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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jun 05, 2016 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite

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© 2016, The New York Times
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1. Ordinary air cops : PROSAIC
8. Color to eat up : TAUPE
13. Part of Canada in favor of Coach Lombardi : PROVINCE
14. Use threat of former wrongful act : EXTORT
16. Idiosyncrasy of Caesar or Cicero : ROMANTIC
17. One enclosing a fur hunter : SEALER
18. Eggs that bring us love : OVULES
19. 'igh places : ILLS
21. Dior follower : AMA
22. Slim measurements : MILS
23. Eastern Somalia : ALIA
24. Like a desert raid : ARID
25. Big Ten sch. in Gallup surveys : PSU
26. Seats, to a stadium : ASSET
28. Times to strike : SMITE
29. 50-50 bets on U.S. posts : TOSSUPS
31. Pleased to have gone by : ELAPSED
33. An aide might have a bright one : IDEA
34. ___ model (what all buns are patterned after) : ROLL
35. W.C. rules that are for the birds : CURLEWS
38. Jingle : ADVERSE
42. Where Leona hails from in upstate New York : OLEAN
43. A French composer eats one : SATIE
45. Fish that can be electric inside : EEL
46. Scores of stockings have them : RUNS
47. Place to get coal that's not yours : MINE
48. Eastern European lavs : SLAV
49. Asleep in odd positions : ALE
50. Is unable to tilt : CANT
51. Peace's disappearing act : ESCAPE
53. 1,000 new L.A. cops : LAWMEN
55. If the copycat wants a starchy food, I might give ___ : IMITATOR
57. Blots on saints' records : STAINS
58. RCA's role in singing groups : CAROLERS
59. ABCDFGH...Z E : ELATE
60. Guy we start with : STEWART
1. Stipulation for one V.I.P. or so : PROVISO
2. Ancient founder of our slum : ROMULUS
3. Also five figures : OVALS
4. Kind of cure : SINE
5. Insects' relatives, so to speak : ANTS
6. Word in French 102 : ICI
7. Girl back into caramel ice cream : CECILE
8. He had at least hundreds of electrical inventions : TESLA
9. Cuts x, y and z : AXES
10. Woman in Bhutan : UTA
11. A slip or a star : POLARIS
12. An ___ be too long a time for a recluse : EREMITE
13. Quick dance on an empty pot : PROMPT
15. Darted around a stock exchange : TRADED
20. Able to read a letter I : LITERATE
23. He did one fool after another in : ASSASSIN
24. Enough for a helpmate to hold back : AMPLE
26. A nude poet : AUDEN
27. S'where you sit for a sermon : SPEW
28. Five 49-Acrosses may take away the pain : SALVE
30. This is Al's other name : SILAS
32. Home for an old one in California : LODI
35. See tests for jewelry materials : CORALS
36. Let luau wail : ULULATE
37. What we learn in starting again : RENEWAL
39. One telling about a rare let : RELATER
40. A poster of San Diego, e.g. : SEAPORT
41. ___ Presley (slippery pop idol) : ELVERS
44. Cast in high jinks : ANTICS
47. Means of living for a clergyman : MANSE
48. Wag's opera leader : SCALA
50. One of a hundred ten coins : CENT
51. Land that's a long way from Erie : EIRE
52. Store in twos : STOW
54. Aim high : MIA
56. Ron's predecessor : MAT
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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