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Simmons University Magazine




Thanks for the Memories

Children’s books* inspire dreams, movies—and puzzles (at least this one).

Across

1. Classic Seuss title, with “The”; 4 wds.*
10. “___ Got the World on a String”*
13. Wonderland girl*
14. Gardner of “Mogambo”
15. McCloskey’s mild-mannered title character, Price*
17. “When I Take My Sugar ___,” 1931 pop standard; 2 wds.
18. “Aaron Burr, ___” (“Hamilton” song)
19. Cleary’s Beezus, vis-a-vis Ramona*
20. E.B. White classic about Wilbur; 2 wds.*
23. ___ Solo of “Star Wars”
24. One of the Hardy Boys*
25. “Looky here!”
26. Atlanta-based channel
28. ___ Jima
29. Energy
32. Potions professor in 65 across books*
35. Green Gables girl*
37. “… believe ___ the whole thing!”; 2 wds.
38. Mark Twain adventurer; 2 wds.*
41. Hawaiian string instruments
42. California wine region
43. “Mane” character in Lewis’s Narnia stories*
44. Nintendo’s Super ___
45. Shine, in ad-speak
46. Medical care option, for short
47. “… ___ he drove out of sight”
48. Naval address; abbr.
50. Bump fists
53. L’Engle classic, with “The”; 3 wds.*
57. “Oliver Twist” gang leader*
59. Long, long time
60. Conventional slang of a group
61. Ancient Mexican Empire
62. Sidekick of 65 across*
63. Bête ___
64. Parts of gallons; abbr.
65. Name that begins seven titles in a series; 2 wds.*

Down

1. “___ 22,” oft-required high school reading
2. “Hello” or “goodbye” in Hawaii
3. Business baron
4. “Happy Birthday” writer at a bakery, e.g.
5. “Hud” Oscar winner Patricia
6. Can’t help but; 2 wds.
7. Modern thing to RSVP to
8. ‘The Tortoise and the ___”*
9. Mistreated by 45 across; 2 wds.*
10. Online film reference website, for short
11. Alternative to a crew neck
12. “To ___ is human …”
16. Blue Bonnet, e.g.
21. Breakfast drinks, for short
22. Johnny Appleseed, notably*
26. Major PA and NJ routes; abbr.
27. ___ canto
28. Altarpiece inscription
29. Sought by Jack and Jill*
30. 11,000-foot Italian peak
31. ___ Station
32. Avoid deliberately
33. Microwave, slangily
34. High cards
35. “Bug” or “peek” follower
36. Nancy Drew’s beau*
37. Assuming that’s true; 2 wds.
39. Beverly Cleary’s Tebbits*
40. Candied Thanksgiving food
45. Seuss Christmas villain*
46. ___ polloi
47. “… 15 miles on the ___ Canal”
48. Astound
49. Henny ___, journey mate of Chicken Little*
50. One of seven in a phone series
51. “… like a big pizza pie, that’s ___”
52. Beatrix’s rebellious rabbit*
53. Numbers on dumbbells; abbr.
54. “From Here to Eternity” actress Deborah
55. Prefix meaning “one billionth”
56. Gait between walk and canter
57. Acronym on an online help page
58. AIDS treatment drug

Solution: Scroll below.

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