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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 02, 2000 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 34, Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
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1. They're served at spas : PASTAS
7. One switching from milk to hot dog, say : WEANER
13. Oust cat : CASTOUT
14. Like a furious grandee : ENRAGED
16. Enhances impulse? Swell! : UPSURGE
17. Like milk in a closet : LACTOSE
18. Moose, oddly : MOE
19. Land on a high plane : NEPAL
21. Begin with Stein : SETIN
22. Like Derek, with nurse, on 11/20/56 : BORN
24. Cuff ___ (sreeve fastener) : RINK
25. Infamous name of one princess : IDI
26. How to deter poets : ESTOP
28. She wrote of the middle innings : NIN
29. Its use is as a publication : ISSUE
31. Newspaper columnist with toners : RESTON
33. How much Russian planes cost? : MIGRATES
35. Though solo, I ain't in seclusion : ISOLATION
37. Band appearing in Berle act : BRACELET
40. Is ESPN critic known for these? : SNIPES
44. High prices for them give car owners the blues : LUBES
45. Folk of Virginia : NOR
47. Something hidden about succotash : STASH
48. Yak follower : IMA
49. Talking horse that's an M.D.? : DRED
51. Where Macy plays basketball : YMCA
52. 1,000 cheers : MOLES
55. A mass of land in India : ASSAM
57. What baby trees call Lars : POP
58. Axiom in R.V. probe : PROVERB
60. Shelving made from a tree, e.g. : ETAGERE
62. It's a long way from Los Angeles : SENEGAL
63. Where 500 steers get thirsty : DESERTS
64. De musical sign : DENOTE
65. Female donkey? : ASSESS
1. Oppose a child : PAPOOSE
2. Tries to stress a point : ASSERTS
3. He's stuck without Casey : STU
4. How to begin a do : TORN
5. It's boring to argue : AUGER
6. Enter 10 + pi + 1/3 of 6 : STEPIN
7. Kent will be connected : WELLKNIT
8. She'll go from Genoa : ENA
9. Curved scar lines : ARCS
10. Give him a 10 : NATE
11. His aim is to get recognition : EGOTIST
12. Leftovers that are used, i.e. : RESIDUE
13. Curb me : CUMBER
15. Repudiates, as one needs : DENIES
20. It's a Roman Disney team : ANIMATORS
23. Like H20 above 32 degrees : NOTICE
27. Earns a few pesos from Dali : POSES
29. Clubs? No, sir! : IRONS
30. It's any sound condition : SANITY
32. Lon is up in Cambodia : NOL
34. Soldiers sending up a short signal : GIS
36. Like Edna Bell, in the opinion of a loan officer : LENDABLE
37. B has a bad leg : BLIMPS
38. Bruited about tales o' murder : RUMORED
39. B : ABALONE
41. Theses about 1,000 diapers : PAMPERS
42. They accompany Ross, etc. : ESCORTS
43. Corporeal phases : SHAPES
46. Erased a suburb of L.A. : RESEDA
50. Sated with fruit : DATES
53. Adam 'n' ___ Cain 'n' Abel : EVEN
54. It goes with a lily : SEGO
56. Sam's near Vt. : MASS
59. Chet's beginning : RAT
61. Put this on a bun : GEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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