来源 ：龙之向导 2019-12-14 14:24:53|港澳台高手心水论坛
SATURDAY PUZZLE — Last weekend was the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. You all know I’m a cogitator rather than a speed solver: I’m as impressed as anyone when some of you bust out your sub-10-minute times in the comments on these weekend puzzles, but I don’t often think about my pace. It’s about as relevant to me as a 3-minute mile when I clomp around my neighborhood in jogging shoes looking for changes in the landscape.
This is all to say that I took ages to solve Greg Johnson’s grid today, but encountered very little frustration (mainly regarding those little bits and bobs of romance languages that weren’t in my limited vocabulary.) There were a lot of amusing touches and interesting snippets of information, some of them quite timely, a few of them nostalgic.
O.K. THEN! There were several “conversational” entries, including one of the spans, that I found manageable with a few crosses as help, and ID BET most of you had the same experience. (Yes? OH GOOD. GREAT JOB!) I did have “horse” for OTTER (after entering STEED elsewhere) and “Midas” for MICAH, which was silly — otherwise things knitted together pretty smoothly.
1A: On finishing this grid it was a little odd to see it book-ended by this term, GHOST GUNS, and a reference to deer hunting, which could have been Christmassy instead (right? TREE STANDS?). There’s a movie in my distant memory that traced one of these weapons as it was trafficked through the United States, and I learned the term at that point but I can’t remember what the film was called.
17A: Everyone loves a juicy piece of Mars news, and lots of people seemingly harbor the urge to see the red planet in person (I’m not on line yet, but I get claustrophobic on long flights). In this case it was the discovery of ORGANIC MATERIAL, which is supposed to make you think “compost?!” but really refers to any molecules with carbon and hydrogen — not necessarily indicators of life. Hey, we do anthropomorphize the heck out of those Mars rovers, if that counts.
23A: I was stumped by this clue, then got a kick out of it, but I’ve inherited the trait of catching on to things a little slowly. Wink! “Peabrain” isn’t intended as an insult in this original hint for MENDEL, the early genetic researcher who crossed those plump and wrinkly peas and mapped dominant and recessive traits. He was also clued a couple of years ago as “Pea nut,” another winner.
33A: I wish I could say that this puzzle inspired me to do things like read historical perspectives on, say, Martin Luther and HERESY, but it really got me thinking quite deeply about the joy of DOG TOYS, which by definition aren’t supposed to be eaten. I have two rescue dogs that I believe were never taught to play with toys as puppies — they frolic with each other, but squeakers are scary and rolling toys in the house mean nothing to them after ages of trying, and it’s frankly a little poignant. So teach your puppies about toys!
23D: There is a cartoon aardvark named “Arthur” that I plunked right in here, unthinking. This is an original part of Disneyland, MR TOAD’S Wild Ride, although the ride has been altered since its 1955 debut.
28D: The entry here might not roll off the tongue but you have to admit this is, like, a super sweet pun. To “totally screw up” would mean to tally poorly, or MISADD.
44D: I’m not sure how specific the terminology of “beta” is when it comes to checking programs for bugs, and the normal context includes the entry — when something is “put into” beta it’s being beta TESTED, being released to certain users “in the wild” to kick the tires and try all the bells and whistles. If your IT GUY offers you this option, then he or she probably thinks you’ve got a lot of patience.
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“【龙】【气】？！” 【陈】【风】【一】【惊】，【连】【忙】【看】【向】【了】【龙】【皇】：“***【龙】【气】？” “【风】【皇】【也】【知】【道】【龙】【气】？” 【龙】【皇】【刚】【才】【只】【是】【那】【么】【一】【说】，【但】【听】【陈】【风】【的】【语】【气】，【似】【乎】【也】【是】【知】【道】【龙】【气】【的】。 “【自】【然】【知】【道】，【真】【龙】【体】【内】【的】【本】【源】【之】【气】，【又】【叫】【龙】【气】！” 【陈】【风】【点】【了】【点】【头】，【龙】【气】【在】【修】【真】【界】，【也】【算】【是】【比】【较】【稀】【缺】【的】【东】【西】【了】，【不】【过】，【对】【于】【曾】【经】【达】【到】【过】【巅】【峰】【的】【陈】【风】【来】【说】，
【济】【颠】 【我】【是】【谁】，【我】【在】【哪】【儿】，【这】【里】【又】【是】【哪】【里】？ 【阿】【弥】【陀】【佛】，【贫】【僧】【肯】【定】【是】【活】【在】【梦】【里】！ “【哼】【哈】【哈】【哈】~【济】【颠】，【我】【看】【你】【往】【哪】【里】——” 【声】【音】【戛】【然】【而】【止】。 【那】【是】【一】【颗】【巨】【大】【的】【骷】【髅】，【好】【似】【是】【由】【无】【数】【小】【骷】【髅】【组】【成】【的】【一】【颗】【巨】【大】【骷】【髅】。 【浑】【身】【妖】【气】【翻】【滚】，【魔】【气】【四】【溢】【看】【起】【来】【如】【同】【是】【魔】【神】【降】【临】，【气】【势】【惊】【人】。 【他】——
【长】【安】【城】。 【秦】【王】【府】。 【程】【处】【弼】【早】【早】【的】【就】【起】【来】【了】，【然】【后】【弄】【了】【一】【些】【泥】【巴】，【开】【始】【玩】【了】【起】【来】。 【身】【上】【穿】【着】【短】【袖】，【前】【面】【是】【一】【个】【磨】。 【将】【泥】【巴】【放】【上】【去】【了】，【然】【后】【就】【开】【始】【转】【动】【起】【那】【磨】【来】。 【不】【知】【道】【的】，【还】【以】【为】【程】【处】【弼】【这】【是】【得】【了】【老】【年】【痴】【呆】【了】【呢】。 【不】【然】，【一】【个】【五】【十】【多】【岁】【的】【老】【头】【子】，【没】【事】【玩】【啥】【泥】【巴】【啊】？ 【其】【实】，【最】【近】【程】【处】【弼】【是】【喜】港澳台高手心水论坛【中】【区】【这】【边】【有】【很】【多】【商】【务】【楼】，【属】【于】【本】【市】【较】【早】【的】【经】【济】【开】【发】【区】，【当】【年】【入】【驻】【了】【很】【多】【外】【资】【引】【进】【企】【业】。【不】【过】【商】【务】【楼】【老】【旧】，【附】【近】【居】【民】【区】【也】【分】【散】。【但】【由】【于】【越】【来】【越】【多】【的】【外】【商】、【对】【岸】【商】【人】【过】【来】【设】【办】【公】【司】，【这】【些】【高】【官】【人】【物】【的】【入】【住】【需】【求】【越】【来】【越】【高】，【很】【多】【原】【本】【是】【厂】【房】、【老】【弄】【堂】【的】【片】【区】【经】【过】【这】【几】【十】【年】【的】【迁】【改】，【慢】【慢】【变】【成】【了】【新】【兴】【开】【发】【区】。 【旧】【式】【的】【商】【务】【楼】【穿】
【欧】【洛】【微】：“【我】【看】【你】【在】【出】【神】，【就】【叫】【叫】【你】，【你】【在】【想】【什】【么】？【想】【的】【这】【么】【认】【真】？” 【钟】【圳】【敛】【了】【敛】【眼】【神】，【淡】【淡】【的】【笑】【着】：“【没】【什】【么】，【就】【是】……【我】【觉】【得】【我】【那】【一】【挡】，【就】【刚】【好】【报】【答】【了】【你】【当】【初】【救】【我】，【现】【在】，【我】【们】【已】【经】【两】【清】【了】。” 【对】【啊】，【两】【清】【了】，【也】【没】【有】【什】【么】【羁】【绊】【了】。 “【可】【这】【完】【全】【就】【是】【两】【回】【事】，【再】【说】【了】，【当】【初】【救】【你】，【还】【不】【是】【你】【用】【那】【么】【可】【怜】
【不】【过】【接】【下】【来】【发】【生】【的】【事】【情】，【出】【乎】【了】【叶】【天】【凡】【的】【意】【料】，【不】【过】【也】【在】【情】【理】【之】【中】。 【叶】【天】【凡】【看】【到】，【那】【些】【暴】【露】【在】【煞】【气】【中】【的】【火】【剑】，【在】【以】【肉】【眼】【可】【见】【的】【速】【度】，【被】【腐】【蚀】【着】。 【这】【样】【下】【去】，【不】【出】【两】【分】【钟】，【这】【个】【魔】【人】【就】【能】【够】【挣】【脱】【这】【几】【个】【火】【剑】。 【叶】【天】【凡】【看】【到】【这】【种】【情】【况】，【赶】【紧】【又】【加】【了】【几】【只】【火】【剑】，【然】【后】【赶】【紧】【朝】【着】【这】【个】【房】【间】【查】【探】【了】【起】【来】。 【不】【过】【每】【隔】
【创】【业】【者】【们】【具】【有】【对】【世】【界】【巨】【大】【的】【好】【奇】【心】，【和】【对】【经】【济】【世】【界】【的】【无】【限】【探】【索】，【他】【们】【抓】【住】【每】【一】【个】【让】【自】【己】【的】【口】【袋】【膨】【胀】【的】【时】【机】，【让】【贝】【壳】【转】【化】【成】【为】【金】【币】，【最】【终】【为】【自】【己】【盖】【起】【那】【座】【梦】【想】【中】【的】【空】【中】【花】【园】。 【司】【机】【们】【最】【牛】【逼】【的】【地】【方】【在】【于】【眼】【观】【六】【路】，【耳】【听】【八】【方】，【并】【且】【还】【能】【将】【车】【开】【的】【稳】【当】。 【身】【为】【老】【板】【的】【易】【炀】【耳】【朵】【竖】【着】【听】【着】【车】【后】【座】【女】【生】【们】【的】【交】【谈】，【双】【眼】【看】