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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
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Kind of squash. : HUBBARD
8
Girl in a song. : JUANITA
15
Piece of music. : MARCH
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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
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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
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Agents. : PROCTORS
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Storm. : RAGE
94
Lower. : NETHER
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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
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Began (with "on"). : ENTERED
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White. : SNOWY
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Speech defect. : STUTTER
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Food fish. : SEABASS
Down
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Covered market, in France. : HALLE
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Curved fence bar. : URAIL
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Tendencies. : BENTS
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Lump, as of clay. : BAT
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Daunts. : AWES
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Excellent. : RARE
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Blow up. : DYNAMITE
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Author of "The Monkey's Paw." : JACOBS
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Excessive interest. : USURY
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Cashew. : NUT
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Think of it! : IMAGINE
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Regions. : TERRAINS
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Loving. : ARDENT
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Vigorous. : MALE
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Stir. : ADO
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Unruly. : RESTIVE
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Separates. : CLEAVES
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Composer of "Babes in Toyland." : HERBERT
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Chimney ___. : POTS
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Simple Simon, et al. : BOOBIES
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Sincere. : EARNEST
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___ face. : POKER
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Son of Beeri. : HOSEA
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William ___ Howells. : DEAN
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Pals. : MATES
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City in plain of Shinar. : BABEL
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Dwells. : RESIDES
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Simon Legree's slave. : EMELINE
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Loftiest. : TALLEST
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Goods. : WARES
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Estate. : ACRES
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Figaro. : BARBER
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Call up. : PHONE
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He would a-wooing go. : FROG
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Kitchen appurtenance. : SPIDER
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Order of nuns. : LORETTO
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Architect. : DRAFTER
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Relatives of pointers. : SETTERS
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Commercial center of Japan. : OSAKA
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Beggars' garb. : RAGS
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Polished. : SUAVE
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Jewish service. : SEDER
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Colonist. : PLANTER
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Ology. : SCIENCE
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High rank. : HONOR
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Trail. : SPOOR
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Bundled. : BALED
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___ de ville. : HOTEL
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Salt ___. : LICK
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Believer in realism. : NATURIST
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Nut candies. : PRALINES
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Certain ships. : TRADERS
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River in New Jersey. : RARITAN
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Fast, in music. : AGITATO
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City on Min River. : CHENGTU
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Interweave. : PLAT
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Obliterates. : ERASES
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Powerful ruler. : CAESAR
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Fair lady. : BELLE
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Between two ___. : FIRES
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Insect eaters. : TOADS
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Dutch painter. : LELY
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It's in the house that Jack built. : MALT
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Infield, outfield and battery. : NINE
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Nurse shark. : GATA
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Row of benches. : PEW
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Trawl. : NET
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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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