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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 Down
1. 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
23. 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
71. Requires. : NEEDS
72. Clipped. : SNIPPED
74. What opera managers must contend with. : EGOS
76. Former Hope diamond owner. : YOHE
77. Where "the banks of the Wabash" are. : INDIANA
79. Egyptian bull. : APIS
80. Richard ___, of the Met. : CROOKS
82. Wood next in value to teak. : SAL
83. Do this and receive no wedding presents—George Ade. : ELOPE
85. Stage direction. : ENTER
87. Shine. : GLINT
89. Wine vessel. : AMA
92. Maria ___, German Wagnerian soprano. : MULLER
94. Burden. : ONUS
96. What Mario sings about in "Tosca," Act 3: Fr. : ETOILES
100. Le ___, aria from "Manon." : REVE
102. Rearing-place. : NEST
103. More piquant. : SPICIER
105. Rosa ___, Russian diva. : RAISA
106. Factory. : PLANT
108. Relish. : SAUCE
110. Wild carrot. : DILL
111. What they wear in "La Boheme." : BERETS
112. Dwellers. : ABIDERS
114. I have spoken: Latin. : DIXI
116. Instrument accompanying Lucia's aria. : FLUTE
118. ___ Isaacs Menken, American actress. : ADAH
119. Saint-Saens' great operatic character. : DALILA
120. Helen ___, of the Theatre Guild. : WESTLEY
122. Governor of Hawaii until 1904. : DOLE
124. Summer: Fr. : ETE
125. ___ O'Neill, noted actress. : NANCE
127. Part: German. : TEIL
128. Adulterates. : DENATURES
130. Popular name for a Wagner series. : RING
133. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson's first husband. : GALT
135. End man in minstrel show. : TAMBO
137. Intermission. : STOP
138. Fuss. : ADO
139. What Brunnhilde attempts for Sieglinde. : RESCUE
141. What Ethel Barrymore's children are. : COLTS
143. Incense. : ENRAGE
147. Henry Irving's leading woman. : TERRY
149. Character in "Pagliacci." : TONIO
151. How Falstaff looks. : ROTUND
153. Norway's saint. : OLAF
154. She sang Marguerite with black braids. : EAMES
155. What black cats are to singers. : OMENS
156. Little Rosie: German. : ROESEL
157. Delete. : OMIT
158. Buffets. : SLAPS
159. Adjust again. : RESET
160. What a slender Brunnhilde would be. : ODDITY
161. Browns. : TANS
1. Alexander Kipnis' voice. : BASS
2. ___ podrida. : OLLA
3. Fence. : RAIL
4. What the priests do in "Aida." : INTONE
5. Singer of Even Bravest Heart in "Faust." : VALENTINE
6. High priest. : ELI
7. Brats. : IMPS
8. Enzyme dissolving lotus, : LOTASE
9. Wear away. : ERODE
10. Most humid. : DANKEST
11. Where Toulon is. : VAR
12. Ostrich-like birds. : EMUS
13. Fissures. : RIFTS
14. What Lohengrin does to Telramund. : DEFEATS
15. Wife of King Mark. : ISOLDE
16. Frances ___, formerly of the Met. : ALDA
17. Patriotic American society. : SAR
18. Quantity of yarn. : SKEIN
19. Pasquale ___, formerly of the Met. : AMATO
20. Reminders. : MEMOS
30. Fail. : MISS
32. Saturday's radio treat. : OPERA
34. "___ de Chamounix" by Donizetti. : LINDA
37. Opera written to celebrate a canal opening. : AIDA
39. Produced an opera. : STAGED
41. Feeling not uncommon among opera stars. : ENMITY
42. Opera by Verdi. : ERNANI
43. Island in Baltic. : RUEGEN
44. Approached. : NEARED
45. Composer of "Mighty Lak' a Rose." : NEVIN
47. Voiceless. : SURD
49. Steering devices. : OARS
52. Soft shoe. : SLIPPER
53. Wiser. : SAGER
55. Mindanaons. : MOROS
56. "___ Oe," Hawaiian folksong. : ALOHA
57. Stave off. : REPEL
59. "___ ___, so pure and lovely," from "Aida." : TODIE
61. What "Caro Nome" is. : ARIA
63. Foolish talker. : DROOLER
65. Sacred song. : PSALM
67. What chorus does in "Flying Dutchman." : SPIN
69. Keyed up. : AGOG
72. Characterizing Alfredo in "Traviata." : SAPLESS
73. Prohibit. : ESTOP
75. Parody. : SKIT
78. Part of speech. : NOUN
80. "___ mankind upon a cross of gold."—W. J. Bryan. : CRUCIFY
81. Sound made by bored listener. : SNORE
84. Sister of Duke Godfrey in "Lohengrin." : ELSA
86. Arthurian lady. : ENID
88. Article seen in Golden Horseshoe. : TIARA
89. Founder of Hungarian monarchy, died 907. : ARPAD
90. Nellie ___, former Met soprano. : MELBA
91. Answer purpose. : AVAIL
93. Musical study. : ETUDE
95. Fort ___, Oklahoma. : SILL
97. What Frieda Hempel sings. : LIEDER
98. Fortune. : ESTATE
99. What male characters wear in "Cavalleria." : SASHES
101. Seldom a happy one in opera. : ENDING
103. Famous song in "Lucia." : SEXTET
104. Dodge. : ELUDE
107. Tissue: Anat. : TELA
109. Ancient chest. : CIST
111. How some operagoers arrive. : BELATEDLY
113. Scope of an operative voice. : RANGE
115. Of ancient Troy. : ILIAC
117. Weights. : TONS
120. What applause may signify. : WELCOME
121. Guardian of Havana's harbor: Two words. : ELMORRO
123. Style of collar. : ETON
126. Mythological twin. : CASTOR
128. Line on which contracts are signed. : DOTTED
129. Eradicate. : UPROOT
130. Appraises. : RATES
131. Utopian. : IDEAL
132. Opera by Bellini. : NORMA
134. "The Mikado" has many of these. : TUNES
136. Means of locating hero in "Girl of the Golden West." : BLOOD
139. Bark chips: Var. : RYSS
140. "___ Kleine Nachtmusik" by Mozart. : EINE
142. Persian fabric. : SUSI
144. ___ Gluck, former Met soprano. : ALMA
145. Profit. : GAIN
146. Newts. : EFTS
148. Ribbed fabric. : REP
150. Bone: Comb. form. : OST
152. 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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