Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jan 06, 2013 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 35, Across Lite
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© 2013, The New York Times
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1. One receiving money from general with ease : GRANTEE
8. Like someone later, after sobering up : ALERT
13. Food suitable for a cast-iron stomach : CRATIONS
14. No denier of Poseidon : NEREID
16. Tyrannical A.C.A. tutor : AUTOCRAT
17. Gov. Ira who nags a lot : VIRAGO
18. It nests in pines : SNIPE
19. Rich's first name : CHRIS
21. Kind of cure : PRO
22. Tout's opposite : TIN
23. It's a bargain, to say the least : STEAL
24. General failing to return : FEEL
25. A rhythm starter : LOG
26. I see her in Paris : CHERI
27. Reset in the fewest words : TERSE
28. Supplied with a liquid nutritional supplement? : ENSURED
30. Ed's busy with his music : DEBUSSY
32. Central Orleans : LEA
33. Boy of 50 A.D. : LAD
34. Sir, in certain regions : SIGNORE
38. Mr. Halas who wears a star : MARSHAL
42. Hung back : ARIAN
43. Pit surrounded by snakes : SPITS
45. Part of the currency of old France : ECU
46. Role of stories : LORE
47. Cat's ___ (tabby's hesitation) : PAUSE
48. G.O.P. member of Cong. : REP
49. Eastern Montana : ANA
50. They give you lots of boorish comments : LOUTS
51. 50-note musical direction : LENTO
53. Dreary and just as mild : DISMAL
55. Foreign national in Iran, e.g. : NIGERIAN
57. Ozone's inducement : SNOOZE
58. Embitter with a neat lie : ALIENATE
59. Songs of eagles, mostly : GLEES
60. Massachusetts city where Brooks got up : MELROSE
1. Fish in the Gr. federation : GRUNION
2. A string of movie evaluations : RATINGS
3. A --> P : ATOP
4. Pleasant city in France : NICE
5. Spoil from the bottom up : TOR
6. Passed a decent law : ENACTED
7. There's an Old Testament book : ESTHER
8. Where Alvin hammers : ANVIL
9. Pacific isle neckwear : LEIS
10. Audible air : ERR
11. Concerning mimics of farmers : REAPERS
12. She stirs, e.g., in a lair : TIGRESS
13. A man's home; also, a Celt's : CASTLE
15. Duly spoken Irish name : DOOLEY
20. It can rid a home of insects : RAID
23. Cut, as Hera's sheep : SHEAR
24. Fused quarrels : FEUDS
26. Theban king doing recon : CREON
27. Watering holes near Boston mass transit stations? : TBARS
29. Bones you lean on with your arms : ULNAE
31. D early, but ___ : ELATE
34. Food for South American 33-Acrosses : SALADS
35. geFEe : IRONING
36. Brilliant gem for a girl's ring : GIRASOL
37. He didn't use a birthright : ESAU
38. Cause of '52 mess : MISSILE
39. Ruptures near his abdominal wall : HERNIAS
40. Material for an expert at a London gallery : ACETATE
41. Singer/actress in Elle^1 : LUPONE
44. Old publisher of Mt. Puna : PUTNAM
47. Eastern Europeans use them in vaults : POLES
50. What idlers do with zeal : LAZE
51. Reel up : LEER
52. Man from Reno : ERNO
54. Mr. Hawke : MOE
56. Guy who's agile at heart : GIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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