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"Celebrating the First" (Solution)

January Puzzler Solution

(Answers to clues before most of them were anagrammed with an "0.")
Across.

1. SE(N)T
6. MIR + (us)ED
11. AS + TUT + E
12. RIND (hidden)
14. ST(A)IR
15. CAST + IN + G(al)S
16. ESTIVAL (anag.)
18. AN(GER)S
27.TRITON (anag.)
28. CRUISE + R
30. S(MEL)TING
32. PO(IN)TS
33. DE(sign)ER
34. TA(NG)LE
35. DESERT (homophone)
36. (p)ARSON

Down.

1. ASTER + N
2. GNAT (hidden)
3. INN + ATE
4. SO + P
5. QUINTET (anag.)
7. C(LE)AR
8. EDI(C)TS
9. I + CEMEN(t)
10. INSIST (anag.)
13. GUR + NEY (rev.)
17. ACE + TATE
19. MAR(TEN)S
21. RE + NOIR
22. IN + SECT
23. WIN(G)ED
24. S(COP + E)D
25. SAUDI (anag.)
26. TRIER (anag.)
29. (s)LANG
31. SANA (anag.)


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The Atlantic Monthly; February 1998; Answers to the January Puzzler; Volume 281, No. 2; page 99.

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