Thursday, July 15, 2004

Thursday July 15, 2004

Filed under: General — m759 @ 2:29 AM
Astonishing, Telepathic
Group Interplay

In memory of

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Frances Hansen,
cruciverbalist extraordinaire

The first crossword puzzle —
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For related commentary on
telepathic interplay, see an
entry for Aug. 29, 2002.

For related material on
intersecting word patterns
and telepathic interplay,
see The Demolished Man,
 by Alfred Bester, and
We Are The Key,
a Log24 entry for
St. Lucia’s Day, 2003.
Here is an illustration of what might
be called, as in the above puzzle, a
 “ten miles pit,” from Forbidden Planet,
a classic film, based on
Shakespeare’s The Tempest,
discussed in the 8/29/02 entry.

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A quotation that somehow
seems relevant:

O the mind, mind has mountains,
     cliffs of fall
Frightful, sheer, no-man fathomed.
     Hold them cheap
May who ne’er hung there.

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Frances Hansen died on Friday, July 9. For more on words and The Roots of Coincidence (the subject of the previous entry), see the entries of July 8-10.

1 Comment

  1. Zathras: “Zathras understand. No. Zathras not understand, but Zathras do. Zathras good at doings, not understandings. Zathras honored to meet you for many reasons.”
    Sheridan: “Oh, such as?”
    Zathras: “Oh, no, Draal give Zathras list of things not to say. This was one. No, not good. Not supposed to mention one, or The One or .. You never heard that.”
    Sheridan: “What else is on this list of things you are not supposed to mention?”
    Zathras: “Zathras does not remember. But if Zathras remember later, Zathras tells you.”

    Comment by HomerTheBrave — Friday, July 16, 2004 @ 4:20 AM

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