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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:16 PM
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Crossword Puzzle Thread
I'll start.

Post a clue, then the amount of places required in the form of underscores.

Like so.

Clue: 4 letter word
Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (14)

Try to solve, and post your own
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:18 PM
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1. bwhaaaaa
:rofl:
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:19 PM
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2. No, I'm serious!
:D
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:24 PM
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6. ok
Clue: another brilliant thread that will sink like a log

Spaces: _ _ _ _ (4)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:25 PM
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7. MINE
Clue: Think that never stops moving and has a week dedicated to it on The Discovery Channel

Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ (5)

just for you
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:27 PM
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11. brain!
ok, ok me!

Clue: imsomniac

Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ (5)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:29 PM
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13. awake
Clue: Sundog on a Wednesday night
Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (11)
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:32 PM
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16. disoriented!
Clue: DS1's secret life

Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (9)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:38 PM
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20. gloryhole
Am I right? Am I right?
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:38 PM
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21. bwhaaaaaa
:rofl:

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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:39 PM
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24. btw, the correct answer to my last was
shitflinger
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sundog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:57 PM
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40. don't you mean
seedflinger

i mean, if you're gonna go raunch, at least do it in style :D
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:19 PM
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3. hello jackass
:*
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:19 PM
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4. ugh, I must've started with a too difficult word
:P
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Glorfindel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:23 PM
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5. TETRAGRAMMATON
A kind of pea: _ _ _ _ _
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:25 PM
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8. YES!!!
Thank you!

snow pea
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Glorfindel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:26 PM
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9. No, 5 spaces....
Think Latin (Cicero)
:D
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:27 PM
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10. shit
sweet?

I don't know
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Glorfindel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:29 PM
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12. "chick" pea = cicero
:toast:

Not nearly as difficult as tetragrammaton!

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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:30 PM
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14. *slaps self*
I've actually eaten those and liked em too!

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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:30 PM
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15. Clue: Moran
Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (7)
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:34 PM
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17. Freeper?
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:36 PM
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18. yes
post yer own
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:37 PM
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19. Here's mine.
Archaic term for a bit of food.

_ _ _ (3)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:38 PM
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22. fry?
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:39 PM
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23. No.
Try again.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:40 PM
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25. I have no idea
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:42 PM
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26. ort
Ok. Here's another.

To drive around an obstacle.

_ _ _ _ _ _ (6)
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:42 PM
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27. swerve?
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:43 PM
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29. YEs
Your turn.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:45 PM
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31. ok
Clue: What a shark baby does
Spaces: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (8)
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:48 PM
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36. EatsZuni
I got it! LOL!
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InternalDialogue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:43 PM
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28. ORT
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:45 PM
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32. You got it!
I used that word in an English comp paper and even my English instructor asked me "What the hell is an ort?" :D
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:45 PM
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33. sounds like something Douglas Adams would've come up with
:D
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:47 PM
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35. LOL
:D I'm no Douglas Adams, though. :(
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InternalDialogue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:50 PM
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38. There you go with your big vocabulary!
I'm a crossword nut. That's common enough among geeks to be a gimme.

What kind of English instructor sees a word he or she doesn't know and doesn't first think, "I'd better look that up?"
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:51 PM
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39. Yes, that's where I learned it.
I was reading the paper to the class. And he stopped me and asked. I'm sure if he had been grading the paper in the solitude of his office, he would have sought a dictionary. :D
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:43 PM
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30. another
Clue: George W. Bush
Spaces: _ _ _ _ B _ _ (7)
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:46 PM
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34. Stumble?
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 11:49 PM
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37. nope, not quite
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 11:49 PM by DS1
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