John D. Mann/Mia Inderbitzin

On the whole, Milton found the company’s leadership convention more confusing than helpful.


PUZZLES
by Mel Sevindik

ACROSS
1 Fertile, fruitful
6 Attentive, alert
8 Dominant, current
9 Tasteful, refined
11 Comply, agree
13 Comfort, solace
15 Trend, inclination
18 Lease
19 Dainty
20 Daybreak

DOWN
2 Authentic, genuine
3 Smart, intelligent
4 Surround, enclose
5 Concurrent, synchronous
7 Supreme, principal
10 Barter, swap
12 Supervise, watch
14 Fasten, join
16 Challenge
17 Desire, want

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