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Puzzler Solution to "Highlights,"
the September, 2000, Puzzler

The September Puzzler solution

Answers to "Highlights" clues should all begin with "golden," so they are rendered aureate by the shading in the diagram.

Across. 1. ra(s + h + L)y 5. o(be)r + on 10. g(r)ab 11. m(ali)bu (bum anag.) 12. ear + ned 14. y(v)es 20. see + p 21. as + p(is)h 25. cri(t)ic (Ricci anag.) 26. w(r)it 27. f + eisty (yeti's anag.) 28. care + er Down. 1. r + egrets 2. afresh (anag.) 3. levi (hidden) 4. knave (homophone) 6. b(ei)rut (i.e. rev.) 7. embryos (anag.) 8. n + eon 9. am + end 13. a + m + peres 15. shyster (hidden) 17. in(di + c)t 18. s + pica 19. cruise (homophone) 22. s + lick 23. gaff(e) 24. cola (double def.) Highlights. a. fle(e + c)e b. o + l(d)ie c. re(tr)iever (reverie anag.) d. ea + gle (leg anag.) e. me(a)n f. h(o + rd)e g. temple (double def.) h. s(t)ate i. ca + l + F j. delic(iou)s (sliced anag.) k. rain (anag.) l. g + ate


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The Atlantic Monthly; October 2000; The Puzzler Solution - 00.10; Volume 286, No. 4; page 131.