Friday, July 10, 2015
Puzzle by Barry C. Silk / Edited by Will Shortz
Of interest — AARE, ABRA, ACNE, ACRO, ARABS, ARCH, AREOLE, ARILS, ARI ONASSIS (5A. Tycoon with the middle name Socrates); BEER O’CLOCK (15A. When it’s acceptable to start downing brews); BUGGY WHIP (30A. Carriage driver?); CHARM CITY (36A. Nickname for Baltimore), DANA CARVEY (26D. Noted Ross Perot impersonator); FANG (22A. Point of a vampire story?); FIBER OPTICS (22D. Laparoscopy technology); LION’S SHARE (12D. Hog’s portion); N-TESTS (23A. Bikini blasts, briefly); ORIOLE PARK (54A. Where Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s consecutive games record); POCKET WATCH (11D. Item often with a hinged lid); RESORT AREA (17A. Vacation spot); SCORNER (38D. One delivering raspberries).
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