Charles DeGaulle illustration by Bernard Buffet
Man of the Year, Time Magazine, Jan. 5, 1959
Friday, June 14, 2013
Puzzle by Patrick Berry / Edited by Will Shortz
Four 15-letter answers constitutes the main feature of this Friday crossword:
CHARLES DE GAULLE (16A. His death prompted Georges Pompidou to say “France is a widow”)
COMMERCIAL BREAK (19A. Show stopper)
YOU CAN’T WIN ‘EM ALL (45A. Words after “oh well”)
EVERYTHING BAGEL (48A. Loaded roll)
Other — BREACHING; CALAMARI (33D. Fried appetizer); “Debts and LIES are generally mixed together”; IDLED AWAY; LENIN (17D. Survivor of two 1918 assassination attempts); NORMA RAE (4D 1979 film based on the life of Crystal Lee Sutton); PHAR LAP (23A. Celebrated racehorse nicknamed “The Red Terror”); VENEZUELA (27D Only founding member of OPEC not located in the Mideast); WHAT’S THAT; YECCH (1D. Less polite way of saying “no thanks” to offered food).
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