Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Mar 21, 1999 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 31, Across Lite

Support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this web site can continue to provide its in-depth analysis of NYT crosswords.

Thank you!

1
E
2
M
3
A
4
N
5
U
6
E
7
L
8
B
9
R
10
A
11
S
12
S
13
E
X
I
G
E
N
C
E
14
E
U
R
O
P
15
A
16
N
A
S
A
L
C
O
N
17
G
E
S
T
I
O
N
18
R
M
S
19
L
A
N
D
E
R
S
20
L
O
G
21
A
P
I
22
S
23
P
O
E
T
S
24
D
A
N
E
25
P
L
O
T
26
S
27
M
R
I
28
P
A
G
E
R
29
T
E
N
A
N
30
C
Y
31
T
32
R
A
V
E
R
S
33
M
A
P
34
U
P
I
35
A
36
D
37
M
I
R
A
38
L
39
T
R
A
N
40
C
41
E
42
S
43
D
R
A
N
K
44
E
45
T
E
46
S
C
O
N
E
47
D
O
R
A
48
L
A
I
R
49
S
50
I
N
R
E
51
E
P
I
52
A
U
S
T
R
I
53
A
54
C
A
D
55
R
O
M
56
A
N
C
E
L
A
N
G
57
U
A
G
E
58
S
U
B
P
A
R
59
E
N
G
R
A
V
E
R
60
T
A
R
T
E
61
D
E
S
I
R
E
D
© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Man with you and Lee : EMANUEL
8. Br. fool : BRASS
13. Pressing need for niece, 10, e.g. : EXIGENCE
14. O, a pure woman of Greek myth : EUROPA
16. Cold storage : NASALCONGESTION
18. Mrs. Landlady rents them : RMS
19. Ellen reads her column : LANDERS
20. Place to take notes in biology : LOG
21. Sacred bull of Pisa : APIS
23. Appropriately, Edgar Allan and Eliot : POETS
24. Edna Borge, e.g. : DANE
25. Grounds for intrigue : PLOTS
27. Rim of medical technology : MRI
28. With which to beep for grape : PAGER
29. Taking over of neat N.Y.C. property : TENANCY
31. Author of five rarest Poppins books : TRAVERS
33. One for the road : MAP
34. Cupid's newsmaking middle name : UPI
35. I'd alarm him at sea : ADMIRAL
39. During which one can rest : TRANCES
43. Not d' file : DRANK
44. Cafeteria center : ETE
46. Biscuit for the Coens : SCONE
47. She hit the road : DORA
48. Fifty songs : LAIRS
50. As regards Erin : INRE
51. Tome's beginning : EPI
52. U.S.A., Rita finds, is far from here : AUSTRIA
54. See commercial : CAD
55. "I love you," in French, e.g. : ROMANCELANGUAGE
58. A burp's not up to snuff : SUBPAR
59. One who works on metal but never rag : ENGRAVER
60. Patisserie treat : TARTE
61. Undid paternity? : DESIRED
1. For eel, a 10 p.m. specimen : EXAMPLE
2. Ambassador Simon is on one : MISSION
3. A leader no matter how you look at it : AGA
4. She sounds like a ringer : NELL
5. Open up can : UNCAP
6. Concern of my C.E.O., no? : ECONOMY
7. Ellen Reed is drawing a lot of interest : LENDER
8. Bees are likely to get drunk on them : BEERS
9. U.S.S.R. native : RUSS
10. Official's fake first name? : ART
11. Goalie's stain : SOILAGE
12. Old lover who used no prose : SPOONER
13. Carried away, pet ran : ENRAPT
15. Tees off on ranges : ANGERS
17. Every other position in guest list. Understand? : GETIT
22. It's a man of endurance : STAMINA
24. Can 507 paintings be his? : DAVINCI
26. It ranks as a Carroll creature : SNARK
28. A thousand leaving the pampas with them : PAPAS
30. One familiar with salary cap : CPA
32. Murray may go to play : RUR
35. Snakes that can't multiply? : ADDERS
36. Not one of our top 500 students : DROPOUT
37. Rib mama about instrument : MARIMBA
38. Flat piece of paper : LEASE
39. Geological area for a renter : TERRANE
40. Where a prison escapee hides out : CONCAVE
41. Furious grandee : ENRAGED
42. He plants cedar, it is said : SEEDER
45. Named idle tease : TITLED
48. It's cruel and filthy : LUCRE
49. Follows musical signs : SINGS
52. Short course for a Cole : ANAT
53. Kind of culture : AGRI
56. Natl. rap month : APR
57. Old land where Jaguar ended up? : UAR

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?