Solving => Today's Puzzles => Topic started by: magus on August 07, 2011, 09:48:27 AM

Title: LAT Sun. 8/7 Donna S. Levin
Post by: magus on August 07, 2011, 09:48:27 AM
Best title of the year!

Lawyer’s thing   RES
Garden party?   EVE
It isn’t right   LEFT
Simple guy   SIMON
Certain king’s proclamation?   ROAR [king of the jungle]
Walking aids   LEASHES [dog walking]
Pen pals’ exchange?   OINKS
Theme: wordplay (homophonic) beginning with the letter S (silent): see title
Schusser’s name traced in the snow?   SKISIGNATURE [as in music]
“Alas” and “Ah, me”?   SIGHOPENERS
Surveillance satellite?   SPYINTHESKY
Geckos that don’t set their alarm clocks?   SLEEPINGLIZARDS
Pilots’ milieu?   SPHEREOFFLYING

Like a porterhouse   BONEIN [not buying it -- bone up and bonehead, yes; bone in, no]
Doce meses   ANO [clue is needlessly in Spanish; ano- is a comb. form or “Give me an O!”]

RATING:   ;D ;D ;D Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No fun