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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
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 298
Across
1. Cinematograph. : CAMERA
7. Donned weekly at Madison Square Garden. : GLOVES
13. Parts of acts. : SCENES
19. Loved. : ADORED
20. American statesman (1851–1905). : LAMONT
21. Hung about. : HOVERED
23. Stock Exchange. : BOURSE
24. Descriptive of glow over Broadway. : ORANGE
25. Greed. : AVARICE
26. They used to be saloons. : INNS
27. Locale of Broadway south. : LOWER
29. Depart. : LEAVE
31. Unique person: Slang. : ONER
32. Free. : RID
33. Chopped. : HEWED
34. Helmets. : ARMETS
36. Miss Lupino. : IDA
37. Sally forth. : ISSUE
39. God of love. : EROS
41. Bird's beak. : NEB
42. Singing group. : SESTET
44. Project. : PLAN
46. Locale of Broadway in the Roaring Twenties. : MIDDLE
49. Arnold Bennett's "___ Twain." : THESE
50. Glad tidings. : GOSPEL
53. Land of Pat and Mike. : ERIN
55. Exultant. : ELATE
57. City in Georgia. : ATHENS
58. ___ Gilson (1871–1912). : LOTTIE
61. Important role in a classic comedy. : ORLANDO
65. Short and ugly word. : LIAR
66. Long-run hit. : OKLAHOMA
68. Perennial herb. : ICEROOT
69. ___ Chaney (1883–1930). : LON
70. Facility. : EASE
71. He married Brigit: Irish myth. : BRES
73. Nevertheless. : BUT
74. People far from Broadway. : ESKIMOS
78. Subway guards. : TRAINMEN
81. Jimmy Durante's nom de plume. : NOSE
82. Baked Alaska. : DESSERT
83. Gambler's pipe dream. : SYSTEM
84. One who stays. : ABIDER
86. Background of "Brigadoon." : BRAES
88. Kept bow on: Nautical. : ATRY
89. Faun's playmates. : SATYRS
90. Energy. : STEAM
93. Cook again. : REBAKE
96. Without: Latin. : SINE
97. Zasu Pitts' home state. : KANSAS
99. Sea eagle. : ERN
100. George ___. : RAFT
103. The Cary in "Notorious." : GRANT
107. Fourth Arabian caliph. : ALI
108. Native of Rouen. : NORMAN
110. Ship anchorages. : ROADS
112. Fictitious name. : DOE
113. Actors' end-of-line cues. : TAGS
115. The famous Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
116. This Robson is in "Frieda." : FLORA
117. Skink. : ADDA
118. Worn by "The Royal Family." : ERMINES
120. Narrow pass. : STRAIT
122. "The ___" and "The Telephone" : MEDIUM
124. P. T. Barnum's twins. : SIAMESE
125. Ever: Archaic. : ETERNE
126. Wise answer. : ORACLE
127. Property. : ASSETS
128. Believed. : DEEMED
129. Reticulated. : NETTED
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1. Group of Greek deities. : CABIRI
2. Broadway actor's prototype. : ADONIS
3. Golfers' tees. : MOUNDS
4. Mistakes. : ERRS
5. A thing. : RES
6. Fred Astaire's sister. : ADELE
7. Scowl. : GLOWER
8. City in Texas. : LAREDO
9. General Bradley. : OMAR
10. Albert ___ Tilzer, song writer. : VON
11. Bob Hope's native land. : ENGLAND
12. Guided. : STEERED
13. Tonsure. : SHAVE
14. Longs for. : COVETS
15. ___ Le Gallienne. : EVA
16. Roman fiddler. : NERO
17. Copper arsenate. : ERINITE
18. Withdraws. : SECEDES
22. Reduce tax charges. : DERATE
28. ___ Moore (1886–1939). : OWEN
30. Single-foot. : AMBLE
33. Star Hayes in "Happy Birthday." : HELEN
35. Long bench. : SETTLE
38. Locale of Broadway north. : UPPER
40. Forge. : SMITHERY
43. Clip. : SHEAR
45. ___ ran: Horse racing. : ALSO
47. "Go ___ your dance!" : INTO
48. Feminine name. : ELOISE
50. Irritated. : GALLED
51. Useless, as lines in a play. : OTIOSE
52. Cuts of meat. : SHANKS
53. ___ Raines, star in "Brute Force." : ELLA
54. Bad reviews. : ROASTS
56. Part of circle. : ARC
59. Exacerbate. : IMBITTER
60. One who merits. : EARNER
62. Old vaudeville song hit. : NOBODY
63. Shutter: Motion pictures. : DOUSER
64. Aquatic animals. : OTTERS
67. American dramatist (1870–1933). : KESTER
72. ___ Destinn, singer (1878–1930). : EMMY
75. Russian huts. : ISBAS
76. Star in "Annie Get Your Gun." : MERMAN
77. Mouths. : ORA
79. Asiatic tree. : ASAK
80. Officer of the Sanhedrin. : NASI
81. Saltpeter. : NITER
85. Style of haircut. : BANGS
87. Appears. : SEEMS
90. They hum in "Icetime." : SKATES
91. Shoes worn by Hermes. : TALARIA
92. Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
94. Pot-roasted. : BRAISED
95. The swimming Kellerman. : ANNETTE
96. Prima donna. : STAR
98. Most painful. : SOREST
101. ___ Judge. : ARLINE
102. Danced. : FOOTED
104. Habituate. : ADDICT
105. Little lump. : NODULE
106. Couples, in vaudeville. : TEAMED
109. Curtain-call bouquet. : ROSES
111. Broadway's Mr. Runyon. : DAMON
114. Mr. ___ of Seattle. : SIMS
116. Till the soil. : FARM
117. A law of the Dutch East Indies. : ADAT
119. Born. : NEE
121. Arikara. : REE
123. 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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