Added Across Lite files/Notepad
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Transposal: LATINMASS / TALISMANS
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Glee is hardly one of my favorite current TV series, but I keep it on my DVR recording list play episodes for background audio. I did notice in the most recent Christmas episode that the Glee kids’ favorite Olive-Gardenesque Italian restaurant is not “Breadsticks” but “Breadstix” (actually “BreadstiX”). Inferable, popular TV show, and a Scrabbly letter to boot — a reasonable addition to the Notepad.
I don’t eat at restaurants often, but I keep meaning to try more Vietnamese cuisine. Denver is particularly rich in pho joints, which are numbered according to a system that eludes me. Foodie friends of mine discuss their favorite locations with comments like, “Oh 88 is much better than 57, but if don’t feel like driving then 64 will do.” While I don’t eat this Vietnamese beef soup as often as others, I think it’s a good crossword option that hasn’t started racking up the Cruciverb database hits.
The Stop Online Piracy Act has been in recent headlines but will probably fade from public memory in due course. Still, it’s useful as a puzzle entry and can join SLA and SDI as an acronym kept alive by crossword constructors.