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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
1. Fades. : DIMS
5. Roman of Nero's time. : OTHO
9. Valuable violin. : STRAD
14. Member of BSA. : SCOUT
19. Mr. Wickfield's clerk. : URIAHHEEP
21. Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
22. Conquistador. : CORTES
24. Eleanor Porter heroine. : POLLYANNA
25. 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
66. Nautical term. : ALEE
68. Disappear. : FADE
69. Proportions. : RATIOS
72. Certain facsimiles: Colloq. : STATS
73. Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
75. ___ off. : TEE
76. Rome. : ETERNALCITY
78. Artist using dots of color. : POINTILLIST
80. Common prefix. : NON
81. French delicacy. : SNAILS
82. Military power. : FORCE
83. Garments. : WAISTS
84. Miscellanea. : ANAS
86. Soup-fin shark. : TOPE
87. Irritates: Colloq. : RILES
88. The Last Supper. : CENA
89. Fraction. : TENTH
91. British family of poets. : SITWELLS
93. Favorite of Catherine the Great. : POTEMKIN
97. Starry. : ASTRAL
99. Opera by Verdi. : OTELLO
100. Valuable painting. : COROT
101. Hoosier humorist. : ADE
102. Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
104. Final notice. : OBIT
105. Thick lump. : CHUNK
106. Proceed smoothly. : FLOW
107. Untracked. : DERAILED
111. Companions of gentlemen. : SCHOLARS
113. Young animals. : FOALS
114. ___ de France. : ILE
115. Tobacco: Fr. : TABAC
117. Birds. : SERINS
118. City of Italy. : PARMA
119. ___ dish. : SIDE
121. Donkey. : BURRO
123. Channel. : BAND
124. Where Joliet is: Abbr. : ILL
125. Legal representative: Abbr. : ATT
127. Shortening. : COTTONSEEDOIL
130. Place indicator. : LOCALIZER
133. Strait between Australia and New Guinea. : TORRES
134. Composer of "The Threepenny Opera." : WEILL
135. Tie. : EVENSCORE
136. Explorer of Greenland. : PEARY
137. Quip. : SALLY
138. Not well done. : RARE
139. Doublet and ___. : HOSE
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1. Cat's-paw. : DUPE
2. Warship. : IRONSIDES
3. Victor at Marathon, 490 B. C. : MILTIADES
4. Maglie. : SAL
5. Author of current best-seller. : OHARA
6. High cards, in pinochle. : TENS
7. Layer. : HEN
8. Show a play of colors. : OPALESCE
9. Unproductive region. : SAHARA
10. Bryant poem, published 1817. : THANATOPSIS
11. Gypsy. : ROM
12. Oriental names. : ALIS
13. Shape of plane wings. : DELTA
14. Ancient Egyptian symbols. : SCARABS
15. Follower of Cybele. : CORYBANT
16. Planet. : ORB
17. Where the Green River flows. : UTAH
18. Shipworm. : TEREDO
20. Toplady's forte. : HYMNS
23. Descendant. : SCION
26. Uncas' beloved. : CORA
27. Son of Zeus. : ARES
31. Emulate Dürer. : ETCH
35. Cathedral town in England. : ELY
36. Nobel Prize author. : BUNIN
37. Cheered. : YELLED
39. Sound of anger. : SNORT
41. Rig-___. : VEDA
42. Brother-in-law of Napoleon I. : MURAT
43. Limerick man. : LEAR
45. Grumpy. : DWARF
47. Powerful: Arch. : PUISSANT
49. Bhutanese, for example. : ASIATICS
52. Sings softly. : CROONS
53. Covered with sediment. : SILTY
54. French girl's name. : HELENE
56. Snouted animals. : COATIS
57. Goneril's status. : ELDEST
58. Falls in frozen rain. : SLEETS
60. Giant of Norse myth. : YMIR
61. Castle trenches. : MOATS
62. Spanish muralist. : SERT
65. Dagger. : STILETTO
67. Pacific atoll. : ENIWETOK
69. Diva Tebaldi. : RENATA
70. Makes up for. : ATONES
71. Rent payer. : TENANT
72. Conqueror of Hannibal. : SCIPIO
73. Bruises. : SORES
74. Kite. : ELANET
77. Burma's neighbor. : LAOS
78. Young chicken: Span. : POLLO
79. Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
82. Meet the requirements: Colloq. : FILLTHEBILL
85. Furrow. : STRIA
87. Historic customs. : RELICS
88. Pepper berries. : CORNS
90. Disposition. : HABIT
92. Woven fabrics. : WEBS
93. Streams. : POURS
94. Battle Creek's river. : KALAMAZOO
95. Devotees. : IDOLATERS
96. TV program. : NEWS
98. Young Yokum. : LILABNER
100. Governor in Frankfurt. : CHANDLER
103. Composer of "Iberia." : DEBUSSY
105. Slope: Comb. form. : CLIN
106. In favor of. : FOR
107. Plate. : DISC
108. Creator of J. Alfred Prufrock. : ELIOT
109. Forage grass. : REDTOP
110. Challenge. : DARE
112. Viva voce. : ORALLY
113. Angel ___. : FALLS
116. Bands of men. : CREWS
118. Banshee, for example. : PLANE
120. Raison d'___. : ETRE
122. Greek music halls. : ODEA
124. Cake decorator. : ICER
126. Sweet bay. : TREE
128. ___ et labora. : ORA
129. Old master. : OIL
131. Eggs. : OVA
132. 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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