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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, January 27, 1957

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,770
Across
1. Kind of squash. : HUBBARD
8. Girl in a song. : JUANITA
15. Piece of music. : MARCH
20. Sunken court. : AREAWAY
21. Surmiser. : ASSUMER
22. French girl's name. : ADELE
23. Magic ___. : LANTERN
24. Dessert. : CUSTARD
25. Little Bo-Peep, for one. : LOSER
26. Burning. : LIT
27. Mobile, for example. : SEAPORT
29. Water bird. : GREBE
31. Filing card projection. : TAB
32. Besides. : ELSE
34. Whale called Dick. : MOBY
35. Upright. : PIANO
36. Crowd of busy people. : HIVE
37. Receives. : ADMITS
40. Marine fish. : BONITO
41. During. : OVER
42. Ivory towers. : RETREATS
45. Rouse. : WAKEN
46. Lowest. : BASEST
48. Emerge. : EMANATE
49. Paul Bunyan's pet blue ox. : BABE
50. Pepper. : SPICE
52. Endymion's beloved. : SELENE
53. Travelers. : FARERS
55. Ushers in. : HERALDS
59. Misfortunes. : ILLS
60. Reddish-brown. : SORREL
62. Ordinary talk. : PROSE
64. Fluorite. : ORE
65. Hollywood fads. : DIETS
67. Weeps. : SOBS
68. City in China. : SIAN
69. He ate no fat. : SPRAT
71. He's called "mister": Abbr. : ENS
72. Treatment. : USAGE
74. Privet borders. : HEDGES
76. Sinistral. : LEFT
77. Reverse. : SETBACK
79. Island S. W. of Turkey. : RHODES
81. River in Nebraska. : PLATTE
83. Of the birds. : AVIAN
85. Unique thing: Slang. : ONER
86. Blackboard adjunct. : POINTER
87. "Rose of ___." : TRALEE
90. Player. : ACTOR
92. Agents. : PROCTORS
93. Storm. : RAGE
94. Lower. : NETHER
96. A founder of Rhode Island. : CLARKE
97. Waterless. : ARID
98. Inhuman. : CRUEL
99. Graven image. : BAAL
100. Float. : RAFT
104. On ___ (it is said): Fr. : DIT
105. Fix in mind. : LEARN
106. Event on the way to St. Ives. : MEETING
109. Port for a cruise ship. : RIO
110. Stockade. : ETAPE
112. Weather flags. : SIGNALS
114. Falls. : NIAGARA
116. Burrowing animal. : RATEL
117. Pip's sweetheart. : ESTELLA
118. Began (with "on"). : ENTERED
119. White. : SNOWY
120. Speech defect. : STUTTER
121. Food fish. : SEABASS
Down
1. Covered market, in France. : HALLE
2. Curved fence bar. : URAIL
3. Tendencies. : BENTS
4. Lump, as of clay. : BAT
5. Daunts. : AWES
6. Excellent. : RARE
7. Blow up. : DYNAMITE
8. Author of "The Monkey's Paw." : JACOBS
9. Excessive interest. : USURY
10. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
11. Cashew. : NUT
12. Think of it! : IMAGINE
13. Regions. : TERRAINS
14. Loving. : ARDENT
15. Vigorous. : MALE
16. Stir. : ADO
17. Unruly. : RESTIVE
18. Separates. : CLEAVES
19. Composer of "Babes in Toyland." : HERBERT
28. Chimney ___. : POTS
30. Simple Simon, et al. : BOOBIES
33. Sincere. : EARNEST
35. ___ face. : POKER
36. Son of Beeri. : HOSEA
38. William ___ Howells. : DEAN
39. Pals. : MATES
40. City in plain of Shinar. : BABEL
42. Dwells. : RESIDES
43. Simon Legree's slave. : EMELINE
44. Loftiest. : TALLEST
45. Goods. : WARES
47. Estate. : ACRES
49. Figaro. : BARBER
51. Call up. : PHONE
53. He would a-wooing go. : FROG
54. Kitchen appurtenance. : SPIDER
56. Order of nuns. : LORETTO
57. Architect. : DRAFTER
58. Relatives of pointers. : SETTERS
61. Commercial center of Japan. : OSAKA
63. Beggars' garb. : RAGS
66. Polished. : SUAVE
68. Jewish service. : SEDER
70. Colonist. : PLANTER
73. Ology. : SCIENCE
74. High rank. : HONOR
75. Trail. : SPOOR
78. Bundled. : BALED
80. ___ de ville. : HOTEL
82. Salt ___. : LICK
84. Believer in realism. : NATURIST
86. Nut candies. : PRALINES
87. Certain ships. : TRADERS
88. River in New Jersey. : RARITAN
89. Fast, in music. : AGITATO
91. City on Min River. : CHENGTU
92. Interweave. : PLAT
95. Obliterates. : ERASES
96. Powerful ruler. : CAESAR
99. Fair lady. : BELLE
101. Macaw. : ARARA
102. Between two ___. : FIRES
103. Insect eaters. : TOADS
105. Dutch painter. : LELY
106. It's in the house that Jack built. : MALT
107. Infield, outfield and battery. : NINE
108. Nurse shark. : GATA
111. Row of benches. : PEW
113. Trawl. : NET
115. Father of Osiris. : GEB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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