Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jan 05, 2003 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hazards at the Masters : STREAMS
8. Met radical was given a haircut : SHEARED
15. Town that Bay Staters mock : TAUNTON
16. It's too darn destructive : TORNADO
17. Mex. tree is near the limit : EXTREME
18. Where Frenchmen in van go : AVIGNON
19. Follow, as advice in canto : ACTON
20. Filmmaker in bifocal lenses : ALLEN
22. Follower of Pan : AMA
23. Work hard on limo : MOIL
24. A toast to Lasko : SKOAL
25. Hit or mist : SMIT
26. Imp's tail : EDE
27. What G.I. won is outstanding : OWING
28. He's to stay in sty: Var. : SHOTE
29. Mocking rigid end : DERIDING
31. Satisfied Elks ad : SLAKED
32. Note sling, for one : SINGLETON
34. Chase, according to Grafton? : PURSUE
37. They have tips for scribe, e.g. : ICEBERGS
41. Hector's milieu, mostly : ILIUM
42. Promises a VW - so? : AVOWS
43. 'eavenly instrument : ARP
44. In which to save tulips : VASE
45. Helps the beast : ABETS
46. ___ Flynn (sea man) : ARAL
47. Oil of ___ (bullfighter's cream) : OLE
48. He took historic photos by D.A.R. : BRADY
49. They come in 1-lb. pancakes : BLINI
50. Uses 50 T's in fights : TUSSLES
52. I see pilot is prudent : POLITIC
54. Flightless bird not on time : EMULATE
55. Succeed with student due A, etc. : EDUCATE
56. Stopped sitting for an artist? : DEPOSED
57. ___ Williams (calmer tennis star) : SERENER
1. Got Sam teed off : STEAMED
2. Do exact April payments using this : TAXCODE
3. Truer, it is also more groovy : RUTTIER
4. A loner doesn't : ENROL
5. An X-rated solar disk : ATEN
6. She's a wow upside-down : MOM
7. A sign Ken is underhanded : SNEAKING
8. No gals at this camp : STALAG
9. Five-hole dwelling : HOVEL
10. In re Julia Roberts role : ERIN
11. Lee the nag : ANG
12. What Mark, on a tear, did : RANAMOK
13. Tied Moe to Esau, e.g. : EDOMITE
14. Gave 500 to Edna : DONATED
21. Loving led to being 100 or more : LONGLIVED
24. What is new at the pen? : SWINE
25. He's an Alan Ladd hero : SHANE
27. Hatred of M.D., oui? : ODIUM
28. Would several pounds' loss be noticed on them? : SLOBS
30. To sue is point of contention : ISSUE
31. Meals for old flight attendants : STEWS
33. Scope, yet, of environmental groups : ECOTYPES
34. P.I. cast ballots : PIVOTED
35. All use 'em in Poe poem : ULALUME
36. Persius rebels : RISESUP
38. In Arran it does not flow : RARITAN
39. Tangier rock : GRANITE
40. He may see perils of joining : SPLICER
42. Made Abe sad and humble : ABASED
45. Ridge with a tree : ARETE
46. Alter ego of Celia : ALICE
48. Ted's predecessor is Gil : BLAS
49. Ted's predecessor is hard to see : BLUR
51. Traffic sign in Los Angeles : SLO
53. Debtor's favorite poem? : ODE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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