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MUSIC LESSON

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1969

Author:
John D. Owens
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
John D. Owens has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,246
Across
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Gil ___ : BLAS
5
Stunted tree : SCRUB
10
Doze : SLEEP
15
Some radio men : HAMS
19
Hindu scale : RAGA
20
Record player: Abbr. : PHONO
21
Anathema : CURSE
22
Thanks ___ : ALOT
23
Borodin hero : IGOR
24
Beethoven Quartets Opus 59 : RASOUMOVSKY
26
Part of N. B. : BENE
27
Musical key : TONALITY
29
A kind of ear : TIN
30
Quadrangle : TETRAGON
32
Prohibits : BANS
33
Kind of pie : MINCE
35
Reddish brown : ROAN
36
Song: Ger. : GESANG
39
Following : SEQUENT
41
Decoration on metal : NIELLO
45
Imitating : APING
46
Disease germ : VIRUS
47
Breach : GAP
49
Dehydrated : DRIED
50
Reward, old style : MEED
51
Spanish cleric : PADRE
52
Noted columnist : ALSOP
54
Flying prefix : AERO
55
Plead : BEG
56
Passageway : ALLEY
57
"Turn of the Screw" composer : BRITTEN
59
___ jour : BON
60
Evil Jewish spirit : ASMODEUS
62
Do a grammar chore : PARSE
63
Amen : SOBEIT
65
Uneven : EROSE
66
Pentateuch : TORAH
67
Passengers : FARES
68
Monks : FRIARS
70
Indian soldier : SEPOY
71
Choral works : CANTATAS
74
___ Alamos : LOS
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Danish composer (1865–1931) : NIELSEN
77
___ organ : MOUTH
78
Irving character : RIP
79
French opera section : ACTE
81
Soot marks : SMUTS
82
Lowland: Scot. : CARSE
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Sheath : CASE
84
Perfume : SCENT
86
Paleolithic, for one : ERA
87
French painter : MONET
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Greenland base : THULE
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U.S. composer : HARRIS
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Composer of symphonic poems : STRAUSS
93
Rang a bell : CHIMED
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Tidal flood : EAGRE
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Connery : SEAN
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Italian opera, with "La" : TRAVIATA
102
Large bird : MOA
103
One kind of partner : SPARRING
107
___ soit . . . : HONI
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Baroque forms of composition : TRIOSONATAS
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Greek letters : ETAS
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U.S. emblem : EAGLE
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Stale : TRITE
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Bristle : SETA
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System: Abbr. : METH
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Taters : SPUDS
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Misplayed : ERRED
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Small herring : BRIT
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Como : LAGO
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Greek contest : AGON
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Spanish dance : SARABAND
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Schumann's first symphony : SPRING
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Talks : CHATS
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Optimistic : ROSY
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One: It. : UNO
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Small shop : BOUTIQUE
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Wall bracket : SCONCE
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Recent Broadway hit : LUV
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
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TV place : PEYTON
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Carmen specialty : HABANERA
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Shake ___ : ALEG
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Prefix for gram or lith : MONO
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British gun : STEN
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Without : MINUS
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Eng. or Lat. : LANG
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Police activity : RAID
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Lehar's widow : MERRY
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Title of six Bach suites : ENGLISH
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Viola da ___ : GAMBA
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Swords : EPEES
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Composer of "Ozark Set" : SIEGMEISTER
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Teams : SIDES
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Experience : TASTE
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Liszt opus : LIEBESTRAUM
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Vive ___ : LEROI
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Tooth: Prefix : ODONT
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Worth : VALUE
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Kitty : POT
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South African composer : PLESSIS
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Finery : ARRAY
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Heavily: Music : PESANTE
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Ornament : ADORN
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Nobleman : BARON
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Direction : NORTH
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Gregory et al. : POPES
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Miss Lillie : BEA
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Having left a will : TESTATE
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Opera : FAUST
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Gordon of the comics : FLASH
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Composer of the "Dybbuk" : ROCCA
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Legatos : SLURS
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Centers : CORES
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Passageway : AISLE
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Tempo : SPEED
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Uncle: Dialect : EME
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Pastor's home : MANSE
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Throw into ecstasy : ENRAVISH
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Old French dance : COURANTE
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Violin part : CHINREST
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S. A. monkey : TITI
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Myopic cartoon Mister : MAGOO
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___ she blows! : THAR
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Conditions : STATES
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Egyptian king : RAMSES
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Stopped : CEASED
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Subway fixture : STRAP
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Outpouring : SPATE
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Pronoun : THEM
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Routine : ROTE
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Med. course : ANAT
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Pointed: Fr. : AIGU
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Recipe word : STIR
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Cooler : ICER
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Half or quarter, for instance : NOTE
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Pest : GNAT
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King Cole : OLD
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Timetable abbreviation : ARR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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