Fraser Simpson

Fraser Simpson creates the Political Puzzler for The American Prospect.

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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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ACROSS: 1 THOUSAND (anag.); 5 BRED ( bread hom.); 9 CACHE ( cash hom.); 10 TRA(NS)IT (NS = last pair of coiNS); 11 G + ROT + TO; 12 KO(A)LA; 14 R(OR)SCHACH TEST ( stretch cash anag.); 17 CELLS ( sells hom.); 19 G(R)ASPS; 22 ERITREA (hidden); 23 E(C)LAT (rev.); 24 SAKE (acronym); 25 OD + IOU + SLY DOWN: 1 TACT ( tacked hom.); 2 O(CC)UR; 3 S(K)EPTIC; 4 NATIONAL GUARD (anag.); 6 REST + ATE; 7 D + ETRACTS ( scatter anag.); 8 JACK (2 defs.); 13 PROCEEDS ( pro seeds hom.); 15 ROLL + ICK; 16 HE + A + VE TO; 18 SERF ( surf hom.); 20 P + ALMS; 21 IT'S + Y Answers will be provided in the next issue and posted on our Web site, www.prospect.org , by October 23. 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 . class="nonprinting">

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