Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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Hail to the Chief

ACROSS: 1 STROVE (anag.); 4 BALL + OT ( to rev.); 8 OVERL + AP ( lover anag.); 10 TAC + KY ( cat rev.); 11 AT SEA (anag.); 12 EXCE(R)PT; 13 CAN + DID + ATE; 17 FAR GONE (anag.); 19 PLANE ( plain hom.); 21 I'M + AGE; 22 T(H)ICKET; 23 ERE + CTS; 24 A(S)IDES DOWN: 1 SLOG + AN; 2 REEDS ( reads hom.); 3 V(I'LL)AIN; 5 ANTI + C; 6 LUC(ER)NE ( uncle anag.); 7 TRY + STS; 9 P + RESIDENT; 13 CAR(NAG)E; 14 APPL(I)ES; 15 OFF + ICE; 16 BERTHS ( births hom.); 18 OVER + T; 20 A + SKED Answers will be provided in the next issue and posted on our Web site, www.prospect.org , by November 20. Send completed puzzles to Political Puzzler, The American Prospect, 5 Broad Street, Boston, MA 02109-2901. The first correct entrant receives a copy of Robert Reich's Locked in the Cabinet .

The Answers to Primary Colors (2.5.00)

ACROSS: 1. D(UP)ON + T 4. CA + U(CU)S 8. A + BET + TED 10. DONNA (anag.) 11. ELDER (2 defs.) 12. M(A + NH)OOD 13. RELOCATED (anag.) 17. A + LAB + AMA 19. O + R + BIT 21. RUIN + G 22. SE(G-MEN)T 23. LYNDON (hidden) 24. A(S)IDES DOWN: 1. D + IADEM (media anag.) 2. P + LEAD 3.NATURAL (anag.) 5. ARDEN (anag.) 6. CON + CORD 7. S(CAL)DS 9. D(EMOC)RATS (come rev.) 13. RE(A + L)IGN 14. T(SONG)AS (sat rev.) 15. PAT + ROL(e) 16. STATES (2 defs.) 18. ANGLO (first letters) 20. B + READ

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