Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters

Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters – Monodon monoceros more familiar / SAT 7-23-22 / First person to fly solo around the world 1933 / Gesture indicating perfection / Animal whose name literally means nose

Word of the Day: WILLEY POST (31A: First person to fly solo around the world (1933)) – Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was a famous American aviator during the a period between the two world wars and the first solo pilot flight around the world. Post was also known for his work in high altitude aviation, and Post helped develop one of the first pressure suits and the jet stream that was discovered. On August 15, 1935, Post and American comedian Will Rogers were killed when a Post plane crashed on takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrowin, Alaska Territory. Lockheed Vega Mail aircraft, the Winnie Mae, was on display at the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center from 2003 to 2011. It is now on display in the “Time and Navigation” gallery on the second floor of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. (wikipedia)

Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters

Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters

Your sense of difficulty will probably depend a lot on your familiarity with the names (a considerable amount) in today’s puzzle, but for me, this was a cinch. Much easier than yesterday. Much easier (and more enjoyable) for me to work around a name I don’t know (or in the case of WILLEY POST , only vaguely know) than having to wonder what a lot of difficult clues are doing with their awkward wording and trickery I think this one is a little heavy on the names, although maybe that’s simply because there are names in such positions (eg 1-Across, 2/5 of that middle stack). In fact, the pile of COTILLARD and WILEY POST , not far from EDWARD I and PANETTA , creates the illusion of a universal name. I don’t think the puzzle has more names than your average puzzle. But today are long names, in crucial positions, so they may have considered heavily whether you sailed through the puzzle (like me) or not. I once wrote an article on “Braveheart,” so EDWARD I was gimme in 1A: “Braveheart” villain, and as often happens, gimme 1-Across announcing an easy puzzle.

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I did that NW corner as quickly as I’ve ever done any non-themed corner. ILE RHINO NARWHAL and the whole thing fell. Not confident that the momentum would continue, given how completely that section is from the rest of the grid, but I guessed the SCIENCE part of DATA SCIENCE , and then, as in the case of EDWARD I , I just *was know* COTILLARD , and SOLFEGE , and I was off and (actually) running. WILLEY’S JOB was by far the biggest stumbling block for me, but even there, after I had some crosses, even though I didn’t really know who he was, his name moved into consciousness, and I never felt close to legally stuck.

Despite the fact that DATA SCIENCE crossing LOGIC GATE tried very hard to put me to sleep, I thought most of this was [YOUR KISS]! Front page article about New York POT FARMERS in my paper yesterday, so [Joint venture?] was completely transparent to me. I only know the phrase CABS IT from doing the NYTXW. Seems like a very NYC thing. A NYC thing from the last century. But one of the benefits of doing this damn puzzle over decades is that you notice a lot of regions and slang names and place names and what not, which you then come across again only in crosswords, which creates a kind of crosswords, imaginary. , a composite NYC, containing all the NYCs that have ever existed since about the 20s. I wonder what would happen if I tried to draw a map of NYC if I only knew about NYC from crosswords. Let’s see, there’s the BQE and MOMA and … NEDICK’S on every corner, maybe? Anyway… CABS IT! And if someone asks you to look after their cab while they’re out of town, well then you’re a CAB SIT. Sounds made up, yes, but so is NEDICK’S, so … CAB SIT. “I was cabsitting outside the Nedick’s in 88 and Lex when this pug * named Roscoe…” – and suddenly you have a Damon Runyon story!

This puzzle could have used a little more oomph in the clue, if only because it felt at times like a trivial test. There are a few “?” clues (some are the appropriate number, btw), and they are solid, but most of what you get today in the clue section is extremely simple. I like that the “monodon monoceros” ( NARWHAL ) crosses the RHINO ( ceros ). Horny-faced creatures of the world, unite! The weirdest moment of the solution for me was malapop — this is a term for when you want an answer that ends up wrong … but then that wrong answer is *right* elsewhere in the grid! I think Andrea Carla Michaels coined that term a long time ago. It sounds like a technical term, but it happens terribly. Today, I considered “AW DANG!” in 4D: “Oh, damn!” (“AW RATS!”), and that “G” made me think DREG about 26A: Bottom of the barrel (LEES ). Fast forward to—11D: Rest (DREG ). DREG is such a strange word to see in the singular that this particular malapop feels very strange. But that’s it! Overall, I enjoyed this Saturday-level suitable solving experience, even if the trivia (in my wheelhouse) failed to put me through the WRINGER (3D: Metaphor for a difficult ordeal) (which I enjoy sometimes on Saturdays). We’ll see you tomorrow.

* “pug” is old-fashioned slang for “pugilist” or “boxer,” but if you want it to be a dog, I think the story still works. It’s an enjoyable puzzle today – and I definitely found it more difficult than Gaza’s three stars would indicate.

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Anselm of Canterbury (c. 1033 – 1109) – Benedictine monk, philosopher, and preacher of the church who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury between 1093 and 1109.

Go west – UK informal If something goes west, it’s lost, damaged or ruined in some way: I couldn’t get a ticket – that’s my last chance to see the show gone the west.

Sideman – British name for a church warden’s assistant, who performs duties such as showing worshipers to their seats and taking the collection during a church service.

Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters

I got off to a roaring start today and, for a while, I thought I might not need to open my Tool Chest. However, I found that there were enough Brits in the puzzle to make it challenging to complete. I’m sure the British would have found it much less difficult.

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At a stroke – a phrase by a single action having an immediate effect: it is not possible to change aspects of a stroke

Du – verb 2 British dated refuse to handle (goods), undertake (work), or be involved with (a person or business) as a way of industrial action: the printers blacked out companies that tried to employ women

Black spot – 1 British a place or area marked by a particular problem or concern: unemployment black spot; accident black spot

Bull’s-eye – noun [American Heritage Dictionary] 6. A round piece of hard candy; [Collins English Dictionary] 8. mint-flavoured sweets, usually striped, boiled

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The online dictionaries provide various spellings for this word, with the American Heritage Dictionary showing it as either bull’s eye or bull’s eye, Chambers as bull’s eye, Collins as bull’s eye, and Oxford as bullseye. d – abbreviation3 chess

[Collins English Dictionary] noun 11. Sports either of the two protected areas of a playing field, skating rink, [court, ] etc.

Hyde Park Corner – a major intersection in London, England, located on the south-east corner of Hyde Park where Park Lane, Knightsbridge, Piccadilly, Grosvenor Place and Constitution Hill converge

Pugilist Crossword Clue 5 Letters

The name of a Greek legend as the son of Zeus and Danaë, who killed the Gorgon Medusa with the help of Athena and saved Andromeda from a sea monster

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Tea – noun 3 mainly British a light afternoon meal that usually consists of tea to drink, sandwiches, and cakes; British cooked evening meal. See also high tea.

Today’s puzzle by Cox and Rathvon may well have been created by Canadian television character Red Green, best known as a champion of duct tape (“the handyman’s secret weapon”).

Yard – noun 1 North American house garden (for the benefit of our British visitors)

For the benefit of North Americans who may be confused by the above definition taken from a British dictionary, the words yard and garden have slightly different meanings in North America and Britain.Solution to Today’s Puzzle

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16d T(OLE)RANCE – OLE (full of fun) contained in (in) TRANCE (ecstasy); [Note: the installers have used an inverted sentence structure]

Crypticsue only awarded this puzzle two stars for difficulty. This comes as no surprise to me, as the electronic aids in my Tool Chest have seen very little service today. And, as she points out, it’s a very enjoyable puzzle.

The ‘bible’ for the Daily Telegraph puzzle is The Chambers Dictionary, 11th edition. Although Chambers has an online website, it is based on a different dictionary, The

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