Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Oct 22, 2006 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

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

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Body with a hundred scars : CARCASS
8. Looks of noblemen : PEERS
13. Wild cafe hour : FAROUCHE
14. Silent coves : INLETS
16. Trial mom — like a goddess : IMMORTAL
17. Mob act : COMBAT
18. Stern expression of distaste : NERTS
19. Openings at 5 & 10's : VENTS
21. Loss leader : ATA
22. He had Zeus' ears : ARES
23. Lists for U.S. men : MENUS
24. Mix in cast iron : STIR
25. The Sun heading west : LOS
26. Trimmed the drape : PARED
27. Determiner of nuke's state : ATEST
28. Involves a saltine : ENTAILS
30. They accompany corsets : ESCORTS
32. 'Tain't ma : SPA
33. With an emcee and you : CUM
34. Make out cinders : DISCERN
38. A capital, as Accra : CARACAS
42. A g-great d-deal : ALLOT
43. Place near a sporting event : ARENA
45. Middle South : OUT
46. Cut list : SLIT
47. Kind of late : TRANS
48. Get a load of him : ALDO
49. H next to bat : HUP
50. Silent attic : TACIT
51. Spent in goal line : ALLIN
52. Observation of El País : ESPIAL
54. Pretend it's a mule : SIMULATE
56. Tended one set : SEENTO
57. Lands with an Arab master, i.e. : EMIRATES
58. Nadir of plumber : DRAIN
59. Why Lady Dee was late : DELAYED
1. Man of romance : CAMERON
2. Smarter place to put your elbow : ARMREST
3. Cheers for torso : ROOTS
4. What barkers at U.S.C. are : CURS
5. A penny, in short : ACT
6. Srs. have beardless faces by using these : SHAVERS
7. Any eels in representation of the moon : SELENE
8. Ancients from Britain or from tropics : PICTS
9. This one's Adam's grandson : ENOS
10. Kind of ore : ELM
11. One who returns part of rare bet : REBATER
12. It's AT&T's government theorist : STATIST
13. "Grand" thing in flea circus : FINALE
15. Begins to give Eliot top billing : STARTS
20. Having dropped 'is undies? : NUDE
23. Cheeky Lamar : MALAR
24. A most diminutive opening : STOMA
26. Tie P's in glass tube : PIPET
27. See into 51-Down : ACURA
29. Neckwear for a Highlander : ASCOT
31. They precede T containers : SCANS
34. S-h-a-d-e-s : DASHES
35. Sullied and abused : ILLUSED
36. Footwear that ripples : SLIPPER
37. One who ran 100 pushers in : NARC
38. Coin of which one might mint 100 with ease : CENTIME
39. Put tea locale in order : COLLATE
40. What C.P.A. did to aid duet : AUDITED
41. Group with no sets of Beatles tunes : STONES
44. As ride is brought up : RAISED
47. Not a 50" claw : TALON
48. Like a unanimous response from a ship's crew? : ALLAY
50. French actor who's at it : TATI
51. Atmosphere in a restaurant : AURA
53. Companion of Pat : INA
55. 1,001 + 50 = a "cool" number : MIL

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

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