A 19th-century painting of three children
playing hide and seek in a forest.
(Friedrich Eduard Meyerheim)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Puzzle by Ryan Milligan / Edited by Will Short
HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT in circled letters, along with 60-Across, constitutes the main feature of this Wednesday crossword:
THIRD-DEGREE BURN (17A. Serious injury for a firefighter)
INDIAN PLANTAIN (28a. “Pale” or “prairie” plant of the central U.S.)
WHERE IS THE THEME (60A. Question answered by this puzzle’s circled letters)
Other — CDS (36D. Subjects of heightened interest, for short?); MOLDERS (43D. Rots slowly); PEACH (30D. Pastel shade); TESSIE (48D. Singer O’Shea who shared the stage with the Beatles on the 2/9/64 “Ed Sullivan Show”).
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