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Author Topic: LAT Sun. 9/6 Pancho Harrison  (Read 1223 times)

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LAT Sun. 9/6 Pancho Harrison
« on: September 06, 2009, 09:17:27 AM »
Good Ones!

Tuscan red   CHIANTI [I was thinking color, not wine]
They hang together   PALS [I was thinking execution]

I never realized that Kazan directed films of so many literary pieces.

What do the following entries have in common?

Mine, in Marseille   AMOI
Cold, to Carlos   FRIO
Un + deux   TROIS
Some, in Seville   UNAS
Orly lander   AVION
Suisse range   ALPES
Sp. title   SRA
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Re: LAT Sun. 9/6 Pancho Harrison
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2009, 10:18:15 AM »
These are great IF you know several other languages other than the one the puzzle is written in. Too hard!  ???

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Re: LAT Sun. 9/6 Pancho Harrison
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2009, 08:24:22 AM »
I thought they have Euros in common.  :D

I'm not sure these entries are too hard for Sunday solvers; my feeling is more aesthetic: how many unrelated foreign terms, in this case seven, should a solver expect to see in a puzzle?  Some might argue that many foreign terms in a puzzle is to be expected as the world shrinks and we become more multicultural.  Others may feel that using foreign terms adds to a constructor's lexicon and so makes puzzles both easier to make and more enjoyable to solve.   As stated here before, only common, well-used foreign terms and expressions should be used in English Xwords.  :)

 

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