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

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

From the December 27, 1947, issue.

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DOWN--1 BOAST; 2 INDIANA; 3 APROPOS; 4 RANGED; 5 CANNON; 6 TREETOP; 7 BELABOR; 8 RESERVOIR; 14 OFTEN; 15 and 20 EAST INDIA COMPANY ; 16 END; 17 OLD; 21 NARROWS; 23 lNWARDS; 24 PRODUCE; 25 GENDER; 26 UNITES; 29 KEELS.

ACROSS

1  The curious part of rubric abracadabra. (9)

6  Horatius' battle-line. (7)

9  A kind of dog is also metal. (7)

10  Points in California? (7)

11  Gad-about parties. (7)

12  This used to be eighth, but now it's tenth. (7)

13  A river bend in a way. (3)

15  Please make it pass! (6)

17  One can see nothing on either side of the harbor here. (6)

18  This day is celebrated in Africa. (5)

19  The place that doesn't show. (6)

22  Juvenile wardrobe has a way of being accounted for. (6)

25  Doesn't sound like a prehistoric animal! (3)

27  Makes a rim seem wet. (7)

28  Famous city-state associated with an Empire. (3,4)

30  It's hard , but one isn't always safe here. (7)

31  Pain, or utter confusion. (7)

32  Start up for a country in Africa, but wind up in the hole. (5)

33  Concerning relations with the underground? (9)

DOWN

1  Kipling called it frantic. (5)

2  In a goddesslike state. (7)

3  This poor sap has something to do with the case! (7)

4  Wandered 0ut of danger. (6)

5  Mons Meg is a famous one. (6)

6  A rocky place for baby. (7)

7  How not to be Tory, and yet get beat? (7)

8  Damned up as the river rose. (8)

14  Frequently refers to decimals. (5)

15 and 20  Visitors from Calcutta? (4, 5, 7)

16  The last word in pictures! (3)

17  Antonym of 25 across' homonym. (3)

20  See 15 down.

21  Hurried up to the lower tiers. (7)

23  A visiting nurse looks in this direction. (7)

24  Make fascist? (7)

25  Three such in German, but two in French. (6)

26  Harmonizes when the tune is changed. (6)

29  Trim up the submarine parts. (5)

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