06.10.14 — Passing Notes

Newton’s tomb in Westminster Abbey


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Puzzle by Pamela Klawitter / Edited by Will Shortz

PASSING NOTES (52A. Secretive classroom activity … or what 20-, 27- and 44-Across are anagrammatic examples of?), MONROE NO MORE (20A. Brief 1831 headline?), NEWTON WENT ON (27A. Brief 1727 headline?) and EDISON IS DONE (44A. Brief 1931 headline?) constitute the interrelated group of this Tuesday crossword.

Other — CLOSE TO YOU (58A. Where the Carpenters “long to be” in a 1970 #1 hit), LEAN IN (5D. 2013 Sheryl Sandberg best seller), NOOSES (45D. Old West “neckties”), SHANE (35D. “The L Word” role for Katherine Moennig), SIDE SADDLE (17A. One way to ride a horse).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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