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Quick crossword No. 417 - First Try

submitted by chel_c111 on 29 Sep 2006 at 06:49 PM GMT

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"...fun puzzle, never would have gotten bryozoa or kloofs on my own, otherwise no real stumpers..."

commented nebraskareece on 27 January 2007 at 08:51 AM GMT

"...pretty good, but doesn't 16a begin with an "o"?..."

commented nocwmaven on 03 May 2007 at 02:46 PM GMT

"...Ozzy? Really? You've got to be kidding......"

commented vikingrae on 02 February 2009 at 04:13 PM GMT

"...Very enjoyable puzzle. Who could ever get 9A? And kloof actually does mean something (a deep ravine in South Africa). Possum can be spelled with or without an initial "o". One star less for using too obscure clue (9A)...."

commented prisca22 on 28 April 2009 at 08:49 AM GMT

"...I don't see the connection between financial security and "Elysium" (7 down) Anyone? Elysium was heaven to the ancient Greeks. Wouldn't that have been a better clue. ..."

commented zarathustra on 15 March 2012 at 01:47 AM GMT

"...Bounced between being cheesily obvious (kloofs, arabic) to the cryptically arcane (ozzy, bryozoa, elysium). Must find crossword medium in this category...."

commented lucnsat on 08 January 2013 at 02:39 AM GMT

"...7d: Financial security can lead to "Elysium" but it's a pretty weak clue. ..."

commented moldycheese on 03 December 2014 at 08:22 AM GMT