August Anniversary
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“August Anniversary,” Friend, Aug. 1987, 43

August Anniversary

To discover why August 25 is a special day, solve the clues, then fill in the correspondingly numbered blanks with the correct letters.

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  1. In puppy and peppers three times

  2. In rust but not in just

  3. In idea once and in Illinois three times

  4. Beginning letter of sound that cat usually makes

  5. In Adam twice but not in Eve

  6. Twenty-fifth letter from the start of the alphabet

  7. In feast but not in feat

  8. Twenty-fifth letter from end of alphabet

  9. In tree but not in free

  10. First or last letter of hopscotch

  11. In diddle and dumpling four times

Answer: