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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 November 29, 1947, issue.

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DOWN:--l SWATHES; 2 RECEDE; 3 TOSCANINI; 4 SUSPIRE; 5 COALOIL; 6 ALTOS; 7 BACKDOOR; 8 DRESSING: 13 HIP; 16 GROUNDHOG; 17 RAM; 18 HOLSTERS; 19 MACARONI ; 22 ELOPERS ; 23 TIMBALE; 24 NUTMEG; 25 ASIDES; 27 EXILE.

ACROSS

1  Press it to raise your spirits. (7)

5   "______" age and youth cannot live together." (Shakespeare) (7)

9  Expenses of direct lighting? (7)

10  It begins with an indefinite one. (7)

11  A monster is headed this way! (5)

12  Press takes sides in the matter of the Constitution. (9)

14  One doesn't think it so splendid at court! (4)

15  Beastly, from bottom to top. (7)

18  He isn't subject to anything. (3)

20  Out of the stew? Out! (3)

21  Is this the price line we were to hold? (7)

23  Useful, but take it back. (4)

26  Announce your quarters on board. (9)

28  The proper kind are not commonly found. (5)

29  Wearing it like a god? (7)

30  Has made crestfallen. (7)

31  Engages in a revolution. (7)

32  Plights. (7)

DOWN

1  This was the way to keep a body warm. (6)

2  Sound advice to the gardener, as the tide does it. (6)

3  He knows the score of the first part. (9)

4  This finds us climbing over a pinnacle. (7)

5  Two fuels for one. (7)

6  Lost a part of the score on a low pitch. (5)

7  Rood. (8)

8  Up for a party, or down for a reprimand? (8)

13  Amidships. (3)

16  Sausage. (9)

17  Kind of butter. (3)

18  Weapon carriers. (8)

19  Dandy tube of paste. (8)

22  Runaway teams. (7)

23  Timothy hay? (7)

24  Don't leave a stone unturned after the barrel is tipped over. (6)

25  Iron out 12 after 10. (6)

27  Former French island? (5)

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