09.25.14 — Body Parts


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Puzzle by Alex Vratsanos / Edited by Will Shortz

A note heads this Thursday crossword:  “The human body is said to have 10 three-letter body parts.  All 10 of these are hidden inside Across answers in this puzzle.  Can you find them all?  — GUM, TOE, JAW, RIB, EAR, ARM, HIP, LIP, KEY and LEG.

Of note — ARMENIA (37A. Yerevan is its capital), BEIJING (42D. Literally, “northern capital”), ESPOSITO (39D. First N.H.L. player to score 100 points in a season), EZEKIEL (7D. Book that descrbes the destruction of Gog and Magog), FILIPINOS (56A. New Americans of 1898), JA RULE (18D. Rapper who co-starred in 2002’s “Half Past Dead”), PEACE OUT (4D. “Later, bro!“), RIBOSOMES (25A. Protein generators), SACAJAWEA (17A. Golden girl?), SPACESHIP (48A. Enterprise, for one), SPALKO (46D. Villain in “Indiiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull“).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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