Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Nov 04, 2007 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 30, Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What home does Elsie heat? : CHALET
7. R walks safely while ... : STRIPS
13. Before tardy cleric : PRELATE
14. It's not important to rival it : TRIVIAL
16. Hear the woman : HEATHER
17. What Miss Fitzgerald's masseur will do : RUBELLA
18. One who could err at assessment : RATER
19. Hotel is mad at sloppy ones : MAIDS
21. Central Neolithic : LIT
22. He rules with one arm : AMIR
23. Reddy's washed-out cousin : PINKY
24. Legislature tied : DIET
25. Half-chosen member of Cong. : SEN
26. He and Tiger are in the P.G.A. : ARNIE
27. No eel can be found in Sierra ___ : LEONE
28. Just lost to dude, e.g. : EDGEDOUT
30. Team that isn't A's : SAINTS
31. I sang gems of communication : MESSAGING
33. Call reel 6 awful : REVILE
36. Why was Elsa sent to detention? : LATENESS
40. Martinique, e.g., after disappearing? : EXILE
41. Sticks for Europeans : POLES
42. Tar's companion : MAC
43. E. Alp is whitish : PALE
44. Overly '50s implements : TOOLS
45. Did it bury Avalon? No, no! : LAVA
46. The works for shallow show-off : ALL
47. It could ruin seams of pool table : MASSE
48. Detector of sub arson : SONAR
49. ___ of Liberty (law guaranteeing freedom) : STATUTE
51. Gave ore surplus : OVERAGE
53. Like, e.g., ultra tile arrangement : TEGULAR
54. Renders N.E. airport areas ineffective : NEGATES
55. Stops when rested : DETERS
56. Nothing tends to make sense to a person who's this : STONED
1. Mere cad defeated badly : CREAMED
2. Furnace's job gets an 8 : HEATING
3. Change later : ALTER
4. Bert and Hal are : LAHR
5. Season in le territoire : ETE
6. Name that Americans use for something, at the end : TERMINUS
7. What the Amalgamated Bowling Workers call? : STRIKE
8. She has tea with Giuliani : TRUDY
9. Spare items for kids : RIBS
10. End of rest : IVE
11. Cushion for pol in '51 : PILLION
12. Entails what's most important : SALIENT
13. A shaper of words produces it : PHRASE
15. The latest at Starbucks : LATTES
20. Writer who knew where Altoona is : ANITALOOS
23. ... but Q remained seated : PROSE
24. The great ___ (V.I.P.'s condescend) : DEIGN
26. She has a mark to get rid of : ADELE
27. Neal's drive uses them : LANES
29. He established Internet distance : EMILE
30. Eye ___ (sockets) : SITES
32. Captain Neal's log noted them : GALLEONS
33. Concerning a tense meal : REPAST
34. Praised Ted and Alex : EXALTED
35. Where does gal live? : VILLAGE
37. Manatee with its tail up front : EMANATE
38. Brutally attacked in Vegas ad : SAVAGED
39. What an unsolicited caress does : SCARES
41. Tough questions for sitters : POSERS
44. Asian goodbye (registered trademark symbol) : TATAR
45. Ran ol' navigation system : LORAN
47. It's half horse shoe : MULE
48. Flower goes : SEGO
50. King's admonition : TUT
52. Submerged in vater : VET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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