|A) Dishabille||1) A sculptured female figure used as a column|
|B) Jerboa||2) The state of being partly clothed; partial undress|
|C) Vicissitude||3) Deceptive reasoning, subtle and misleading argument|
|D) Caryatid||4) Any of various mouse-like creatures found in North Africa or Asia, with hind legs used for jumping|
|E) Voluble||5) False, counterfeit, artificial; not true, authentic or genuine|
|F) Foible||6) Talkative; characterized by a continuous and robust flow of words|
|G) Spurious||7) A change, variation|
|H) Frangible||8) A weak point, slight fault or flaw, particularly in one’s character|
|I) Protean||9) Readily assuming different forms and characters; extremely variable|
|J) Sophistry||10) Breakable, fragile, frail, delicate, easily damaged or destroyed|
A-2, B-4, C-7, D-1, E-6, F-8, G-5, H-10, I-9, J-3
0-2: Wow…well, keep working on it.
3-5: Not bad. Not great either. So, that’s good. Right? (Incidentally, you never finish a crossword puzzle).
6-8: Better than average. Much better actually. You probably talk a lot at parties and write for a living.
9-10: You are either an editor or an SOU professor. Or maybe, you are just a talented linguist? Either way, CONGRATULATIONS!
MORE NEXT MONTH! THANKS EVERYONE!!