05.29.14 — Number Sign

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Puzzle by Anna Shechtman / Edited by Will Shortz

Four uses of the number sign constitutes the main feature of this Thursday crossword:

POUND SIGN (33A. #2)
SPACE MARK (43A. #3)

Other — BUBBLE WRAP (27D. It might pop in the post office); EPICNESS (5D. Condition of being awesome, in modern slang); GAY ANTHEM (10D. “It’s Raining Men,” for one); HELL NO (45A. “Not in a million years!“); NEAR SHORE (35D. Littoral); NEIL SIMON (34D. Writer with the most combined Tony and Oscar nominations); PANT SUITS (6D. Hillary Clinton wardrobe staples); SCENARIO (39D. Sequence  of events); SHTUP (36A. Sleep with, in slang); WHERE IT’S AT (11D. The place to be).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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