Thursday, October 2, 2008

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Baldo

by Hector Cantu

JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU
Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). Rating: BRONZE
© 2008 Janric Enterprises Dist. by Creators Syndicate Inc. Solution to 10/1/08

cathy®

by Cathy Guisewite

10/2/08

C

Peanuts®

by Charles M. Schulz

Marmaduke®

by Brad Anderson

Edited by Will Shortz
Across 1 Poor dating prospects 5 Central Africa’s Lake ___ 9 Place for a motto 14 M.P.’s quarry 15 Bloody, so to speak 16 Early British automaker Henry 17 Hot strip? 18 Washington has some big ones 19 Mountaineering equipment 20 Historical 1976 miniseries 23 C7H5N3O6 24 Toy at the beach 25 Close, old-style 27 Record holder 30 Refrigerator part 32 Big name in Gotham City 33 “Mens sana in corpore ___” 34 California’s ___ Music Festival, since 1947 36 Goon 37 Juliet, e.g., in Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” 40 Chapel Hill sch. 41 Only player to be part of three World Cupwinning teams 43 Poland’s second-largest city 44 Tear 46 Obeys 48 Didn’t raise 49 ___ light: Var. 50 Lay person? 51 Reverence 53 Punny hint to answering 20Across, 11-Down and 29-Down 58 Sends 60 Object of ridicule 61 After-lunch bite 62 Black tea 63 Stick on a dish 64 Scraggy 65 It may be rounded up in a roundup 66 European capital 67 “Do the Right Thing” pizzeria Down 1 Part of a pound 2 Out 3 Siesta 4 Abate 5 Hatch 6 Global legal venue, with “The” 7 Yankee nickname starting in 2004 8 1940s-’50s film/ TV star with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 9 Cause for using a hot line 10 Sinbad’s avian attacker 11 Classic 1947 detective novel 12 Process, in a way, as documents 13 Transcript 21 Biographies 22 ___ Station 26 Delivery notation: Abbr. 27 Give and take 28 It’s sometimes grabbed 29 Bygone political slogan
1 14 17 20 24 27 32 36 41 46 49 51 58 62 65 52 59 53 60 63 66 54 42 47 50 37 38 43 48 28 29 33 39 44 30 21 25 2 3 4 5 15 18 22 6 7 8 9 16 19

No. 0828
10 11 12 13

23 26 31 34 40 45 35

Bizarro
56 57

by Dan Piraro

55 61 64 67

Puzzle by Sheldon Benardo

30 ’06 Series winner 31 Eastern royal 33 Title TV character in Bikini Bottom 35 Put away 38 Liquid fat 39 Prefix with sclerosis

ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE
O M E N F O C I F O O T P E S K I C A N C L E A K A N C Y T S K T E L A Y B O N B B R I A E C O L D A N T G R O W O N L O O P I L S A P A L E O O N C E B L E W P A E N N G O S R M T E Y A A M R U E P S L U R P E E L U N G E S E N I O R G O I N G S O C K O T N O T E P O K E R S E N S E A N E Y E

L A M A S

O R R O H A U O M T N E O N V R I E E E W

42 Night school class, for short 45 Soldiers’ jobs 47 Come-on 48 Not punishing sufficiently 50 One of the “Brady Bunch” kids 51 Cold-blooded killers

52 Stimulate 54 Holiday season 55 Quarter 56 “Hud” Oscar winner 57 Ones with charges 59 Writer who wrote “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity”

S O R C E R I C A E D N A R O N A

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