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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.

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DOWN--1 LIGHT YEAR; 2 GUNBOAT; 3 THE BOWERY; 5 TANGLEWOOD; 6 NEGRO; 7 SPIRALS; 13 THE EMPEROR; 15 CONUNDRUM; 16 SIGNATORY; 18 ABANDON; 20 EASTERN; 21 LIAR; 22 PROOF; 24 ITCH.

ACROSS

1   Genuine headland? (14)

9   The principal battery is kept here. (7)

10   Youll find it in 6 down. (7)

11   See 27.

12   A door led to an opportunity. ( 8 )

14   See 27.

15   These are found on the set, or around it (if you're given a break!) (5)

17   See 27.

19   None cue for this. (7)

21   Kind of cinch. ( 8 )

23   Where Peleon is piled. (2, 4)

25  See 27.

26   See 27.

27  , 11 across, 14 across, 26 across, 4 down, 17 across, 25 across, and 8 down Used instead of a gun. 8.42.2) (3, 3, 3, 5, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 2, 4, 5, 3, 4, 2, 2)

DOWN

3   The fanner might say it is when the crop's not heavy. (5, 4)

2   Not a bug, but might have 9. (7)

3   They do and say such things here! (3, 6)

4   See 27 across

5   These tales were told by Hawthorne. (10)

6   Native of Norge. (5)

7   Tears up as in Germany. (7)

8   See 27 across.

13   No. 5 in E-Flat. (3, 7)

15  Study, and according to Fritz, the spirit might find the question to be answered. (9)

16  Put your name above a Conservative party. (9)

18  A curse on the Spanish gentleman! (7)

20  Nearest direction. (7)

21  Not a down track. (4)

22  Substantiation of what the editor reads. (5)

24  Common to writers and barbers. (4)

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