The Press: Barometer--


Last month, the Messrs. Simon and Schuster presented their crossword* goose with a new nesting lure, the monthly Crossword Puzzle Magazine. They sat back awaiting more of the golden deposits that had established them in the publishing business. Crossword quips, crossword portraits, crossword biographies and several huge crossword puzzles filled the magazine's pages.

The new moon of April was unable to say how this lure was going to succeed, but noted that the patient fowl, still laboring over the crossword puzzle books, was beginning to fly unmistakable signals of fatigue. Some...

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