There’s been research concluding that crosswords and other puzzles are a good way to keep your mind sharp as you grow older (note to young solvers: it’s never too early to start), but perhaps that’s not enough.
|He just missed me there, but Sabers won the bout.|
So here’s a shot of me and Sabers from an article about the national collegiate championships, where Sabers refereed and I was assistant director. And there’s a TV clip (click here and here) where you can see your humble blogger in action (the left-hander in the background). If you’d like to try out fencing, drop me a line, and I can point you towards a club in your area. It’s never too late to start: the vet 60 women’s national and world saber champion got into the sport as an adult.
Choose your weapon (pen or pencil) and challenge puzzle no. 3,359!
Link to puzzle: http://www.thenation.com/article/204289/puzzle-no-3359
Degree of difficulty (by standards of this weekly puzzle): easy
Agility factor: light to moderate—trust your ability
This week’s cluing challenge: REACT. Add your clue to the comments.
Back with the solution and annotation Monday!
|A few errors in form, but an on-target hit.|