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OPERA GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, November 9, 1947

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 612 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 22, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 300
Across
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Chairman of the Opera Guild. : BORI
5
How Salome appears before her dance. : VEILED
11
Composer of ten popular operas. : VERDI
16
Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
21
Singer of O, Promise Me in "Robin Hood." : ALAN
22
City in Kumaun, India. : ALMORA
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Girl friends: Fr. : AMIES
24
Opera in which "Bell Song" is sung. : LAKME
25
Slash. : SLIT
26
Martha ___, of the Met. : LIPTON
27
Titta ___, Italian baritone. : RUFFO
28
What Elsa describes in "Lohengrin," Act I. : DREAM
29
Opera by Richard Strauss. : SALOME
31
Opera by Rimski-Korsakov. : SADKO
33
___ Roman, of the Met. : STELLA
35
Japanese admiral. : ITO
36
___ Morgana, American soprano. : NINA
38
Percolates. : SEEPS
40
Persian poet (1184–1291). : SADI
41
Name meaning man. : ENOS
42
Mme. Schumann-Heink. : ERNESTINE
46
Arrangements of scenery. : SETS
48
Cut for insertion, in carpentry. : TENON
50
"Herb of grace o' Sundays." : RUE
51
Bad location for opera seats. : SIDE
52
"Der Rosenkavalier" composer. : STRAUSS
54
Gum resin. : DAMMAR
58
Adroit. : NEAT
60
Describing uniform worn by Pinkerton in "Butterfly." : NAVAL
62
City of India. : AGRA
63
French cream cake. : DARIOLE
64
Feeling one's way. : AGROPE
66
Opera by Mascagni. : IRIS
68
Master of Ravenswood, in "Lucia." : EDGAR
70
Stage prop used by Figaro. : STROP
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Requires. : NEEDS
72
Clipped. : SNIPPED
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What opera managers must contend with. : EGOS
76
Former Hope diamond owner. : YOHE
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Where "the banks of the Wabash" are. : INDIANA
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Egyptian bull. : APIS
80
Richard ___, of the Met. : CROOKS
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Wood next in value to teak. : SAL
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Do this and receive no wedding presents—George Ade. : ELOPE
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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Shine. : GLINT
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Wine vessel. : AMA
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Maria ___, German Wagnerian soprano. : MULLER
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Burden. : ONUS
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What Mario sings about in "Tosca," Act 3: Fr. : ETOILES
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Le ___, aria from "Manon." : REVE
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Rearing-place. : NEST
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More piquant. : SPICIER
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Rosa ___, Russian diva. : RAISA
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Factory. : PLANT
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Relish. : SAUCE
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Wild carrot. : DILL
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What they wear in "La Boheme." : BERETS
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Dwellers. : ABIDERS
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I have spoken: Latin. : DIXI
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Instrument accompanying Lucia's aria. : FLUTE
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___ Isaacs Menken, American actress. : ADAH
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Saint-Saens' great operatic character. : DALILA
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Helen ___, of the Theatre Guild. : WESTLEY
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Governor of Hawaii until 1904. : DOLE
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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___ O'Neill, noted actress. : NANCE
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Part: German. : TEIL
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Adulterates. : DENATURES
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Popular name for a Wagner series. : RING
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Mrs. Woodrow Wilson's first husband. : GALT
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End man in minstrel show. : TAMBO
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Intermission. : STOP
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Fuss. : ADO
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What Brunnhilde attempts for Sieglinde. : RESCUE
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What Ethel Barrymore's children are. : COLTS
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Incense. : ENRAGE
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Henry Irving's leading woman. : TERRY
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Character in "Pagliacci." : TONIO
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How Falstaff looks. : ROTUND
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Norway's saint. : OLAF
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She sang Marguerite with black braids. : EAMES
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What black cats are to singers. : OMENS
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Little Rosie: German. : ROESEL
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Delete. : OMIT
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Buffets. : SLAPS
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Adjust again. : RESET
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What a slender Brunnhilde would be. : ODDITY
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Browns. : TANS
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Alexander Kipnis' voice. : BASS
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___ podrida. : OLLA
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Fence. : RAIL
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What the priests do in "Aida." : INTONE
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Singer of Even Bravest Heart in "Faust." : VALENTINE
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High priest. : ELI
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Brats. : IMPS
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Enzyme dissolving lotus, : LOTASE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Most humid. : DANKEST
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Where Toulon is. : VAR
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Ostrich-like birds. : EMUS
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Fissures. : RIFTS
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What Lohengrin does to Telramund. : DEFEATS
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Wife of King Mark. : ISOLDE
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Frances ___, formerly of the Met. : ALDA
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Patriotic American society. : SAR
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Quantity of yarn. : SKEIN
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Pasquale ___, formerly of the Met. : AMATO
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Reminders. : MEMOS
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Fail. : MISS
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Saturday's radio treat. : OPERA
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"___ de Chamounix" by Donizetti. : LINDA
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Opera written to celebrate a canal opening. : AIDA
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Produced an opera. : STAGED
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Feeling not uncommon among opera stars. : ENMITY
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Opera by Verdi. : ERNANI
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Island in Baltic. : RUEGEN
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Approached. : NEARED
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Composer of "Mighty Lak' a Rose." : NEVIN
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Voiceless. : SURD
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Steering devices. : OARS
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Soft shoe. : SLIPPER
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Wiser. : SAGER
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Mindanaons. : MOROS
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"___ Oe," Hawaiian folksong. : ALOHA
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Stave off. : REPEL
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"___ ___, so pure and lovely," from "Aida." : TODIE
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What "Caro Nome" is. : ARIA
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Foolish talker. : DROOLER
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Sacred song. : PSALM
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What chorus does in "Flying Dutchman." : SPIN
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Keyed up. : AGOG
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Characterizing Alfredo in "Traviata." : SAPLESS
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Prohibit. : ESTOP
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Parody. : SKIT
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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"___ mankind upon a cross of gold."—W. J. Bryan. : CRUCIFY
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Sound made by bored listener. : SNORE
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Sister of Duke Godfrey in "Lohengrin." : ELSA
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Arthurian lady. : ENID
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Article seen in Golden Horseshoe. : TIARA
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Founder of Hungarian monarchy, died 907. : ARPAD
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Nellie ___, former Met soprano. : MELBA
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Answer purpose. : AVAIL
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Musical study. : ETUDE
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Fort ___, Oklahoma. : SILL
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What Frieda Hempel sings. : LIEDER
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Fortune. : ESTATE
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What male characters wear in "Cavalleria." : SASHES
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Seldom a happy one in opera. : ENDING
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Famous song in "Lucia." : SEXTET
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Dodge. : ELUDE
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Tissue: Anat. : TELA
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Ancient chest. : CIST
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How some operagoers arrive. : BELATEDLY
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Scope of an operative voice. : RANGE
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Of ancient Troy. : ILIAC
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Weights. : TONS
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What applause may signify. : WELCOME
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Guardian of Havana's harbor: Two words. : ELMORRO
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Style of collar. : ETON
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Mythological twin. : CASTOR
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Line on which contracts are signed. : DOTTED
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Eradicate. : UPROOT
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Appraises. : RATES
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Utopian. : IDEAL
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Opera by Bellini. : NORMA
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"The Mikado" has many of these. : TUNES
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Means of locating hero in "Girl of the Golden West." : BLOOD
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Bark chips: Var. : RYSS
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"___ Kleine Nachtmusik" by Mozart. : EINE
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Persian fabric. : SUSI
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___ Gluck, former Met soprano. : ALMA
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Profit. : GAIN
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Newts. : EFTS
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Ribbed fabric. : REP
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Bone: Comb. form. : OST
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Snare. : NET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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