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The Atlantic Monthly | October 2003
 
The Puzzler
The September 2003 Puzzler Solution

"Spoonerfest"

by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
 
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The September Puzzler Solution

Spoonerized definitions are shown in italics after the corresponding clue notes.

Across. 1. junk + mail 6. bolo (beau low homophone) 9. (s)urge on 10. n + eaten; do a chore at home 11. saga + city 14. (w)ho + osier 15. lois lane (anag.) 16. stab (rev.); stick with a dagger 19. phoebe (fee be homophone) 21. tae bo (anag.) 22. dust (anag.); kind of mop 25. pr + is + tine 27. heroics (anag.); high deeds 28. n(oteb)ook (to be anag.) 29. r + usted 30. toenail (anag.) 31. me(ad)ow 32. peephole (anag.); a spot to peek Down. 1. mus(cl)e 2. or + a + tory; rousing declamation 3. keats (hidden) 4. lockjaw (anag.) 5. into + ned 6. lass(o)es; snares with loops 7. b + ere + t; floppy cap 8. runway (anag.) 12. ti + d(e)rip 13. mister + m 17. t(or)onto; cold city 18. bar(cod)e 19. buss + top; spot for Greyhounds 20. t(info)il (lit rev.) 21. key(boa) + rd 23. heck + le; pester with jeers 24. segue (hidden) 26. tenth (hidden); part of a whole


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