Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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Peeking Over the Great Wall

ACROSS : 1 BONN + IEST (site anag.); 5 S + CAN; 9 NI(NE)S; 10 A...T + TRACT; 11 TAHI(T)I (Haiti anag.); 12 PAT + I + O; 14 CATCHMENT AREA (anag.); 17 EARTH (h shifted in heart); 19 ERNES + T; 22 CHIC + A + GO; 23 (d)INNER; 24 YARD (2 defs.); 25 STAR M + APS (smart anag; Spa rev.) DOWN : 1 BANS (hidden); 2 NIN + JA; 3 IPSW(I + C)H (whips anag.); 4 SEASID(E RE + SO)RT (disaster anag.); 6 CHARTER (2 defs.); 7 NOT SO B + AD (Boston rev.); 8 STOP (rev.); 13 SCREEC(H)Y (secrecy anag.); 15 TARRIER (2 defs.) 16 TANGIER (2 defs.); 18 HEAT (anag. of ATHE); 20 SAN(T)A; 21 BRAS(s) 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">

Friends of Bill

ACROSS: 1 CIT(I)FIED (deficit anag.); 5 SWAP (rev.); 9 NINJA (hidden); 10 ACCRUAL (a cruel hom.); 11 REC(K)ON; 12 MEDI + C (dime anag.); 14 ON SAL + E (loans anag.); 16 INC + 'OME; 19 GI(FT)S; 21 A + F,F + RAY; 24 E(CO)NOMY (money anag.); 25 NEIGH (nay hom.); 26 MARK (2 defs.); 27 TRADE GAP (paged + art rev.) DOWN: 1 CENT (sent hom.); 2 TENNERS (tenors hom.); 3 F + LACK; 4 E(LAIN)E (EE = central GrEEce); 6 WOUND (2 defs.); 7 POLICIES (oil prices + r anag.); 8 A + CU + MEN; 13 L + ON(G)-TERM (mentor anag.); 15 LESS + ON; 17 O + RATING; 18 LA(W)YER; 20 F(L)OUR; 22 FIN + ED; 23 S(H)OP 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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