Monday, December 22, 2008


As an addendum to yesterday's salute to the crossword puzzle in Toobworld, the last new episode of 'CSI' for this year was entitled "19 Down" and showed a crossword puzzle that Gil Grissom had not finished before he tossed it in the trash can. (Only the answer for 19 Down had not been filled in.)

Anyone want to take a stab at what the answer could be?

Toby O'B


MediumRob said...

Trick, since I think he's got some wrong unless all sorts of odd words are allowed (Clintlaanes or 'Clint Laanes'? I don't think so). Certainly, there's no obvious word that could fit EM_E unless it's a proper noun or an abbreviation.

But, S (SOLUTE), T (TRENDS), A, _, E (SPELICANS) and then D, L, M, O or P (HELD, HELL, HELM, HELO - slang for helicopter - or HELP) gives STARED and STATED.

Can't think of any others

David Shields said...

I doubt anyone will ever see this, but I'm throwing in with 19-down being "Vaanel", the worlds largest website for deviant art. After piece-mealing together the intersecting words, it seemed there was a trend toward Scandinavian words (emne = object, arends first steam locomotive in the Netherlands) or names (clint laanes - apparently Laanes is a common name)and spelicans = spillikins = spellekens, Dutch for splinters)as solutions, after that, it was random substitution of words/themes of similar origin. What do you think?

Toby O'B said...

I like the way you think. Thanks for visiting!