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Herewith, Frank W. Lewis’s last puzzle in our pages—fom the May 29, 1976, issue.

This puzzle originally appeared in the May 22, 1976, issue.

From the December 20, 1947, issue.

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DOWN:--1 RAPT; 2 GARBAGE; 3 MOIRE; 4 FALSEHOOD; 5 IDOLS; 7 CURIOUS; 8 TESTIFYING; 9 SWAN SONG; 14 SHOEMAKERS; 16 SOPHISTS; 18 ESSAYISTS; 20 RAIDERS; 22 ENLARGE; 24 CIDER; 25 TAMPA; 26 and 11 across DIET OF WORMS

ACROSS

1  Does he tease a biscuit? (10)

6  He is untaxed when free. (4)

10  Unfinished, on the biased side. (7)

11  See 26 down.

12  It's easy for the Spanish to be wrapped up in a kiss. (8)

13  You seldom consider her ruthless. (5)

15  These keep a lady on her toes. (5)

17  Mix well, or use only with difficulty. (9)

19  It's simply tragic, the way he turned them out! (9)

21  Pat couldn't wear it once. (5)

23  This usually places you somewhere else. (5)

24  These cover the hands and face. (8)

27  How to put Edward in office? (7)

28  Asia is disturbed by a returning spirit. (7)

29  You might find this around a bay window. (4)

30  The driver who calls for your suit? (5, 5)

DOWN

1  Transported. (4)

2  Years when clothes come first. (7)

3  Even if it's watered, I must have more around. (5)

4  Not really a cover for the engine. (9)

5  Solid gold sometimes. (5)

7  Strange debts to a dog! (7)

8  Gets tiny, if disturbed. (10)

9  Last work. . . . (4, 4)

14  . . . . . . and workers at last. (10)

16  Stops his arguers with this one! (8)

18  You can't say they didn't try! (9)

20  "Dear Sir" . . . . (7)

22  Swell sort of general. (7)

24  Cried hard? (Some like it so!) (5)

25  It's a small apartment, in a way, so put a brief time in to make a proper place of it. (5)

26 and 11 across Proper for birds, and proper in 1521. (4, 2, 5)

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