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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 04, 2010 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. They cover the sash : SHEATHS
8. A drain on a seamstress : SEWER
13. Begin with #1 tipster : STARTOUT
14. Gets ready to simper : PRIMES
16. Into what did Roger dip his spoon? : PORRIDGE
17. One might create a stir at a gallery : ARTIST
18. Where Dorothy placed her faith, as a whole : INTOTO
19. 2,641 specific G.I.'s : PFCS
21. Car videodisc maker : RCA
22. Up to a cash register : TILL
23. Press ___ (full-time reporters) : CORE
24. Shopping ___ (day-after-Christmas event) : MAUL
25. In which big loafers are at ease : EEE
26. South Carolina: 1 : SCONE
28. The ol' Biltmore, e.g. : HOTEL
29. Where to hold drunk for battery : DRYCELL
31. People whom Rose met in acting class : EMOTERS
33. Strange-sounding lake : ERIE
34. Where a drill sergeant can be as hard as he wants : BASE
35. Latino areas featuring a bodega or bar, sí? : BARRIOS
38. I.e., Monet is not repeated : ONETIME
42. A claim against a foreigner : ALIEN
43. Miss O'Neal : LEONA
45. Cy's better half : NAN
46. Crowd sound in this stadium : HISS
47. They appear in all acts : CAST
48. Woman with toga : SARA
49. Camel's midsection : AME
50. Aw, cagy look : GAWK
51. Cut back again on RR time : RETRIM
53. What gets camels high? : MESCAL
55. Modern writer of a Latin "10" : ITALIANO
57. Paean to the man : ANTHEM
58. A gremlin who may pretend to be sick : MALINGER
59. Works I lost : TOILS
60. Strauss opera figure on stereos : ORESTES
1. Colder in store : STONIER
2. Taft's lathery partner : HARTLEY
3. Whom Lorre looks up to : ERROL
4. Tati is doing something : ATIT
5. TD owes a lot to busyness : TODO
6. Almost giant embrace : HUG
7. Overturned an apartment restriction : STEPON
8. You might see a moon scape from here : SPACE
9. Is mistaken at avoiding arrest : ERRS
10. Joke with the end cut off : WIT
11. Time/era of Dubai : EMIRATE
12. Who made victim feel securer : RESCUER
13. Pest I'd have treated with malice : SPITED
15. sS : STALLS
20. Join the Pirates and get a kick for nothing : FREEBOOT
23. Old king's edict regarding a dish : COLESLAW
24. Go to Met to hear this : MOTET
26. It may rinse off in a bird bath : SERIN
27. Muse 150 + 10 : CLIO
28. O'Shea the prophet : HOSEA
30. ___ premiere (Roman goddess's debut) : CERES
32. Author who was once a boyy : MANN
35. Place for a laugh between two degrees : BAHAMA
36. You might label it meal 'n' dessert : ALIMENT
37. Meets in stories : RISESTO
39. Expressing A-1 anger : INARAGE
40. Naval airmen's compatriots : MARINES
41. Roman E written backward : ENAMOR
44. I smoke near an igloo : ESKIMO
47. Puts Sam and Elsie at ease : CALMS
48. TNT is something to be sparing with : STINT
50. Sounds like a windy Scot : GAEL
51. Real bad breathing sound : RALE
52. Yalies, in part : ELIS
54. Windy City X : CHI
56. Art of a sailor : TAR

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

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