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Thu., 5/29 David Steinberg

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magus:
THEME:   last word of a phrase relates to chess
   
GOOD ONES:     
Game where {& theme}   CHESS [should be "Game which…"]   
Stock market giant?   KNORR [they make soups and I suppose stock]   
   
BTW:   
I can assume what PIN and FORK mean in chess, but as a player only as a boy they are unknown to me.   
   
Don't know why I am miffed when I am told to KEEP YOUR FORK.   
   
Confident way to solve crosswords   IN INK [for me it's not confidence but the desire to see contrast between newsprint and dark ink --- pencil blends]   
   
Flowery composition   ODE [no more so than any other LYRIC or an IDYLL, ROMANCE, EPISTOLARY, or an ESSAY about your Aunt Harriet]   
   
Part of a class act   SCHOOLMATE [clue is so far afield it's out of the stadium]   
   
RATING: ;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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