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Puzzlemaster Dave Maass
So, you think you’re running for City Council. Well, candidates, are you boned up on the news? Who’s giving you the scoop? Frankly, you ought to be reading us, as well as the institutionalists over at the Express-News, and you’ll need us both to finish this candidate crossword.

The first candidate to send in a correct, completed crossword wins a Quizmaster endorsement. The first five non-candidates to send it back will win tickets to our annual, unforgettable Best Of party, April 26 at San Antonio Museum of Art.  


You read it in the San Antonio Current



5. Month in 1999 that San Antonio voters approved a $140.2-million bond. (Hint:  it’s

   the same month we’ll be voting on our $550-million bond)

10. Library branch renamed after Tobin

12. Golf company that sucks 4 Down

16. Trinity alum William Molina’s TTC documentary, “Truth be ______”

17. Tobin Endowment trustee Bruce, who stands to make at least $72k off the sale a

    shitload of important art

20. Hella hilarious anti-abortion, gay-hating clown at City Hall

21. Esperanza Center Director who, if you ask 20 Across, is going to hell

22. First initials of black community leader and San Antonio Observer president


23. Bexar County Democratic Party chair

25. Caterer Rosemary who contributes to City Council campaigns, then wins City

     Council contracts

26. Asbestos-contaminated former Big Tex plant processed this

28. R. Esmeralda ______ de Mercado, District 1 candidate

31. SA liberal blog, the ______ Report

33. Hella hilarious pro-black, cop-hating clown at City Hall



1. SAPD press officer who we keep confusing with Lou Ferrigno

2. Temple Beth El’s Rabbi Barry

3. SAWS CEO David

4. J17 measures the level of this

7. City auditor Pete M. ______, Jr.

9. _____ cover, a contentious EAA issue

13. Morris Stribling’s occupation

14. Local corp. involved in domestic wire-tapping

15. “Mama Bexar”

18. “No Corruption”

19. Elaine Wolff, our editor and this year’s King ______

24. Mayoral Candidate R.G. Griffing’s muckraking website, San Antonio ______

26. Host K. Cruz rules this SA net cast, Radio ______

28. Husband of Sheryl, who picked up the Bexar County sports consulting contract

29. Former City auditor Pat

30. District 1 candidate kat swift is also a ____ Party candidate for president


You read it in the Express-News



8. SA’s great American Idol hope

32. Forgiven by Trump, Tara Conner got to keep this title



6. E-N got the exclusive with this Vince Vaughn fling from Trinity University

11. After dating Jack Nicholson, she married a San Antonio realtor

27. E-N theatre critic Deborah who forgets to name the playwrights


Send in the crossword completed and correct, with all your contact details:

Puzzlemaster Dave Maass
1500 N. St Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78215


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