Having told Seymour that Edna has called off their engagement,Homer gets to tell lovers their partners have dumped them - as a job. Meanwhile Lisa develops a talent for solving crosswords and enters a contest,winning money for Homer when he bets on her. However when he bets against her in the final and she does lose she feels betrayed,until he comes up with a novel way of saying 'Sorry' to her. Written by
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Did You Know?
The words that were "removed from the dictionary in the last year": Skedaddle - a verb meaning to run off in a fright, Nixonian - an adjective describing the era in which Richard Nixon was president of the United States of America, Zounds - an interjection like "damn", "dang", etc., Mimeograph - a copy machine that presses ink through a stencil, Hootenanny - a gathering at which folksingers entertain often with the audience joining in. See more
After Lisa solves the crossword puzzle to reveal Homers apology, the ending scene shows a ceiling view of Homer and Lisa and the living room. The paper with the puzzle has vanished from the floor where Lisa left it. See more
Guess what, mom? I'm a cruciverbalist!
Oh, Lisa, another religion? You know, you'll just drop the whole thing at college when you get a Jewish boyfriend.
References Losin' It
Farewell To You Baby
Performed by Carl Martin See more