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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jun 18, 2006 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 30, Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where the professor woke up Wade : DEPAUW
7. Hazard aboard a steamship : STRAPS
13. Have no use for Eli's kid : DISLIKE
14. I repair covered wagon here : PRAIRIE
16. With new radials not working : RETIRED
17. Breakfast for Mao et al. : OATMEAL
18. Shea's remains : ASHES
19. Dummy will denounce no one : DUNCE
21. Mornings returning : SMA
22. Outside forces! : FOES
23. Dull-colored and full of small dents? : DINGY
24. Keep in the test : STET
25. Institutional heart : TUT
26. Unlike Eden's population : DENSE
27. Preferred to see stockings : CHOSE
28. How old a bovine is? : STEERAGE
30. Kind of income that may endear : EARNED
31. Woman with an inmate position : CONSTANCE
33. Tops of S.C. mountains : SCALPS
36. At which elder sat and pedaled : TREADLES
40. Other name we know Lia as : ALIAS
41. Shrine in two different states : ALAMO
42. Endless endive : IVE
43. It's just west of the Oise : TORT
44. Where a Frenchman rarely sees rye : CRECY
45. Thomas Lipton and others? : TMEN
46. This is 50 mi. from land, maybe : ISL
47. Drunk's rental agreement? : LEASH
48. Those on a noble spree : PEERS
49. ___ cats and dogs (keeping pets in check) : REINING
51. A teen? No! (Not yet) : NEONATE
53. Señor E.T. from Spain : ERNESTO
54. Holds up speed, 1001 : IMPEDES
55. Watch fastener gradually come through the wall : SEEPIN
56. Decided to use DDT : DUSTED
1. The tedious becomes extinct : DIESOUT
2. One who appreciates design of the tees : ESTHETE
3. ... but Q tells the truth : PLIES
4. Publicizes a tax collector : AIRS
5. Reb follower : UKE
6. Where couples are read their rites? : WEDDINGS
7. Peg's no parasite : SPONGE
8. Dick who makes a hundred try : TRACY
9. Tear a mile a minute, e.g. : RATE
10. Purpose in exclaiming : AIM
11. Man who's broke or spent : PRESTON
12. Like a mess, i.e., of cats : SIAMESE
13. 500 floaters : DRAFTS
15. Al teed off? No, just the opposite : ELATED
20. Teen's lust is disturbing : UNSETTLES
23. They may send a student packing : DEANS
24. Remainder of herds : SHRED
26. M.D. prods patient to use them : DROPS
27. A.C.A. Co. export from the East Indies : CACAO
29. Success of L.A., etc. : ECLAT
30. Attackers of Yemen : ENEMY
32. And a rich web it spins : ARACHNID
33. Tries a literary genre : SATIRE
34. Pitchers good at preventing a score: Sl. : CLOSERS
35. Contrail? : AIRLINE
37. Demi-ale drink : LIMEADE
38. Turned over five deer et cetera : EVERTED
39. Intuits six compass points : SENSES
41. Where Spaniard had a shabby garment on : ARAGON
44. Hundredth part in "etc." : CENTI
45. Believe it coming or going : TENET
47. L = P, thay : LISP
48. Dad's bursts : POPS
50. Born in the Pyrenees : NEE
52. Bird starting late : EMU

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

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