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ACROSS

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 5 We’re crazy about Virgin Islands magazine (6)

10 A parrot states: “In the Northeast and the West, work!” (5)

11 Consequent note: Muslim ruler meets leader of Tajikistan (9)

12 Create mess following a blockbuster movie and others like it (2,6)

13 Clean inside of cages, courageously (5)

15 Zeus’ wife sports highest rating in Middle Eastern city (7)

18 Terrible seaside illness (7)

19 Proceed clumsily with young lady near university unit (7)

21 Don McLean’s left one ring in dilapidated sofa (7)

23 One hundred four changes in Greek island (5)

24 Uncommunicative cat? (8)

28 Distressed nun wearing ragged mantle for the negation of a sacrament (9)

29 In return, a couple sampling from Gruyère cheese (5)

30 Glutton limiting a German’s work in the garden (6)

31 Supernatural being goes back around front of house with Lassie, for
example (8)

DOWN

 1 Unconscious state for a lesbian parent, perhaps? (4)

 2 Even pieces in ruins count as complete (5)

 3 For instance, first equipment for a vocalizing cow? (3,4)

 4 Officer in the grass, heading backward (5)

 6 Joins with less tin, possibly (7)

 7 Boyfriend is essential to sustain a moratorium (9)

 8 “Musk” comes after, with a name for large fruit (10)

 9 The first man to eat a bird that’s found on the Nile (5,3)

14 Acting teacher’s vehicle in a western (10)

16 Broadway director and Shakespearean slacker swapping parts (3,6)

17 Rare athletic feat, with the intro botched (2-6)

20 Sentimental Democrat breaks up endless beating (7)

22 One half of partygoers supporting heavy tire (7)

25 charlie@church.et (5)

26 Shot, or many shots? (5)

27 Blast prohibition on guns, originally (4)

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE NO. 3392

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ACROSS 1 S(EVENT)H 5 S + WATCH 8 O(W)NER (Reno rev.) 9 SHE RIFFS 11 TO SCAN IN + I 12 anag. 13 NAR(COLE + PS)Y (yarn anag.) 16 TRE + K 18 2 defs. 19 pun 23 anag. 24 FER (rev.) + TI(LIZ)E 26 PIN(NACL)E 27 O + UT + DO 28 W + ELDER 20 NE(STL)ED

DOWN 1 2 defs. 3 anag. 4 HO[t] SPICE 5 SP(EC)IES 6 rev. 7 CA(FETE)R + IA 10 pun 14 triple anag. 15 & 2 PAR + VENUS 17 AD VISORS 20 OFF(IC)ER 21 S(URGE)ON 22 LEON + ID 25 hidden