Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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In the City

ACROSS: 1 SEA + R; 3 WORTHIES (anag.-e); 8 NIL + E; 9 RE(BELLE)D; 11 EX(ONE + RAT)ES; 14 MO + ROSE (OM = interior of tOMb); 15 SPA + RED; 17 CORPUSCLES (anag.); 20 REBUTTAL (anag.); 21 LAKE (2 defs.); 22 W + ATERBED (debater anag.); 23 (b)AS IS DOWN: 1 SUNBEAMS (anag.); 2 ALL FOURS (anag.); 4 (h)OME + GAS; 5 T(H + E + TEMP)EST; 6 IDLE (idol hom.); 7 SIDE (sighed hom.); 10 PEAS + HOOTER (apes anag.); 12 ARMLO + ADS (moral anag.); 13 O(DYS + SEY)S (all rev.); 16 OPIATE (hidden); 18 DREW (2 defs.); 19 A + BET Answers will appear in the next issue. For a Solver's Guide, send an SASE to Solver's Guide, P.O. Box 772, Boston, MA 02102-0772. class="nonprinting">

Red, White and Blue

ACROSS: 1 I(M)PLICATION (politician anag.); 8 TREASON (anag.); 9 LOWER (2 defs.); 10 OMANI (hidden); 11 A + TONING; 12 RE + SIGN; 14 SPIRAL (L.A. + rips rev.); 17 G + REATLY (realty anag.); 19 (m)ORGAN; 22 TAINT (2 defs.); 23 TI(E RA)CK; 24 F(ELICIT)ATED DOWN: 1 INT(R)O; 2 PIE + TA (at rev.); 3 IS + SUING; 4 ANNU(A)L; 5 I + GLOO(m); 6 NEWSIER (anag.); 7 FRUG + AL; 12 RIGHTS (rites hom.); 13 SH + E + RIFF; 15 P(ROT)EST; 16 MY + STIC(k); 18 TOT + A + L; 20 GRAFT (2 defs.); 21 NA(K)ED (dean rev.) Answers will appear in the next issue. 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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