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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 1949

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
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 368
Across
1. Capital of Java. : BATAVIA
8. Labor leader. : MURRAY
14. Famous farmer. : WALLACE
21. Formerly Asia Minor. : ANATOLIA
23. Stimulate. : AROUSE
24. International League baseball team. : ORIOLES
25. Circulating decimal. : REPETEND
26. Foreign affairs consultant. : DULLES
27. Fortification. : RAMPART
28. Honshu Island bay. : ISE
29. Trickle out. : EXUDE
31. Hank's running mate. : GLEN
32. Place of exile. : ELBA
33. Block. : BAR
34. Hindu guitar. : SITAR
36. Successor. : ENSUER
38. 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
75. 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
85. Merciless. : SEVERE
87. In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
88. Bible of Persia. : AVESTA
90. New Hampshire's state flower. : LILAC
92. Cambric. : LINEN
93. Utmost. : ALL
94. Loud sound. : BLAST
95. Mead's successor in Congress. : IVES
97. Consider independently. : PRESCIND
99. Tenants. : LESSEES
101. Oldest form of Germanic writing. : RUNES
103. Entertain sumptuously. : FEAST
104. Card. : ACE
105. Handle: French. : ANSE
106. Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
107. Yankee. : NORTHERNER
109. Regal fur. : SABLE
112. Weakened: Poet. : SAPT
114. Employs. : USES
116. Formerly a British Dominion. : EIRE
117. Departure. : EGRESS
119. To see: Fr. : VOIR
121. Temporary lodging for troops. : CASERN
123. ___ tone. : DIAL
127. Former President of Chile. : RIOS
128. Nullify. : VOID
130. Sloping type. : ITALIC
132. Reddish brown color. : HENNA
133. Tribe in Luzon. : ATA
134. Wooden pins. : PEGS
135. ___ Eireann. : DAIL
136. South American camel-like quadruped. : LLAMA
139. Period. : DOT
140. Broad bowl for fat burning. : PADELLE
142. Photographed. : FILMED
144. Capital of South Australia. : ADELAIDE
146. Repeat. : ITERATE
147. Mother of Diana. : LATONA
148. White ants. : TERMITES
149. Governing bodies. : SENATES
150. Where Horta is. : AZORES
151. Most closely akin. : NEAREST
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1. Not well covered. : BARISH
2. Abatement of fever. : ANESIA
3. Hare-like rodent of South America. : TAPETI
4. Consumed. : ATE
5. Poll tax payer. : VOTER
6. Holly oak. : ILEX
7. Aboriginal inhabitant of Japan. : AINU
8. Choleric. : MAD
9. Smallest South American republic. : URUGUAY
10. Musical notes of equal value. : ROLLE
11. What the Pharaohs were. : RULERS
12. Norse gods. : ASEN
13. I do. : YES
14. "One ___ or none." : WORLD
15. Type of numerals. : ARABIC
16. City founded by Pizarro, 1535. : LIMA
17. Trim. : LOP
18. "24 votes for Underwood." : ALABAMA
19. Coated with wax. : CERATED
20. Dais. : ESTRADE
22. Snake. : ADDER
30. Involve. : ENTAIL
32. Uncle: Scot. : EAME
35. Shirley Temple's married name. : AGAR
37. Mr. ___ of Seattle. : SIMS
38. Church. : CATHEDRAL
39. Danish islands in North Atlantic. : FAROE
41. Charlemagne's father. : PEPIN
42. Gov. Dewey's birthplace. : OWOSSO
44. Bohemian reformer and martyr (1369–1415). : HUSS
46. Not pliant. : RIGID
48. Head winds. : NOSERS
50. Polish city. : LWOW
52. Loose-fitting gown. : SAQUE
54. Pertaining to a feudal estate. : MANORIAL
55. Easily persuaded. : EXORABLE
56. Twining leaf stalks. : TENDRILS
57. Ophelia's brother. : LAERTES
59. Island group in Lake Superior. : APOSTLES
61. Remains. : RUINS
64. Holds. : CONTAINS
66. Marine mammal allied to whale. : SIRENIAN
67. Mr. Darrow. : CLARENCE
68. Senator from Louisiana. : ELLENDER
70. First source. : SEED
71. Sword hilt. : HAFT
73. Redecorate. : REPAPER
77. Mollusk. : GASTROPOD
79. Malayan dagger. : CRIS
80. Formed from grapes. : UVIC
82. "___ of the Vienna Woods." : TALES
86. River in Germany. : ELSTER
89. Amphorae. : VASES
91. New York judge who disappeared, 1933. : CRATER
94. Gottwald's predecessor. : BENES
96. Veal: French. : VEAU
98. Shallow milk tub: Dial. : ESHIN
100. ___ tax. : SALES
102. City in Bohemia. : USTI
103. Petrified form. : FOSSIL
107. Man's name. : NEAL
108. Counsel: Dial. : REDE
109. Famous Graeco-Egyptian god. : SERAPIS
110. Incite. : AGITATE
111. Extend. : BROADEN
113. Girl's name. : AVIS
115. Triangle with unequal sides and angles. : SCALENE
118. Lissome. : SVELTE
120. Principal bridge of Venice. : RIALTO
122. Brilliant success. : ECLAT
124. Compose. : INDITE
125. Positive poles. : ANODES
126. Current. : LATEST
129. Moldings. : OGEES
131. Largest of the Lesser Sunda Islands. : TIMOR
132. Checker game. : HALMA
134. Interweave. : PLAT
135. He rounded Cape of Good Hope, 1488. : DIAZ
137. Chief Arabian seaport. : ADEN
138. Nothing but. : MERE
141. Time. : ERA
142. Senator Pepper's state: Abbr. : FLA
143. "___ Kapital." : DAS
145. 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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