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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1954

Author: Marion Moeser
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22 Grid is asymmetric.
Marion Moeser has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,671
Across Down
1. Resort on Isle of Wight. : COWES
6. Fellow. : CHAP
10. Where Durban is. : NATAL
15. Supports. : BEAMS
20. Before: Fr. : AVANT
21. Vivacity. : LIFE
22. Song heroine. : IRENE
23. Former chief of A. A. F. : ARNOLD
25. He said, "Little strokes fell great oaks." : BENJAMINFRANKLIN
28. Creative Californian. : DISNEY
29. Prospero's brother. : ANTONIO
30. Heaters. : ETNAS
31. Plains vehicle. : STAGE
33. Verb suffix. : IZE
34. Crete's high point. : IDA
35. Reads. : SCANS
36. Le Havre's river. : SEINE
37. Alpha Tauri. : STAR
38. Road aids. : SIGNS
41. Courtyard. : PATIO
42. Kind of wheat. : SPELT
43. Chess pieces. : ROOKS
44. Picnic drinks. : ADES
45. U. S. envoy in India. : ALLEN
46. Foremen. : HEADS
47. Weehawken duelist, 1804. : BURR
48. Constellation. : LEO
49. Noun suffix. : URE
50. Pour off. : DECANT
52. Kemal Ataturk. : MUSTAFA
55. Old salt. : TAR
56. Creator of Ferdinand. : LEAF
58. Stitches. : DARNS
59. Kingdoms. : DEMESNES
60. River into Lake Ontario. : GENESEE
63. Miss West. : MAE
64. Oozes. : SEEPS
65. Insecticide. : DDT
66. General usage. : PREVALENCE
69. Hauled down, as sails. : STRUCK
71. Melville novel. : OMOO
72. Fan's bonanza. : HOMER
73. Prairie wagon. : CONESTOGA
75. Nobel Prize physicist, 1943. : STERN
76. "___ later than you think." : ITIS
77. Old woman. : BELDAM
78. American songstress. : KAYSTARR
81. Resin. : LAC
82. ___ Khan, Mowgli's foe. : SHERE
84. Abode: Abbr. : RES
86. Blushed anew. : RECOLORED
89. Ethyl alcohols. : ETHANOLS
91. ___ circle. : INNER
93. Varnish. : DOPE
94. A Gershwin. : IRA
95. New York is one. : SEAPORT
96. Bette Davis film (with "The"). : LETTER
98. The "Constitution." : USS
99. Grooms. : MEN
100. Greek god. : EROS
101. Wrong. : AMISS
103. Type of officer. : PETTY
105. Invented. : MADE
106. Apportioned. : DOLED
108. Far Northerner. : ALEUT
109. Accented syllable. : ARSIS
110. Measures of length, 30 in. : PACES
111. Grampuses. : ORCS
112. Hecuba's spouse. : PRIAM
113. Run down. : SLOPE
114. Sound of cheer. : RAH
115. Life history: Colloq. : BIO
116. Song of joy. : PAEAN
117. A well-known "Ike." : ALIBI
118. Victorian accessory. : PARASOL
122. Gaze on. : BEHOLD
124. Jefferson or Seward. : SECRETARYOFSTATE
127. Common ship in 1850. : SLAVER
128. Albanian dictator, 1914. : ESSAD
129. Product of India. : TEAK
130. Dave Garroway, for instance. : EMCEE
131. Sarcastic: Slang. : SNIDE
132. Laertes does this. : STABS
133. Make out. : ESPY
134. Port on Cape Verde. : DAKAR
1. Workbasket. : CABA
2. Dutch ___. : OVEN
3. Shortage. : WANT
4. Bars. : ENJOINS
5. Booths. : STANDS
6. Her symbol is a scroll. : CLIO
7. Hebrew measure. : HIN
8. Insincere. : AFFECTED
9. Referred to. : PERTAINED
10. Girls: Sp. : NINAS
11. River homes. : ARKS
12. Message: Abbr. : TEL
13. Herb product. : ANISEED
14. Soup makings. : LENTILS
15. Sheriff's star. : BADGE
16. Cleveland's view. : ERIE
17. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
18. Two gallant battlers. : MONITORANDMERRIMAC
19. "My Three Angels" star. : SLEZAK
24. Tinters. : DYERS
26. My: Span. : MIA
27. ___ Domini. : ANNO
32. Wood dweller. : ANT
35. Ditto 22 Across. : SAL
36. Tiffs. : SPATS
37. Separates. : SORTS
38. Arizona river. : SALT
39. Reflection. : IDEA
40. Yankee Doodle, personified. : GEORGEMICHAELCOHAN
41. Crosby hit. : PLEASE
42. Early moviemaker. : SENNETT
43. Tricks. : RUSES
45. Dazed: Poet. : AREEL
46. Causes of "headaches." : HARASSMENTS
47. Road sign. : BUMP
49. Of an arm-bone. : ULNAR
51. Rotating piece. : CAM
52. Earth inheritors. : MEEK
53. Russian Czar: Var. : FEDOR
54. Nobel Prize chemist, 1922. : ASTON
57. Dumas characters. : FENCERS
59. Spoiled. : DECAYED
61. Holiday nights. : EVES
62. School: Fr. : ECOLE
64. Mr. Robinson. : SUGAR
66. Lovers of: Comb. form. : PHILES
67. Spin. : ROTATE
68. Finish. : END
70. Asiatic ally. : ROK
71. Another: Sp. : OTRO
74. Not playful. : EARNEST
75. Transactions. : SALES
77. Badge of a champion. : BELT
79. Cubs and Eagles. : SCOUTS
80. Popular character in 1852 novel. : TOPSY
82. Headwear. : SNOOD
83. ___ de combat. : HORS
85. Stubborn. : SET
87. Conductor at the Met. : EREDE
88. Elsinore residents. : DANES
90. After: Fr. : APRES
91. Pelvic bone. : ILIUM
92. Scoundrel. : REPROBATE
97. Breathes. : RESPIRES
101. Disguises. : ALIASES
102. Most miserly. : MEANEST
104. Ascot. : TIE
105. Wise and holy one. : MAHATMA
106. ___ Ferry, N.Y. : DOBBS
107. Bay windows. : ORIELS
108. Common verb. : ARE
109. Landed. : ALIT
110. Did a grammar lesson. : PARSED
112. Army preacher. : PADRE
113. Pungs. : SLEDS
114. England's pride. : RAF
116. Begged. : PLED
117. Middle Easterner. : ARAB
118. Slow. : POKY
119. Dry white wine. : SACK
120. Great Barrier Reef. : OTEA
121. Look of ill will. : LEER
123. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
125. Jeff Davis' territory. : CSA
126. Island where stone money is used. : YAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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