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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Aug 03, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across
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Overworking Bartók without much excitement (10) : BELABORING
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Brass horn returned for neighbor (4) : ABUT
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Made music with young ladies in shades (10) : SUNGLASSES
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Boom box (4) : SPAR
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Bugle tune in conflict recalled (4) : TAPS
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Inaugurate improvisational new airs (5,2) : SWEARIN
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Harmonize with note in long interval (5) : AGREE
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Beautiful lady tried a hop when dancing (9) : APHRODITE
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Change around tempo for instrument in a cabin (9) : ALTIMETER
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Bandleader Artie at 50, in a wrap (5) : SHAWL
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Knocks out of a chair as tune's playing (7) : UNSEATS
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Gem penned by Hopalong (4) : OPAL
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Digs lowered note (4) : FLAT
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The piano is adjusted for some Africans (10) : ETHIOPIANS
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King Cole keeps end of tune cool (4) : NEAT
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A Bob Marley feature fails to reach a consensus about reggae's origin (10) : DREADLOCKS
Down
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Fisher's prize four-string (4) : BASS
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Sequence of notes in violin excerpt (4) : LINE
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Something sharp about Jolson's piano piece (7) : BALLADE
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Defiant "sista" in Broadway hit (9) : RESISTANT
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Coward's Christmas songs (5) : NOELS
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Bar pianist clobbered from two sides? (10) : BIPARTISAN
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Sailor, soldier and Miss Fitzgerald dance (10) : TARANTELLA
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Idol in the woman's round (4) : HERO
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Urchin's error in pursuing Indian music (10) : RAGAMUFFIN
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Slovakian city is involved in punk rock (10) : BRATISLAVA
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Laugh at Seles's little instrument (9) : HARMONICA
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N.Y. Opera house admits a ham? (4) : MEAT
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Sell cap off instrument that's sharp (7) : SCALPEL
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Celeb carrying one stringed instrument (5) : SITAR
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Soft rock in heavy-metal concert (4) : TALC
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"Hee Haw" producer has 1,000 questions (4) : ASKS
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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