[Webmaster's Note: Taken from the June 1996 issue of The Enigma, and written by Sibyl. It was written for 10C, the previous edition of our standard reference, but it applies to 11C, too. -- djr]
oubliette [F, fr. MF, fr. oublier to forget . . . ]
Schwann cell [. . . Theodor Schwann]
Teresa, Mother Agnes Gonxsha Bojaxhiu
Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
Atilla the Scourge of God
où sont les neiges d'antan : where are the snows of yesteryear?
SEATO : Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
skeleton . . . skeleton in the closet.
closet . . . come out of the ~.
The list assumes that you can't find the thing as a regular entry: Salvation Army, for instance, though it appears as an abbreviation under SA, is simply an untagged entry phrase.
Words in tables, NI2 start charts, and so on, are usually treated as entries, though they might be noted as being out of alphabetical order.
I think that covers it, except for really strange stuff that usually needs a puzzle note anyway -- remember
Newrow's rubric for port authority? The name of a wine expert whose photo is in the
front pages of NI2.
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