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ALONG THE RIALTO

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1947

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 514 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 298
Across
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Cinematograph. : CAMERA
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Donned weekly at Madison Square Garden. : GLOVES
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Parts of acts. : SCENES
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Loved. : ADORED
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American statesman (1851–1905). : LAMONT
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Hung about. : HOVERED
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Stock Exchange. : BOURSE
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Descriptive of glow over Broadway. : ORANGE
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Greed. : AVARICE
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They used to be saloons. : INNS
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Locale of Broadway south. : LOWER
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Depart. : LEAVE
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Free. : RID
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Chopped. : HEWED
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Helmets. : ARMETS
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Miss Lupino. : IDA
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Sally forth. : ISSUE
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God of love. : EROS
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Bird's beak. : NEB
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Singing group. : SESTET
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Project. : PLAN
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Locale of Broadway in the Roaring Twenties. : MIDDLE
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Arnold Bennett's "___ Twain." : THESE
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Glad tidings. : GOSPEL
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Land of Pat and Mike. : ERIN
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Exultant. : ELATE
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City in Georgia. : ATHENS
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___ Gilson (1871–1912). : LOTTIE
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Important role in a classic comedy. : ORLANDO
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Short and ugly word. : LIAR
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Long-run hit. : OKLAHOMA
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Perennial herb. : ICEROOT
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___ Chaney (1883–1930). : LON
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Facility. : EASE
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He married Brigit: Irish myth. : BRES
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Nevertheless. : BUT
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People far from Broadway. : ESKIMOS
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Subway guards. : TRAINMEN
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Jimmy Durante's nom de plume. : NOSE
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Baked Alaska. : DESSERT
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Gambler's pipe dream. : SYSTEM
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One who stays. : ABIDER
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Background of "Brigadoon." : BRAES
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Kept bow on: Nautical. : ATRY
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Faun's playmates. : SATYRS
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Energy. : STEAM
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Cook again. : REBAKE
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Without: Latin. : SINE
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Zasu Pitts' home state. : KANSAS
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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George ___. : RAFT
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The Cary in "Notorious." : GRANT
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Fourth Arabian caliph. : ALI
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Native of Rouen. : NORMAN
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Ship anchorages. : ROADS
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Fictitious name. : DOE
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Actors' end-of-line cues. : TAGS
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The famous Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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This Robson is in "Frieda." : FLORA
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Skink. : ADDA
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Worn by "The Royal Family." : ERMINES
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Narrow pass. : STRAIT
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"The ___" and "The Telephone" : MEDIUM
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P. T. Barnum's twins. : SIAMESE
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Ever: Archaic. : ETERNE
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Wise answer. : ORACLE
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Property. : ASSETS
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Believed. : DEEMED
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Reticulated. : NETTED
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Group of Greek deities. : CABIRI
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Broadway actor's prototype. : ADONIS
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Golfers' tees. : MOUNDS
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Mistakes. : ERRS
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A thing. : RES
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Fred Astaire's sister. : ADELE
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Scowl. : GLOWER
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City in Texas. : LAREDO
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General Bradley. : OMAR
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Albert ___ Tilzer, song writer. : VON
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Bob Hope's native land. : ENGLAND
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Guided. : STEERED
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Tonsure. : SHAVE
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Longs for. : COVETS
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___ Le Gallienne. : EVA
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Roman fiddler. : NERO
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Copper arsenate. : ERINITE
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Withdraws. : SECEDES
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Reduce tax charges. : DERATE
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___ Moore (1886–1939). : OWEN
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Single-foot. : AMBLE
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Star Hayes in "Happy Birthday." : HELEN
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Long bench. : SETTLE
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Locale of Broadway north. : UPPER
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Forge. : SMITHERY
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Clip. : SHEAR
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___ ran: Horse racing. : ALSO
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"Go ___ your dance!" : INTO
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Feminine name. : ELOISE
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Irritated. : GALLED
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Useless, as lines in a play. : OTIOSE
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Cuts of meat. : SHANKS
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___ Raines, star in "Brute Force." : ELLA
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Bad reviews. : ROASTS
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Part of circle. : ARC
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Exacerbate. : IMBITTER
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One who merits. : EARNER
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Old vaudeville song hit. : NOBODY
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Shutter: Motion pictures. : DOUSER
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Aquatic animals. : OTTERS
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American dramatist (1870–1933). : KESTER
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___ Destinn, singer (1878–1930). : EMMY
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Russian huts. : ISBAS
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Star in "Annie Get Your Gun." : MERMAN
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Mouths. : ORA
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Asiatic tree. : ASAK
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Officer of the Sanhedrin. : NASI
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Saltpeter. : NITER
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Style of haircut. : BANGS
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Appears. : SEEMS
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They hum in "Icetime." : SKATES
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Shoes worn by Hermes. : TALARIA
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Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
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Pot-roasted. : BRAISED
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The swimming Kellerman. : ANNETTE
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Prima donna. : STAR
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Most painful. : SOREST
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___ Judge. : ARLINE
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Danced. : FOOTED
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Habituate. : ADDICT
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Little lump. : NODULE
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Couples, in vaudeville. : TEAMED
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Curtain-call bouquet. : ROSES
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Broadway's Mr. Runyon. : DAMON
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Mr. ___ of Seattle. : SIMS
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Till the soil. : FARM
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A law of the Dutch East Indies. : ADAT
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Born. : NEE
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Arikara. : REE
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 37 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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