Monday, November 18, 2013
Puzzle by Edgar Fontaine / Edited by Will Shortz
In this solid Monday crossword, four sets of well-known people combine the possessive form of a person’s last name with an object, resulting in the name of a different well-known person, well, sort of... :
GREGORY’S PECK (20A. Part of a bushel belong to Dick?)
HARRISON’S FORD (34A. Car belong to Rex?)
ARTHUR’S MILLER (41A. Lite beer belonging to Bea?)
SHARON’S STONE (55A. Rock belonging to Ariel?)
Other — AMOUR-PROPRE (26D. Self-esteem, as the French would have it), Israel’s Abba EBAN, EYE PIT (48A. Facial socket), GOMER Pyle and OPIE Taylor of Mayberry, IONIAN Sea, body of water south of Italy, LON Chaney who played the hunchback of Notre Dame, Actress Sophia LOREN, OBERON (2D. King of the fairies, in Shakespeare), OSAMA bin Laden, Milo O'SHEA of "The Verdict, PARENTHETIC (3D. Like the end of this clue (in terms of punctuation), Artist ROY Lichtenstein, New York's RUDY Giuliani, Drummer Ringo STARR, TERRIER (5D. Wirehaired dog).
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