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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 1949

11-Down : What the Pharaohs were.

Author:
S. K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 368
Across
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Capital of Java. : BATAVIA
8
Labor leader. : MURRAY
14
Famous farmer. : WALLACE
21
Formerly Asia Minor. : ANATOLIA
23
Stimulate. : AROUSE
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International League baseball team. : ORIOLES
25
Circulating decimal. : REPETEND
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Foreign affairs consultant. : DULLES
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Fortification. : RAMPART
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Honshu Island bay. : ISE
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Trickle out. : EXUDE
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Hank's running mate. : GLEN
32
Place of exile. : ELBA
33
Block. : BAR
34
Hindu guitar. : SITAR
36
Successor. : ENSUER
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Mohammedan judge. : CADI
39
___ Morgana. : FATA
40
British Commander in Chief, 1915. : HAIG
41
Brutus' wife. : PORTIA
43
Mockery. : SHAM
45
Peddled: Scot. : CRAMED
47
Over again. : ANEW
49
Type of alcohol. : AMYL
51
Shoshonean Indians. : UTES
53
Turkish decree. : IRADE
54
What New York City is. : METROPOLIS
58
Evergreen state: Abbr. : WASH
60
Jason's ship. : ARGO
62
Tomahawk. : AXE
63
Plant source of cordage. : SISAL
64
Thicket. : COPSE
65
Grow calm. : QUIESCE
69
Col. Stoopnagle's artistry. : NONSENSE
71
Fabulous bird, symbol of Imperial Japan. : HOWO
72
Ancient Celtic priest. : DRUID
74
Indisposed. : ILL
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Public tranquility. : ORDER
76
Bach's chief instrument. : ORGAN
78
Part of a TV set. : SCREEN
80
River into the Caspian. : URAL
81
Most unusual. : RAREST
83
Chief Justice, 1921-30. : TAFT
84
Stratagem. : TRAP
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Merciless. : SEVERE
87
In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
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Bible of Persia. : AVESTA
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New Hampshire's state flower. : LILAC
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Cambric. : LINEN
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Utmost. : ALL
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Loud sound. : BLAST
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Mead's successor in Congress. : IVES
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Consider independently. : PRESCIND
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Tenants. : LESSEES
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Oldest form of Germanic writing. : RUNES
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Entertain sumptuously. : FEAST
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Card. : ACE
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Handle: French. : ANSE
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Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
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Yankee. : NORTHERNER
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Regal fur. : SABLE
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Weakened: Poet. : SAPT
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Employs. : USES
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Formerly a British Dominion. : EIRE
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Departure. : EGRESS
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To see: Fr. : VOIR
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Temporary lodging for troops. : CASERN
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___ tone. : DIAL
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Former President of Chile. : RIOS
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Nullify. : VOID
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Sloping type. : ITALIC
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Reddish brown color. : HENNA
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Tribe in Luzon. : ATA
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Wooden pins. : PEGS
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___ Eireann. : DAIL
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South American camel-like quadruped. : LLAMA
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Period. : DOT
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Broad bowl for fat burning. : PADELLE
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Photographed. : FILMED
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Capital of South Australia. : ADELAIDE
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Mother of Diana. : LATONA
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White ants. : TERMITES
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Governing bodies. : SENATES
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Where Horta is. : AZORES
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Most closely akin. : NEAREST
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Not well covered. : BARISH
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Abatement of fever. : ANESIA
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Hare-like rodent of South America. : TAPETI
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Consumed. : ATE
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Poll tax payer. : VOTER
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Holly oak. : ILEX
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Aboriginal inhabitant of Japan. : AINU
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Choleric. : MAD
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Smallest South American republic. : URUGUAY
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Musical notes of equal value. : ROLLE
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What the Pharaohs were. : RULERS
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Norse gods. : ASEN
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I do. : YES
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"One ___ or none." : WORLD
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Type of numerals. : ARABIC
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City founded by Pizarro, 1535. : LIMA
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Trim. : LOP
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"24 votes for Underwood." : ALABAMA
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Coated with wax. : CERATED
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Dais. : ESTRADE
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Snake. : ADDER
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Involve. : ENTAIL
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Uncle: Scot. : EAME
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Shirley Temple's married name. : AGAR
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Mr. ___ of Seattle. : SIMS
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Church. : CATHEDRAL
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Danish islands in North Atlantic. : FAROE
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Charlemagne's father. : PEPIN
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Gov. Dewey's birthplace. : OWOSSO
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Bohemian reformer and martyr (1369-1415). : HUSS
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Not pliant. : RIGID
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Head winds. : NOSERS
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Polish city. : LWOW
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Loose-fitting gown. : SAQUE
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Pertaining to a feudal estate. : MANORIAL
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Easily persuaded. : EXORABLE
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Twining leaf stalks. : TENDRILS
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Ophelia's brother. : LAERTES
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Island group in Lake Superior. : APOSTLES
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Remains. : RUINS
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Holds. : CONTAINS
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Marine mammal allied to whale. : SIRENIAN
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Mr. Darrow. : CLARENCE
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Senator from Louisiana. : ELLENDER
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First source. : SEED
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Sword hilt. : HAFT
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Redecorate. : REPAPER
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Mollusk. : GASTROPOD
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Malayan dagger. : CRIS
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Formed from grapes. : UVIC
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"___ of the Vienna Woods." : TALES
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River in Germany. : ELSTER
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Amphorae. : VASES
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New York judge who disappeared, 1933. : CRATER
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Gottwald's predecessor. : BENES
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Veal: French. : VEAU
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Shallow milk tub: Dial. : ESHIN
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___ tax. : SALES
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City in Bohemia. : USTI
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Petrified form. : FOSSIL
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Man's name. : NEAL
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Counsel: Dial. : REDE
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Famous Graeco-Egyptian god. : SERAPIS
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Incite. : AGITATE
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Extend. : BROADEN
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Girl's name. : AVIS
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Triangle with unequal sides and angles. : SCALENE
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Lissome. : SVELTE
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Principal bridge of Venice. : RIALTO
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Brilliant success. : ECLAT
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Compose. : INDITE
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Positive poles. : ANODES
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Current. : LATEST
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Moldings. : OGEES
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Largest of the Lesser Sunda Islands. : TIMOR
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Checker game. : HALMA
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Interweave. : PLAT
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He rounded Cape of Good Hope, 1488. : DIAZ
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Chief Arabian seaport. : ADEN
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Nothing but. : MERE
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Time. : ERA
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Senator Pepper's state: Abbr. : FLA
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"___ Kapital." : DAS
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Symington's branch of service. : AIR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 28 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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