : DROIT
121. Modern French composer. : MILHAUD
123. Incursion. : INROAD
124. Popular basso. : PINZA
125. Legal provision. : CLAUSE
126. Cuddle. : NESTLE
127. A declarer. : SAYER
128. Made edging. : TATTED
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1. Rhythmic. : METRIC
2. An ester. : OLEATE
3. Stringed instrument. : ZITHER
4. Bible name. : ASA
5. Skating place. : RINK
6. Fitted accurately. : TRUED
7. Chinese Red. : MAO
8. Had a hankering. : ITCHED
9. B minor work. : THEUNFINISHEDSYMPHONY
10. Lather. : SOAPSUDS
11. Carney's concern. : USN
12. Musical transcript. : SCORE
13. Electrical units. : OHMS
14. A swell. : NOB
15. French thug. : APACHE
16. Tenth parts. : TITHES
17. Having a handle. : ANSATE
22. Shoptalk. : SLANG
24. Undulating. : WAVY
27. Urge strongly. : PREACH
29. Lead ores. : GALENAS
32. Musical form. : RONDO
36. Gyrates. : WHIRLS
38. Mollify. : SOOTHE
40. Fuel gas. : ETHANE
41. Composer Janacek. : LEOS
42. Asian resident. : THAI
44. In a mess. : UNSIGHTLY
46. Italian composer. : PERGOLESI
47. Streaked. : LINEATE
48. Homeric undertaking. : ODYSSEY
49. Wink. : NICTATE
51. Mountain crest. : ARETE
53. Schooled. : LEARNED
54. Build up, as the bank of river. : AGGRADE
55. Marchioness. : PEERESS
59. Part of c/o. : CARE
62. Jabberwocky word. : MOME
64. Japanese gateway. : TORII
70. Of the forest. : SYLVAN
72. Nun's head covering. : WIMPLE
75. Neatly. : DEFTLY
77. Heavenly. : STELLAR
82. Air. : AURA
83. Pernicious. : EVIL
85. Pawnbroker. : LENDER
87. Sew. : BASTE
90. Schubert song. : AVEMARIA
95. Malice. : VENOM
96. Orchestra member. : VIOLIN
97. Chant. : INTONE
98. British fragrances. : ODOURS
99. Primates. : APES
100. Judicial inquest. : ASSIZE
102. Mark over a vowel. : UMLAUT
103. Inactivity. : DISUSE
104. Baffled. : ELUDED
106. Dag Hammarskjold. : SWEDE
109. Manifesto. : EDICT
112. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
115. She: Span. : ELLA
118. Negative. : NOT
119. The disinherited. : DPS
120. Seaman. : TAR
122. Bonnet. : HAT

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