Busch Gardens locale / MON 11-8-10 / Late 1940s to about 1990 / Commonplace utterance / Rough tumble outdoor kids game
Monday, November 8, 2010
Constructor: John Dunn
Relative difficulty: Medium
THEME: CATCHPHRASE (64A: Commonplace utterance ... or a description of 18-, 26- and 49-Across) — three theme answers are phrases beginning with synonyms of "CATCH"
Word of the Day: Larry MIZE (7D: 1987 Masters winner Larry) —
Lawrence Hogan "Larry" Mize (born September 23, 1958) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and currently plays on the Champions Tour. He is well-known for one career-defining shot — a chip from off the green at the 11th hole at Augusta to win the playoff for the 1987 Masters Tournament, which was his only major title. (wikipedia)
- 18A: "Carpe diem" ("SEIZE THE DAY")
- 28A: Quickly satisfy one's hunger (GRAB A BITE TO EAT) — Five words. Nice.
- 49A: Rough-and-tumble outdoor kids' game (CAPTURE THE FLAG)
See you tomorrow. I'm going to try to squeeze in another "Mad Men" before bed. That, or keep (re-)reading "Lolita."
Signed, Rex Parker, King of CrossWorld
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