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ANAGRAMUSICANA

New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1968

Author:
Barbara Golub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Barbara L. Golub has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original solution grid had mistake at 87-Across: ADEPT instead of A DEBT; changed it.

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C
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A
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B
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J
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A
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M
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V
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A
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H
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P
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H
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U
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N
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P
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C
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L
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B
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E
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T
R
A
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T
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L
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N
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C
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L
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R
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G
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M
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A
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B
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S
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L
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O
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W
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A
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R
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N
E
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H
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E
R
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T
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E
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M
I
M
I
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A
N
O
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D
R
Y
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U
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S
T
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L
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G
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N
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O
M
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L
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O
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A
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G
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W
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O
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A
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F
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U
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R
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A
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B
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L
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S
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A
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B
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D
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F
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B
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L
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D
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O
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G
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S
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V
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A
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Y
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D
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C
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M
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B
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S
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M
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A
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P
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M
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D
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G
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E
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O
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R
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,036
Across
1
Mr. Calloway : CAB
4
___ session : JAM
7
Big gun : VIP
10
Gauguin land : TAHITI
16
Egg-shaped : OVIFORM
18
Mr. Vance : PHILO
20
Father of the Furies : URANUS
21
LP no cue: Anag. : POULENC
22
Villa ___, Brazilian composer : LOBOS
23
New member : ENTRANT
24
Part of an inch in Austria : LINIE
25
A Minoress : CLARE
27
Shimmer : GLEAM
28
Take ___ at (someone) : ADIG
29
Mixtures : BLENDS
30
Recital piece: Abbr. : SEL
31
Man ___ : OWAR
35
Lower : NETHER
37
Driver's place : TEE
38
Chevalier made her famous : MIMI
39
Won by ___ : ANOSE
40
Legal arrangement in which guardian merely holds title : DRYTRUST
42
Progress too slowly : LAG
43
Slight : NOMINAL
45
___ Q.T. : ONTHE
46
Long time : AEON
47
Cat: Sp. : GATO
48
"Jewels of the Madonna" composer : WOLFFERRARI
52
Water depth: Abbr. : FTH
53
Swiss canton : URI
56
Becomes one : UNITES
57
Vocally shrill animal : HYENA
59
French composer of symphonies, operas, etc. : ROUSSEL
61
Kidney: Prefix : NEPHR
62
Inner best: Anag. : BERNSTEIN
64
Sell ___ of goods : ABILL
66
Gipsy Moth's milieu : OPENSEA
68
Be crazy about : ADORE
69
Jutted out : BULGED
70
Falsehood : FIB
71
Conducted : LED
72
Apes: Var. : ORANGUTANGS
74
Section : UNIT
76
Change : VARY
78
___ Jersey, hog breed : DUROC
79
Huge : MAMMOTH
82
Never split it: Abbr. : INF
83
___ rich : STRIKEIT
87
Owe ___ to society : ADEBT
88
Warning : OMEN
90
See 100 Down : ASH
92
Duke loved by Viola : ORSINO
93
Straw vote : POLL
94
Oath : VOW
95
Jellied foods : ASPICS
97
Person in charge: Abbr. : MNGR
98
Fringed : EDGED
101
Jack Dempsey opponent : FIRPO
102
Mature : RIPEN
103
Like a ___ babe : NEWBORN
106
Place to live : ABODE
108
A set man: Anag. : SMETANA
110
Greek goddess : ATHENA
111
Baby food : PUREE
112
I hum, lad!: Anag. : MILHAUD
113
Lively pleasure : GAYETY
114
Part of a needle : EYE
115
Like a work animal : OXY
116
Early auto : REO
Down
1
Can do LP: A nag. : COPLAND
2
Shunner : AVOIDER
3
A union of two : BIUNITY
4
Mr. ___ Lewis : JOEE
5
Alder tree: Scot. : ARN
6
282 years from now : MMCCL
7
Percussion instrument, jazz style : VIBES
8
Union initials : ILO
9
Not neg. : POS
10
Air : TUNE
11
Gulf of Greece : ARTA
12
After "The," famous Handel harpsichord composition : HARMONIOUSBLACKSMITH
13
___ daze : INA
14
Container : TUN
15
Suffix with harp or violin : IST
17
Popular part of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Tsar Saltan" : FLIGHTOFTHEBUMBLEBEE
18
Level : PLANE
19
Large group : HORDE
23
No telling: Anag. : ELLINGTON
26
Stationery feature : LETTERHEAD
27
Beryl : GEM
29
Yahoos : BRUTES
30
Flat or sharp : SIGN
32
Beat : WON
33
___ rule : ASA
34
___ pron. : REL
36
Brake plant: Dial. Eng. : ERNFERN
38
Chinese name : MAO
39
Total: Abbr. : AMT
41
Wall St. term : SHR
42
So elfin, Dr.: Anag. : LEINSDORF
44
Island for luaus : OAHU
46
Sport area : ARENA
48
Burmese governor: Var. : WUN
49
"___ these days . . . " : ONEOF
50
Florentine painter : LIPPI
51
City near Glasgow : AYR
52
Camaraderie : FRIENDSHIP
54
Term of monarchy : REIGN
55
Unlawful: Abbr. : ILLEG
58
Belonging to: Suffix : ATORY
60
Pendant brooch : SAUTOIR
62
One? He bet V: Anag. : BEETHOVEN
63
Epoch : ERA
65
Titles: Abbr. : LDS
67
Hem attraction : SLIT
69
Pack beasts : BURROS
73
Violin string : GUT
75
___ a chance : NOT
76
Opinion : VIEW
77
Cape NE of Boston : ANN
79
Illustration of a kind : MAP
80
Commotion : ADO
81
Mr. Torme : MEL
84
A few: Ger. : EINPAAR
85
Young actress : INGENUE
86
Big storm : TORNADO
89
Au courant: Colloq. : MOD
90
Stage whisper : ASIDE
91
Wingding : SPREE
95
Ahead of: Scot. : AFORE
96
World: Prefix : COSMO
99
Admonition : DONT
100
Soft color : GRAY
102
Bank (on) : RELY
103
Harangue : NAG
104
Greek letter : ETA
105
"Warum?" : WHY
106
Mimic : APE
107
Good ___ : BUY
109
Socialize : MIX

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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