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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

STREET SCENE

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1953

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Harold T. Bers has 138 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,393
Across
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Boulevard in Madrid. : PRADO
6
Encouraged. : CHEERED
13
Important street in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Newark. : MARKET
19
Tail fin. : CAUDAL
20
Sacred radiance. : AUREOLE
21
Top end of Champs-Elysées. : ETOILE
22
It's roughly the center of Berlin. : UNTERDENLINDEN
24
Aspirin. : TABLET
25
The "woodpile." : BATS
26
Streeets without beginning or end. : OVALS
27
Rodents. : VOLES
29
Cousin of pooh. : BAH
30
Uncle: Dial. : EME
31
Banish. : EXILE
32
___ rights. : STATES
34
Subject of Frederik IX. : DANE
35
Viña Delmar novel, 1928. : BADGIRL
37
Birds. : RATITES
39
Caballero. : SENOR
40
Statue in Picadilly Circus. : EROS
41
Narrow ways. : LANES
42
Chicken salad ingredient. : CAPERS
43
It served as a roadway for the Hebrews. : REDSEA
46
Signs of spring. : ROBINS
48
Arm bone. : ULNA
49
Pronoun. : OURS
50
Regular food list. : DIETARY
52
Down-and-outers' streets. : SKIDROWS
56
Go fast. : SCOOT
58
Birds. : SWANS
59
Atlanta's famous street. : PEACHTREE
60
Labor agency. : ILO
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Hourly. : HORARY
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Cardinal pitcher. : PRESKO
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Military transport services. : ATS
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Song that mentions Piccadilly, Leicester Sq. : TIPPERARY
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A street of the blues. : BEALE
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Tokyo's Broadway. : GINZA
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Condensed and held on a surface. : ADSORBED
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Sauciest. : PERTEST
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Broadway: "The Main ___." : STEM
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Sound of a banshee. : WAIL
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Composed in Bach form. : FUGUED
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Isolate. : ENISLE
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Agree. : ASSENT
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Bulrushes. : TULES
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Mañana. : ANON
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Group of notes. : CHORD
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Part of Hopalong's gear. : HOLSTER
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Get cosy. : SNUGGLE
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They play at Wrigley Field. : CUBS
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They're worn on Easy Street. : SABLES
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Vilma and Buddy of the stage. : EBSEN
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Capek play. : RUR
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Important British order. : OBE
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Unleash, as water. : UNDAM
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Whose population is half the earth's? : ASIAS
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Well, good: Lat. : BENE
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South American shawl. : SERAPE
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It runs from Piccadilly to Leicester Sq. : COVENTRYSTREET
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Hollywood's Claire ___. : TREVOR
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Wooed. : COURTED
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Ousts. : EVICTS
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It runs parallel to the Thames. : STRAND
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Singularity. : ONENESS
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Former diva. : EAMES
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Hat. : PANAMA
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Condition of dirt roads. : RUTTED
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Fruit drinks. : ADES
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Women's patriotic group. : DAR
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Romantic thoroughfare Bing sang about. : OLDOXROAD
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New Orleans' great, wide street. : CANAL
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Kitchen gadget. : HULLER
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Even: Poet. : EEN
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Staff. : ROD
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Puts in high spirits. : ELEVATES
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Is a sign of. : DENOTES
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Doles out. : METES
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Indonesians. : ATAS
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Pilfer. : ROB
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Featherweight champ, 1912–23. : KILBANE
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Famous queen. : ELEANOR
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Confines with a rope. : TETHERS
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Medicated cigarette. : CUBEB
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Corruptions. : EVILS
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Article: Fr. : LES
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Where Lough Swilly is. : EIRE
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Subway appurtenances. : STAIRS
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Metallic in sound. : TINNY
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Go. : DEPART
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Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
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___ Post Road. : ALBANY
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He works under rivers. : SANDHOG
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Succeed on B'way. : CLICK
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Spanish girl's name. : ROSITA
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Cleveland's main avenue. : EUCLID
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Flags. : DROOPS
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Prize. : REWARD
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An eared seal. : OTARY
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Edicts. : UKASES
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It has split with Russia. : ISRAEL
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Closed the eyes. : SEELED
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Praying figures. : ORANTS
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County in W. Va. : WETZEL
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Tropical plant. : SESAME
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Richest gold field in the world. : THERAND
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Jabber. : PRATE
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Scope of activity. : ORBIT
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Read. : PERUSE
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Model man. : POWERS
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Gives rise to. : BEGETS
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"Of Thee ___." : ISING
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Beat. : PULSE
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A Washington avenue. : TENNESSEE
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Twelve nights in 1953. : FULLMOON
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Street, for instance. : NOUN
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Addresses. : ACCOSTS
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Unofficial New York alley off Times Sq. : SHUBERT
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More serious. : SOBERER
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Long-run "Road." : TOBACCO
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Evaluate. : ASSAY
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Obtained. : HAD
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Remnants: Fr. : RESTES
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Where the Pindus range is. : GREECE
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Crescents. : LUNETS
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___ Yisrael. : ERETS
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Charlie McCarthy's colleague. : SNERD
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Small eaters. : BIRDS
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Atop. : UPON
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Chip in. : ANTE
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Flange. : BRIM
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Friend of Lana. : AVA
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Sight: Fr. : VUE
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Bird. : ERN
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System of dams. : TVA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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