Beekeeper Crosswords

Themed Puzzles from Beekeeper Labs

Puzzle #42: “Circle Round”

Posted by on April 22nd, 2008

Completely round is the perfect pearl the oyster manufactures.
Completely round is the steering wheel that leads to compound fractures.
Completely round is the golden fruit that hangs on the orange tree.
Yes, the circle shape is quite reknowned.
‘Tis sad to say it can be found in the low-down dirty run around
My true love gave to me.
— from “The Ballad of the Shape of Things” by Sheldon Harnick

Puzzle #42Alter your orbits and circle round, for this week’s puzzle celebrates the purest of all geometric shapes.  How so?  That would be telling, but if you enter the ring and go a few rounds with this weeks grid, you should be able to figure it out.  Our panel of experts (to whom we are always grateful) have reviewed the difficulty of this puzzle and confirmed that most clues should fall within your sphere of knowledge, thus putting it at a Wednesday level of difficulty on the classic New York Times scale.

As usual, you can download the puzzle in your choice of format:  either Across Lite or as a printable PNG image.