Solving => Today's Puzzles => Topic started by: magus on November 08, 2013, 09:05:20 AM

Title: Fri., 11/8 Jeffrey Wechsler
Post by: magus on November 08, 2013, 09:05:20 AM
THEME:   last sound of a word is repeated by its homonym
Really old hardwood?   ANTIQUE TEAK   
Disney's Bambi?   WHITETAIL TALE   
Emperor Justinian as a young man?   BYZANTINE TEEN   
Give a damn?   CURSE   
Ranch handle   TEX   
Letters to the Coast Guard   SOS   
TV component?   TELE   
Very, in Vienna   SEHR [This is what happens when foreign words are allowed: we get an Austrian adverb.  It is, of course, a means of making it easy for construction --- and a means of marring an otherwise perfect puzzle.]   
RATING:  ;D ;D   
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun