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Puzzler Solution to "Mismatches,"
the June, 1999, Puzzler



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Nine imaginary husband-and-wife pairs were created by adding the letters of MATRIMONY. Across. 1. MAIMS (anag.) 7. TR(A + L)EE 9. SUM + O 10. B(L)ARE 11. RAN + CH + O 12. CAS(T)E 13. TUR(EE)N 14. KRAALS (anag.) 16. MAD(A + M)E 19. A + RAF(A)T 22. A(C)ID 23. TEAR (double def.) 24. EARN (homophone) 25. P(I)ET + AS 26. NOS(H)E'S Down. 1. MOB(y) + (BE)D 2. AT LAS(t) 3. SLEDGE (double def.) 4. REACT (anag.) 5. EM OT + E (rev.) 6. T(OK)ENS 8. IN + CUR 15. AG(IT)ATE 16. MAHLER (anag.) 17. M + ANT + IS 18. SPRAYS (double def.) 20. FE(R)NS 21. TROPE (hidden) Mismatches. a. MAGE; ACHED b. DENS; ARIA c. SEA; MARINA d. BROKE; ROAN e. DAM; AGES f. DINE; HOME g. BERNE; ARGOT h. SCAR; DAIS i. BAR; GIG
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The Atlantic Monthly; July 1999; Puzzler Solution - 99.07; Volume 284, No. 1; page 96.