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"Three - Ring Circus"
(Solution to the April Puzzler)

Solution to the April Puzzler

Circles. Aa. SP + RING; VERISM (anag.); FIESTA (hidden) Ab. STEIN'S; PE(A)P + OD; MI(R + R)OR (Miro anag.) Ac. C + ORNET (tenor anag.); SA(M)EDI (ideas rev.); AR(END)T Ba. MEDUSA (anag.); T(AVER)N; M + YRIAD (rev.) Bb. D + EVOTE (Eve to anag.); RI + ALTO; T + ESTEE Bc. M + INUIT; PLE(A)SE (sleep anag.); ERR + AND CA. S + ERACS (rev.); J(ET)SET (jest anag.); A + R + CAN + A Cb. MOP + ISH (his anag.); IS + SUER; (s)EQUINE(d) Cc. A + S(Y)LUM; M(ADAM)E; K + A + RATE Sectors. 1. MO(N + TSERRA)T (rev.) 2. R(EINTER)EST (in tree anag.) 3. CRYOGENIST (anag.) 4. DELINQUENT (anag.) 5. M(EERSCHA)UM (reaches anag.) 6. S(ERE)NADES (sedans rev.) 7. MA(NE)UVE + RED 8. C0(M)P + AT + RIOT 9. S + PE(ED'S)TER 10. TIME-SAVING (anag.) 11. THRE(AD + BAR)E 12. PO(IN + TIES)T


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The Atlantic Monthly; April 1998; Answers to the April Puzzler; Volume 281, No. 5; page 128.

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