“The Naked Maja”, ca. 1800 — Francisco Goya
Monday, June 9, 2014
Puzzle by Tom McCoy / Edited by Will Shortz
STRETCHED OUT (58A. T h r e e s t r i k e s ), WIDE RECEIVER (20A. T e l e p h o n e h a n d s e t ), EXTENDED STAY (28A. C o r s e t p a r t ) and LONG DIVISION (48A. A r m y u n i t ) constitute the interrelated group of this Monday crossword.
Other — CRUMBS (54A. Trail for Hansel and Gretel); GOYA (65A. “The Naked Maja” artist); Your MAJESTY (way to address a queen); OLD STYLE (39D. Antiquated); PIERRE (36A. South Dakota’s capital); POLAR vortex; POWELL (43A. Former secretary of state Colin); RICHTER scale (earthquake measurer; SNORES (23A. Sounds from a sound sleeper?); STOA (1A. Covered Greek walkway), V-NECK (49D. Features of some daring sweaters).
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