The name’s William Ernest Butler, but please call me Bill. I grew up in Ireland, but now live out here in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’m retired now, from technology businesses that took our family all over the world. I answer all emails, so please feel free to email me at email@example.com
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This is my solution to the crossword published in the New York Times today …
Completion Time: N/A (watching a movie)
Theme: PAR FOR THE COURSE. I am not sure about this one. BOGEY points to ONE over PAR, and EAGLE points to TWO UNDER PAR. I’m not sure why the TWO over PAR and ONE under PAR are included in the grid though.
Answers I missed: 0
TODAY’S WIKI-EST GOOGLIES
5 A TALE: The quote comes from Act 5, Scene 5 of “Macbeth“, and is spoken by Macbeth himself.
27 STP: STP takes its name from Scientifically Treated Petroleum.
45 AEROMETER: An aerometer measures the weight and density of a gas or liquid.
73 SSTS: Concordes are SuperSonic Transports.
2 ULNA: The radius and ulna are bones in the forearm.
4 GORED: A torero is another name for a matador.
31 O’SHEA: Milo O’Shea is a great Irish character actor, who has appeared in everything from “Romeo and Juliet” to “The West Wing”.
36 DEERE: John Deere invented the first commercially successful steel plow in 1837.
47 ALB: Tirana is the capital city of Albania.