Teacher of the Year awardee, say GOOD INFLUENCE 116A. Celebrated examples of art deco architecture are the magnificent Chrysler Building in New York City completed in 1930, and the GE Building that sits in the middle of Rockefeller Center also in New York City, with the address of “30 Rock”.
Then of course along came the “Miracle Mets” who beat the Baltimore Orioles in 1969 to claim the World Series in a huge upset. Like New York’s Waldorf Astoria DECO Art deco is the name given to a style of design and architecture of the 1920s that actually had its roots in Belgium and then spread throughout Europe before arriving in North America.
I’ve been asked to blog about Merl Reagle’s crossword, but frankly I don’t have the time. Quicklink Jump to a complete list of today’s clues and answers CROSSWORD SETTER: C. The current hotel is an Art Deco landmark in the city, opened in 1931. Ball queen BELLE A “beau” is the boyfriend of a “belle”, a young lady. The Waldorf=Astoria hotel (note the double hyphen) is named for the famous Astor family of New York that was so successful in business. For several years the Mets played very poorly, finishing no better than second-to-last in their division. Queens swingers METS The New York Mets baseball team was founded in 1962, a replacement for two teams that the city had lost, namely the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants. He was also one of the screenwriters for the 1951 classic movie “The African Queen”. “The sharpest-sighted Spirit of all in Heaven,” in “Paradise Lost” URIEL Uriel is one of the archangels in the Jewish and Christian traditions.
“Paradise Lost” is an epic poem written by Englishman John Milton.
Frequently Asked Question: Why isn’t the puzzle in my paper the same as the one shown on your blog? The first Astors to arrive in the US immigrated from Walldorf in Germany.
If the puzzle in your paper doesn’t match the one that I solved, it is probably a Sunday crossword. Search feature that shows results as you type GOOGLE INSTANT 50A. Two members of the family eventually built hotels in the city, one called the Waldorf (opened in 1893) and the other the Astoria (opened in 1897), with the pair operating next door to each other in competition.
“Beau” and “belle” are the masculine and feminine forms of the French word for “handsome, beautiful”. “The African Queen” co-screenwriter AGEE James Agee was a noted American film critic and screenwriter.
Agee wrote an autobiographical novel “A Death in the Family” that won him his Pulitzer in 1958, albeit posthumously.
It is indeed an epic work, published originally in ten volumes with over ten thousand lines of verse.