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Author Topic: Sun., 6/8 Alan Olschwang  (Read 324 times)

magus

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Sun., 6/8 Alan Olschwang
« on: June 08, 2014, 09:27:16 AM »
THEME:   intrusive U in phrases
   
GOOD ONES:     
Soda fountain?   SWEET SPOUT [sweet spot]   
One hyping the spud industry?   TATER TOUT [Tater Tot frozen food]   
Court case involving a Brit. tennis player and a rake?   ROUE V WADE [Roe v. Wade (Virginia)]   
High crime, briefly   DUI [I imagine it is, both ways]   
Big bang material   TNT [note lower case B; and like God, Big Bang is capitalized.  Wonder what Big Bang material would be.]    
Gets in on the deal   ANTES   
Neon borders?   ENS [neon has two N's]   
It may be bid   ADIEU ["as we bid a fond adieu to the charming Parisians"]   
Clerical worker   PRIEST   
End-of-the line item   LURE [fishing line, that is]   
   
BTW:   
Emotional wounds   TRAUMA [needs "at times" since most traumas are physical --- but don't tell your Psych professor.  Or just eliminate "emotional."]   
   
Homer, for one   TOON [doesn't this need "character" since TOON refers to the cartoon's name: "The Simpsons"?]   
   
Filled (in)   CLUED [odd that in Xwords we fill in the answers, not the clues]   
   
Little, in Lille  PEU [exactly, but not in London.  I say peuw!]  8)   
   
   
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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