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The Atlantic Monthly | December 2002
 
The Puzzler
Answers to the November Puzzler

"Gridiron"

by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
 
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The November Puzzler Solution

Across. A. TIGHTEN (homophone); B(A + REF)OOT; S(L)AVE B. ARMS (anag); L + AS + SO; ST + A(Y)S; LA(GER)'S C. PRO(S)PER; A + M + BLED; TI(PSTA)FF (past anag.) D. EN(VIE)D; EID + ER (rev.); D + RIFT; OBOL (hidden rev.) E. BELLE + D; FL + ATTIRE; GA + STANK F. L + USHER; R + EL(W)AY'S; CA(BALL)ERO (ace or anag.) G. RE(ENLI)ST (line anag.); KEN + NEL (Len rev.); SAW + BILL H. ARIADNE (anag.); PANS (rev.); AERONAUTIC (a neurotic anag.) Down. 1. FLAB + ELLA 2. AU + REV(O)IR (river rev.) 3. SH(ALL)OWS 4. P(ED + EST)AL 5. T(REF)OILS 6. DEP(LORE)S (sped rev.) 7. LAN(D) + TERNS 8. BYSTREET(anag.) 9. A + C([h]ERB)ITY 10. RARENESS (hidden) 11. PAN + ATE + LA 12. SL(ASH)ING 13. RETAINER (double def.) 14. P(R)INTER'S




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