Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Who do we appreciate?

A very standard tuesday crossword, with 4 long clues. However, there were a couple clues that surprised me. Anyways, this one's by Jim Hyres.

Breakfast order - 'twoeggsovereasy'
Lucky charms - 'fourleafclovers'
U.S. senator's salary, eg - 'sixfigureincome'
Bygone music collection -'eighttracktapes'

Surprising clue -
High, in a way - onpot
Foo Fighters

People to know-
Gus Grisson - American Astronaut on Project Mercury
Stan Smith - American tennis player, Wimbledon champion
Marlin Perkins - host of Wild Kingdom, zoologist
Elena Verdugo - 40's actress, of many horror films
Robert Towne - Oscar winning screenwritier, for Chinatown, the Two Jakes, Shampoo, Mission Impossible. Trivia - for his oscar nominated screenplay, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, he credited his sheepdog, P.H. Varzak, making him the first dog nominated for an oscar.

Places to go-
Russia's Lake Onega - Second largest lake in Europe
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Not, in Nuremberg - nicht

Google trip - Let's go to Sault Ste Marie

Sault Ste. Marie is French for Rapids of St. Mary. There are several places that share this name, all centered around the rapids in the river that drains Lake Superior, like Michigan and Ontario.


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