I'm not offended, but Medium to Medium-Challenging 6: Pretty good solvers will DNF. In everyday speech, the phrase means "almost all," so the clue is correct. Got off to a very bad start with 1D: Wouldn't it have been fun to have the notes dance around the grid like they were on a staff? Thursday is probably my favorite day to solve because I enjoy puzzles that get out of the box a little and offer something different.
In what sense does the clue for slang make sense? But there was absolutely nothing in the puzzle that presented any problem. Pornography just happened to fall under the legal umbrella of obscenity. Oh well, my memory isn't what it used to be, I think. The next time you visit your sainted mother, I surely hope you'll let me know you're in town so we can chomp enchiladas and guzzle cervezas together! It felt easy for a Friday, but sometimes easy for a Friday is just right!
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I know when my husband is going to say something to someone before any thought process is involved, so I look at him very lovingly and say under my breath "bite it". Tita — saw your comment late last night. Like others got the top and bottom in WARP speed, the middle stayed empty until I figured out that there was a musical reference involved. BTW - I've decided these capchas are how the Basque are subliminally teaching their language to Americans Or do you just dislike 'em all? Then the anti-serendipity kicked in, and I ended up with sort of a middling puzzle.
And yes, people, just click on the grid, and Had a couple toe-stubs before realizing it was a Rebus. But then, it is a "challenging" Thursday. I think it is a mighty triumph that a puzzle could be so challenging to many of us, virtually all of whom are advanced solvers. Ret-chem; chefbea; any others in the know There is nothing to them.