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Solution to "Puzzle Quote,"
the November, 2000, Puzzler

The November Puzzler solution

A. s + ta + dia (rev.); f + i(a)t; i + mp B. y(a)rrow (rev.); i(c + o)n; h + it C. no + tor(ie + t)y; con + e D. p + rune; r + end; we(n)d E. grow + l; (s)crew; m + is + t F. phon(i)es; h + in + ted G. upshot (anag.); fast (double def.); la + g H. lancing (homophone); war + mth (odd letters in match) I. con + du(c)e; i'm + b(u)ed J. si(re)n; r + e + in; o + n + us K. porte(n)d; cur(t)ly L. se(ami)er; a + p + ache M. c(l)utter; (e)astern
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The Atlantic Monthly; December 2000; The Puzzler Solution - 00.11; Volume 286, No. 6; page 123.