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    Stop the world. This koala wants to get off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm not sure you've quite grasped this. Here is an example:

    9 across - Clue: Buildings in which people live (6 letters). Answer: Houses
    16 down - Clue: Singular form of 9 across (5 letters). Answer: House.
    There was no word in the singular form that I had to put into the plural like in your examples (house-houses). So your sentences didn't help to grasp the problem in this puzzle. There is nothing to grasp in fact. It must be a mistake in the crossword puzzle.

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    I'm still not clear on one thing. Is there or is there not a clue for "9 Across" in the crossword?
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    Yes, there is. It's 'kind'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sondra View Post
    Yes, there is. It's 'kind'.
    Is "kind" the clue or the answer?
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    It's the answer.

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    In that case, you are quite right. There must be a typo. Out of curiosity, what was the clue for 9 Across?
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In that case, you are quite right. There must be a typo. Out of curiosity, what was the clue for 9 Across?
    You are a glutton for punishment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    You are a glutton for punishment.
    I know!
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In that case, you are quite right. There must be a typo. Out of curiosity, what was the clue for 9 Across?

    The clue was 'opposite of mean'.

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