Getting One Across

Larry loved cryptic crosswords.

In his local café, he’d insist on using clues to order—which infuriated the staff.

One day, after he asked for ‘gegs (9,4)’, a waitress brought him his scrambled eggs.

And said, “I’ve got one for you, Larry: Postman’s mailbag.”

“Great," replied Larry. "How many letters?”

“Thousands!”

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