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The Atlantic Monthly | May 2004
 
The Puzzler
Answers to the April Puzzler

"Help Wanted"

by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
 
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The April Puzzler Solution

The letter sequences DOT and DASH (symbolized in the grid as . and -) form the Morse Code signal "S-O-S." Across. 1. DETA(C)H (the ad anag.) 5. S + US + HI 9. INSULATE (anag.) 12. DO(TIN)G 13. CHAUCER (hidden peripherally) 14. (t)INGE 15. REPS (double def.) 16. ORPH(E)AN 21. IMPOSER (anag.) 23. RITE (homophone) 24. NO(A)H 26. D(RINK)IN 28. BARD + OT (to rev.) 29. CLEANSER (anag.) 30. WHALE (double def.) 31. SHI(IS)M Down. 1. DIS + C 2. END + OTHER + M 3. AU + GUST 4. HABERDASHERIES (anag.) 5. STAR (rev.) 6. S + WINE 7. HUN + G 8. IN + GE(NU)E 10. SLA(PDA)SH 11. DO(TC)OMS 15. RAIN + BOW (rein beau homophone) 17. PE(RID + O)T 18. AN(TI + DO)TES 19. ERNANI (hidden) 20. DASH(I)KIS (has kids anag.) 22. PARK + A 25. OATH (anag.) 26. DOLE (double def.) 27. NO + RM


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