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Author Topic: Fri., 1/30 Paolo Pasco  (Read 1114 times)

magus

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Fri., 1/30 Paolo Pasco
« on: January 30, 2015, 09:59:26 AM »
THEME:   first word of phrase is spelled backwards but the word BACK is missing
   
GOOD ONES:    
Deep-sea creature, literally   PMUH WHALE [humpback whale: four other theme entries are as clever]   
Rock blasters   AMPS [I thought TNT'S]   
Apple variety   IMAC   
Goal for a runner   SEAT [politico]   
Goes out for a bit?   NAPS   
Unpopular spots   ACNE   
Fire proof   ASH [two words]   
Big brass   TUBAS [not generals]   
   
BTW:   
Blockhead   SCHMO [that's a moldy oldy]   
   
Michael Jackson, e.g.   ROCK ICON [an icon is properly a picture of an important person or thing;  MJ was an idol.  Marilyn Monroe's dress being blown from below is an icon; she was an idol]   
   
Odd that The Seven Per Cent Solution entry abuts another Sherlock Holmes entry, well, maybe not so odd as the game may be afoot.   
   
Really, really cool   EPIC [first and only time I heard this meaning of epic was in 1992 when k.d. lang said same of Roy Orbison's lyrics --- not that I remember the date; it's from Black and White Night CD recorded then]   
   
Enero, no matter the Spanish clue, is not legit.   
   
   
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   

richochez

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Re: Fri., 1/30 Paolo Pasco
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 01:44:49 PM »
Not sure why, but I thought it was pretty cool that the co-author managed to get his own name in as an answer (15 across)

 


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