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Puzzler Solution to "Partners,"
the August, 2000, Puzzler

The August Puzzler solution

The extra letters linking partners form the word TEAMWORK. Partners. a. T + our b. CA(d)RE c. RAIN (homophone) d. RING (double def.) e. S + POKES f. DI(V)E g. PORE (double def.) h. BE(S)T i. AL(IN)ES j. OMEN (rev.) k. P(L)AN l. WIN + G m. GE(N)T n. CONS (double def.) o. TON (rev.) p. SIN + G Across. 8. L + EOS 9. PICCOLO (pick a low homophone) 10. O + PTION (point anag.) 11. HONDA (anag.) 12. B + INGE 14. SAVE (hidden) 15. S + PATTER 17. WAS + P 20. FLOOD (anag.) 22. G(AU)GE (egg rev.) 23. H(O)SANNA (anag. - a) 24. PITS (double def.) Down. 1. F + LOP 2. REPLICA (anag.) 3. BO(TAN)Y 4. TINTYPE (anag.) 5. OCHO (hidden) 6. I + ON(I) + A 7. GO AT (double def.) 12. BEW + ITCH (web rev.) 13. GANG + LIA (ail rev.) 16. RHESUS (anag.) 18. SLUR(p)S 19. FUN + GI 21. DA + RN
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The Atlantic Monthly; September 2000; The Puzzler Solution - 00.09; Volume 286, No. 3; page 117.