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Seasons, Sci-fi & Caesar: Puzzles #271

Crossword

by Ella Bernard

Down

1. Theme

2. Pine, Hebrew

3. Synonym to "cool!"

4. Say yes

5. Nutty condiment, abridged

6. Day like Nov. 5th, for the USA

7. Degeneration of cells

8. Totally full of

9. "In opposition…"

10. Gym class game for Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn

11. Atlantic fish species

12. Like Bambi

29. DJ Steve with the long hair

31. You don’t want to be one in a china shop

32. Passing trend

33. Play it cool

34. Baywatch vocation

37. With Chico, sparkling beverage brand

38. All _____ and no bite

39. Christmas tree species

44. Song by AJR

46. Watercolor alternative

54. Greek inspiration

56. Capital of Latvia

57. A bright forecast, for the Spanish

58. Bathroom cotton

60. Tofu’s primary ingredient

61. RGB ranges

63. All seven of ‘em


Across

1. Louvre’s celebrity

5. "Sweet _____" by Amos Lee

8. "Thunderstruck" group

12. Do without

14. Popular deli order

15. Extended ghost noise

17. A&E, for an American

18. Paul of Clueless

19. House Stark quote popular in Game of Thrones advertisements

29. ___, okay

30. ____ and flow

32. Punk rock group who penned "Centuries" and "Uma Thurman"

39. Address to woman, for a German

40. It's not basic

41. Popular carpentry material

42. ____ be fine, slangily

43. St Andrews DJ collective, in brief

44. Chinese takeaway appetizer

48. Villain of Neverland

53. Zucchini’s yellow partner

64. Hawaiian feast

65. Violent disturbance

66. "Little Deuce _____," by the Beach Boys

67. Elephant’s stand out feature

68. Jamaican fruit

69. The Lion King’s evil henchmen

70. ___ timey, like a soda shoppe



Anagrams: 90's Movies Edition

SREIMY

YHAENVEL RTSUEECAR

RITINEEWV ITWH ETH RPIAVMPE

HTE XMRTAI

EESLSSPEL NI TSLAETE

TGTNINO LHLI

PLPU OICTFIN

TEH AHASNWHKS PEMETNRIDO

ODOG LIWL TNUHIGN

HTE IHTFF TENLEEM



Word Search

East Sands

Byre

Hamish McHamish

Bridge St

Toppings

Sallies

Aikmans

Waterstones

Greyfriars

Jannettas

Brewco

Wardlaw

Raisin

Fife

Cathedral

Tesco


Caesar Cipher

The Caesar Cipher is a rudimentary method of cryptology where each letter is replaced with another letter a few spaces down in the alphabet. For example, a = b, b = c, etc. Figure out the cryptic pattern here to decipher the quote!


“Fiaevi; jsv M eq jievpiww, erh xlivijsvi tsaivjyp.”


Hint: A quote from a 19th century science fiction novel, its author conceived of the book’s idea while spending a summer with Lord Byron and John William Polidori in Switzerland.



Stepdown

Use the hints below to fill in the blanks below. Then, figure out what the last word is using the letters from the pyramid!



  1. Singular

  2. __ the Union

  3. The Cat in the ____

  4. Intense disliking

  5. Eighth letter of the Greek alphabet

  6. Mad ______




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