04.14.14 — There, etc.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Puzzle by Gareth Bain / Edited by Will Shortz

THERE, THEIR and THEY’RE found at the beginnings of three 15-letter phrases comprises the interrelated group of this pleasant Monday crossword:

THERE YOU GO AGAIN (17A. Famous debate words from Reagan to Carter)
THEIR FINEST HOUR (37A. Churchill’s description of the Royal Air Force during W.W. II)
THEY’RE GRRRRREAT (58A. Endorsement from Tony the Tiger)

Other — AGE GAPS (53A. May-December romance features); EISNER (18D. Former Disney chief Michael); ELATION (20A. Extreme happiness); FOODIE (38D. Gourmet); GRAPES (9D. Vine fruits); LEGREE (45D. Simon of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”); OXEYES (19D. Some daisies); RUMBA (16. Cuban dance); ST LUCIA (49A. Caribbean Island nation south of Martinique); WRONGED (23D. Treated badly).


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