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    National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    The March 2010 National Geographic Issue has a crossword puzzle. The clue to Down 1 is "Gimme__!" (start of an Iowa State cheer). It's a three letter word and according to the answer it's 'ANI'. Does this make sense to anyone?



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    two words: An I



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Gimme an I, Gimme an S, Gimme a U!!


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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    I suck at crosswords. Some of the answers are insanely weird/difficult.


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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    I must have missed where Ani is a word.



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    I must have missed where Ani is a word.
    Or that crosswords often use phrases



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Classic.


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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    I must have missed where Ani is a word.
    Ani - the name Jar-Jar Binks refers to Darth Vader.

    Yeah, I went there.



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Embarrassing.



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    I must have missed where Ani is a word.
    No such rule in crossword world, especially the NY Times puzzles.



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    Re: National Geographic Crossword - ISU Question

    Quote Originally Posted by isufrEEk View Post
    The March 2010 National Geographic Issue has a crossword puzzle. The clue to Down 1 is "Gimme__!" (start of an Iowa State cheer). It's a three letter word and according to the answer it's 'ANI'. Does this make sense to anyone?
    It also could be a clue for the start of the cheer for Idaho State, Illinois State, Indiana State, or Itasca State Community College, etc.



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