09.29.14 — Success

H. R. Haldeman


Monday, September 29, 2014

Puzzle by Eric Sydney Phillips / Edited by Will Shortz

Phrases relating to success constitute the interrelated group of this Monday crossword:

I KNEW YOU WHEN (18A. Words to a local success story)
CELEBRITY (24A. What a local success story achieves)
HUMBLE BEGINNINGS (39A. What a local success story comes from)
MAKES GOOD (49A. What a local success story does)
HOMETOWN HERO (60A. Local success story)

Other — ALL TOLD (23A. After everything’s been said and done), ARGO (32D. 2012 Best Picture with Ben Affleck), BESS (33D. Mrs. Truman), GEORGE (47D. First name of three U.S. presidents), H R HALDEMAN (3D. Nixon White House chief of staff), JAMIE Foxx, JULIE Andrews, MSNBC (1D. Rachel Maddow’s channel), NINE MONTHS (31D. Pregnant pause?), Norman Vincent PEALE, YEGGS (26D. Safecrackers).


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