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The fix was simply to add `-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;`. I already have this rule present, but applied to `html`, so I neglected to think of it. One of the quirks of CSS/rendering engines is that applying a style to the `html` does not apply it all elements on the page.
Thanks to [@skabob11](http://twitter.com/skabob11) on Twitter for the help.