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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Nov 15, 1998 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 30, Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Each is made for relaxation : CHAISE
7. Got a shred of a shred : SHARED
13. The illusive Hampton : PHANTOM
14. Are chimps able to eat these? : CANAPES
16. Makes pigs run to phone : RINGSUP
17. Mott is a philosopher in physics : ATOMIST
18. Where Moyer went to school : EMORY
19. Learn of songwriter : ARLEN
21. Kind of shirt, that is, or what to wear with it : TIE
22. A charge -- it comes out of levity : LEVY
23. Sign of Rene's contempt : SNEER
24. Bird that's more peeved in Boston? : SORA
25. Take on more 'elp : IRE
26. Who heard strong winds in the Highlands : GAELS
27. How I made a bull's-eye : AIMED
28. She's all cream : MARCELLA
30. Vashionable clothes : VINERY
31. Stupidest, anyway : LEASTWISE
33. Ms. Rosa Marsh : MORASS
36. I.e., narrow metal objects : IRONWARE
40. Heroine of "I, Descartes" : IRENE
41. Harde labore : TOILE
42. Ada's leader at State : NEV
43. Without a basis for family members : SIBS
44. ___ letter (wrote actress Berger) : SENTA
45. Type of one C.P.A. : PICA
46. Main locale? : SEA
47. Ash St. hiding place : STASH
48. In 1501, it was fearful : TIMID
49. Fashionable camera shots? : INTAKES
51. Send Elias to a lonely place : ISOLATE
53. 51 trees not producing fruit : STERILE
54. Rendered Dante, e.g., ineffective : NEGATED
55. What Teddie did at the mag : EDITED
56. Agreed to be harnessed : GEARED
1. Make him care for monster : CHIMERA
2. Where Eva Horn hails from : HANOVER
3. Hot under the choler? : ANGRY
4. It's not X or Z : ITSY
5. ___ City (extremely cheap place to live) : SOU
6. Picks jurors who have seen lamp : EMPANELS
7. S.C. taverns serve them : SCALES
8. Who can't stand earth? : HATER
9. Shortly without a name : ANON
10. Kind of page : RAM
11. Exemplification of Poe item : EPITOME
12. He wants Dreiser badly : DESIRER
13. Limper race : PRELIM
15. Sad yet calm : STEADY
20. Orientals, to other Orientals : RELATIONS
23. Rooms of a lass from Madrid : SALAS
24. Yes, nuevo : SINEW
26. What to see, e.g., in formation : GEESE
27. It flows to sea in France : AISNE
29. Families see L.A. before Nova Scotia : CLANS
30. Miss Oliva : VIOLA
32. In pain, but with grin : WRITHING
33. I'm sis's better half : MISSIS
34. Home to Ernie the Cuban : ORIENTE
35. Returned money (in re a debt) : REBATED
37. I meant a way to stimulate : ANIMATE
38. Creed? It may be spoken thus : RECITED
39. At five, a deed may be avoided : EVADED
41. Kidded when being seated : TEASED
44. Sleet forms on monument : STELE
45. 50 pair covered with hair : PILAR
47. Successor to the "R" model set : SKIT
48. Got a robe : TOGA
50. He takes charity to heart : ARI
52. Another kind of page : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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