User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

Navigate

Resources

Donations


You can help support this site by making a small donation using either a PayPal account:

or with a major credit card such as:

 

 

Click here for details.

Google Ads

Author Topic: LAT Thu. 3/15 Michael Doran  (Read 479 times)

magus

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2003
    • Anthony Magarello
    • Email
LAT Thu. 3/15 Michael Doran
« on: March 15, 2012, 09:09:20 AM »
Possible Title: Capitalization

Good Ones:
Yo-Yo’s strings   CELLO [note capitalization]
Levels the playing field?   MOWS
Theme: Three meanings of the word capital in New Zealand
WELLINGTON = nation’s capital
KIWIDOLLAR = nation’s money
THELETTERS NANDZ [both entries] = capital letters of New Zealand

By the Way:
I wonder how many solvers know Zsa Zsa Gabor outside of her frequent appearances in crosswords?  When I was a boy she had finished a very minor movie career and was famous only for being famous --- and appearing often as a laughable guest on the Jack Parr version of the Tonight Show.  Johnny Carson had her on occasionally before she got too old, and the status–seeking, money-marrying, erstwhile starlet is now immortalized because of the spelling of her name.  Why she’s almost as popular today as a tse-tse fly. But, the Z has some value because…

All 26 letters are used in today’s puzzle!

Some Nits to Pick:   
Clueless   ASEA [at sea = clueless; asea = on the ocean]
ACHT

RATING:   ;D ;D Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun

 

Powered by EzPortal