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Puzzle No. 771

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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.

ACROSS
 1 Heavy character of the book, perhaps--the forward-looking sort. (4-5,4)
10 He might consider craftsmanship a strain. (7)
11 Elucidate what might have to be discovered in the alpine sort. (7)
12 Make like to study 1040, for example. (7)
13 In raising havoc, a dog might get on the table. (7)
14 Insulation, but not to a principle of the islands of Langerhans. (7)
15 Clement might be responsible for such a ten-line composition. (7)
16 Where many workers go for obsequies, perhaps. (7)
20 Append. (7)
23 In older days, one might have been found in either Western Europe or Georgia. (7)
24 Flickering, or softly radiant. (7)
25 Cementing a sort of gun in it? (7)
26 Writers have dipped into this quite often. (7)
27 People pay more for it in cars, and less for it in workers. (13)
DOWN
 2 Obviously excursions. (7)
 3 Strip, like piles do. (7)
 4 Spirit in an honorable name? (7)
 5 Good hitters are able to do it longer, one can usually see. (7)
 6 This storm is nothing in a sort of snake? (7)
 7 Appease the locality at the inside? (7)
 8 What makes unionism act so hypocritical? (13)
 9 Is it made by fat only? Untrue, in a manner not attended by prosperity.(13)
17 He's low German, and not quite himself. (7)
18 He has a base position. (7)
19 It takes money to set a leg broken at this place. (7)
20 Defiles. (7)
21 Run into your relatives from the country? (7)
22 Unity makes no sense here, it seems. (7)

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