Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 17, 2011 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where the show begins at three : THEATRE
8. View of S.C. primate : SCAPE
13. Supports during crush, etc. : CRUTCHES
14. Plotters against Asa, 50 B.C. : CABALS
16. Breathalyzer? : HIGHTEST
17. In morning you allow for charm : AMULET
18. Get back in gear : REGAIN
19. It follows hemo : HEMP
21. ___ eating (gorging at Roman breakfast) : OVA
22. Indo-European deity : ODIN
23. Neapolitan leader : NEAP
24. Nothing hurt him : OMAR
25. Fellow from 56-Down : MOE
26. Where thieves store their rials : LAIRS
28. What speakers are to do : ORATE
29. Following gunnies : ENSUING
31. '50s bride was quite rude : ILLBRED
33. Thunday thelebration : MATH
34. Mostly under-dressed : NUDE
35. Sift art, initially : ATFIRST
38. Ignoring Gil and Enid : ELIDING
42. Weapons a slob might use with gauchos : BOLAS
43. A politician uses one in a debate : ISSUE
45. Kind of gin : MAR
46. Something to read on Obama's dog, all right? : BOOK
47. Pres. Obama can't win 'em over : REPS
48. It's a wife of Rama : SITA
49. Brew the wrong way : ELA
50. Ali's flame : LISA
51. Tea spice is putrefactive : SEPTIC
53. What the S.A. adolescent may wear : SATEEN
55. Meeting for Col. Vance : CONCLAVE
57. Units of stereos having nothing removed : STERES
58. Places where oil is master, i.e. : EMIRATES
59. Get rid of a seer : ERASE
60. Has an agent pick up steed : DEPUTES
1. Slipped into red dress, say : TRIEDON
2. I gush, e.g., over diapers : HUGGIES
3. Name for a thane : ETHAN
4. A critic might rate it a C : ACTI
5. What makes Lear learn? : THEN
6. Kind of pond : RES
7. There's part of the Old Testament about her : ESTHER
8. Head of state before 9-Down : SCAMP
9. Where to see a military cop : CAMP
10. Disney monkey seen in cocoa butter : ABU
11. A California mountain or a lamp : PALOMAR
12. Leave E.T. to move up : ELEVATE
13. At car dealer, what did Homer see? : CHROME
15. Looked hard at trades : STARED
20. This is a sense of comfort : EASINESS
23. Close connections to sleepwear : NIGHTIES
24. Bored with circular : ORBED
26. They deceive Sir Al : LIARS
27. Workers who come after ten : ANTS
28. Classic song that led 1-0 : OLDIE
30. Boat arrives at U.K. 1 a.m. : UMIAK
32. Doozy that Lou repeated : LULU
35. Big sister : ABBESS
36. A tootle after the fact : TOOLATE
37. It's not fixed to the left oar : FLOATER
39. A time it takes to copy : IMITATE
40. Vainest inhabitants : NATIVES
41. Gr. experts on mythical sisters : GRACES
44. D i t s y : SPACED
47. Erin's next step after lather : RINSE
48. Sound of Al's tepee falling over : SPLAT
50. Dregs of famous Virginians : LEES
51. Screws up : SNIP
52. Cure for shade : ECRU
54. Stat that pitchers are concerned about : ERA
56. Where the 'eart is : OME
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