Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 15, 2001 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 26, Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. He wrote of money's harms, e.g. : GRESHAM
8. Give Mrs. Pate a new impression : RESTAMP
15. Rock music? : LULLABY
16. He earned five title fights : EVANDER
17. Offer user all temptations : ALLURES
18. Get neat camp sight : TENTAGE
19. It creates one mess : SEISM
20. T' rip : TREND
22. Kind of tiff : MAS
23. One who attends hops : SOPH
24. Dali's timepieces had them : DIALS
25. Small item : MITE
26. Suffix to use : EUS
27. Boy with 100 lice : CECIL
28. Author on tap : PATON
29. Let's name Carnegie, e.g. : STEELMAN
31. Hidden talent : LATENT
32. Alpinists' deadly falls : TAILSPINS
34. Our tan came to an end : RANOUT
37. With hair set round a bald spot : TONSURED
41. Typos? End 'em! : EMEND
42. Why some move along : MOSEY
43. Woman from the night before : EVE
44. Chokes on jokes : GAGS
45. Backlash? : PARTS
46. ___ Brudders cough drops : SMIT
47. A debutante, at heart : UTA
48. See glob of sugar : CLUMP
49. Thingle : THOLE
50. Reply to Pacino's "What's 1.057 quarts?" : LITERAL
52. See a lot of salts : OLEATES
54. Swear to some census information? : AVERAGE
55. What eastern is to east-northeastern : NEAREST
56. Dear Ted: Times changed : REDATED
57. Listens to a recruiter : ENLISTS
1. Young F.B.I. women? : GLASSES
2. Exclude Lou? True! : RULEOUT
3. Shape of pill, see? : ELLIPSE
4. 'Tain't teetotaler : SLUSH
5. What English army conceals : HARM
6. He used to be a president : ABE
7. Like icy malts - it's hard to explain : MYSTICAL
8. Concerning a Swiss archer : RETELL
9. Six and eight, but not seven : EVENS
10. S+ : SAND
11. It's 50% potent : TNT
12. On a date I'm human : ADAMITE
13. Got mean, using explosive force : MEGATON
14. Gift shipped in advance : PRESENT
21. Martin's or Roker's forecast : RAINSTORM
24. Timed on the way up? : DEMIT
25. A must in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
27. Ducal name : CLAUD
28. Gives Y a bad review : PANSY
30. Jackets for Stone : ETONS
31. What's in Neil's script? : LINES
33. Corn bread for Emily : POSTPONE
34. As a rule, rag isn't : REGULAR
35. This time Ava is in love : AMATIVE
36. Rendered Dante, e.g., ineffective : NEGATED
38. Distant telecasts of meteors : REMOTES
39. To Lee, TV is most sinful : EVILEST
40. What de teacher gives : DETESTS
42. Like loser in A.M. duel : MAULED
45. French beach (see page 50) : PLAGE
46. One rash lady : SHARI
48. Follower of Pluto : CRAT
49. Relative of smew, eider et al. : TEAL
51. Kind of sable : ERA
53. Man of middling talents : LEN
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