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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Sep 25, 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. Spoke highly of diapers : PRAISED
8. Area I fled : FIELD
13. Not a Ghana-ish port : SHANGHAI
14. Antivirus target in a D.E.A. war : ADWARE
16. Haunts, as haunts go : HANGOUTS
17. Dog's name that could hardly be worse : BOWSER
18. Say "a breath mint" : ASSERT
19. With 46-Across, beckon a devotee of President Coolidge : CALL
21. Acura #214 : CAR
22. Burn the ears : SEAR
23. Mötley Crüe : CURE
24. Woman with two master's : MAMA
25. Follower of Fran : TIC
26. "My boat's bigger than yours," e.g. : BOAST
28. Sideways .. : COLON
29. Some bands of ants and elk : ANKLETS
31. Home of a nice lad : ICELAND
33. A hot word, maybe : OATH
34. Back troubles : SODA
35. Imaginary month with A&P : PHANTOM
38. Mothers use it for hot coffee : THERMOS
42. Vera's great reviews : RAVES
43. Boss, bitter or brace : EMEND
45. Friend of Ira : ARI
46. See 19-Across : OVER
47. One in the roster of Greek gods : EROS
48. Kind of fall into a trap : PRAT
49. Papal start of an edict : BEN
50. One block from Ave. Q : AVER
51. Alternative to Lila : LOLITA
53. Forerunner of O gauge, it's said : ENGAGE
55. Job for Marion at Disney : ANIMATOR
57. Whacks, as Edison : DOESIN
58. Classes on the Iran mess : SEMINARS
59. Rants about one who's undergone a sex change : TRANS
60. Like mansions in New York, Arizona, etc. : STATELY
1. Gradually start with ash and pine : PHASEIN
2. Turn ark's can upside down : RANSACK
3. Range of emotion : ANGER
4. He came of age from Georgia : IGOR
5. Close thus : SHUT
6. What you do with meat, mostly : EAT
7. Talk about endlessly : DISCUS
8. In brief, a blessed story : FABLE
9. ___ thought ("I wish I were a superstar," e.g.) : IDOL
10. "W.W.E. is gross!" : EWW
11. A Callas performance venue : LASCALA
12. "Yeah, sure!" and more : DREAMON
13. Cry for Nick and Nora's dog to be quiet : SHASTA
15. Something for a darner to run : ERRAND
20. Star's tie to performers : ARTISTES
23. Fabric that, when its sides are reversed, is just money : CASHMERE
24. Kind of support, switching left and right : MOLAR
26. Abets old poets : BEATS
27. Boy going up and down : OTTO
28. Said to be positioned well in a tournament : CEDED
30. L 1 R : LONER
32. Ice Cream ___ (Marc or Roy's signature frozen treat) : COHN
35. In favor of a place to sleep : PROBED
36. The nova that's poor : HAVENOT
37. Raven, e.g., who exacts retribution : AVENGER
39. For L.A. Ram, it is a kind of bliss : MARITAL
40. To a Laborite ___, it's speechmaking : ORATORY
41. They're played on stairs in India : SITARS
44. Sticky situation for Mr. Sosa : MORASS
47. Seven is not among them : EVENS
48. Jet to Nepal : PLANE
50. Opposed to gittin' older : AGIN
51. Where mail is sorted in Peru : LIMA
52. Start of a hymn to a school in Cambridge : OMIT
54. Guy in Pasadena : ASA
56. Ten cents profit, perhaps : NET
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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