Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Nov 29, 2009 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

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

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where worshipers, with much ado, gasp : PAGODAS
8. Separate verse : SEVER
13. Violinist and heathen in one : PAGANINI
14. One who fits in the Rialto : TAILOR
16. Nine seas, somehow : INASENSE
17. Peace's way out : ESCAPE
18. Writes in "Sterne" : ENTERS
19. Vinancial vorveit : VINE
21. Diamondback : MEG
22. I, sir, was a muckraker : RIIS
23. Making ___ meet (goal of a chicken social network) : HENS
24. W = E : WISE
25. Any 100 yrs. : CEN
26. Vulgar scars : CRASS
28. Reached ingot : GOTIN
29. Satire with a new hero : EREWHON
31. Re TNT or flood : TORRENT
33. Rear deer : HIND
34. Down with Arabians rejecting Iran: Fr. : ABAS
35. Transportation in a bad epic : PEDICAB
38. Raises making Stu flip : LIFTSUP
42. Orate about a figure in myth : ERATO
43. Shoelace part at Gate 50 : AGLET
45. Girl in Monaco : ONA
46. It gives me an identity : NAME
47. Symbol for adding up: Sl. : PLUS
48. Camels 'ave 'em : UMPS
49. He's a peasant, at heart : ASA
50. Country a long way from Lima : MALI
51. Who did Ana see in Troy? : AENEAS
53. Small lump of egg & nut : NUGGET
55. Real score of zero in tennis : TRUELOVE
57. Agrees it can spatter on a stove : GREASE
58. In re rail service, it's an alternative : AIRLINER
59. He makes the grade : EDGAR
60. Like the food Rod eats : ROASTED
1. Could Anne rip basket? : PANNIER
2. Like a stone for Anita, e.g. : AGATINE
3. What sages use for heating : GASES
4. Difference between a Barron and a baron : ONER
5. Things heard in stadiums, centrally : DINS
6. T or F, in San Jose : ANS
7. Strains to see one palindromic girl around another : SIEVES
8. They're found in machine gun nests : STENS
9. See a way to comfort : EASE
10. Tim's companion : VIC
11. Who did Ali meet long ago? : ELAMITE
12. Manages to get one person : ROPESIN
13. President Gore : PIERCE
15. Concerning chap who is a university V.I.P. : REGENT
20. Where stabled horses are found : INSTALLS
23. H & O : HANDBALL
24. Defeat "W." sort : WORST
26. Smart, with nothing to suggest a Marx brother : CHICO
27. Friend of Nora : RONA
28. Contemporary of J. Cagney and H. Bogart : GRAFT
30. Isle of ___ (Antarctic atoll) : WHITE
32. Award for obstetrics, i.e. : OBIE
35. Where Ann & Peg met in Malaysia : PENANG
36. Use rare elimination : ERASURE
37. Injured as mother got older : DAMAGED
39. Unknown person on moon, see? : SOMEONE
40. How might a country road in Va. end up : UNPAVED
41. Spares a quarterback, at times : PASSER
44. What kind of string did Ira tug? : GUITAR
47. Parent, mostly : PATER
48. Until a lamp goes on, it's this : UNLIT
50. It's almost the same as a plateau : MESA
51. Austria? It's lacking atmosphere : AURA
52. Lee's fish : EELS
54. Choke on a joke : GAG
56. City that's patriotic to the core : RIO
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