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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 January 17, 1948, issue.

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DOWN:--1 STUBBY; 2 LIGHTSHIP; 3 INSTEPS; 4 ARTISAN; 6 INKLING; 7 POILU; 8 EBENEZER, 9 CURLED; I6 ADVENTURE; 17 REPARTEE; 18 UP-STAGE; 20 DRYADS; 21 ABRIDGE; 22 RAMBLED; 23 RED HOT; 25 NOOSE.

ACROSS

1  Did this ringmaster construct a sort of Italian place in the sun? (8)

5  Limped out of a depression. (6)

10  Prods in four gestures. (6)

11  Body contour? (6, 4)

12  lnfusion with spirit. (7)

13  Way of making the user lie at ease. (7)

14  Korea was selected for this. (6)

15  Between a passing 6 and a flunking E? (7)

18  Formerly sterling ? (7)

21  Come to a river. (6)

24  Set many free by it. (7)

26  Can more extravagant a tale be told?

27  The sword, or the man who wields it. (8) (hyphenated)

28  Loudest when last. (6)

29  This is natural! (6)

30  Even this is not Eve coals! (4, 4)

DOWN

1  Like an empty check-book ? (5, 4)

2  Not a heavy cruiser, certainly! (9)

3  How one procedes to dance? (7)

4  Train as a worker. (7)

6  Sepia fish, as a hint. (7)

7  G. I. overseas. (5)

8  Memorial to Scrooge? (8)

9  Coiled, as a dog team might be? (6)

16  Notice a hazard here? (9)

17  Repeater of clever sayings. (8)

19  It has wings on either side, and flies about. (7) (hyphenated)

20  Not liquor advertisements! (6)

21  Shorten a crossing? (7)

22  Logical result of a cut of mutton? (7)

23  How the rod is heated? (3, 3)

25  This holds the criminal in suspension. (5)

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