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Scoreboard (Solution)


August Puzzler Solution


Across.

a. P + IE(C)EMEAL (a melee I anag.); B + EAGLE; SEA(U)RCH + IN; SCHU + SS (such anag.)

b. LE(GUM)E; EG + GNOG (rev.); SLOUGH (double def.); LUMBER (double def.); OOMP(A)H

c. M(INCE)D (Nice anag.); REH + IRE (her rev.); MA(X)INE; I + N(FIR)M; LI + BID + O

d. S(ID)LED; NUR + SERIES (run rev.); END + EAR; UNDERSELL (anag.)


Down.

1. PAL + MIST; FE(IGN)ED (gin anag.)

2. IMPEDED (hidden); CHUCK + LE

3. LEG + HORN; VETERAN (anag.)

4. E + BON(I)ES; A(L)GE + BRA

5. G(A + SM)AIN; XER(O)XES

6. F(A + THE)AD; S(QUIRE)D

7. (r)OUT(L)INE; CO(M + FOR)T

8. H(A BIT)UE; UN(A + RM)ED (nude anag.)

9. RH(OMB)US (mob anag. in rush anag.); STOL(L)EN



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The Atlantic Monthly; September 1997; Answers to the August Puzzler; Volume 280, No. 3; page 107.

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