1925 cross-word puzzle uses Sanskrit symbol for ‘good luck’ for the black spaces

If only I had…

Hey, divorce lawyer, let’s see how good you are with a katana!

“I now wish to give them the chance to meet me on the field of battle, where I will REND THEIR SOULS from their … bodies,”

“Although the respondent and potential combatant do have souls to be rended, they respectfully request that the court not order this done,”