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Friday, March 15, 2013
Constructor: Joe Krozel
Relative difficulty: Challenging
Word of the Day: MULETAS (28A: Matadors' red capes) —
A short red cape suspended from a hollow staff, used by a matador to maneuver a bull during the final passes before a kill.
[Spanish, small mule, crutch, muleta, diminutive of mula, she-mule, from Latin mūla, feminine of mūlus, mule.]
Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/muleta#ixzz2NZZASJMh
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If your puzzle requires a MULETAS / MINAS crossing, then your puzzle is not worth making. It's that simple.
Signed, Rex Parker, King of CrossWorld