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"Cryptacrostic" (Solution)

December Puzzler Solution

1. TRIP + OD
2. F(ET)ISH
3. STRAIT (anag.)
4. DRAG + ON(F)LY
5. DOWN + S + WING
6. TW(OF)ISTED
7. ANGST (hidden)
8. B(ILK)ED
9. DI(SPA)TCH
10. WA(GO)NT + RAIN
11. TO + WING + G
12. FORG(IV)E
13. WOM + BAT (rev.)
14. BUTTE + D
15. SUB + TRAC + T (cart + bus rev.)
16. T + OWNS + HIP
17. HAWT + HORN (what anag.)
18. NEGATIVISM (anag.)
19. PUP + PET
20. ME(AD)OW
21. A + PO + THE + GM
22. SP(OK)EN (ESPN anag.)
23. ME + TIER
24. H(AND + C)UFF
25. POT + ENT (net anag.)
26. T(WITCH)ED
27. BUD + A + PEST
28. MO(RIB)UND
29. RI + VETS
30. T + OTTER
31. TH(WART)ING
32. MATTER (double def.)
33. CH(I PM)UNK
34. WIND + 0 + W
35. STEIN (anag.)
36. TRI(UMP)HS (shirt rev.)


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The Atlantic Monthly; January 1998; Answers to the December Puzzler; Volume 281, No. 1; page 102.

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