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Arthur Schulman
Arthur Schulman

MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1956

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 664 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Arthur Schulman has 80 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,581
Across
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Fades. : DIMS
5
Roman of Nero's time. : OTHO
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Valuable violin. : STRAD
14
Member of BSA. : SCOUT
19
Mr. Wickfield's clerk. : URIAHHEEP
21
Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
22
Conquistador. : CORTES
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Eleanor Porter heroine. : POLLYANNA
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Father of Hannibal. : HAMILCARBARCA
28
Adjectival suffix. : ENT
29
Woman's title. : MRS
30
Spare. : LEAN
32
Account. : STORY
33
See 23 Down. : HEIR
34
Art city of Italy. : SIENA
36
Reveal. : BETRAY
38
Street urchins. : ARABS
40
John or Jane ___. : DOE
41
Bottles. : VIALS
42
Sweet wine. : MUSCATEL
44
Deserts. : ABANDONS
46
Whirl. : EDDY
47
Satirical weekly. : PUNCH
48
Olive genus. : OLEA
50
TV annoyance. : SNOW
51
Aberdeen's river. : DEE
52
Two-time Nobel Prize winner. : CURIE
53
Ostentatious display. : SPLASH
55
Signs. : TRACES
59
Sargon or Sennacherib. : ASSYRIAN
61
Tribulations. : MISERIES
63
Imp of folklore. : TROLL
64
Greatest. : MOST
65
Thoroughgoing. : SOLID
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Nautical term. : ALEE
68
Disappear. : FADE
69
Proportions. : RATIOS
72
Certain facsimiles: Colloq. : STATS
73
Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
75
___ off. : TEE
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Rome. : ETERNALCITY
78
Artist using dots of color. : POINTILLIST
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Common prefix. : NON
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French delicacy. : SNAILS
82
Military power. : FORCE
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Garments. : WAISTS
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Miscellanea. : ANAS
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Soup-fin shark. : TOPE
87
Irritates: Colloq. : RILES
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The Last Supper. : CENA
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Fraction. : TENTH
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British family of poets. : SITWELLS
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Favorite of Catherine the Great. : POTEMKIN
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Starry. : ASTRAL
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Opera by Verdi. : OTELLO
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Valuable painting. : COROT
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Hoosier humorist. : ADE
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Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
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Final notice. : OBIT
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Thick lump. : CHUNK
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Proceed smoothly. : FLOW
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Untracked. : DERAILED
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Companions of gentlemen. : SCHOLARS
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Young animals. : FOALS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Tobacco: Fr. : TABAC
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Birds. : SERINS
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City of Italy. : PARMA
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___ dish. : SIDE
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Donkey. : BURRO
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Channel. : BAND
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Where Joliet is: Abbr. : ILL
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Legal representative: Abbr. : ATT
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Shortening. : COTTONSEEDOIL
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Place indicator. : LOCALIZER
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Strait between Australia and New Guinea. : TORRES
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Composer of "The Threepenny Opera." : WEILL
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Tie. : EVENSCORE
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Explorer of Greenland. : PEARY
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Quip. : SALLY
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Not well done. : RARE
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Doublet and ___. : HOSE
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Cat's-paw. : DUPE
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Warship. : IRONSIDES
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Victor at Marathon, 490 B. C. : MILTIADES
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Maglie. : SAL
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Author of current best-seller. : OHARA
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High cards, in pinochle. : TENS
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Layer. : HEN
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Show a play of colors. : OPALESCE
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Unproductive region. : SAHARA
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Bryant poem, published 1817. : THANATOPSIS
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Gypsy. : ROM
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Oriental names. : ALIS
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Shape of plane wings. : DELTA
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Ancient Egyptian symbols. : SCARABS
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Follower of Cybele. : CORYBANT
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Planet. : ORB
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Where the Green River flows. : UTAH
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Shipworm. : TEREDO
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Toplady's forte. : HYMNS
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Descendant. : SCION
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Uncas' beloved. : CORA
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Emulate Dürer. : ETCH
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Cathedral town in England. : ELY
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Nobel Prize author. : BUNIN
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Cheered. : YELLED
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Sound of anger. : SNORT
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Rig-___. : VEDA
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Brother-in-law of Napoleon I. : MURAT
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Limerick man. : LEAR
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Grumpy. : DWARF
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Powerful: Arch. : PUISSANT
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Bhutanese, for example. : ASIATICS
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Sings softly. : CROONS
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Covered with sediment. : SILTY
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French girl's name. : HELENE
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Snouted animals. : COATIS
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Goneril's status. : ELDEST
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Falls in frozen rain. : SLEETS
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Giant of Norse myth. : YMIR
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Castle trenches. : MOATS
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Dagger. : STILETTO
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Pacific atoll. : ENIWETOK
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Diva Tebaldi. : RENATA
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Makes up for. : ATONES
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Rent payer. : TENANT
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Conqueror of Hannibal. : SCIPIO
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Bruises. : SORES
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Kite. : ELANET
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Burma's neighbor. : LAOS
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Young chicken: Span. : POLLO
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Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Meet the requirements: Colloq. : FILLTHEBILL
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Furrow. : STRIA
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Historic customs. : RELICS
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Pepper berries. : CORNS
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Disposition. : HABIT
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Woven fabrics. : WEBS
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Streams. : POURS
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Battle Creek's river. : KALAMAZOO
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Devotees. : IDOLATERS
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TV program. : NEWS
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Young Yokum. : LILABNER
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Governor in Frankfurt. : CHANDLER
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Composer of "Iberia." : DEBUSSY
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Slope: Comb. form. : CLIN
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In favor of. : FOR
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Plate. : DISC
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Creator of J. Alfred Prufrock. : ELIOT
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Forage grass. : REDTOP
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Challenge. : DARE
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Viva voce. : ORALLY
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Angel ___. : FALLS
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Bands of men. : CREWS
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Banshee, for example. : PLANE
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Greek music halls. : ODEA
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Cake decorator. : ICER
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Sweet bay. : TREE
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___ et labora. : ORA
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Old master. : OIL
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Eggs. : OVA
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German pronoun. : ICH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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