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FOOTNOTES TO MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 1950

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Y }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 184, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 44 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 440
Across
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"Poet of the Piano" (1809–49). : CHOPIN
7
Withdrawing from a group. : SECEDING
15
Best seller of 1938. : REBECCA
22
Ornament in architecture. : ROSACE
23
Worker. : OPERATOR
24
Element in the headlines. : URANIUM
25
Expelled. : OUSTED
26
Members of the Kokkai. : JAPANESE
27
He started on Major Bowes' program. : SINATRA
28
Gardens. : EDENS
29
Oral. : VOCAL
30
Manners. : MIENS
32
Reclaimed metal. : SCRAP
33
Rama's bride. : SITA
34
Defeats disastrously. : ROUTS
35
Escargot. : SNAIL
37
Hartebeest. : TORA
38
One: Comb. form. : UNI
39
Contented feline sounds. : PURRS
40
Esau. : EDOM
43
King of Greece. : PAUL
45
Goblin. : NIS
46
Native of Palermo. : SICILIAN
48
Murmur, as a dove. : CURR
49
Wrath. : ANGER
51
Sound of a hymenopter. : BUZZ
52
Item in the traffic problem. : TAXICAB
55
Legislator. : SENATOR
59
Earthquake. : SEISM
62
Author of "Medea." : EURIPEDES
64
Mexican muralist. : RIVERA
65
Rhizopod. : AMOEBA
67
West Ukrainian city. : UMAN
68
Utopian. : IDEAL
70
Cancer, Hydra, and Scorpio, collectively. : NEPAS
71
Furnace. : KILN
72
Cylindrical. : TERETE
74
He wrote "Portrait of Jennie." : NATHAN
76
Rents out. : LETS
77
Macaw. : ARA
78
Fuegians. : ONAS
79
Harness part. : HAME
80
Tip of Italy. : TOE
81
Writer of fairy tales. : LANG
83
Site of Univ. of Idaho. : MOSCOW
86
Opposite the mouth. : ABORAL
88
___ Sandberg. : CARL
89
Phrygian Adonis. : ATTIS
91
Art center in Tuscany. : SIENA
92
Fluid rock. : LAVA
93
Nova ___. : SCOTIA
95
Of a medieval German secret tribunal. : VEHMIC
97
He met a friendly lion in the arena. : ANDROCLES
99
Margarines. : OLEOS
100
Germ-free. : ASEPTIC
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Occurring every third day. : TERTIAN
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___ Carnegie. : DALE
105
Season. : SAVOR
107
Eternities. : EONS
108
Sign. : REGISTER
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Flax refuse: Scot. : PAB
115
Author of "Street Scene." : RICE
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Handle. : ANSA
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Garnish for iced tea. : LEMON
118
High note. : ELA
119
Chill. : AGUE
121
Sparrow's voice. : CHIRP
123
Obscure. : BEFOG
124
¼-ton motor vehicle. : JEEP
125
Of harmony. : TONAL
127
___ Newton. : ISAAC
129
Group that fought for Palestinian independence. : IRGUN
130
Estancia. : RANCH
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Row: Colloq. : RUCTION
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His Eighth Symphony is incomplete. : SCHUBERT
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"Moonlight ___." : SONATA
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Personification of jealousy. : OTHELLO
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Hypocrite. : PHARISEE
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Refugee. : EMIGRE
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Son of Polonius. : LAERTES
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College term. : SEMESTER
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Close again. : RESEAL
Down
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Rich king of Lydia. : CROESUS
2
Magician. : HOUDINI
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Language of modern Scythians. : OSSETIC
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City in Bengal. : PATNA
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Sherbets. : ICES
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Temporary stay. : SOJOURN
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Solar excesses over lunar years. : EPACTS
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Onions. : CEPAS
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Epochal. : ERAL
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Mr. Topping. : DAN
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News article. : ITEM
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Practice of using "we" in opinions. : NOSISM
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A. F. L. president since 1924. : GREEN
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Target of Voice of America. : RUSSIANS
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Outlaws. : BANS
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Yellow fruit. : CITRON
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Arrow poison. : CURARI
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Mexican trees. : AMAPAS
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West Indian snapper. : VORAZ
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Fertile valley in California. : NAPA
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Spanish poet (1283–1350). : RUIZ
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German-type pistol. : LUGER
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Fathom. : PLUMB
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Atlas of the Black Sea. : EUXINE
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Cornice part. : DRIP
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Purple dyestuff. : ORCEIN
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Subject of debate between Stalin and Tito. : LENIN
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He wrote "Hedda Gabler" (1828–1906). : IBSEN
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Gem weight. : CARAT
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Composer of "Piano Concerto for Left Hand." : RAVEL
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Swelling. : TUMESCENT
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Egyptian skink. : ADDA
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He composed "Creation's Hymn." : BEETHOVEN
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Waste rock, in mining. : TEPETATE
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Handel's "Messiah." : ORATORIO
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Dr. Johnson's "Prince of Abyssinia." : RASSELAS
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Tribe of Madagascar. : SAKALAVA
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Provinces of Oriental rulers. : EMIRATES
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Gilbert & Sullivan operetta. : IOLANTHE
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Two continents. : EURASIA
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Desert lands. : SAHARAS
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Proton plus electron. : ATOM
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Dalai ___. : LAMA
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Mr. Slaughter. : ENOS
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Man's name. : NELS
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Narrow fabrics for trimming. : GIMPS
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Undulate: Her. : ONDE
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Governor at Sacramento. : WARREN
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Sorceress in "Orlando Furioso." : ALCINA
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Ruby spinels. : BALAS
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Cabbage-like plants. : COLES
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Hindu guitar. : SITAR
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Man's name. : COLIN
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Of a city. : CIVIC
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Amerinds. : OTOS
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Caribbean trigger-fish. : COCHINOS
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What Asmodeus was. : DEMON
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Excited. : AGOG
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Former Brazilian money. : REIS
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One who disproves. : REFUTER
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Adolescent. : TEENAGE
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She urged Orestes to vengeance. : ELECTRA
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Famous artist (1483–1520). : RAPHAEL
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Eight Boy Scouts. : PATROL
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Haitian animal. : AGOUTA
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U. S. delegate to U. N. Peace Panel. : BUNCHE
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Parisian tough. : APACHE
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He bought Uncle Tom. : LEGREE
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Consumer. : EATER
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Rough files. : RASPS
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French seaport. : BREST
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Elsie ___, star of the 1920's. : JANIS
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Merry song. : LILT
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A division of Albanians in Greece. : CHAM
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Sacred bird. : IBIS
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Where Maria Goretti was canonized. : ROME
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Swedish name. : OLE
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Yorkshire river. : URE
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Weight of India. : SER

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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