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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1960

Author:
Tom Mixon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Tom Mixon has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

No author or title on original, but found the same puzzle in a book with this author and title, so added them.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,167
Across
1. "___ and the Paycock." : JUNO
5. Mountain cited by Hamlet. : OSSA
9. Sear. : CHAR
13. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
17. "Hitchy Koo" composer. : COLEPORTER
19. Broadway Cleopatra of 1925. : HELENHAYES
22. Theatrical "baby." : FANNIEBRICE
23. First Pulitzer Prize musical. : OFTHEEISING
25. Design. : IDEA
26. Black: Fr. : NOIR
27. Salamander. : NEWT
29. Once: Archaic. : ERSE
30. Coin of Peru. : SOL
31. Poetic contraction. : TIS
32. Musical numbers: Abbr. : SELS
33. Some actors: Slang. : HAMS
34. Bean: Fr. : FEVE
35. Early church pulpit. : AMBO
36. Opera name. : BORI
37. Hollywood name. : DESI
38. Bastard of ___, "Henry VI," Part 1. : ORLEANS
40. Indian princes. : RAJAHS
43. Pelage. : FUR
44. Fads. : RAGES
46. Cut. : GASHED
50. Eye: Comb. form. : OCULO
51. Dithyramb. : POEM
52. Type of interest: Abbr. : CPD
53. Storeroom. : BUTTERY
54. Best part. : YOLK
55. Actress on a cigar band. : LILLIANRUSSELL
59. Actor Chaney. : LON
60. "Where ___?" : AMI
61. Descend. : SINK
62. Hautboy. : OBOE
63. Knell. : TOLL
64. Admit. : CEDE
65. Role in "Hamlet." : LAERTES
67. Midge. : GNAT
68. Droop. : LOLL
69. Star facets. : PANES
70. Dug. : HOED
71. Part of a Shakespearean title. : CAESERAND
73. Constant. : FIRM
74. Conform. : ADAPT
76. Flatfish. : DAMS
77. Presage. : BODE
78. Exhausted. : RUNDOWN
81. Bore. : TIRE
82. Withered. : SERE
83. Associate. : ALLY
84. Suffuse with genial heat. : BASK
85. Greek letter. : RHO
86. Bobstay or Deadeye. : TAR
87. Lady Peel. : BEATRICELILLIE
90. "His acts being seven ___." : AGES
91. Incipient. : INITIAL
93. Speck. : DOT
94. Type of light. : NEON
95. Odd job. : CHARE
96. Barrack in a garrison town. : CASERN
97. Smallest. : MINIM
99. Dynamite's kin. : TNT
100. Lent. : LOANED
101. Oil-yielding shrubs. : CROTONS
103. Hebrew dray measure. : EPHA
105. Prosodic foot. : IAMB
106. A touch. : DASH
109. Edible shell. : CONE
110. Indian. : CREE
111. Upon. : ONTO
112. Health resort. : SPA
115. Branch of the service: Abbr. : OTC
116. Hollywood name. : LANA
117. Camus title (with "The"). : FALL
118. Twinge. : ACHE
119. Unbend. : THAW
120. Emlyn Williams drama (with "The"). : CORNISGREEN
123. Star of 23 Across. : VICTORMOORE
126. One of Frohman's stars. : MAUDEADAMS
127. Vehicle for 42 Down. : IAMACAMERA
128. Diminish front: Mil. : PLOY
129. Combining form for Mars. : AREO
130. Pung. : SLED
131. In case. : LEST
Down
1. Name in an O'Neill title. : JONES
2. Arm bone. : ULNA
3. Initials on a sheriff's writ, "not found." : NEI
4. Certain poker cards. : OPENERS
5. Species of iris. : ORRIS
6. Fuss. : STIR
7. Short time, for short. : SEC
8. Theatres of a sort. : ARENAS
9. Canines. : CHOWS
10. Raise aloft. : HEFT
11. High: Mus. : ALT
12. Repairs a pump. : REHEELS
13. 1938 vehicle for the Lunts. : THESEAGULL
14. Time between acts. : WAIE
15. Affirmatives. : AYS
16. Earthquake. : SEISM
17. Moslem judge. : CADI
18. Greek coins. : OBOLI
20. Pluck. : NERVE
21. Parvenu's cousin. : SNOB
22. Ready. : FIT
24. Girl's name, for short. : GLO
28. Turkish title. : EMIR
32. London square. : SOHO
33. Namesakes of Leontes' wife. : HERMIONES
34. Half of a famous theatrical duo. : FREDSTONE
35. Helper: Asst. : ASST
36. Thwart. : BALK
37. Action in Act V, "Hamlet." : DUEL
38. Gay-Pay-Oo. : OGPU
39. Countrywide: Abbr. : NATL
40. "The ___ Family." : ROYAL
41. N. M. pueblo near Enchanted Mesa. : ACOMA
42. Star of "The Lark." : JULIEHARRIS
43. People. : FOLK
45. Four roods. : ACRE
47. Heartbreaker of the 1920's. : HELENMORGAN
48. Disintegrate. : ERODE
49. Units of force. : DYNES
51. Trifles. : PINS
53. 1/3 of a Van Druten title. : BELL
55. German song. : LIED
56. Arabian garments. : ABAS
57. Famous person. : NOTEBLE
58. All ___ out. : SOLD
61. Printer's term. : STET
64. Queen or King. : CARD
66. Lanyard. : ROPE
67. Mantle for Shylock. : GAMERDINE
68. "___ Dark." : LADYINTHE
69. Flower. : PINK
71. "The Apple ___." : CART
72. Brioche. : ROLL
73. Anneal. : FUSE
74. Spot for toys, à la Hellman. : ATTIC
75. A Barrymore. : DIANA
76. Pine board. : DEAL
78. Dramatic triumph of 1922. : RAIN
79. The place (of an event). : WHERE
80. Pried. : NOSED
82. See 1 Across. : SEANOCASEY
83. Part of a play. : ACTI
84. Smutch. : BLOT
87. Whirring sound. : BIRR
88. Electrified particles. : IONS
89. Singer Horne. : LENA
90. Gregory Peck role. : AHAB
92. Cal ___. : TECH
95. Popular singer. : COMO
97. Genus of mints. : MONARDA
98. Blackbird. : MERL
100. Sideways. : LATERAL
102. Friendly Islands. : TONGA
104. Skeletal part. : PELVIS
105. ___ signo vinces. : INHOC
106. Disney dwarf. : DOC
107. Bit. : ATOM
108. Bit. : SCRAP
110. Nova Scotian cape. : CANSO
111. Group of eight. : OCTAD
112. Scanty. : SHORT
113. Kind of rubber. : PARA
114. Reverence. : AWE
116. Venetian beach. : LIDO
117. Wife: Law. : FEME
118. Peak. : ACME
119. Digits. : TOES
121. Not any: Law. : NUL
122. Concha. : EAR
124. Adjective suffix. : IAL
125. ___ Butterfly. : MME

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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