Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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Solutions to "Friends of Bill" (August 28, 2000)

ACROSS: 1 SO-S + O; 3 TE(THERE)D; 8 RâS + V.P.; 9 ENTRAINS (anag.); 11 PERS(UAS + I)ON (USA anag.); 14 IN + SECT; 15 S(I)MILE; 17 BEL(L)YACHES (by Chelsea anag.); 20 FUR + LOUGH; 21 LIAR (rev.); 22 RIGHTING (writing hom.); 23 A(GE)D (e.g. rev.) DOWN: 1 SERAP + HIM (spare anag.); 2 S + EVEREST; 4 ERNEST (anag.); 5 HAR + MONICAS (rah rev.); 6 RUIN'; 7 DESK (hidden); 10 PUNCHES OUT (2 defs.); 12 SIGHTING (citing hom.); 13 C + ENSURED; 16 SLOGAN (hidden: acronym); 18 A + FAR (RAF rev.); 19 B + RIG Answers will be provided in the next issue and posted on our Web site, www.prospect.org , by September 11. For a Solver's Guide, send an SASE to Solver's Guide, P.O. Box 772, Boston, MA 02102-0772. class="nonprinting">

Money Matters

ACROSS: 1 EQUITABLY (anag.); 6 PAIN + T; 7 MO(NDA)LE (and anag.); 9 TR(IT)ELY (Tyler anag.); 10 NANCE (hidden); 11 HAMLIN (hidden & lit.); 13 GALORE (anag.); 16 BURR + O; 18 C(OLLEC)T (cello rev.); 20 ENDWAYS (anag.); 21 CROSS (2 defs.); 22 SL(vEEP)LES + S (sells rev.) DOWN: 1 EL(IT + IS)M; 2 (a)UNTIE; 3 TA(MAY)O; 4 BO(NAN)Z + A; 5 YEAR + N; 6 PA(TCHAB)LE (batch anag.); 8 EL + EVENT + HS; 12 I + R(ON) AGE; 14 ONER + O + US (Reno rev.); 15 ACTS UP (catsup slightly changed); 17 R + ID ES(t); 19 LU(C)RE Answers will be provided in the next issue and posted on our Web site, www.prospect.org , by August 14. For a Solver's Guide, send an SASE to Solver's Guide, P.O. Box 772, Boston, MA 02102-0772. class="nonprinting">

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