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lacerate

[′las·ə‚rāt]
(medicine)
To inflict a wound by tearing.
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A deaf prince is charmed by the play of lips Clay is rolling at the potters' hips Enter here night must fall since Shadow and calm and the odor of apples Are resting on a wicker fruit-tray like the day In this country how do you say love Or does each word multiplying its power tenfold Flatten out the ideas it expresses Open the way to the seasons the instant Let silence mingle with warmth Flesh and hair hands limbs and ribbons While lifting this pile of trophies You'll lacerate more than one monument And with them more than one barely recognizable clown Standing before the mirror cheeks dulled Who looks with candor over his shoulder At the ashes of the diamonds that vanished yesterday
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Elastic 9 Avian 10 Anise 11 One-time 12 Goo 13 Takeaway 16 Adorable 17 Ire 19 Vertigo 21 On air 22 Tibia 23 Kittens DOWN: 1 Derange 2 Marigold 3 Stye 4 Lacerate 5 Kiwi 6 Index 8 Chock-a-block 13 Terminal 14 Agitates 15 Regress 18 Evita 20 Robe 21 Oath QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Frighten off 8 See 9 Rap 11 Trainer 12 Drama 13 End 14 Yet 15 Whooped 17 Pip 19 Itch 21 Army 23 Gene 25 Bile 27 Err 29 Pet hate 31 Nun 34 Rum 36 Unite 37 Sincere 38 Sin 39 Ago 40 Temperature DOWN: 1 Fern 2 Read 3 Gingham 4 Terror 5 Nudge 6 Fray 7 Fame 8 Steep 10 Patch 16 Din 18 Pal 20 Tee 22 Rep 24 Extinct 25 Bonus 26 Chaser 28 Romeo 30 Eye up 32 Unit 33 Nine 34 Rear 35 Urge
Or, to put it another way, a LOL (Lacerate One Lip) for a lol.