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The Atlantic Monthly | July/August 2004
 
The Puzzler
Answers to the June Puzzler

"Graphic Arts"

by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
 
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The June Puzzler Solution

The PAINTBOX letters stand in for Greek letters spelled out. For example, one of the PAINTBOXpairs below is linked thus: ideALPHAse. Across. 1. BROGUE (double def.) 5. B(R)AWLS 8. RAVE + N 9. YEOMAN (anag.) 11. B + A + SALT 12. RA(TIF)Y (fit rev.) 13. L(IT)TLE (tell anag.) 14. AN + ON 16. USER (anag.) 21. RAPT (homophone) 24. HE + AD 25. TR(A)UMA(n) 26. FRES + NO (rev.) 28. GOT + HAM 30. SKIE(R)S 31. IN + CUR 32. TROLLS (double def.) 33. PAS + HAS Down. 1. BR(I + A)R 2. RA(DIA)NT 3. U(N)SAFE (a fuse anag.) 4. E + YES 5. BECA(L)ME + D 6. ROLL + ICK 7. SUN + DE(R)ED 10. NOB + LE 11. BI(N)G 14. AIRTIGHT (anag.) 15. SE + NATO(R)'S 18. RE(MOD)EL 19. T + HEM 20. MAN + AGUA 22. (V)ARIES 23. AR(A + B)IA 27. O + D(O)R'S 29. H + ASP Paintbox. a. C + LIO (oil rev.); T(AL)ON b. WAL + NUTS (rev.) c. ABBE (anag.); TANG + O d. STAUNCH (hidden) e. I + DEAL; P + HAS + E f. P(A + CH)INKO g. GENOMIC (anag.); RON + DO h. OVER(HO)T




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