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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1957

Author: C. Hume Craft
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,910
Across Down
1. No longer seen. : LOST
5. Branch of the military forces. : ARM
8. New growths. : SHOOTS
14. Noun suffix. : ANCY
18. Pangolin. : ANTEATER
20. Wire from aerial to transmitter. : LEADIN
21. Golfer Sam. : SNEAD
22. Unequaled. : PEERLESS
23. Photographic instruments. : ACTINOMETERS
25. Headliner of 1929. : PRESIDENTHCHOOVER
27. Tip. : APEX
28. Scottish writer. : LANG
29. Pa Joad, for one. : OKIE
30. Tarnished. : DIM
33. ___ loss. : ATA
34. Halloos!: Var. : AHEYS
36. Harnesses. : GEARS
39. Proud wife of Amphion. : NIOBE
41. Money in Hungary. : FORINTS
43. Flourishing. : GREEN
44. Server for shish kabobs. : SKEWER
45. Reparation. : AMENDS
46. Stunt man's everyday fare. : PERILS
48. Sarcastic ones. : JEERERS
49. Baseball term. : LINER
50. Quits. : EVENS
51. Stylish: Slang. : TONY
52. Be situated. : LIE
53. Wartime vessel. : LCT
54. Rather. : INSTEAD
57. First Lady's family. : DOUDS
58. Place. : LAY
59. Swimming. : NATANT
60. Garment. : CORSET
61. River of England. : CAM
64. Raked. : ATILT
65. Great composer. : MAESTRO
66. Sponsor of Masters tournament. : PGA
69. Miss. : ERR
70. "Brass." : VIPS
71. Five of trumps. : PEDRO
72. Churls. : BOORS
74. Balky. : RESTIVE
76. Former stage star. : ARLISS
77. Novelist Dos ___. : PASSOS
78. Persuade. : INDUCE
79. Simple Simons. : CLODS
80. Soft pedal. : CELESTE
81. Prize-winning screen star. : SAINT
82. Trees. : PALMS
83. Leafstalks of the artichoke. : CHARD
85. French conjunctions. : ETS
86. Adjective suffix. : EST
87. To dare: Fr. : OSER
89. Menotti's first name. : GIAN
90. Money in Manila. : PESO
92. Olden times. : HORSEANDBUGGYDAYS
98. Mollet's predecessor. : PREMIERFAURE
100. Disneyland attraction. : BOATRIDE
103. Genoese Admiral of 16th cen. : DORIA
104. Taxes, in Erin. : CESSES
105. Withdraws (a rope) from a block: Naut. : UNREEVES
106. Outstrip. : BEST
107. Laboratory liquids. : ESTERS
108. Sound of disapproval. : TSK
109. Overcasts. : SEWS
1. Part of a race. : LAP
2. A certain. : ONE
3. Relative. : STEPPARENT
4. Pomme de ___. : TERRE
5. Dancer Nejla. : ATES
6. Springs back. : RESILES
7. Vinnie in "Life With Father." : MRSDAY
8. Special vocabulary. : SLANG
9. Hundred: Comb. form. : HECT
10. Hippocratic ___. : OATH
11. Of a poem. : ODIC
12. Cheap and flashy. : TINHORN
13. Fanny Brice role. : SNOOKS
14. ___ lucem (just before daybreak): Lat. : ANTE
15. Scapegrace. : NEERDOWELL
16. Coach. : CAR
17. Measures: Abbr. : YDS
19. One-time monarch of an empire. : ALEXANDRINAVICTORIA
21. One of George M. Cohan's hits. : SEVENKEYSTOBALDPATE
24. Pronoun: Fr. : MOI
26. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
27. ___ Age. : ATOMIC
31. Old Spain. : IBERIA
32. Important river of England. : MERSEY
33. Ride for ___ (invite trouble). : AFALL
35. Hills: Abbr. : HTS
36. Bookworm. : GRIND
37. Anguillidae. : EELS
38. Old copper money. : AES
40. Noun suffix. : IER
42. Suffix forming feminine nouns. : INE
43. Spectacular. : GREAT
44. Radioman. : SENDER
46. Corolla parts. : PETALS
47. Contest in a sports program. : EVENT
48. Tilt. : JOUST
51. Certain statues. : TORSOS
55. Descriptive of Belafonte's songs. : NATIVE
56. Mushroom stem. : STIPE
57. Active ones. : DOERS
60. Moslem judges. : CADIS
61. Bright red. : CERISE
62. Theatres-in-the-round. : ARENAS
63. Friend of the Bumsteads. : MRSDITHERS
65. Pinochle plays. : MELDS
66. Case in grammar. : POSSESSIVE
67. Place for a shrine. : GROTTO
68. ___ bridge, Euclid proposition. : ASSES
71. Campus doing. : PROM
73. Like: Suffix. : OSE
75. Large container. : TUN
76. Quite. : ALL
77. Through. : PER
79. Containers for liquids. : CARAFES
80. Bryce, Kings, Walnut, etc. : CANYONS
82. Metropolitan star. : PEERCE
83. Smoke: Slang. : CIG
84. Obsolete firearm. : HAGBUT
88. Southerly direction. : SSE
89. Contestant's last resort. : GUESS
91. ___ Peninsula, So. Australia. : EYRES
93. Neglect. : OMIT
94. Famous cartoonist. : NAST
95. Memorable name in the theatre. : DUSE
96. Folk tale brother. : BRER
97. Baseball captain. : DARK
98. Pedagogue's degree. : PDB
99. Caviar. : ROE
101. Part of U. S. defense: Abbr. : DEW
102. Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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