Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, May 12, 2013 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cartilage that helps a leg stir : GRISTLE
8. Pie ___ (San Antonio dessert) : ALAMO
13. Estrange receivers of funds : GRANTEES
14. So not solacing : LACING
16. Fled Iran fort : RANFORIT
17. Deceives St. Leo I : LIESTO
18. An official of a high Peruvian college : ANDEAN
19. Attire for a thug : HOOD
21. Mon. preceder : SAL
22. 80% savings : HOAR
23. Half of West Point : WEPT
24. Go all around grid : GIRD
25. A 50-50 amount? No! : ALL
26. A Rome romance : AMORE
28. Near one fellow : ARNIE
29. Marshmallow candy from the Indian coast? : MALABAR
31. Nag on and on about one's shape : NONAGON
33. Titled woman made by a queen : DAME
34. She ires gods in Greek myth : ERIS
35. Tagged out on a diamond : DEBASED
38. It's deep, nevertheless : DESPITE
42. Hoarse, like a dog's bark : ROUGH
43. You love to fertilize it : OVULE
45. -n, for example : NEG
46. Different eels : ELSE
47. Left paws : SWAP
48. Mark west of city : SCAR
49. Faith, at heart : AIT
50. Swan bristles : AWNS
51. Wit and irony are its ingredients : SATIRE
53. Large mass, to ancient Greeks : MTOSSA
55. Places AT&T issue : SITUATES
57. This U.N. person who can't get out : SHUTIN
58. Do they get even using nerve gas? : AVENGERS
59. Kate's dinner : STEAK
60. Mail from ABC, etc. : LETTERS
1. Argon and aluminum mixture : GRANOLA
2. Given name of Dr. Allan : RANDALL
3. Reach a finer conclusion : INFER
4. S -> A : STOA
5. Bird in the Internet : TERN
6. Ring for Eli : LEI
7. There's an Old Testament book : ESTHER
8. A g-great m-many : ALLOT
9. Dial up : LAID
10. Grim ending : ACE
11. - : MISSING
12. It's a long way from Iran, too : ONTARIO
13. Kind of cracker weighing .035 ounce : GRAHAM
15. Like a much longed-for age : GOLDEN
20. Exposed, as a nude pope : OPENEDUP
23. One word W. ate : WOREDOWN
24. Gr. snake : GRASP
26. Embarrass at a shindig : ABASH
27. Emma's friend : MAME
28. Flavoring used in Siena : ANISE
30. Saying about the period since the time of Christ : ADAGE
32. Russian city lore : OREL
35. The same Dr. Freud dealt with them : DREAMS
36. Old tools used on the soil : EOLITHS
37. Greyhound tipster? : BUSTOUT
39. I, cretin, who get people riled up : INCITER
40. They may produce serrate edges : TEARERS
41. Seger's way out : EGRESS
44. A Slav's old-time worker : VASSAL
47. Tony or Hilary : SWANK
48. Gets a coach out West : STAGE
50. Assyria's surroundings : ASIA
51. Put test back in : STET
52. Relative of a tuna : AUNT
54. Kind of wart : STE
56. Stinging insects' 'ome : IVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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