Answers to Puzzle #26 Word Ladders: The Sidewalks of New York

Streets.  Roads.  Avenues.  Parkways.  Lanes, Ways, Boulevards and Expressways.  You name ’em, NYC’s got ’em.  Friday’s puzzle was inspired by six such thoroughfares in the  borough-wheres.  Want to try the three word ladder puzzles?  You got it.  You need the answers to said ladders?  Click below.

LADDER #1:  GAY Street becomes the BQE

GAY

BAY

BAD

BED

BEE

BQE

LADDER #2:  WALL Street becomes PARK Place:

WALL

BALL

BALK

BARK

PARK

LADDER# 3 FIFTH Avenue becomes the GRAND Concourse (this one’s a doozy):

FIFTH

FIRTH*

FORTH

FORTS

FOOTS

BOOTS

BOATS

BEATS

BRATS

BRITS

GRITS

GRINS

GRIND

GRAND

* A firth is a long narrow indentation on a seacoast.  A Scottish word in origin.  Obscure, but a word.  Apparently also perfectly legal in Scrabble.

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