It sure is windy out here in Los Angeles! And now that you bring the topic of the wind blowing, Japan has announced that there will be no spectators at the 2020 Olympic Games. That’s annoying for me because I had been under the impression that Ari Goldberg would be attending the games and would bring me a Japanese baseball. Oh well.
Yesterday I missed LOON, NONPOLAR, ULNA, and UNROLL.
“ring-shaped,” 1570s, from French annulaire (16c.) or directly from Medieval Latin annularis “pertaining to a ring,” from annulus, misspelled diminutive of Latin anus “ring” (see anus). An annular eclipse (1727) is one in which the dark body of the moon is smaller than the disk of the sun, so that at the height of it the sun, due to the moon’s remoteness from Earth, appears as a ring of light. Related: Annularity.
LUNULA: The white area at the base of a fingernail.
Final score: 23 words for 152 points.
Genius minimum: 144 points.
First word: HABITAT.
Pangrams: INHABITING, BATHING.