“KO Clown,” Friend, Mar. 1981, 5

# KO Clown

Work this puzzle the same as you would a crossword puzzle except that you substitute numbers for letters.

**Across**

KO Clown has a dozen neckties.

He had enough balloons to give 6 each to 8 children.

Six clowns each exploded 3 red and 3 blue firecrackers.

KO tripped over the same chair a half dozen times for 3 performances.

The donkey chased KO around the center ring 7 times for 6 performances.

KO went to the cotton candy stand 8 times. Each time, he bought 1/4 dozen cones; then he bought 2 more.

Nine geese, 9 ducks, and 9 little dogs chased KO all around the ring.

Nine other clowns snatched KO’s hat 6 times apiece.

KO took 7 birds out of one pocket, 7 from another, and 7 from under his hat.

KO can juggle 2 dozen plates at one time.

How many inches does a 5′ 8″ clown measure?

**Down**

Three clowns stayed at the circus all day and all night or __ hours.

KO had __ pieces of taffy, because 8 monkeys and their trainer each threw 9 pieces at him.

Eighty clowns piled into a funny train, but 16 fell out, leaving __ clowns.

KO owned 25 pigeons, 40 rabbits, 4 dogs, 2 donkeys, and 11 white mice, or __ creatures altogether.

KO had one more umbrella than there are days in the month of March.

KO had 1/4 of 100 things to remember.

A clown balanced 9 stacks of 7 little chairs.

With a 3′ pencil, KO wrote the sum of twice 4 x 9.

KO once had 7 canes in each of 8 boxes, but he gave 14 canes away.

Four clowns each ate 4 doughnuts.

KO has 9 x 5 bills hidden under his tie.

An octogenarian clown is __ years old.