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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 1963

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 152, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.88, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 173, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,110
Across
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Bit of table talk. : ANECDOTE
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Certain Bostonians. : CABOTS
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Attractive person: Slang. : CUTIE
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Opulent. : LUXURIANT
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Passageway. : AVENUE
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Mendel's science. : BOTANY
24
Part of a launch. : PROPELLER
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Pre-eminently. : PAREXCELLENCE
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Noun suffix. : AST
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Belittlers. : DECRIERS
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Cutaneous. : DERMAL
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Fibers of flax. : TOW
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Wainscot. : CEIL
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Prepared, as a trap. : DUGAPIT
35
Separate branch: Abbr. : DEPT
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Rumor personified. : FAMA
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Son of Zeus and Callisto. : ARCAS
39
Spain-Portugal boundary river: Sp. : MINO
40
Arboreal mammal. : SLOTH
42
Coasters for hot dishes. : TILES
43
Network. : SYSTEM
45
Egyptian. : COPT
47
Like a know-it-all. : WISEACREISH
49
Spurious: Abbr. : IMIT
51
Make tidy. : NEATEN
53
Spirit. : SOUL
54
Purely scientific. : CLINICAL
58
White bird. : EGRET
59
Subject of Frost poem. : HIREDMAN
63
Birthrights. : HERITAGES
65
State by particulars. : ITEMIZE
67
Oil-yielding tree. : EBO
68
Looking fixedly. : AGAZE
69
Noun suffix. : ENT
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Grand. : SUBLIME
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Standard. : FLAG
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Sources of supply. : MINES
73
Rigging supports. : FOREMASTS
75
Vocabulary of sorts. : SLANG
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Sashes in Tokyo. : OBIS
77
Much-used car: Var. : JALOPPY
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Corrected: Abbr. : REV
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Monday: Fr. : LUNDI
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French pronoun. : ILS
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At the foot of. : BENEATH
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Hill. : ELEVATION
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Describing some cheeses. : SEMISOFT
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Relative. : NIECE
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Levels. : FLATTENS
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Ingenuous. : NAIF
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Most venerable. : OLDEST
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Item on a breakfast menu. : GRIDDLECAKE
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
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Spanish saint. : TERESA
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Monkey's relative. : LEMUR
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Rushes. : RACES
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Garden plant. : IRID
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The populace. : DEMOS
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Galatea's beloved. : ACIS
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Feudal slave. : ESNE
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Set out. : STARTED
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___ ex-machina. : DEUS
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Hold a session. : SIT
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Intricate. : KNOTTY
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Snare akin to a springe. : POLETRAP
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Relative of itin. : RTE
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Depots. : STATIONHOUSES
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Advocate of new laws. : NEONOMIAN
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The Sprats. : EATERS
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Not granted. : UNLENT
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Pugnacious. : TRUCULENT
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Fashionable. : SLEEK
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Looked after. : SEENTO
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Chemical substances. : STERIDES
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Thin woolen cloths. : ALPACAS
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Room. : NURSERY
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Foreign plants. : EXOTICS
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Trophy. : CUP
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Stowe novel. : DRED
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Anointed. : OILED
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Powder. : TALCUM
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Pertaining to exerted power. : ENERGIC
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Site of the Blue Grotto. : CAPRI
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Relative of "belay." : AVAST
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European city: Abbr. : BER
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United. : ONED
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Evening wear. : TUXEDOS
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Hide. : SECRETE
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Smith, for one: Abbr. : COLL
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Shoshonean. : UTE
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Metallic element: Prefix. : TANTALI
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Figures in brackets. : INCOMES
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Nonsense: Slang. : EYEWASH
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Small elegant villa. : TRIANON
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Utter raucously: Colloq. : BLAT
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Stress. : EMPHASIZE
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Long narrative poem. : EPOPEE
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Translates into a certain language. : LATINIZES
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Range of activity. : FIELD
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Noah's descendants. : SEMITES
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Laurel. : SWEETBAY
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Structural supports. : LINTELS
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Genuine. : TRUE
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Mineral. : MICA
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Popular game. : TAG
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Essential part. : CORE
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Bei ___ (by day): Ger. : TAGE
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Was successful. : TRIUMPHED
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Goatlike antelope. : CHAMOIS
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Distinct to the eye. : LEGIBLE
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Culture of ancient Persia. : IRANISM
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Planner of Washington, D.C., in 1791. : LENFANT
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Master of the house, in Ireland. : HIMSELF
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Scarlett's rival. : MELANIE
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Carefree ease. : ABANDON
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Small mugs. : NOGGINS
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Fur or cloth garment. : STOLE
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Tavern of Shakespeare's day. : MITRE
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Groups, in statistics. : SEPTILES
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Vibrated. : FLUTTERED
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Island of Raleigh's colonies. : ROANOKE
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Like louvers. : SLATTED
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___ City, Mo. : JEFFERSON
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Tricycle, for short. : VELO
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Seethe. : BOIL
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Enormous. : VAST
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River through Kashmir. : INDUS
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Star in Cygnus. : SADR
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These: Fr. : CES
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Observation. : ESPIAL
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Flood. : TORRENT
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Tumblers. : GLASSES
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Enumeration. : RECITAL
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Copy. : IMITATE
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Corner of the eye. : CANTHUS
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Volatile liquid. : ACETONE
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Affected laughs. : TITTERS
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Rubbed with corundum. : EMERIED
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Cassock. : SOUTANE
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Agrees. : ASSENTS
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Defeat completely. : DEROUT
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Name meaning man. : ENOS
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Exhausted. : SPENT
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Fast, in music. : TOSTO
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Bossa nova. : DANCE
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Dominie's place. : KIRK
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___ log. : YULE
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Stream. : POUR
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Precise point. : TEE
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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11th cen. date. : MLI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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