Solving => Today's Puzzles => Topic started by: magus on September 06, 2013, 08:59:19 AM

Title: Fri., 9/6 Steve Blas
Post by: magus on September 06, 2013, 08:59:19 AM
THEME:   scientific terms reconstituted to include the scientist from whom the term originates
Mathematician got ready for a shower?   MOEBIUS-STRIPPED   
Physicist made an opposing move?   GEIGER-COUNTERED   
Half of nine?   ENS [two of the four letters are n's]   
Knocks off   IMITATES [I've watched too many gangster movies]   
On the lower side, in a heeling vessel   ALEE [usually true, but a sail configuration can heel a boat such that it can heel close to the wind]   
K thru 12   EL-HI [I've been out of ed. biz. for a long time --- does anyone really use this term?]   
I know no one uses RIEN --- in our language.   

RATING: ;D ;D   
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun