"Bad-mouth an Aretha Franklin classic?"
DISRESPECT"Rap a Rolling Stones favorite?"
DISSATISFACTION"Work for Money, maybe"
The clue for RENES was "Descartes and Russo," but when I made Xwords, B.C., my editors insisted that the two names had to be related in some way, not disparate as a philosopher and an actress. I thought there was a bit of humor in the incongruous.
Irrelevant question: Why is combo (as in jazz) not combi?