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Bleepy  (Level: 138.7 - Posts: 620)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 8:38 PM


Outstanding! I just LOVE the kind of puzzle where I learn something new. One or two facts really suprised me. OK - My thinking quota for the day has been met. Thanks, Slicko!

Kimoira  (Level: 198.3 - Posts: 1189)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 8:41 PM

Thank you for a great puzzle!

Gypsylady  (Level: 141.0 - Posts: 6037)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 8:43 PM

Great Wordpuzzle, Gary! I kept all of my points and enjoyed it! Thanks!


Swiper  (Level: 145.4 - Posts: 874)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 8:56 PM

I really liked it!!! Thank You!

4getful1  (Level: 173.8 - Posts: 2879)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:00 PM

Loved your puzzle, Gary. I learned new things, and had fun at the same time.
Thanks for writing it.

Debbie1957  (Level: 45.7 - Posts: 402)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:01 PM

Good puzzle , kept all my points


Bbear  (Level: 159.3 - Posts: 2301)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:28 PM

Absolutely fabulous, Gary! One we got only a "nursie" could get but my music husband got it before me. Excellent job.

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:39 PM

Thank you Slicko for a wonderful, informative Puzzle
BUT....I was SORELY tempted to Google my way through.
Those names are not very well known, which surprises me

Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:46 PM

Enjoyed it and didn't have to google.

Donleigh  (Level: 146.1 - Posts: 4982)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:57 PM

good puzzle - knew the answers, can't type

Davidf  (Level: 102.1 - Posts: 746)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 9:58 PM

Great fun

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 10:02 PM

What Donleigh said.

Mplaw51  (Level: 176.9 - Posts: 1582)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 10:26 PM

Great puzzle! Knew some of the answers and liked learning what I didn't know. Well crafted with clever clues.

Alvandy  (Level: 225.6 - Posts: 7527)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 11:23 PM

Slicko gave us another great puzzle to ponder; to wonder; for some to blunder.

Mostly we learned about some great medical wonders.

We live longer lives because of science.

Tresgatos  (Level: 201.7 - Posts: 4147)
Sat, 21st Jun '08 11:50 PM

I really enjoyed your WP, Gary! Interesting theme and phrases and excellent clues. You crafted a winner!

-- Geri

Roby19  (Level: 58.9 - Posts: 26)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 12:06 AM

I really enjoyed that WP. Very informative too, great job!


Toledosugar  (Level: 51.4 - Posts: 281)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 1:11 AM

I really enjoyed this puzzle. Thanks.

Garrybl  (Level: 276.3 - Posts: 6610)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 6:33 AM

Excellent puzzle; now if you will just forget to put your answer in we might still have a race for the monthly award!


Joanneeberlin  (Level: 181.9 - Posts: 686)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 6:52 AM

Loved this learning stuff. Great fun. Thanks.


Slicko  (Level: 223.9 - Posts: 1609)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 7:08 AM

Thanks folks for all the nice comments. And Barry I did at least click on one wrong letter so I blew 100 points on my own puzzle!
P.S. Sorry Rowlanda but I bet you got all the tougher ones. There are several recongizable folks mixed in with the less well known.

Papajensai  (Level: 190.3 - Posts: 1025)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 8:07 AM

Thanks for your WP, Brother Slicko, very well-done indeed. I just barely got in before it expired, and glad I was able to do so.

Kaelin  (Level: 49.2 - Posts: 1685)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 8:11 AM

I knew all of mine and I did the puzzle late - but for some reason everyone I knew decided to call - and I kept praying I wouldn't time out. I had to ask my callers several times to repeat something - and gave several "uh huh - yeah" verbal answers as I tried to concentrate - good one!

Oldcougar  (Level: 217.3 - Posts: 1935)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 8:30 AM

Great job, Slicko I got Canadians Banting & Best with 1 letter, now if I hadn't got cocky on another one Liked the clues & I learned a bit too

Salzypat  (Level: 154.4 - Posts: 5295)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 9:25 AM

Great puzzle, challenging but not frustrating! Bet you have another one in mind already. Hope so.

Nelly  (Level: 169.8 - Posts: 1167)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 9:53 AM

Great puzzle, clever clues! Enjoyed it, although last minute so was a bit rushed and made a typo!
Thank you.

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 11:22 AM

suggest you use an answering machine while doing WPs....
I have a favorite programme which airs 7PM to 7.30Pm
So guess when everyone calls or comes to the door....
Have watched that show for 48 years and heaven help
anyone who comes between us!!!!
Have learned to either tape it, or isolate myself....

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 11:28 AM

I did get a couple of parts with well known
people like B&B, but the others had unkown
foreign names (maybe American Immigrants)
whom I had no ideas about or how to spell.
Twice had to use almost ALL my letters....
Plus, who knew Christiaan had two "a"s in it.

Bbear  (Level: 159.3 - Posts: 2301)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 12:04 PM

Got second! Got second! Got second! Never got second before. Yea!
Gary: Would you mind publishing the entire thing? Thanks.

Slicko  (Level: 223.9 - Posts: 1609)
Sun, 22nd Jun '08 1:15 PM

Here's the puzzle and clues:
Levi's : Watson and Crick are both credited with discovering the structure of DNA
Superman: Wilhelm Roentgen won the first Nobel prize in physics for discovering x-rays
Fluke: Alexander Fleming considered his discovery of penicillin an accident
Can you hear me now?: Rene Laennec was a French physician who invented the stethoscope
(probably the toughest puzzle for non-medical folks and for those who avoid the temptation to Google)
Broken?: The first heart transplant was performed in South Africa by Christiaan Barnard
Unselfish act: Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine but declined to patent it
Swish and spit: Joseph Lister is regarded as the father of antiseptic surgery
Old Yeller: The first rabies vaccine was one of several contributions of Louis Pasteur
How sweet it is: Insulin was codiscovered by Canadians Banting and Best
Appropriately named: The discovery of oxygen is credited to British minister Joseph Priestly

Thanks again to all who took it. Got a couple ideas for the next one - won't be medical - and no opera either!

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