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#123190 - 02/18/04 09:29 AM Great crossword puzzle clues
Loc: lower upstate New York
Anybody seen any recently (cryptic or "normal")? Sunday's NYT puzzle had this; I love it:
Four CD's = (3 letters)
#123191 - 02/18/04 09:33 AM Re: Great crossword puzzle clues
Big fat smiley face cuz I got it with just what the lovely AnnaS has presented you with.
Well, I did have the rest of the puzzle surrounding it but I only cross-checked to confirm my answer
#123192 - 02/18/04 03:22 PM Autotrumpeting like crazy
Loc: London, UK
Apparently I got it too. (PM'd ASp and found out.)
the sunshine "voice like a wind instrument" warrior
#123193 - 02/18/04 03:34 PM Re: Autotrumpeting like crazy
Loc: lower upstate New York
hehehe... yep, four correct answers so far. The above two, plus the Fallible Fiend and the lovely tsuwm.
I'll post the answer in a few days in case anyone is stymied.
Edit: Make that five: Jackie got it too.
#123194 - 02/18/04 05:17 PM Re: Autotrumpeting like crazy
Definitely stymied ASp.
I've never been able to do a cryptic crossword. I don't get it. I know I should just keep the thing until the next week so I can see what the answers are - and understand how it works, but I haven't remembered to do so when I get the Saturday paper.
#123195 - 02/18/04 05:21 PM Re: cdcdcdcd
seedy, seedy, seedy, seedy... huh. nope.
force D's... huh. nope.
foresty... huh. nope.
formerly known as etaoin...
#123196 - 02/18/04 05:26 PM Re: cdcdcdcd
Loc: Te Ika a Maui
Now that I know I'm not alone in my shame, I, too shall confess my ignorance. Pity it couldn't have been 50 instead of 4, that would have been easy._________________________
noho ora mai
#123197 - 02/18/04 07:40 PM This one is easier
Also from NYT, but not Sunday's
mate's cry (4 letters)
#123198 - 02/18/04 09:26 PM An easy cryptic; for jheem
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Tsk! Iran's abandoned ancient language (8)
#123199 - 02/18/04 10:42 PM Re: cdcdcdcd
Loc: this too shall pass
4 CDs = ?
here's a further clue for max: as with the answer to "what's 6x9", you just have to know what base you're operating in.
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