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Meredith Carroll: Passing offseason time with a puzzle

Meredith Carroll
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Those not from Aspen are often puzzled about what year-round residents do here during the shoulder season. Of course that's not really a puzzle: We relish the peace, quiet and delightful weather — sometimes with a crossword and cup of coffee (or something stronger). Happy offseason!

Across

1. Hyman Ave. ____

2. You came for winter but stayed for ____

5. ____ Pharmacy

7. First name in Pitco law enforcement

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10. Aspen tap?

13. Aspen's nature org.

14. Uninvited house guest?

15. Diamond of the Frying Pan?

16. Two words that drive an Aspen debate in circles?

17. Ultimate ____

18. Make America ____ Again (sign for VP Pence)

21. Summer camp for smarty pants?

25. Aspen's Hilton?

26. The poop drops here?

28. A local's favorite offseason retreat

29. The spirit of Aspen crud

33. Bike-happy group

35. Closest place for an affordable meal

36. Aspen's real estate?

38. Aspen's anti-aging strategy?

39. Woody ____

40. Coveted Aspen initials

41. Six-inch ____

42. Aspen blonde?

44. First name in Aspen politics

45. Aspen's second-favorite powder?

46. Aspen's favorite Dickens' character

Down

1. Loose at the Bells?

3. Two words synonymous with laughter 4 Christmas morning, to Aspen adults

5. Aspen's must-have accessory?

6. Part-time ____

8. It wasn't filmed in Aspen

9. Housewife Hill

11. An Aspen nickname and Oscar-nominated film 12 Many an Aspen ski bum

19. The cougar den?

20. ____, it's Aspen

22. Roaring ____ River

23. One way into Aspen?

24. Sheriff candidate of '69

27. Walter ____

28. Flat short cut?

30. What Vail has in its backyard that Aspen doesn't

31. Aspen's least-favorite holiday?

32. Star above Independence Pass? 34 Last name in skiing

37. Aspen's most populous profession 40 No. of powder-day friends?

43. ____ Mountain

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