Round 1 5 6 2002 MIT Mystery Hunt


You fondly remember talking to your uncle about plans for your sixteenth birthday party. "You want to hold a block party? Preposterous! It could be so much grander than that-- let me get the zoning commission on the phone..."

This is your standard, run-of-the-mill crossword. All you need to do is read the squares in the appropriate order.

Grid in postscript format

1. Mysian region
6. U.S. agency that lasted for only four years
9. The New Anon, after their name change
16. Jorgen Tesman's wife
17. Problem for zombies
18. Stop or transfer follower
19. Member of the order Trichoptera
21. Accept
22. Kind of bit
24. He was once Norodom Sihanouk's defense minister
25. Michael Reid MacKay's character was punished for it in 1995
27. Jaguar's lover, in the movies
29. Fruit sometimes used to make raki
30. Double
32. Basal portions of sporogonia
34. Laman, to Lehi
35. It was first proposed in 1923 (abbr.)
36. Division symbols
39. Jeri Ryan's middle name
41. Trouble
42. Office component
44. Abdominal regions, for example
48. Org. using the address 15503 Ventura Blvd.
50. Genre of "2gether: The Series"
52. Shock, Fever, et al.
53. Supposedly healthy feature of a cruise vacation
56. Improve
59. When Christ's ascension is celebrated, e.g. (abbr.)
60. ___ arborescens
62. DJ born Alexander Coe
63. First name of the singer who once worked as a production assistant on "Pee-wee's Playhouse"
64. Nog's father
67. Personal possessions, to some
69. Mooring necessities
71. #9 on U.S. News & World Report's list of best Southern universities
73. Animal featured on O'Reilly's "Learning Perl" book
76. Ends
77. Become disenchanted with
79. Oval-shaped city surrounded by a wall with seven gates
81. Make a mistake, in some card games
83. Group that broke Elvis Presley's record for the most weeks spent at number one
87. With no hesitation
88. Comfort ___
89. "Hello Kitty", "Beast Wars II", etc.
90. "I know what I'm doing"
91. Flatron maker
92. Roderick's creator, in mystery fiction

1. Marijuana's active ingredient
2. Da Brady portrayer in "The Butcher Boy"
3. Like 7, 11, and 29
4. Attaches riders, etc.
5. It can only be achieved after death
6. Composer of "Blanchefleur and Helen: Hail, Most Beautiful One"
7. Tonic ___
8. Visors come with them
9. It might have a max of 5.0
10. "G.I. Joe Extreme" character
11. "Eli and the Thirteenth Confession" singer
12. Alter to suit one's own needs
13. Believed to be
14. Entirely
15. Hot
20. European settlers
23. Band that once used a sample of Mark David Chapman's voice until Yoko Ono got them to remove it
25. Head gremlin in "Gremlins"
26. Role for Nikky Smedley
28. Gulper, for one
30. Wrinkles
31. Word before service or vendor
33. "Pop Across America" channel
37. Easy gait
38. He debuted on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing"
40. Columbus-to-Delaware dir.
43. Girl frequently used on "Match Game"
45. Epigram, usually
46. Execrates
47. Crude pictures
49. TourBook offerer
51. One half of the Mr. Sparkle logo on "The Simpsons"
54. Lobbyists for the NRA
55. It's often available in 100, 200, and 400
57. Former "Mickey Mouse Club" actor who became a singer in a boy band
58. Like haupia
61. 45 inches, once
64. "I know you are but what am I", to some
65. Kitten voiced by Joey Lawrence
66. Man played by both Brando and Lancaster
68. Blackjack
70. Jonny Moseley's sport
72. Louis Skolnick, Gilbert Lowell, and friends
74. Speedpass offerer
75. Devil ___ the tailors
78. Final notice?
80. Agatha Christie detective
82. It may come in packs
84. She played Catherine aka "The Cruelest Girl"
85. Label for Mantronix and The Shadows
86. Dr. Cortex from "Crash Bandicoot"