Pot puzzlers

The solution to issue #25’s crossword is presented below ? the magic phrase was Freedom to Read. A few intrepid puzzlers entered with Freedom to Dare, which we figured was close enough. The winner is an anonymous fellow in Toronto, who should be inhalaing the sweet smoke of success. Our runner-ups are a Pacific Coast Raven and a New York Morgan. Their Pot Puzzle Fun Books, stickers, and other cool prizes and gifts are now in their happy hempster hands.
Solve the clues to complete the crossword, then unscramble the coloured squares to spell the magic two-word phrase. Write the phrase on a piece of paper along with your name, mailing address and phone number or email address, and send it to:

CC Puzzles, Box 15, 199 W Hastings,
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6B 1H4

We also accept entries by fax to (604) 669-9038, and via email to:
[email protected].

Only one entry per household please.

We’ll do a random draw from all entries received before November 10. The winner will receive a fine sack of BC herbs or a pack of quality genetics, your choice. Two runner-ups will receive CC T-shirts and a copy of our very own Pot Puzzle Fun Book!

? Dana

? last issue’s Scrambled Sentence should have started with the words: “Hit it, my gem?”

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1. Is marijuana a herb or a _____? (4)
5. On the contrary (3)
8. Otherwise (4)
12. What anti-hempsters do to the earth (4)
13. Remains of a smoked bud (3)
14. Highest time of day (4)
15. They ring your bell unexpectedly (4)
16. What pot helps glaucoma patients do (3)
17. Pot is a green version of this (4)
18. How not to go into that good night (6)
20. Book burning and joint lighting both need these (6)
22. Lethality Enhancing Device or Law Enforcement Desk?
23. Game of touch and run (3)
24. Key for hex screws (5)
27. Frothy fungi helps make dough (5)
31. Unknown John (4)
32. Hot herbal infusion (3)
33. Beat it into a ploughshare (5)
36. Less persecuted (5)
38. Much of “foreign _____” is drug-war money. (3)
40. He’s a Canadian (3)
41. Growing fine pot is _____ than you think (6)
44. Mr Hemingway to you (6)
48. Woe! The drug war brings great sorrow (4)
49. Vase to hide your weed in (3)
51. Marijuana is harmless, this is _____ (4)
52. We all play one (4)
53. Cannabis is _____-toxic. (3)
54. Narc puts you in his sights (4)
55. The psychedelic shaman _____ the truth (4)
56. THC is the _____ to locks in your brain. (3)
57. The first four of Mr Grinspoon’s first (4)

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1. J Edgar Hoover’s preferred garments (4)
2. Gather for ecstatic dancing (4)
3. Drug warriors prey _____ tokers (4)
4. The med-pot patient was kind and considerate (6)
5. The drug war is _____ upon lies (5)
6. All cannabis _____ is medicinal (3)
7. What cops taking your pot is (5)
8. Tokers _____ in conversation; drug warriors _____ the enemy (6)
9. Used for weaving hemp fabrics (4)
10. The only flatfish (4)
11. They don’t justify the means (4)
19. Law Enforcement Network (3)
21. What Bob wants to do on his big brass bed (3)
24. These pay for our editorial content (3)
25. Not high (3)
26. This cat’s in Low Earth Orbit (3)
28. Sounds like you consumed almost all nine pot-brownies (3)
29. Psychedelics help you _____ clearly (3)
30. Residue from burned buds (3)
34. Some say a hemp farmer “_____ cane” (6)
35. What plant will do after harvest. (3)
36. War! What is it good _____? (3)
37. Preferred home for growing (6)
39. Pot gets you high, beer gets you _____ (5)
40. Girl’s name for cotton spinner (5)
41. What corn and walls have (4)
42. Sounds like you’re greeting a healing herb (4)
43. The dealer had fine buds for _____ (4)
45. Great lake to smuggle buds across (4)
46. Adding up the daily pot sales (4)
47. What some do to bodily fluids (4)
50. Fishy eggs (3)

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