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Solution to "Hide and Seek,"
the March, 1999, Puzzler



Solution to the March Puzzler


The hiders (shaded in the answer grid) are WEE FOLK: brownie, pixie, leprechaun, fairy, gnome, elf, and kobold. The leprechaun also holds a box of gold (AU). Across. 1. CAVORT (anag.) 5. SPADES (double def.) 9. SERGE + I 12. AS + I(A)N 14. D(I)E OUT (due to anag.) 15. S + UN(L)IT 16. G + ABLE 17. TENFO + LD (often anag.) 18. S(P)OIL 23. FOR + BEAR 24. MEDEA (hidden) 26. REB + OIL 27. TEN(AN)T 29. FAT CATS (anag.) 31. MAY + AN (rev.) 32. GR + A + HAM 33. P(EON)IES 34. DIT(Z)Y (tidy anag.) 35. ICEMAN (anag.) Down. 1. COA(S)TS 2. V(E)IN 3. (m)ORAL 4. TEX + T 5. S + IDLE 6. ARE + A 7. E(BULL)IENT (tee in anag.) 8. S(l)ATE + D 10. SI(G)N 11. LOB + O 13. S(U + BPOE)NAED (deans rev.) 19. ORBS (even letters) 20. L(EIBN)IZ (be-in anag.) 21. P(A + L + F)REY 22. BA(TSME)N (Mets anag.) 23. FR(UMP)Y 24. METRIC (anag.) 25. E(NC)ASE 28. RAN + T 30. A + HEM


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The Atlantic Monthly; April 1999; Answers to the March Puzzler; Volume 283, No. 4; page 114.

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