Note to NPL Krewe: I will not be responsible for withholding solutions to any of my puzzles that may be published in Enigma after April 2005.

1. for mal, formal
2. Nothing succeeds like success unless it's having people afraid of you. Andy A. Rooney
3. Knowledge for knowledge's sake: another concept wasted on twenty-first century humans. Electra the dog (C. A. Guisewite)
4. Reality: an incompressible computation by a fractal cellular automaton of inconceivable dimensions. Rudy Rucker
5. Barry, barrier
6. brutally, Brut, ally
7. Austin, Texas; tossed in exes
8. Sousa marches; sou, Sam. Arches
9. mind, in, MD
10. organism, organist
11. Bushies, busies, buses, buss, bus, BS
12. barnacled, bran, laced
13. additive inverse [additive, in verse]
14. Marco Polo, water polo, carom, pool
15. pro-choice [PROC-tological, HO-mer, ICE-land]
16. Coltrane, Soul Train
17. porno, pro, on
18. undergone, gerund, Neo
19. coattails, cattails
20. fired, fared, freed, fried
21. sound, Sounder
22. Annie Hall, union hall
23. 'n' gin in the raisin [Singin' in the Rain]
24. El Fowl, elf owl, fellow
25. that, eat, pat, Burgess, burgers
26. nudies, Andes, undies, Andy's, Indus, undoes, indies, Indies
27. deus, dens, hens, hers [Zeus, Hera]
28. eighty, mighty, twenty, went, inattention, ten, thirsty, thirty
29. pocket, rocket, Einsteins, t
30. racing helm, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering
31. forty-five, over-fifty
32. over and over, over Andover
33. quicksand [quid, container of anagram ("mix") of snack]
34. dear, rear, understudies, undies
35. limeade, mead, lie
36. cantaloupe, antelope, can't elope
37. harpoons, total, hornet, stabs [soprano, alto, tenor, bass]
38. inability, nobility, unbolt
39. succotash, Atticus
40. -dactylies, acetylsalicylic acid
41. tsetse, testes, unsex, insects
42. Three Bears, forebears
43. Barney, nearby
44. parsley, parley, sparely
45. gestapo, postage
46. diminuendo, dim innuendo
47. cerebral, clear, Reb
48. acidic, AC/DC
49. punny, puny
50. reseaux, Rxs, au sérieux, sexier, uxorious, ex-user
51. Miss Spokane, misspoke
52. carpetbagger [CAR-boy, PET-al, BAG-el, GER-und]
53. damselfish, dam, selfish
54. parador, paradox
55. ripen, pending, pen, riding
56. android, underdo
57. gorse, esrog
58. ingrown, owning, toenail, elation
59. palimony, Limón, pay
60. tender, wonder
61. dandy, d'Indy
62. buckyball, Bacall
63. 'moo'! O, vermin am I [Moon over Miami]
64. indecision
65. forestation, fire station
66. Texan, anxiety
67. gardyloo, greedily
68. Foley loaf
69. bris, Brie
70. crayon, kaon
71. coruscate, chorus skate
72. a femoral, ephemeral
73. C, antic
74. eyelid, lead, roomie, arm, slap, asleep
75. bovine, ovine, vine
76. Freudians, fund-raise
77. vaguest, vagus
78. the stares—and strips [the Stars and Stripes]
79. riddle, dreidl
80. rewinds, repercussion
81. sunlit seas. Ooh—we mutt, tummy woozy. Stillness
82. calm, clam, calmer, calamari
83. bastion, botanist, Bostonian, bassoonist, read, reed
84. Eminem CD [M 'n' MCD (= 2400)]
85. Amish, sashimi, mishmash
86. manager, manger
87. Pushkin, pushpin
88. dwarfed, Edward, adder, dead
89. denial of the antecedent
90. Gustav Klimt's, milk vats
91. Frodo Baggins and Sam Gamgee from the Shire
92. expiration date [expiration (= death), date (= March 1942)]
93. caraway seed [car (= Lincoln) away, see D (= 500)]
94. banana split [ban an a, split (= hit the road)]
95. astronomy, minorities, hole, soul
96. Boston, base ten, hindered, hundred, handouts, thousand, million, billion, sextillion, septillion, googol
97. sexiness, exine
98. sexist, exit
99. Lantz, Antz
100. tu-whit tu-whoo, to wit: to woo
101. android, Dior, DNA
102. aleph, ale pH
103. chaste, cheese it
104. bustiness, business
105. la belle dame sans merci, labelled Ames an S/Mer, CI
106. crotchet, crochet
107. love-hate, the evil eye
108. sucrose, USC, rose
109. forty, tutti
110. crime, merci, orca, arco
111. go over, hoover
112. Loretta Lynn, nonlittoral, nonliteral
113. violin solo [vile (= putrid) inn (= parador), so low]
114. fortunate, tuna, forte
115. mai tai, tie my
116. pop fly, yuppie flu
117. C and W, candy, El Paso, lips, gale, gal
118. a round, around
119. him/her, hammer
120. basics, base six
121. fudge, fury [judge, jury]
122. chain, inch
123. Jack-a-Lent, jackal, ent
124. meander to Notre Dame? Dream on, ET
125. Popeye Doyle, lead pipe
126. barracuda tosser; bear a coup d'etat, sir
127. French dressing; drench, fressing
128. Clark, lark, Karl, Marx, marks
129. sold an, soldan
130. veg, GeV
131. moony, monotony
132. titans, snotty
133. W. C. Handy, WC handy
134. mid-haul, Milhaud
135. bowwow, BW
136. private parts, Ives
137. served, surd
138. grin, GI, RN
139. bonobo, go-no-go
140. bittock, buttock
141. lad. "I'm Irv. Put in [Vladimir Putin]
142. chemical peel [chemical (=N [nitrogen]), pe, el]
143. videocassette recorder, via
144. him for getting them with an exclamation: "Mark [him, forgetting the M, with an exclamation mark]
145. particle, article
146. jones, cojones
147. Right Stuff, writes tough, Yeager, eager, machine, Mach one
148. Bilbo Baggins, loans
149. Frankenfood, raked
150. Singin' in the Rain, Sgt. Hera
151. tomalley, tom, alley
152. kosher, Cauchy
153. no good deed goes unpunished, hip
154. Upshaw, pshaw, Shaw
155. car, Chirac, owner, Renault
156. nother episode [not here: pi's ode]
157. Judaism [Jud, A is M], moil, mohel
158. enchiladas, niche, salad
159. skyscraper, sidescraper
160. Odysseus, suicide, Telemachus, Eskimo-Aleut
161. to die for, two-by-four
162. aspic. Cato, a spiccato
163. finished, fiendish
164. The Lion King, the Line King, animated cartoon, mated, car, too, Nina
165. there've, Everest
166. sea breeze, CBs
167. can't-miss, catmints
168. couchant, ouch, can't
169. genip, pine
170. on a roll, honor roll
171. leash, Laoighis
172. low blow, lobo
173. Weslaco, ESL, Waco
174. Aux Cayes, OK
175. carpal tunnel, pull, ton, carnal
176. go-devil, live dog
177. rockers at operas [rockers (= Boston, platform, glider) atop eras (= Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic)]
178. Tom Hanks, om, thanks
179. Curacao, cure a sow
180. aping, Paganini
181. Gone with the Wind, God
182. osmium-186
183. explanatory [ex plan (= alimony), a Tory (= [Robert] Peel)]
184. claw, walk
185. men she, menschy
186. Sue xed "cation" [sex education]
187. Aspen, C. Penney
188. when in Rome, do as the Romans do; wit
189. unnerving techs is; in Irving, Texas
190. power corrupts, cow "urp" erupts
191. German shepherd, Sherman jeopard
192. hisself, hiss elf
193. time bomb, mob might, riot, Rite, trio
194. aitch, chai
195. sawflies, Sioux Falls
196. oud duo, eight-oud, etude
197. Iquitos, Quito, mail, Lima, upper, Peru
198. Marine Corps, careen more
199. Knute Rockne'd; root, knock-kneed
200. emus, satsumas I pare; era, Pisa must assume
201. Smeagol, logjams
202. Dr. Tolkien, Kindertotenlieder
203. fettucine, festucine
204. golden oldie, genie
205. rinforzando [R in for Z and O]
206. drat erne, en retard
207. grand opera, doper, grana
208. sabra laps a cop [pocas palabras]
209. warison, war is on
210. wary, awry
211. car guy, I grok
212. bauxite, Ty Cobb
213. B-list, blister
214. baseball bats, sell
215. Prius, rebus, risk [R is K (= 1024)]
216. ratels, zoolatry, zealotry
217. hike [phonetic curtailment of haiku]
218. knitwear, Kiri Te Kanawa
219. dachshund, oxen
220. kernelly, General Lee
221. Bulldog, good ole boy
222. Tainos, anoints, sonatina, sanitation, San Antonio, annotations, intonations
223. people
224. taxi speed [deep-six a T]
225. Nacogdoches, otic, Natchez
226. sixty, eats kiss
227. bedroll, be droll, lord, bel
228. martini, Martinu, Bartók, OK, end, bartend
229. nimrod, nim, rod, capo, cop
230. mingle, Maya Angelou
231. daughter, ugh, dater
232. inside out, Dow, insight
233. lowlife, fellow, Wolfe, wolf
234. unusable, sable
235. few silly, fusilli
236. friendly, Foley
237. Cathay, cafe, rice, lice, ptomaine, lo mein
238. as pi rin, aspirin
239. 'carboxyl', Carl Bach's
240. meno mosso [Os, so (= G), M, one M]
241. stag, stagnates
242. newt, neuter
243. postmenopause; postmen! O, pause
244. idea, odea
245. banns, bans
246. courtship, courts hip, Corpus Christi
247. pithy [pi thy]
248. domain name, dough
249. sick, sicker
250. very, burly, Poe [Larry, Curly, Moe]
251. animal rights [an I, M, alright (= OK), s (= son)]
252. butchers, Schubert
253. Boston Red Sox, sauced in Bedrock's
254. ketchup (or catchup), paycheck
255. antic, antique
256. Mia Farrow, Me? A pharaoh
257. ruth issue bird [RUTH is Sue Bird]
258. Tevye, TV, eye
259. whom pup, whomp up
260. wee, hours
261. Dalai's turf [fruit salad]
262. least squares [L east, S qua R, Es]
263. 4-Hers [4 "her"s]
264. disk (or disc), quesadilla
265. bow-arm, Bo warm
266. bought a cello, Botticelli
267. Regina, Niger
268. chromatic, romantic
269. ham, Hamlet
270. Gaynor, Norgay
271. moister, monster
272. tref, ferret
273. my doll, Midol
274. Theo), linking [The Lion King], Leo Thinking
275. mother, heterotherm
276. Candide, ism, chasm, indeed
277. pin Cressida [Princess Ida]
278. greyhound, Mulheim, humility [hydrogen, helium, lithium]
279. peg out, gout
280. catch the next rat [cat (= feline), ch (= champion), then (= at that time), extra T]
281. birth, brith
282. Noether, no ether
283. Oxford, England [O (= 0), X (= 10) for D, En (= Ripstein), gland (= thyroid)] ("En" is the nom de plume of NPL member Ellen Ripstein)
284. carped, I, Em; carpe diem
285. oboe, be, bassoon, ban
286. feedback [feed back (= deef)]
287. Colby, block
288. solely, soli
289. knee-deep, Pee Dee
290. decane, naked
291. faculty, faulty
292. shalom, hola
293. two-fisted, of, twisted
294. again, aging
295. handles, headlessness
296. gets En, nest egg ("En" is the nom de plume of NPL member Ellen Ripstein)
297. alma mater, mama, alter
298. sealant, silent
299. I stow banana boats! Aye
300. starkers, star curs
301. fandom, fanned 'em
302. Filippino Lippi, fino
303. bawdy, body
304. fauns, snafu
305. mya, may, do in, dino
306. founder, fonder
307. lulav, value
308. Gold Coast, cold ghost
309. mentor, torment, metronome
310. earache, rake
311. robot, storm, roam, store-bought
312. interplay, interplanetary
313. giant, gaunt
314. sweetmeat, suitemate
315. binger, injure
316. Anne Frank [an N, ef, rank (= major)]
317. nese, knees
318. still life, efts
319. porous, torus
320. Star Trek: The Next Generation [start: re (= D), K (= 1024), then ex "T", genera (= Homo, Canis), ti (= B) on]
321. paradoctor, paradox
322. nears, nares, snare, earns
323. Elvin Hayes is heavenly
324. bruin, ruing
325. imam on key [I'm a monkey]
326. bassoons, as soon as
327. loathers, she sells seashells at the seashore
328. crape, carapace
329. sunless, unless
330. genome, gnome
331. rabbi, rib eye
332. mousetrap, room temperatures
333. iron pyrite [I earn pi, right]
334. intercoms, concertmistress
335. gangland, gas gland
336. cooperation [Cooper (= James Fenimore), a ti (= B) on]
337. hell, it's still, eh
338. a clone, alone
339. heron, hero
340. chisel [chis (= XX), el (= L)]
341. DDS, DD; DD, D; B, C, D
342. to pay, toupee
343. B or in G, boring
344. Illinois, son
345. Gallagher, her
346. holes in a T, the Italian Stallion
347. over easy, ovaries
348. salmon, no mas
349. Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Holt
350. cheered if Fidrych
351. East Saint Louis, Illinois; EU
352. Colorado Springs, Colorado; ping
353. Indianapolis, Indiana; slop
354. chasing, Gianni Schicchi
355. Obi-Wan Kenobi, wake
356. Eskimo, skim
357. boys will be boys, Wie
358. red pepper, D
359. nota bene, not a beanie
360. staccato, so
361. Texas, teams
362. Sixteen Going on Seventeen, XV
363. Truth or Consequences, HQ
364. onion, I
365. electrical engineering, at
366. lactose intolerance, sir
367. science, sin
368. Alma Mahler, her
369. Charles Harrelson, con
370. cyborg, sigh. . . Borg
371. Lone Ranger, gaol
372. Aladdin, nil
373. historically, his toric ally
374. The Hanging Tree, air
375. preggers, PS
376. Gypsy, GPS
377. tradition, radon
378. tinnitus, us
379. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, Orly
380. Gilligan, an
381. horse sense, horn
382. Dallasite, pallasite
383. Hello, Dolly!; hey
384. ragged, dagger
385. irritable, table
386. columbines, bioluminescence
387. panelist, Sleepless in Seattle
388. fairest, firestarter
389. Steam Heat, smh, HMS
390. meals, massless
391. fences, feces (or faeces, fences); épée, pee
392. synonym, Ms.
393. being, beige
394. deflate, D flat
395. ovaries, overeat
396. mistake, Kismet; mistake, Kiss Me, Kate
397. assesses, sea
398. Jewess, sewage
399. Hackensack, hens, ack-ack
400. insure, ursine, nurseries
401. ungored, underground, Rougned Odor
402. warlock, oarlock
403. ems, meseems
404. Cadillac, id
405. ceviche, HIV
406. mail, I Am Malala
407. Ex-Lax, ale
408. equine, Nike
409. Nichelle Nichols, so
410. colon cancer, real
411. natures, restaurant
412. Silmaril, rams
413. finger, referring
414. empath, eat, mph
415. just-so story, jury
416. Mike Tyson, tyke my son
417. rumor mill, IOU
418. gender, same [Ender's Game]
419. Mrs. Robinson, IBM
420. counties, Connecticut's
421. cotton gin, CGI
422. Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads, hit
423. cackle, I like Ike
424. yips, chips
425. dessert, Desert, Negev, vegan
426. bathes, Bathsheba
427. come to, comet
428. Day, yadda yadda yadda
429. The Final Frontier, halo
430. one's, nose, nonsense
431. Shannon Lucid, Shannon Lucio
432. liebt, Let It Be, belittle, Bible Belt
433. mother, Mata Hari
434. the cat's away, the mice will play; PMS
435. Double, doable
436. sinful, linus
437. sourpuss, pro
438. intonation, A
439. Ewoks, Stowe
440. Maddow, dad mow
441. inmates, matinees, anti-Semitism
442. retains, Nissan Sentra
443. Alice in Wonderland, row C
444. raged, grade-A egg
445. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, cons
446. Eastern Standard Time, I'm
447. happy anniversary, hives
448. Keach's, cheesecake
449. departing, a partridge in a pear tree
450. arsenic, Renaissance
451. pariah, parish
452. bounciest, subcontinent
453. strangers in the night, a
454. ballyhoo, Bali Ha'i
455. diesel, easel
456. testosterone, RN
457. loach, loch
458. theft, heft, eft, ft.
459. harelip, peripheral
460. also, alto
461. cornmeal, corneal
462. subset, sunset
463. nothing, noshing
464. anvil salesmen, vim
465. imago, amigo
466. crybaby, RC
467. Shenandoah, odes
468. ears, reassess
469. cash refund, schadenfreude
470. Foley, foal, foe


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