Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Mar 08, 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. Nick Charles's admonition to noisy pooch : SHASTA
7. Buster from BBC era : CRABBE
13. Bay Staters continue to mock here : TAUNTON
14. Cop sure gets even : RECOUPS
16. Like that head of his? True! : HIRSUTE
17. Great Lake oration : ONTARIO
18. He did lend a hand to Miles : ALDEN
19. Having a touch of class : COUTH
21. Prescient, at heart : SCI
22. Nothing in 50's lounge : LOLL
23. 'e Mussolini : EDUCE
24. Laura hasn't a guy : RAUL
25. Take on 'elp : IRE
26. Holt's laziness : SLOTH
27. Contemporary of Errol : LORRE
28. U.S.A.'s last attacks : ASSAULTS
30. Used so much booze : SOUSED
31. Will singer get regards? : GREETINGS
33. A s-symbol : ASSIGN
36. A tastier repertory for divas : ARIETTAS
40. Alien crooner of years past : LAINE
41. Prolicemen : CROPS
42. ___ lightly (egg order) : OVA
43. End of a dump : LING
44. Castle for Ernie : IRENE
45. Eased lids with end on top : SLID
46. Kind of line : INC
47. Crush small/medium tree : SMASH
48. Food for S.A. boy : SALAD
49. This wind, see, ain't wintry : ETESIAN
51. At tea, G.I. got shake : AGITATE
53. What a live grenade might do : DERANGE
54. Figure "Go on, Ann!" : NONAGON
55. C.K., indeed, was knocked for a loop : DECKED
56. Dr. Nero, speaker : DRONER
1. Popeye and Sinbad also, sir : SAILORS
2. Led rush to the barricades : HURDLES
3. Neal's first name : ANSEL
4. Surprise nuts : STUN
5. Kind of ally : TOT
6. Toe dance story : ANECDOTE
7. 200-hour position : CROUCH
8. Enter this in Paris ledger : RENTE
9. Biologists chat about it : ACTH
10. U-boat amidships : BOA
11. Treasurers of U.S.S.R. bar : BURSARS
12. His drinks require pure ice : EPICURE
13. Is Muse in L.A. a hit? : THALIA
15. Like dirty oldies : SOILED
20. Looks longer than sea trouts : OUTSTARES
23. In repellent girl's name : ELLEN
24. Get out of bed on tours : ROUST
26. It's swell to use: Gr. : SURGE
27. Where one ogles moviegoers : LOGES
29. Like old gag, in effect : AGING
30. Bird nesting in pines : SNIPE
32. Firm control of road in N.H. : IRONHAND
33. Pacino didn't tell the truth : ALLIED
34. Hallowed instead : SAINTED
35. Real R.I. scene : SINCERE
37. It's legal to charge it to motorists : TOLLAGE
38. Who went by air to Va.? : AVIATOR
39. Make unhappy ads end : SADDEN
41. What inquisitive dancer did : CRANED
44. A gem I photograph : IMAGE
45. Laurel embraces a devil : SATAN
47. 8,271 kitchens have one : SINK
48. This prefix is on international terms : SINO
50. Kind of rum : SAC
52. Ban's end in Maine : GOR
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