Solving => Today's Puzzles => Topic started by: magus on December 20, 2015, 08:56:49 AM

Title: Sun., 12/20 Garry Morse
Post by: magus on December 20, 2015, 08:56:49 AM
THEME:   both words of a two-word phrase contain the letter combination LA
title:  LA-LA LAND   
Joined in a film lab   SPLICED   
Wranglers, e.g.   JEEPS   
Web browser?   SPIDER   
Look the wrong way, maybe   CHEAT   
One swinging in a box   BATTER [drawn on the ground, the baseball batter's box is a rectangle into which the batter must stand]   
ALTE is German only   
BLANK SLATE was a best-seller I sadly purchased, and while its premise was accurate, it was so badly written and filled with so many unsupported statements, I threw it down.   
When exactly did MAVEN become part of English, and who but Jews are likely to use it?  The Magus was not consulted!
Sailing component?   SILENT I [not really as the digraph ai has its own sound --- eliminating the I would change the sound  to a short A.   
RATING:    ;D ;D
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun