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On the next two pages, fill in as many Answers to the Clues as possible. Then transfer each letter to the numbered square in the Quotation Grid below. A word can wrap around to the next lower line of the Grid. When completed, the Grid will spell out a passage from a famous sci-fi novel. The last three words of the Grid are the name of the quotation's speaker. In addition, the first letters of the Answers (reading down) will spell out the author and title of the book.

U 1L 2G 3V 4F 5
X
D 6B 7V 8I 9
X
F 10P 11I 12
C 13Q 14E 15T 16
X
S 17N 18W 19R 20K 21M 22L 23C 24
X
A 25E 26P 27S 28N 29R 30C 31O 32T 33I 34Q 35
X
T 36N 37
Q 38F 39O 40W 41
X
M 42L 43
X
F 44D 45J 46
X
V 47W 48
P 49A 50J 51T 52R 53
X
I 54V 55
X
E 56Q 57C 58
X
O 59
V 60E 61T 62L 63C 64F 65A 66
X
B 67H 68O 69
X
C 70N 71
Q 72
X
E 73R 74O 75D 76H 77C 78V 79M 80G 81W 82K 83H 84
X
Q 85J 86B 87D 88U 89I 90O 91N 92A 93V 94L 95
X
F 96
T 97
X
W 98O 99Q 100
X
D 101A 102L 103G 104S 105T 106R 107V 108
X
C 109F 110
X
S 111A 112P 113
X
O 114J 115C 116T 117I 118D 119
X
P 120U 121I 122B 123T 124
X
T 125H 126G 127E 128R 129Q 130
X
O 131B 132T 133K 134N 135H 136G 137C 138
X
N 139V 140J 141
X
U 142
W 143
X
S 144V 145T 146A 147
X
K 148H 149A 150O 151C 152
X
J 153
E 154T 155
X
C 156R 157I 158F 159K 160
X
E 161
X
H 162I 163L 164
O 165Q 166
X
C 167V 168L 169R 170J 171O 172
X
T 173P 174
X
E 175
R 176U 177
X
B 178V 179H 180C 181S 182M 183Q 184T 185B 186A 187G 188
U 189J 190
X
F 191Q 192N 193J 194
X
A 195Q 196P 197B 198
X
D 199
E 200K 201W 202C 203H 204L 205N 206A 207
X
X
I 208T 209L 210E 211
X
C 212D 213F 214
X
W 215C 216O 217D 218H 219U 220J 221G 222
X


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A) A.B. Akers' Savanti pawn in "Transit To Scorpio" (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 187 150 25 195 102 147 66 207 93 112 50
B) Characters in Arthur C. Clarke's "2060" (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 132 178 198 7 87 67 186 123
C) Harry Harrison's Slippery Jim (3 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 156 31 64 109 24 212 203 138 152 167 70 181 58 216 13 116 78
D) Orson Welles radio role (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 218 119 88 101 45 199 76 213 6
E) Physicist portrayed by Harpo Marx in "The Story of Mankind" (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 128 26 211 161 73 175 15 200 56 154 61
F) Spock trait (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 214 191 110 44 5 159 96 65 39 10
G) Female diplomat in Le Guin's "Left Hand of Darkness" (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 104 188 137 3 81 127 222
H) Spectral reduction (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 219 126 136 77 204 84 180 149 162 68
I) Jherek Carnelian's mother in "Dancer at the End of Time" (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 158 12 122 34 54 208 118 163 90 9
J) Life support device for Gowachin (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 194 86 153 190 46 115 171 141 51 221
K) Buck Rogers creator (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 134 21 148 160 201 83
L) Brown progeny in reverse order (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 2 205 169 43 23 210 63 165 103 95
M) Glori - - - - , Little Orphan Annie expression (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___
 80 183 22 42
N) H.P. Lovecraft town in "The Colour Out of Space" (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 135 18 92 206 29 139 37 193 71
O) Alfred Bester's Oedipus opus (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___  ___
 151 91 131 164 59 32 114 99 40 69 172 217 75

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P) Christopher Marlowe's anti-hero (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 174 11 197 27 120 113 49
Q) Sterling Lanier's telepathic priest, companion of Klootz the moose (2 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 57 14 85 38 196 130 100 35 184 166 72 192
R) Hard vacuum or cinematic special effect, e.g. (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 176 53 129 20 74 157 30 170 107
S) Japanese island chain (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 182 111 17 105 144 28
T) Famous administrative department relevant to this puzzle (3 words)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 125 146 52 106 133 155 33 97 16 185 36 173 117 209 62 124
U) Butler's anti-technology utopia (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 220 89 1 177 121 142 189
V) Thomas Disch dystopian anthology (3 words, with "The")
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 8 140 79 179 108 145 55 94 60 4 168 47
W) Wyndham plague (1 word)
 ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
 98 202 48 143 215 82 41 19


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