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Splitting Hares: A Crossword of Homonyms

Splitting Hares: A Crossword of Homonyms

February 14, 2020

ACROSS 1. Rough bath sponge 7. Small piece of metal that supports walls 11. What a dog offers in response to “Shake!” 14. Appeal to 15. Trash guy 17. Tactics in Vicksburg and Leningrad 18. Crowned with bones 19. Greeting of a landlocked mariner 21. Infantry or Navy flag bearer, abbr. 22. Gershwin’s Tee- ___-Um-Bum-Bo 23. Nicholas II was the last 26. Empowering Andra Day lyric 29. Copycat, or more like a copy primate 32. Target of college donation solicitations, singular 33. Clas...

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December 13, 2019

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December 6, 2019

ACROSS 1. Calls into question 6. Canonical Hebrew scripture 10. French infantry man in WWI, literally “hairy one” 11. Variety of Japanese soup 13. Outdo in tennis 16. Ready and willing to play 18. Harry Potter on West End 19. Academic 21. One who pursues  23. When one is on a ship 24. First word of the Constitution 26. Grandmother, affectionate 27. Persona ______ grata 28. Big Ten Hoosier 29. Arm, leg 31. The only golf thing it’s acceptable ...

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November 22, 2019

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November 15, 2019

ACROSS 1. When a rock can’t roll, it’s a ______. 9. 3.14 percent of sailors are pi-______. 13. Sheep’s disgust. 14. Greeting from the ocean. 16. Friend or _____.  17. What to yell to get the attention of a landowning farmer. 18. Eight-legged cat. 22. How does the mathematician close on a house with her partner? She ______.  24. The bird who lost the flying race was a real ______ loser.  25. Peruvian bean. 26. Most effective profession at getting clients to open up...

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November 1, 2019

ACROSS 1. A vampire’s favorite snack 6. An ethereal presence, plural 13. Cast away 15. The terrifying leading cause of skin cancer,  singular 16. Wrapped ghouls 17. Linking verb of the past to describe a state of being 19. The initials of a city that many horror movies have been filmed in.  21. A ghostly scream inducer 22. More than enough 24. Area 51 inhabitant 26. Funeral flames 27. Hopeless gloom  31. One of the most infamous colonizers (abbr.). ...

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October 4, 2019

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September 27, 2019

 Down 1. Latin prefix meaning “distant”  2. Person who leads prayer in a mosque 3. Familial figure sharing its name with a bug 4. Toward the back of a ship  5. Key you press to indent 6. Color  7. Friendly alien from the ’80s 8. Sudden attack by the enemy  9. Formal waist sash  10. Lakers legend  12. Collect $200  13. See 3 down, character in The Wizard of Oz 14. Cold, unmoving demeanor 17. String instrument popular during the European Renaissance 23. Orga...

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