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MEMORY BOOK

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1948

Author:
Louise Rabb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 71
Louise Rabb has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 117-Down has hyphen before "tando," but "rallentando" is one word; left as in original.

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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 348
Across
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One's father: Dial. : OLEMAN
7
Ancient Indian of Yucatan. : MAYA
11
Genus of the bishop's weed. : AMMI
15
Stops. : EMBARS
21
Ancient Italians: Latin. : ROMANI
22
Repute. : ODOR
23
"The Old ___"—Don Marquis. : SOAK
24
___-Sully, famous French actor. : MOUNET
25
"___ Wife," Pulitzer Prize play, 1925. : CRAIGS
26
St. ___, city founded in 1565. : AUGUSTINE
28
President of Bank of U.S., 1822. : BIDDLE
29
Former Czech statesman. : HENLEIN
31
Bloodhounds; detectives: Fr. : LIMIERS
32
Copper kettle. : CALDRON
33
Founder of Troy. : ILUS
34
Chooses. : OPTS
36
He lost to Grant, 1872. : GREELEY
38
Time of day: Comb. form. : HORO
39
Girl's nickname. : DEE
40
Stephen of ___, King of England, 1135–54. : BLOIS
42
Greek letters. : PHIS
43
Frozen regions. : ICELANDS
45
Smoothest. : SILKIEST
47
Fragments. : ORTS
48
Tolerate. : ABIDE
49
The whole. : ENSEMBLE
51
Ethical. : MORAL
53
Affirmed. : SWORE
58
Seventeenth-century Spanish navigator. : TORRES
61
Rested. : ALIT
62
Wanted by the Ancient Mariner. : WATER
64
Danish measure. : ALEN
65
Atop. : UPON
66
Positive electrical terminal. : ANODE
67
He wrote "Things New and Old" at 73. : INGE
68
English navigator with Raleigh (1550–1618). : AMIDAS
70
Drink. : BIB
71
One's bare word: Colloq. : SAYSO
73
Nostril. : NARE
75
Scholars. : SAVANTS
77
Cutter. : SNIPPER
79
The cell plate, in plants. : MIDBODY
82
Continue to exist. : PERSIST
84
Belongs. : INHERES
86
Think: Archaic. : WEEN
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Old stage speech. : ASIDE
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Wall: Fr. : MUR
90
Rosy: Span. : ROSADO
91
Ancient British king. : LEAR
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Mathematical functions. : SINES
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Leander's sweetheart. : HERO
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Seth's 905-year-old son. : ENOS
97
Drinks. : SWIGS
99
Czar, 1530–1584. : IVAN
100
Floor. : STOREY
102
Slaves. : ESNES
104
Father of Ethelred the Unready. : EDGAR
106
One of the oldest cities in the world. : DAMASCUS
108
French city, site of Roman ruins. : ARLES
110
Important days. : EVES
112
"___ there is, there isn't any more." : THATSALL
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Old Noll. : CROMWELL
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Snowshoes. : SKIS
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___ Sforza, elder Italian statesman. : COUNT
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Greek letter fraternity. : SAE
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Ancient in "Othello." : IAGO
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Animal jelly. : GELATIN
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Division. : PART
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Old American publishing company. : GINN
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Chatter. : CLITTER
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Blue flower. : GENTIAN
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Like Old Scratch. : SATANIC
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Heroine of "Ernani." : ELVIRA
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Prime Minister of England at 84. : GLADSTONE
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Interpreter of the Handwriting on the Wall. : DANIEL
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Gadget on a fish pole. : REELER
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Brontë pseudonym. : BELL
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Lump. : CLOD
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Still top conductor at 80. : ARTURO
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Beginnings. : ONSETS
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Boil: Archaic. : STYE
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Oilstone. : HONE
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Soldiers' meals. : MESSES
Down
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Compliments from Winchell. : ORCHIDS
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Rhine maiden. : LORELEI
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Al Smith's middle name. : EMANUEL
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Posts. : MAILS
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Angel: French. : ANGE
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___ prius. : NISI
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Old bird. : MOA
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Grown-ups. : ADULTS
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Ascetics. : YOGIS
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Family of jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Constellation. : ASTERISM
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Watered silks. : MOIRES
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"Mosses From an Old ___"—Hawthorne. : MANSE
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Resident of 60 Morningside Drive. : IKE
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Sheltered. : EMBAYED
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Drudge. : MOIL
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Founder of a religion, sixth century B.C. : BUDDHA
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Men's apartment of a Greek house. : ANDRON
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Domineer anew. : RELORD
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Secretaries. : STENOS
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Spectacle. : SIGHT
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Loop of rope. : NOOSE
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Mlle. Chaminade. : CECILE
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Exploiters of an old shorthand system. : PITMANS
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Honors with wine. : LIBATES
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Twining stem. : BINE
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Shorter. : LESS
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James Stuart, the Old ___ (1688–1766). : PRETENDER
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"___ Miserables." : LES
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Composer of "Old Man River." : KERN
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Odorous. : OLID
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"___, a bone, and a hank of hair." : ARAG
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Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee, 1940–45. : BLOOM
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Had. : OWNED
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Hay wagons. : WAINS
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Bill Thompson's role with Fibber and Mollie. : OLDTIMER
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Free from fear. : REASSURE
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Printing measures. : ENS
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Old boats. : TUBS
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Views. : OPINIONS
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Bill ___, a dancer at 70. : ROBINSON
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Ranted. : RAVED
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Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
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"Old ___." : IRONSIDES
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Old gray ___. : MARE
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Hurried. : SPED
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Old planes. : AEROS
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Honest ___. : ABE
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Object of worship, 3000 B.C. : APIS
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Aspect. : PHASE
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Japanese painter, c. 1650 : IWASA
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French settlement in India. : YANAM
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Old place dug up by Dr. Schliemann. : TROY
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Confederate seized in the Trent affair, 1861. : SLIDELL
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Old man. : SENATOR
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Dakota Indian. : REE
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When old, these are n.g. : EGGS
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Yellow bugles. : IVAS
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"The Wonderful One ___ Shay." : HOSS
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Tony, a coachman of the old school. : WELLER
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Conform to metrical rules. : SCAN
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Arthur Train's old lawyer. : TUTT
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An old saying. : SAW
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Light up. : REKINDLE
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Closes. : SHUTS
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Readjusts. : REGEARS
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Makes wine. : VINTS
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Friend of Caesar (75 B.C.–5 A.D.). : ASINIUS
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Thong: French. : LANIERE
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Ninon de ___, famous for charm in her old age. : LENCLOS
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Author of "De Senectute." : CICERO
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___-tando (slowing): Mus. : RALLEN
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Arches. : OGIVES
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Producing motion. : MOTILE
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Thievish. : STEALY
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Speaker of the House at 75. : CANNON
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Spangle. : AGLET
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Unhappy lover in "Inferno." : PAOLO
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Gloves: Fr. : GANTS
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Hanker. : ITCH
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The First Old Gentleman. : ADAM
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Darnel. : TARE
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He wrote "Back to Methuselah." : GBS
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Dutch city. : EDE

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 53 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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