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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1957

51-Down : Certain statues.

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
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,910
Across
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No longer seen. : LOST
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Branch of the military forces. : ARM
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New growths. : SHOOTS
14
Noun suffix. : ANCY
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Pangolin. : ANTEATER
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Wire from aerial to transmitter. : LEADIN
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Golfer Sam. : SNEAD
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Unequaled. : PEERLESS
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Photographic instruments. : ACTINOMETERS
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Headliner of 1929. : PRESIDENTHCHOOVER
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Tip. : APEX
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Scottish writer. : LANG
29
Pa Joad, for one. : OKIE
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Tarnished. : DIM
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___ loss. : ATA
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Halloos!: Var. : AHEYS
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Harnesses. : GEARS
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Proud wife of Amphion. : NIOBE
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Money in Hungary. : FORINTS
43
Flourishing. : GREEN
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Server for shish kabobs. : SKEWER
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Reparation. : AMENDS
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Stunt man's everyday fare. : PERILS
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Sarcastic ones. : JEERERS
49
Baseball term. : LINER
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Quits. : EVENS
51
Stylish: Slang. : TONY
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Be situated. : LIE
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Wartime vessel. : LCT
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Rather. : INSTEAD
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First Lady's family. : DOUDS
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Place. : LAY
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Swimming. : NATANT
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Garment. : CORSET
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River of England. : CAM
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Raked. : ATILT
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Great composer. : MAESTRO
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Sponsor of Masters tournament. : PGA
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Miss. : ERR
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"Brass." : VIPS
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Five of trumps. : PEDRO
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Churls. : BOORS
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Balky. : RESTIVE
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Former stage star. : ARLISS
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Novelist Dos ___. : PASSOS
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Persuade. : INDUCE
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Simple Simons. : CLODS
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Soft pedal. : CELESTE
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Prize-winning screen star. : SAINT
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Trees. : PALMS
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Leafstalks of the artichoke. : CHARD
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French conjunctions. : ETS
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Adjective suffix. : EST
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To dare: Fr. : OSER
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Menotti's first name. : GIAN
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Money in Manila. : PESO
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Olden times. : HORSEANDBUGGYDAYS
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Mollet's predecessor. : PREMIERFAURE
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Disneyland attraction. : BOATRIDE
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Genoese Admiral of 16th cen. : DORIA
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Taxes, in Erin. : CESSES
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Withdraws (a rope) from a block: Naut. : UNREEVES
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Outstrip. : BEST
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Laboratory liquids. : ESTERS
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Sound of disapproval. : TSK
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Overcasts. : SEWS
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Part of a race. : LAP
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A certain. : ONE
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Relative. : STEPPARENT
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Pomme de ___. : TERRE
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Dancer Nejla. : ATES
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Springs back. : RESILES
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Vinnie in "Life With Father." : MRSDAY
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Special vocabulary. : SLANG
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Hundred: Comb. form. : HECT
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Hippocratic ___. : OATH
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Of a poem. : ODIC
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Cheap and flashy. : TINHORN
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Fanny Brice role. : SNOOKS
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___ lucem (just before daybreak): Lat. : ANTE
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Scapegrace. : NEERDOWELL
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Coach. : CAR
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Measures: Abbr. : YDS
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One-time monarch of an empire. : ALEXANDRINAVICTORIA
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One of George M. Cohan's hits. : SEVENKEYSTOBALDPATE
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Pronoun: Fr. : MOI
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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___ Age. : ATOMIC
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Old Spain. : IBERIA
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Important river of England. : MERSEY
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Ride for ___ (invite trouble). : AFALL
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Hills: Abbr. : HTS
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Bookworm. : GRIND
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Anguillidae. : EELS
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Old copper money. : AES
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Noun suffix. : IER
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Suffix forming feminine nouns. : INE
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Spectacular. : GREAT
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Radioman. : SENDER
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Corolla parts. : PETALS
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Contest in a sports program. : EVENT
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Tilt. : JOUST
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Certain statues. : TORSOS
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Descriptive of Belafonte's songs. : NATIVE
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Mushroom stem. : STIPE
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Active ones. : DOERS
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Moslem judges. : CADIS
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Bright red. : CERISE
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Theatres-in-the-round. : ARENAS
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Friend of the Bumsteads. : MRSDITHERS
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Pinochle plays. : MELDS
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Case in grammar. : POSSESSIVE
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Place for a shrine. : GROTTO
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___ bridge, Euclid proposition. : ASSES
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Campus doing. : PROM
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Like: Suffix. : OSE
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Large container. : TUN
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Quite. : ALL
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Through. : PER
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Containers for liquids. : CARAFES
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Bryce, Kings, Walnut, etc. : CANYONS
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Metropolitan star. : PEERCE
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Smoke: Slang. : CIG
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Obsolete firearm. : HAGBUT
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Southerly direction. : SSE
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Contestant's last resort. : GUESS
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___ Peninsula, So. Australia. : EYRES
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Famous cartoonist. : NAST
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Memorable name in the theatre. : DUSE
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Folk tale brother. : BRER
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Baseball captain. : DARK
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Pedagogue's degree. : PDB
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Caviar. : ROE
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Part of U. S. defense: Abbr. : DEW
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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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