Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Puzzle by Robyn Weintraub / Edited by Will Shortz
NIGHT (71A. Word that can precede either part of 17-, 25-, 38-, 54- and 63-Across) is the tie for the interrelated group of this Tuesday crossword:
SCHOOL CLUB (17A. Debate team or Model United Nations), Night school, nightclub
LIFELINE (24A. Aid on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire), Nightlife, nightline
TIME TABLE (38A. Commuter’s reference guide), Night time, night table
SKYLIGHT (54A. Atrium feature), Night sky, night light
STICK SHIFT (3A. It’s not an automatic feature), Night stick, night shift\
Other — AVARICE (11D. Greed), FARO (22A. Card game with a bank), LEGALIZED (10D. Like gambling in Nevada), MODE (41A. 6, in the set [3,5,5,6,6,6,7]), OAK TREE (42D. Acorn, eventually), PARAPET (49A. Shooter’s position in a fort), SLUICED (32A. Drenched with a sudden flow), STEAL AWAY (34D. Leave surreptitiously).
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