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Joe DiPietro
Joe DiPietro

NY Times, Sun, Dec 04, 2016 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Joe DiPietro
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 28, Across Lite
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© 2016, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unknown gorilla : APEX
5. Mmm mmm : EMS
8. Made a bust at a seedy rave : CARVED
14. Be false, as evil Elia : LIVEALIE
16. Woman back in denial, eh? : ELAINE
17. Perturbed by inhabiting New York or New Jersey : INASTATE
18. Mark de memo : DENOTE
19. Things crunched for a science degree : ABS
20. Bad men I see : ENEMIES
22. Edge of one LP : LIP
23. Expressed at a dais : SAID
25. Very worst of grades: A- : DREGS
26. Kind of plant seen at fall's end : FACE
27. Rock idol in Levis : ELVIS
29. Fellow from West Salem : SAL
30. Group that is set on a map : SITES
31. Eye LPs for dropping off : SLEEPY
33. Something designed to foster comfortable sitting : FOOTREST
35. ompletelyC : HEADTOTOE
37. Dessert with a nice pep to it : PECANPIE
40. Finish with a flourish - or what passengers in a convertible may ride with : TOPOFF
44. Se23415e : APART
45. Noah's ___ (indirect route to Ararat) : ARC
47. Money that's out of the ordinary : DINAR
48. Darn African currency : RAND
49. Open up can : UNCAP
51. Rate for uncharged-for weight : TARE
52. Let's start : CUT
53. Sell art that's out of this world : STELLAR
55. It's right before you : TEE
56. Bring out 52, etc. : ELICIT
58. What a czar at L.A. tried to escape from : ALCATRAZ
60. Classic poem by Ron Lee : LENORE
61. Y's on stairs : STEPWISE
62. Impresario to the greats : STAGER
63. Part of a groundskeeper's dos and don'ts : SOD
64. Decides to stop : OPTS
1. Made-up names for a lassie : ALIASES
2. Encircled P : PINBALL
3. Vase I've deemed hard to get : EVASIVE
4. Sex marks : XES
5. Animal in most of Iceland : ELAND
6. Tools Mister Sawyer uses : MITERS
7. The rich or the poor me : SEEMEAFTERCLASS
8. It sounds like the pits : CEDES
9. Things for sale by the yard : ALES
10. Grand Central : RAN
11. Break, as rules ... et voilà! : VIOLATE
12. Lures with a scent, i.e. : ENTICES
13. Steeped as far down as possible : DEEPEST
15. Had tea and crumpets, perhaps : ATE
21. Home for one logo : IGLOO
24. Bruce Willis film I'd heard of : DIEHARD
26. Place to cook tripe, if necessary : FIREPIT
28. Worn-out Cross pens : SPENT
30. Rose by another name : STOOD
32. Pay up : YAP
34. Giant star seen above Oman : OTT
36. Relative of Enid A. : DIANE
37. Lots for sale from a scalper : PARCELS
38. E.U. plate decoration : EPAULET
39. Place to get beer from a tin can : CANTINA
41. Vacationing in a port : ONATRIP
42. There's a faster way to China here : FAREAST
43. Works of wall art, to an audience : FREEZES
46. Hail local tea : CALLTO
49. Butter shortening, say : UTTER
50. Finished second Noel : PACED
53. Give rise to : SIRE
54. Kind of scallion : RAP
57. Component of gears, initially : COG
59. Couple in Fort Worth : TWO
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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