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By Tad Tuleja

ISBN-10: 051758560X

ISBN-13: 9780517585603

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0. - ,Go% . 4%W - . I*-t. Wzft C Strunk and White, in their classic manual, advised writers to be concise and direct-advice much unheeded at present. Indeed, complexity is the fashion today. To discover who has best mastered this new element of style, solve the clues as you normally would and enter their answers in the diagram. The seven unclued answers may then lead you-if you translate them properly-to the name of a leading American stylist; we've given you one letter, R, for free. S. ," for example (3) 34 Much inclined to prepare tea (5) 36 Lunatic avails himself of mouthwash?

T MI . : - Ad% New Year's would be just the right time to work on this cryptic inspired by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon of the Atlantic. Solve the clues as you normally would, but be prepared: 13 of them will not fit into the diagram until they have been resolved, in a way. (Solution, page 152) 1 Taxi requirement sounds trite (9) 5 8 10 11 12 14 15 17 19 20 21 22 23 26 28 31 34 35 37 39 41 42 44 Sexpert put out Tudor torch (6,4) Ball girl gets back in bed (3) Remove bride's heart (3) Icky stuff is not all good (3) What brute does to win a woman?

5) PRINCE-DAMPER (7) 45 Woman who gets into habit of saying "zero" (3) 47 Place for African prisoner on leave (5) 48 A famous one was called "the red rice salad" (4) 49 Extraterrestrial arrives at end of June for summer in France (3) 50 Conveyed odor when speaking (4) 51 Stifle cracking bones (6) 52 Can you hear in back of the auditorium? ) (4) 53 BENEFIT-WINE (4) 54 Witness telepathy on part of yogi (4) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 JEWISH-TILE (6) Oriental poet makes pen for Montblanc (3) Races a mad ruler (6) Aspirant adjusted supporter (8) Feared irrationally: dead and red (7) PEN-APARTMENT (4) How doctor sees male patient-in the buff?

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