Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, May 11, 2003 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

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

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. He'd paint Allah - 100G : CHAGALL
8. She takes English princess to court, say : SUZANNE
15. Where a cowboy called me a liar : LARAMIE
16. Rampaging where paper is ragged : ONATEAR
17. Speaking in argot : ORATING
18. Eel ain't striped : LINEATE
19. Learn who wrote "Over the Rainbow" : ARLEN
20. Mad about what assessor said? : IRATE
22. Kind of tic : TAC
23. Make out on skis : KISS
24. Instant credit, almost : TRICE
25. Boston athlete born to leave Corn Belt : CELT
26. Width of Tripoli? : EEE
27. Shown, so to speak : SHONE
28. She got up around one : ROSIE
29. Making designs to grind fat : DRAFTING
31. Tended to be depressed : DENTED
32. Goes and puts Shelley on the ballot : RUNSALONG
34. Average fruit drink for March : PARADE
37. One making a big hit : BATTERER
41. Go into any distress : AGONY
42. Tale set, e.g., in Camelot : GESTE
43. Miss Stevens, at heart : EVE
44. T'question : TASK
45. Why list regarding sediment? : SILTY
46. Unit of temps : NUIT
47. ___ Cobb (player taking a bow?) : TIE
48. Trifle with lady, 50 : DALLY
49. He was in odd comic strip : DONDI
50. I turned to be a busybody : INTRUDE
52. When rare lie was told : EARLIER
54. A site on the Baltic : ESTONIA
55. Solvent found in tea, once : ACETONE
56. Like 80 decks of cards : STACKED
57. About guys who rule : REGENTS
1. Concealed old cake : CLOAKED
2. More like Prince William's brother? : HARRIER
3. It exists as a real lake : ARALSEA
4. Stage entrances : GATES
5. Main villain, once, in Uganda : AMIN
6. Chinese who was the opposite of a lout : LIN
7. One girl's restraint : LEGIRONS
8. A close comfort : SOLACE
9. Put nut, i.e., with bolt : UNITE
10. Grey who wrote an easy western : ZANE
11. Getting up when a plane is due in : ATE
12. Like the exam given by a teachers' grp. : NEATEST
13. Tie Alan to her : NATALIE
14. Raised deer, etc. : ERECTED
21. What to do with the carnival mallet - sound familiar? : RINGABELL
24. Yours in the past : THINE
25. Farewell to a tailless eel : CONGE
27. Dusty room : STUDY
28. French enter this in a ledger : RENTE
30. Sausage guy : FRANK
31. She is unsteady : DOTTY
33. When Yale star graduated : LASTYEAR
34. Eat tips of them in hamburgers : PATTIES
35. Gas ain't for : AGAINST
36. Stone causing Pharaoh to stare : ROSETTA
38. Our nine year gathering : REUNION
39. It's clear I'd enter contest : EVIDENT
40. Stops working at Firestone? : RETIRES
42. Where balm could aid leg : GILEAD
45. Woman with ideas : SADIE
46. Let on it's Nick : NOLTE
48. Kind of irk : DUNK
49. Waste of a doctor, e.g. : DREG
51. Sounds like a tough bird : ROC
53. Follower of men : ACE
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