Yosemite Gazette

Events

There are no upcoming events currently scheduled.
View Full Calendar
On Belay!, Jan 2009 issue PDF Print E-mail

 

by “Tuolumne Tom” Gardner

This puzzle uses clues from the story about Scott Stowe and El Capitan that begins on page one of this issue.

Across
1. Diplomatic skill
5. Straight-laced
9. Certain harbor buoys
13. Asian nanny
14. Eagle abode
16. “You want to make ___?”
17. Gore Vidal’s “____ Breckenridge”
18. Yosemite climbing guide for the disabled on 32 Down
20. What shrimp feed upon
22. Tool for 18 Across
23. Nation formerly known as Dahomey
24. Easy to read
25. Mason’s tool
27. Evita _____
28. Attila, e.g.
29. The End: Sp.
31. In stages
35. Like good Scotch
37. Dinner decision
39. ____ Gin Fizz
40. Pulsate
42. E. Calif Lake and County
44. Pool tool
45. Eucharist plate
47. Decelerate
49. Knotted up
52. “Let’s take ____ to...”
53. Black Sea port city
54. Belong or dwell
57. Overnight accommodation on 3 Down
59. “Like ___ of bricks”
60. Celtic language
61. Expression of contempt
62. Home of great grapes
63. Visionary
64. Patch a sock
65. Again but differently

Down
 1. Pack it down
 2. Precedes alcohol or nitrate
 3. See 22 across
 4. Feudal lords
 5. Cough drop
 6. Scout the enemy, in military-speak
 7. Fe
 8. Harvard’s academic neighbor
 9. Feline treats: var.
10. Trinity Site test in 1945
11. Central pillar of a circular staircase
12. One cubic meter
15. Early anesthetic
19. Asian palm starches
21. Precedes jerk or socks
24. Head Red in 1917
25. Some internet traffic
26. Playboy’s Hefner
27. See 22 Across
30. Widely known and esteemed
32. Yosemite landmark
33. “____ it on!”
34. Peach pit, e.g.
36. An aging hippie?
38. Belfast, _____ Ireland
41. Kon Tiki’s wood
43. Shriveled
46. European river ducks
48. Albania’s capital
49. Tools for 18 Across
50. Revere intensely
51. Poetry component
52. Wrath
54. Concept or theme
55. Slangy refusal
56. Eat away
58. “___ of the line”

Click here for the solution