Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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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">

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">

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