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  1. The Cricket in Times Square Genre: Fantasy- a story with invented characters, setting, or other elements that could not exist in real life

  2. Times square • The most famous square in New York

  3. subway • Underground train

  4. newsstand • A small kiosk selling magazines and newspapers

  5. cricket

  6. chirp

  7. Tree stump Willow • brook

  8. scrounging • Picking through stuff/trash looking for food • The bears are scrounging for food in the trashcan

  9. Rush hour • the time of day when the roads, buses, trains etc are most full, because people are travelling to or from work

  10. Liverwurst

  11. *eavesdropping • To listen secretly to a private conversation

  12. *scuffling • To move with a quick shuffling gait

  13. *wistfully • thinking sadly about something you would like to have but cannot have, especially something that you used to have in the past:

  14. *jumble • a lot of different things mixed together in an untidy way, without any order • Jumble of laundryjumble of papers • Jumble of toys

  15. *logical • seeming reasonable and sensible • Math is logical. Can you use your logic and figure out the rule? • Use your logical thinking and answer the question: what’s missing?

  16. *acquaintance • Somebody you know, but who is not a close friend • We are not friends, we are just acquaintances.

  17. *scornfully • feeling that someone or something is stupid or does not deserve respect • He looked at me scornfully when I told him I don’t eat sushi.

  18. To be leery • Cautious, unsure, nervous about something • I am a bit leery about eating at this restaurant.