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MEMORY LANE

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1976

Author:
Virginia Schneider
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,661
Across
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Misrepresent : BELIE
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Cry of disgust : RATS
10
___ majesty : LESE
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Swanson, Crawford and Hayworth : SADIES
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Wedding words : IWILL
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Con : ANTI
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Monogram unit : INITIAL
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J. Barrymore, March and Tracy : JEKYLLSANDHYDES
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Conn. city : ANSONIA
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Wood nymph: Sp. : OREA
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DeMille specialty : EPIC
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"Two hearts that beat ___" : ASONE
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Raincoat, for short : MAC
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Chang's partner : ENG
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Service initials : USN
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Gilbert, Donat and Jourdan : COUNTSOFMONTECRISTO
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Choose : OPT
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Drug plants : ALOES
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Tribe of Israel : ASHER
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Plant liquid : FATTYOIL
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Celtic god : LER
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At once : THEREUPON
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"___ pass this way again" : ISHALLNOT
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Vivacity : BRIO
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Emphatic pronoun : ITSELF
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Gushed out : SPEWED
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Part of N.B. : BENE
61
Howard, Harvey and Whiting : ROMEOS
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Elec. unit : REL
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Metric units: Abbr. : KIS
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Dietrich and Britt : LOLALOLAS
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Loom part : STOPROD
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H. M. Pulham, e.g. : ESQ
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Prospero's slave : CALIBAN
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Irritable, in Soho : TILTY
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Chaney, Laughton and Quinn : HUNCHBACKSOFNOTREDAME
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Shed ___ : ATEAR
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N. Z. sedges : TOETOES
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City rtes. : AVS
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"Home ___ the heart is" : ISWHERE
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Bara, Colbert, Leigh or Taylor : CLEOPATRA
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Taste : SIP
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May honoree : MOM
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Rue de ___ : LAPAIX
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Gait : STEP
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Pickford, Del Rio or Young : RAMONA
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Quick: Fr. : PRESTE
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E-flat sax : ALTO
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Big-top act : ROPEDANCE
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Guard's hut : SENTRYBOX
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Gift for a blue lady : REDROSES
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Vinegar, old style : EISEL
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Lord's house : MANOR
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___ culpa : MEA
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J. Barrymore & Wolfit; Marsh & Neff : SVENGALISANDTRILBYS
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Protection for 102 Across : NET
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Triumph : WIN
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Exclamation : OUF
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Waves, in Mexico : ONDAS
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French silk : SOIE
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Wash : LAVE
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TV hook-in : ANTENNA
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Lincoln & Weissmuller; Markey & O'Sullivan : TARZANSANDJANES
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Licenses : PERMITS
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Molding : OGEE
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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___-garde : AVANT
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Meal : REPAST
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Licentious : LEWD
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Plant plots : BEDS
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Snide : NASTY
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Wheezy filmhouse name : BIJOU
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Jugs : EWERS
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Compare : LIKEN
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Writer Ehrenburg : ILYA
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Annex : ELL
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L. Barrymore or Purdom : RASPUTIN
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One more time : AGAIN
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Coloring : TINCT
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Turf : SOD
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Waits in ambush : LAYSFOR
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Top a cathedral : ENDOME
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Dictators' helpers : STENOS
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Iron, in Essen : EISEN
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Twin or cat : SIAMESE
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Sweet and Garbo : ANNACHRISTIES
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Circumspect : DISCREET
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Japanese premier : ITO
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Chemical suffixes : EINES
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Hayward or Sanders : SAINT
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___ Maggiore : LAGO
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Stokowski : LEOPOLD
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Non-Hawaiian : HAOLE
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"The Friends of Eddie ___" : COYLE
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Mineo : SAL
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Resort lake : TAHOE
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"Odyssey" beggar : IRUS
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Actress Minnie Maddern : FISKE
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Venomous in nature : ASPISH
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Farnum, Holt and Baxter : THESQUAWMEN
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Marble : TAW
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African dowry : LOBOLA
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"Tiny" actors Kilburn & Beaumont : TIMS
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Warren William & Ricardo Cortez : PERRYMASONS
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Spread : OLEO
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Neighbor of Que. : NFLD
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Purposive : TELIC
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Container: Abbr. : BRL
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Brown kiwi : ROA
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Christ's-thorn : NABK
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High notes : ELAS
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Oyster genus : OSTREA
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Tar-pit site in L. A. : LABREA
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Venezuelan Indian tribe : ONOTO
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Hat or Faithful : OLD
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Harper Valley group : PTA
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Ruggles, Benny and Bolger : CHARLEYSAUNTS
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Extreme : NTH
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Letter : CEE
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Dandies : FOPS
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Orderly : NEAT
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Brown fur : OTTER
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Lethargy : TORPOR
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Exhibit : EVINCE
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Prophesies, in Glasgow : SPAES
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Little terrors : IMPS
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Peeved : SORE
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Metal residue : CALX
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Plastered : LIT
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Outer: Prefix : EXO
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Phila. suburb : PAOLI
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Like a vireo : REDEYED
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Neighborhoods: Sp. : ADRAS
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Chinese leader : MAO
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British gun : STEN
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Mollusk genus : TRIGONIA
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Manitoba range : PEMBINAS
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Irish city : BELFAST
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Not confused : UNDAZED
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Slip : ERR
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Make do : MANAGE
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Merry one : ANDREW
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Trade : SWAP
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Mechanical pea picker : VINER
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Mexican liquor : SOTOL
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Progeny : ISSUE
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"___ behold" : LOAND
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Anna Sten and Martine Carol : NANAS
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Happening : EVENT
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Irascible : TESTY
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Etna output : LAVA
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Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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U. S. agency : NLB
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Month: Abbr. : JAN

Answer summary: 30 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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