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SETTING THE TONE

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1972

Author:
Martin J. Wargo
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 23, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Martin J. Wargo has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,324
Across
1. "___ and Variations" : THEME
6. Texas river : SABINE
12. ___ Major : URSA
16. Balakirev tone poem : THAMAR
17. Composer's first effort : OPUSONE
19. Lampblack : SOOT
20. Enjoy to ___ : THEFULL
21. Certain Chopiniana : NOCTURNESINB
23. ___ de basque (leaps) : SAUTS
24. Indian ape : KRA
26. One joining a toast : HONORER
27. Krypton or neon : GAS
29. Miller and Sheridan : ANNS
30. Plunders : LOOTS
32. Medit. land : SYR
33. W. W. II craft : LSTS
34. Brit. fliers : RAF
35. Tebaldi, e.g. : CANTATRICE
39. Sieve, in England : TEMSE
40. Napoli's land : ITALIA
42. Sand, in Capri : RENA
43. Seasoned : SAGY
44. Fireplace fodder : PINELOG
46. Bygone: Sp. : PASADO
48. Certain student : PREMED
51. Releases : EMITS
52. British parent : PATER
53. Play a sidewalk game : SKIPROPE
55. Tear down: Var. : RASE
56. "Eine kleine ___" : NACHTMUSIK
58. Mus. voice : TEN
59. Indian replies : UGHS
60. "Rheingold" role : LOGE
61. Aida's river : NILE
62. Past, old style : THRO
63. She, in Bonn : SIE
64. "___ in Paris" : ANAMERICAN
68. Mil. force : REGT
69. "Fiddle-Faddle" man : ANDERSON
72. Opera heroine : MANON
73. W.W. I river : MARNE
74. Tenant : LESSEE
75. Decent : SEEMLY
77. Not performed : UNACTED
79. French river : YSER
80. Melon : PEPO
81. Garden shrub : SPIREA
82. Desert ship : CAMEL
84. Rimsky-Korsakov pupil : STRAVINSKY
86. ___ tree : UPA
89. Elec. units : AMPS
90. Fort Collins campus : CSU
92. What some divas do : EMOTE
93. Turkish titles : AGAS
94. Cheer : RAH
95. Dutch philosopher : SPINOZA
99. Police org. : PBA
100. Glass ovens : LEHRS
101. Composer's direction : MOLTOALLEGRO
104. Like memoirs of stars : GHOSTED
106. Author Seton : ANYA
107. Annapolis men : MIDDIES
108. Respect: Fr. : ESTIME
109. U. N. vote : NYET
110. Examiner's object : TESTEE
111. Gawk : STARE
Down
1. Masterpiece, almost : THEUNFINISHEDSYMPHONY
2. Knife handles : HAFTS
3. Big birds : EMUS
4. Bad: Prefix : MAL
5. Lied subject : ERLKONIG
6. Recital piece : SONATA
7. G.I. address : APO
8. Tome: Ger. : BUCH
9. That ___ say : ISTO
10. Certain word : NOUN
11. "La Vie ___" : ENROSE
12. Neighbor of Pol. : USSR
13. Louis or Philippe : ROI
14. Hand-me-downs of sorts : SONGSMYMOTHERTAUGHTME
15. Box-score entries : ATBATS
16. Higher ___ kite : THANA
18. 'iggins of "Fair Lady" : ENRY
20. Ruler : TSAR
22. Doer: Suffix : EER
25. Church court : ROTA
28. Compass point : SSE
30. French composer : LALO
31. Valley, in Scotland : STRATH
33. French cubist : LEGER
35. Tjader and others : CALS
36. Adjust : RESET
37. Arm ___ : INARM
38. Heel's relative : CAD
39. Shea accessory, for short : TARP
41. French heads : TETES
43. Bandman Jones : SPIKE
44. Scrutiny : PERUSAL
45. Conjecture : IMAGINE
46. "___ in Terris" : PACEM
47. Gaelic hero : OSSIAN
49. Table piece : EPERGNE
50. Indicated : DENOTED
52. Heathens : PAGANS
54. Oven : KILN
56. Nanette words : NONO
57. Not shy : UNCOY
60. Light beam : LASER
62. Copy : TRACE
65. Arab prince : EMEER
66. Madrid airport item : RAMPA
67. Smitten : INLOVE
70. Road curves : ESSES
71. Dance : REEL
73. Miss Garden : MARY
76. I.R.S. concern: Abbr. : EPT
77. Steals a scene : UPSTAGES
78. U. S. missile : NIKE
81. Highbrow : SNOB
82. Vehicle : CAR
83. "Today I ___" : AMAMAN
84. Like some skies : SUNLIT
85. Prevail on : IMPOSE
87. Gay ___ : PAREE
88. Fixed a tax base: Abbr. : ASSD
90. U.S.N. rank : CPO
91. China Sea gulf : SIAM
93. Chief Norse gods : AESIR
95. Photocopy : STAT
96. Ye ___ shoppe : OLDE
97. British letters : ZEDS
98. Shake, in pharmacy : AGIT
100. Burbot genus : LOTA
102. Caustic : LYE
103. Western Indian : REE
105. Follower of F.D.R. : HST

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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