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Thu., 8/22 Jeff Stillman


THEME:   last A of a phrase is substituted for by a U yielding a new phrase
Wedding song for Ivana or Marla?   THE-LADY-IS-A-TRUMP [still laughing]   
Easy strikekout victim?   BATTING-CHUMP   
Off-the-wall play   CAROM [literally]   
Ant who sings   ADAM [how about "that" instead of "who"?]   
Field of plants?   BOTANY   
Smart remark?   OUCH [smart=hurt]   
Meter reading   USAGE ["usage" refers to prose; "meter" refers to poetry, the usage of which is called prosody]   
Open D and open G, for guitars   TUNINGS ["tunings" is the name of actions (gerund) while the D and G refer to strings --- not actions]   
RATING: ;D ;D ;D   
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun   


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