The GEIST Cryptic Crossword
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1 On Asian NBC they talked softly about
5 Hey man, that tube is a cool way to pipe
8 Doc started it by blowing things up until
his dog got silly
10 Why does he always complain that he’s
out of water?
12 This operation needs red and blue to
mature with less weight (2)
15 My smoker friends drink American style 16 It’s so cool that he ate no Cheerios
17 Did Hawkeye drink rope tea before he
made the cut?
19 It’s a groovy situation. Do you get it? 20 Those giant Mongolians just don’t shut up! 23 Take these by mouth or else bid on the
27 The redeemer’s fans went crazy over a
30 The conductor told me to jump when I
saw that fancy “S”
31 When we go home, Lenny’s boy sings 33 Was Dropsy the dwarf who collected
35 According to my only friend, the doors
finally pointed to this
36 What rules for moving records? (abbrev) 37 Wrap that sacred plant in paper—it’s good
for your joints
39 An ethic scam might draw the system down 43 Sounds like we should spread that semilegal extract on bread
46 Hey, don’t hog all the sunflower seeds! 47 In Libya, it can be hard to tell a sheep
from a goat
48 The graph started with several side-byside sentences
49 Mary always gets a big gang together for
50 Were there any spiders in the drugstore? 51 The bell rang at 5
1 In July, everyone rushes headlong to town,
and that’s no bull
2 He said he wasn’t a crook but Gerald said
3 Stan was bonier at the lower range
4 Do you suspire when you are defeated by
6 Did it pop into your head or did it really
7 Can you dash to the store and pick up some joining compound?
8 Anne used to play to full houses but now she’s retired (abbrev)
9 I got my selfie a long time earlier so I’m not waiting in line now! (abbrev)
11 Initially, it was an alternative cursed letter collection (abbrev)
13 I heard that an Ethiopian took some days off to smoke Ken’s weed
14 She toed a fern down under
15 Could you get that Israeli to start a binge? 18 The paddleways are a waste of time (2) 21 Do they exist?
22 In Trois Rivières there are lots of letters for college (abbrev)
24 Take aim when you sweat like that
25 It bugs me that they sang about that precious delusional girl in the air (abbrev) 26 That group is still up in the air about the Euro (abbrev)
28 How can your enemy be pals with our planet?
29 We thought we saw a nocturnal crawler at the end of smoke break 30 The flowers were secretly planted in the couch (2)
32 She’s always catching rodents with her pointer
34 At southern sites, a nap is recommended 38 If you inherited an altered system, maybe you shouldn’t eat that (abbrev)
39 A futurist could rearrange dried flowers 40 Who knew that herring could fill the space of a full-grown poet!
41 Like Sam, the doctor added a letter and got a rhymical unit
42 Start by preserving the cold people
44 Those guys get forced out all the time 45 That fisher has a light touch with the putty