Solution - Endymion

by Mike Sylvia

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Quotes appearing in the puzzle pages are from people (real or fictional) who share a name with one of the twelve Apollo astronauts who have walked on the moon. In the case of the two Als, the quotes come from near the beginning and near the end of same song to disambiguate their order.

Each answer describes a shape that is of a letter in Moon type. Read in order of the corresponding Apollo astronauts, the letters spell the answer RUN OVER A BUMP.

Quote Speaker Apollo astronaut Answer Letter
"Let me tell you something about full moons: kids don't care about full moons." Neil DeGrasse Tyson Neil Armstrong BENDLET R
"I think the word you're searching for is 'Space Ranger'." Buzz Lightyear Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin GRIN U
"All at once the moon clouded over - we heard a gurgling cry..." Pete Seeger Charles "Pete" Conrad CUBIC FUNCTION N
"Things just haven't been the same since the flying saucer came." "Weird" Al Yankovic Alan Bean BIG WHEEL O
"Hide the children, lock the door, and always watch the skies." "Weird" Al Yankovic Alan "Al" Shepard RABBIT EARS V
"You're the ruler of the galaxy! Show a little taste!" Ed Wood Edgar "Ed" Mitchell GAMMA E
"My god, it's full of stars." Dave Bowman David "Dave" Scott BACKSLASH R
"This is a very relative question. I mean, if I were in space, I'd be weightless." Jim Ignatowski James "Jim" Irwin DUNCE CAP A
"We all shine on, like the moon, the stars, and the sun." John Lennon John W. Young SHI B
"It's obvious I have no actual choice here. How about we save some time and just go to the freakin' moon?" Charlie the Unicorn Charles "Charlie" Duke BOWL U
"If you've never been to the moon, you can't issue policy about the moon." Gene Simmons Eugene "Gene" Cernan LEFT TURN M
"When the moon tells you something, believe it." Jack Frost Harrison "Jack" Schmitt QUARTER AFTER ONE P