Cross Words

Mind the gap

This line spoken by actor Gable is what is most remembered from a 1939 movie.

Owen replies to a silly suggestion with,

A soldier might respond to provocation with (the beginning of) this tirade.

Text lingo “ftw” in some contexts.


Fresh salmon, after salting and curing.

Find cool people drinking and serving at this bar, which is the second oldest in South.

Little red dot first telephone digit.

One will find silk symbols like COM and GND on it.


Happy Birthday, Owen.

Credits: Jacky for ASCII art and a puzzle. Iris and Evan for testing the puzzles. Many thanks!