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STREET SCENE

New York Times, Sunday, May 3, 1959

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 176, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,579
Across Down
1. Pocket flap. : LAPPET
7. Of heroic mold. : EPIC
11. Strip of wood. : LATH
15. Servile. : VASSAL
21. Wear away by friction. : ABRADE
22. Grouper of warm seas. : MERO
23. Nautical term. : ALEE
24. Breathe in. : INHALE
25. Paris street of fashionable shops. : RUEDELAPAIX
27. Isolated rock. : SCAR
28. Of forefathers. : ATAVIC
29. "From the east to western ___." : IND
30. Contrary. : REVERSE
31. Floral part. : COROLLA
33. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
34. Mother of Jabal and Jubal. : ADAH
36. ___ Guide. : GIRL
37. Region in N. Yugoslavia. : SLAVONIA
39. Millie Perkins' role. : ANNE
40. Informal farewells. : TATAS
42. Silk: Fr. : SOIE
44. Mesabi products. : ORES
45. Niggard. : STINTER
47. Sleeps noisily. : SNORES
49. Relief pattern on thin metal: Fr. : REPOUSSE
51. Abbey of Wordsworth poem. : TINTERN
52. Leaflets. : TRACTS
54. Fern spores. : SORI
55. Noun suffix. : ENCE
56. Certain marks of punctuation. : STOPS
58. Player on Cooperstown roster. : SISLER
62. Commandos. : RAIDERS
66. Pedestrian short cut. : CROSSLOTS
70. Diminish. : ABATE
71. Food from orchid tubers. : SALEP
72. Bewitch: Dial. : HEX
73. Trunk artery. : AORTA
75. Made one. : UNITED
78. Halting-place: Fr. : ETAPE
79. Diva Lucine. : AMARA
82. Famous street paralleling the Seine. : RUEDERIVOLI
84. Bristles. : SETAE
85. Pedal parts. : SOLES
86. Of great moral power. : STRONG
87. Unit of work. : ERGON
89. Oath: Ger. : EID
90. Oust. : EVICT
91. Worn by wind and water. : EROSE
93. Workers' daily records. : TIMECARDS
96. Balance sheet item. : RESERVE
99. One and a half: Comb. form. : SESQUI
101. More recent. : NEWER
102. Spanker. : SAIL
103. Items for coffee shops. : URNS
105. Cease. : DESIST
108. Young carnivore. : DOGSEAL
111. Marshaling. : ARRAYING
115. Shoe factory worker. : LASTER
117. Furloughed. : ONLEAVE
118. Calchas, for example. : SEER
119. Luzon volcano. : TAAL
121. Cattail of India. : REREE
122. Marsh grass. : REED
123. Foggy. : ENMISTED
126. TV's talking dog. : CLEO
128. Collegiate unit of W. W. I. : SATC
129. River into the Paraguay. : APA
130. Connecticut city. : ANSONIA
131. City on San Francisco Bay. : OAKLAND
134. Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
135. Biblical tribesman. : DANITE
137. Hazard. : RISK
138. San Francisco's waterfront. : EMBARCADERO
140. Member of the cat family. : OCELOT
141. Status quo ___. : ANTE
142. City of China. : SIAN
143. Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
144. Tranquil: Ital. : SERENO
145. "Not that I loved Caesar ___ . . . " : LESS
146. Dessert. : TART
147. Dionysus' companions. : SATYRS
1. Cowpoke's equipment. : LARIATS
2. In full supply. : ABUNDANT
3. Plunderer. : PREDATOR
4. Desk item. : PAD
5. River into the Fulda. : EDER
6. Communications abbreviation. : TELEG
7. Largest penguin. : EMPEROR
8. Costermonger's garb: Brit. slang. : PEARLIES
9. Flower. : IRIS
10. Boat steerers: Colloq. : COXES
11. Oriental sailors. : LASCARS
12. Recesses. : ALCOVES
13. Bon Silène is one variety. : TEAROSE
14. Wading bird. : HERON
15. Great highway of ancient Rome. : VIALATINA
16. Portico pier. : ANTA
17. Shinto temple. : SHA
18. Learned lady: Fr. : SAVANTE
19. Surveyor's instrument. : ALIGNER
20. Choir desk. : LECTERN
26. Bird: Lat. : AVIS
32. Founder of antiseptic surgery. : LISTER
35. Badger. : HARASS
38. Home of proper Bostonians. : LOUISBURGSQUARE
39. Precede, as in time. : ANTEDATE
41. Followings. : SECTS
43. Poem. : EPOS
46. Engraves. : INCISES
48. Roman matron's robe. : STOLA
50. Italian town near Brindisi. : ORIA
53. Wild animals' tracks. : SPOORS
57. Swagger. : STRUT
59. Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
60. W. Scotland scenic loch. : ETIVE
61. Touchstone's ___ Courteous. : RETORT
63. Snapping beetle. : ELATER
64. Requited. : REPAID
65. Hastens. : SPEEDS
66. Small, fast airplane or ship. : CHASER
67. "Till Birnam wood ___ to Dunsinane . . . " : REMOVE
68. Wood sorrel. : OXALIS
69. Cubic meters. : STERES
74. Worship. : ADORE
76. ___ marbles. : ELGIN
77. Greek warrior in Trojan siege. : DIOMED
80. Set back. : RECESSED
81. Themis' daughter, goddess of justice. : ASTRAEA
83. He lived 905 years. : ENOS
88. Staircase post. : NEWEL
92. Wide, broad: Comb. form. : EURY
94. One of Bizet's names. : CESAR
95. Mounts. : ARISES
97. Well-known street of modern Rome. : VIAVENETO
98. Miss Douglas and others. : ELLENS
100. Letter: Abbr. : INIT
104. Luncheonette. : SNACKBAR
106. Military plan. : STRATEGY
107. Spotted sandpiper. : TEETERER
108. El ___. : DORADOS
109. 2½ feet. : ONEPACE
110. Worker in the fields. : GLEANER
111. Stupid. : ASININE
112. Withstands. : RESISTS
113. Screen stars' bugbear. : RETAKES
114. Beau Brummell, for example. : GALLANT
116. Intersect again. : RECROSS
120. Salvini role. : LEAR
124. Ethical. : MORAL
125. Verb form used with "thou." : DOEST
127. French weights. : ONCES
130. "Like ___ of bricks." : ATON
132. Bowfin genus. : AMIA
133. The facts. : DATA
136. ___ de la Cité. : ILE
139. Grammarian's abbreviation. : DAT

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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