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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
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,579
Across
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Pocket flap. : LAPPET
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Of heroic mold. : EPIC
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Strip of wood. : LATH
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Servile. : VASSAL
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Wear away by friction. : ABRADE
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Grouper of warm seas. : MERO
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Breathe in. : INHALE
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Paris street of fashionable shops. : RUEDELAPAIX
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Of forefathers. : ATAVIC
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"From the east to western ___." : IND
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Contrary. : REVERSE
31
Floral part. : COROLLA
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Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
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Mother of Jabal and Jubal. : ADAH
36
___ Guide. : GIRL
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Region in N. Yugoslavia. : SLAVONIA
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Millie Perkins' role. : ANNE
40
Informal farewells. : TATAS
42
Silk: Fr. : SOIE
44
Mesabi products. : ORES
45
Niggard. : STINTER
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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
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Commandos. : RAIDERS
66
Pedestrian short cut. : CROSSLOTS
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Food from orchid tubers. : SALEP
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Bewitch: Dial. : HEX
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Trunk artery. : AORTA
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Made one. : UNITED
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Halting-place: Fr. : ETAPE
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Diva Lucine. : AMARA
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Famous street paralleling the Seine. : RUEDERIVOLI
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Bristles. : SETAE
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Pedal parts. : SOLES
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Of great moral power. : STRONG
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Unit of work. : ERGON
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Oath: Ger. : EID
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Oust. : EVICT
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Worn by wind and water. : EROSE
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Workers' daily records. : TIMECARDS
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Balance sheet item. : RESERVE
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One and a half: Comb. form. : SESQUI
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More recent. : NEWER
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Spanker. : SAIL
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Items for coffee shops. : URNS
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Cease. : DESIST
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Young carnivore. : DOGSEAL
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Marshaling. : ARRAYING
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Shoe factory worker. : LASTER
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Furloughed. : ONLEAVE
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Calchas, for example. : SEER
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Luzon volcano. : TAAL
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Cattail of India. : REREE
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Marsh grass. : REED
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Foggy. : ENMISTED
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TV's talking dog. : CLEO
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Collegiate unit of W. W. I. : SATC
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River into the Paraguay. : APA
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Connecticut city. : ANSONIA
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City on San Francisco Bay. : OAKLAND
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Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
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Biblical tribesman. : DANITE
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Hazard. : RISK
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San Francisco's waterfront. : EMBARCADERO
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Member of the cat family. : OCELOT
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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City of China. : SIAN
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Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
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Tranquil: Ital. : SERENO
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"Not that I loved Caesar ___ ... " : LESS
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Dessert. : TART
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Dionysus' companions. : SATYRS
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Cowpoke's equipment. : LARIATS
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In full supply. : ABUNDANT
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Plunderer. : PREDATOR
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Desk item. : PAD
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Communications abbreviation. : TELEG
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Largest penguin. : EMPEROR
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Costermonger's garb: Brit. slang. : PEARLIES
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Flower. : IRIS
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Boat steerers: Colloq. : COXES
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Oriental sailors. : LASCARS
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Recesses. : ALCOVES
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Bon Silène is one variety. : TEAROSE
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Wading bird. : HERON
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Great highway of ancient Rome. : VIALATINA
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Portico pier. : ANTA
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Learned lady: Fr. : SAVANTE
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Surveyor's instrument. : ALIGNER
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Choir desk. : LECTERN
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Bird: Lat. : AVIS
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Founder of antiseptic surgery. : LISTER
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Badger. : HARASS
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Home of proper Bostonians. : LOUISBURGSQUARE
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Precede, as in time. : ANTEDATE
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Followings. : SECTS
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Poem. : EPOS
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Engraves. : INCISES
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Roman matron's robe. : STOLA
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Italian town near Brindisi. : ORIA
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Wild animals' tracks. : SPOORS
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Swagger. : STRUT
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Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
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W. Scotland scenic loch. : ETIVE
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Touchstone's ___ Courteous. : RETORT
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Snapping beetle. : ELATER
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Requited. : REPAID
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Hastens. : SPEEDS
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Small, fast airplane or ship. : CHASER
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"Till Birnam wood ___ to Dunsinane ... " : REMOVE
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Wood sorrel. : OXALIS
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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Worship. : ADORE
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___ marbles. : ELGIN
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Greek warrior in Trojan siege. : DIOMED
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Set back. : RECESSED
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Themis' daughter, goddess of justice. : ASTRAEA
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He lived 905 years. : ENOS
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Staircase post. : NEWEL
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Wide, broad: Comb. form. : EURY
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One of Bizet's names. : CESAR
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Mounts. : ARISES
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Well-known street of modern Rome. : VIAVENETO
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Miss Douglas and others. : ELLENS
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Letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Luncheonette. : SNACKBAR
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Military plan. : STRATEGY
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Spotted sandpiper. : TEETERER
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El ___. : DORADOS
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2½ feet. : ONEPACE
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Worker in the fields. : GLEANER
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Stupid. : ASININE
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Withstands. : RESISTS
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Screen stars' bugbear. : RETAKES
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Beau Brummell, for example. : GALLANT
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Intersect again. : RECROSS
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Salvini role. : LEAR
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Ethical. : MORAL
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Verb form used with "thou." : DOEST
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French weights. : ONCES
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"Like ___ of bricks." : ATON
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Bowfin genus. : AMIA
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The facts. : DATA
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___ de la Cité. : ILE
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Grammarian's abbreviation. : DAT

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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