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The Atlantic Monthly | March 2001
 
The Puzzler
Answers to the February Puzzler

"Sweet Sixteen"

by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
 
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The February Puzzler

The diagram represents "A box of chocolates." Across. 1. c + raving; tent + h 9. (l)awfully; b(r)ass 10. spin (rev.); ro(set)tes 11. c(a)'s + so + wary; spa(r) 12. in + toner; s + a + tin 13. a + r + ray; p(an + ace)a 14. d + rip; monitors (anag.) 15. staph (homophone); sedates (hidden) Down. 1. c + ease; ci(cad)a's 2. a(tfir) + st (rift rev.); erica (anag.) 3. v + aunt; sod + a Pop 4. nylo + n (only anag.); we + a(po)ns 5. guys (homophone); par + lance 6. ear + thy; a(gat)ha 7. nea test; s(cot)t 8. h(is)s; can(vase)s Sweet Sixteen. A. t(r)ee's B. c(re)on C. wa(t)er (wear anag.) D. perch (double def.) E. ex(i)st (Tex's anag.) F. carat (homophone) G. f(r)ont H. lo(n)gs I. l + i + by + a J. cheep (homophone) K. c + hide L. o + per + a M. ab(o)ut N. lives (anag.) O. month (hidden) P. can + d(r)y


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