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Solution to "Central Square,"
the February, 1999, Puzzler


Solution to the February Puzzler


Across. 3. FIR(ST + ST) + RING 10. EROS(e) 11. BE + AT + LES 12. RAINBOW (homophone of reign + beau) 13. FLOE (homophone) 16. BOS + TON (sob rev.) 17. MALLE + T 18. (w)ER(e) + MINE 20. B(RE)ATH 21. R + EEL + E + R (R + E + Lee rev.) 24. LO(O)SER 27. O + RIG + IN 29. A + MP + ERE (rev.) 30. RO(TUN)D (nut rev.) 32. JE + SUIT 34. ERIN (hidden rev.) 35. J + OT DOWN (won't do anag.) 36. DISCUS + S 37. THE + O 38. DEMOSTHENES (anag.) Down. 1. PERAMBULATE (anag.) 2. G(RAN)ARY 3. FOIL (double def.) 4. RABBET (homophone) 5. S(M)OOTH 6. SETTER (anag.) 7. T(AG)ORE 8. I + L + L + WILL 9. N + EON 14. E(VER AND A)NON (none rev.) 15. CLAUSE (homophone) 19. M(ERI)TS (ire rev.) 22. SOP + HIS + M 23. SIN + E + WE'D 25. E + REBUS 26. RES(IS)T 27. ORIOLE (homophone) 28. ROTTEN (anag.) 31. E + R + IE 33. OOHS (homophone)


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The Atlantic Monthly; March 1999; Answers to the February Puzzler; Volume 283, No. 3; page 117.

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