Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Feb 22, 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. "Count to 600, Laura" : DRACULA
8. Sticks Bass tea : STABS
13. Said "double mixer" in German : TEUTONIC
14. Perdue prepared, in a way : PUREED
16. Vain Mods I met : IMMODEST
17. Capital of 10-Down with an A : ANKARA
18. He has a little dog around 2000 : TOMMY
19. Fills with muck, then lists : SILTS
21. Kind of lion : MIL
22. Letters to N.H. from Athens : ETAS
23. In Kokomo viewers may watch it : MOVIE
24. Laidback : DIAL
25. Right at the start : RIG
26. Ancient land of Remus : SUMER
27. What is a TV prospect? : VISTA
28. Respect for a symbol of royalty : SCEPTRE
30. A&P hurts Indians : APACHES
32. French and English articles in rural locale : LEA
33. Peas' end : ANT
34. Displays concerning meats : REVEALS
38. C.P.A. sees jailbreaks : ESCAPES
42. A 552-page epic : ILIAD
43. Book illustration of a pelt : PLATE
45. Band running through melody : ELO
46. What tip of birch may do at its furthest point : BEND
47. Mondrian with a Michelangelo work : PIETA
48. 8,675 in shipwreck : CREW
49. Club for a vampire at night : BAT
50. Molds amusing U.S. soldier : FUNGI
51. Jazz singer with musical instrument recital : HORNE
52. Melanie discarded one coat : ENAMEL
54. Poorly made fire iron : INFERIOR
56. Strays in S. Diego : DOGIES
57. Faster S.F. personnel : STAFFERS
58. Charles who wrote about a deer : READE
59. Sheer or utter hell : TORTURE
1. Popular M.I.T. coed : DEMOTIC
2. Kind of sale for Mr. Mague : RUMMAGE
3. A most interesting subject for physicists : ATOMS
4. Why Doc backed-up Buffalo Bill : CODY
5. Picky follower? : UNE
6. Ole Miss is flexible : LISSOME
7. In cave it remains lively : ACTIVE
8. Tapes showing flood : SPATE
9. Weight, say, of large barrels : TUNS
10. Every other bit of paprika : ARK
11. He is M.B.A., yet cheerful : BEAMISH
12. A tree is arranged thus : SERIATE
13. What sitter in lab measures : TITERS
15. All sad cowboys seem to wind up here : DALLAS
20. Turkish money worth less than a rial : LIRA
23. You are in bad French painting : MURAL
24. Pronouncements at 600-1 : DICTA
26. Place for dates : STEAD
27. He'll move forward with ad : VANCE
29. Ask for P-Pb : PLEAD
31. What the letters B to Z are in SpaghettiOs : PASTA
34. Could bird be teased? : RIBBED
35. One real first lady : ELEANOR
36. What Gallo stored in vat, e.g. : VINTAGE
37. Overbites? : SPIN
38. I notate "erode" : EATINTO
39. Listening to Mr. Mason with a drink : PERRIER
40. Girl held back by chaperone letter : ELENORE
41. Planters of SE rows : SOWERS
44. Expert in the law, e.g., found in roster : LEGIST
47. Beat up Les : PULSE
48. Home to a hundred and four Greeks : CORFU
50. For oats, telephone 3333 : FEED
51. Weight given to the F : HEFT
53. I'm a woman : MIA
55. Kind of row at 53-Down : FAR
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