Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 13, 2008 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The press at meals : REPASTS
8. Mostly, a vague kind of fruit : GUAVA
13. Giant G, I see : GIGANTIC
14. A print, to some extent : INPART
16. What drink does Tina love? : OVALTINE
17. To the rear is the Western mountain : SIERRA
18. More brimming with fuel left and right : FULLER
19. French names requiring Miss or Mrs.? : NOMS
21. Sam returns to family members : MAS
22. The Spanish is for some Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
23. Rock group to which Ted is attached : DEVO
24. Is it an ungrammatical term? : AINT
25. "Ouch" preceder : RET
26. Who Ms. Lee is : ELISE
28. Any big toot : BINGE
29. "The 39 ___" (classic film set in the U.S.S.R.) : STEPPES
31. Got Reds out of bed : ROUSTED
33. Slip of the tongue : LISP
34. It's athothiated with Thatan : THIN
35. Actual (as said of cadet) : DEFACTO
38. Hun Elsa will let loose : UNLEASH
42. Who sold moving vehicles on the Internet? : EVANS
43. Fish caught with S.C. gear : SCROD
45. Who put a cap on spending? : CPA
46. Give T. a bad review : PANT
47. Declare N. off-limits : BARN
48. Cousin of a smew, mallard et al. : TEAL
49. So a Spanish bear : OSA
50. He was able to play Dracula : BELA
51. Not quite your A numbers game : BLOTTO
53. Squelches? It isn't so : SITSON
55. A term in a cookbook : MARINATE
57. Show even I see : EVINCE
58. Parts of soldiers seen in a shower room : PRIVATES
59. Acclaim for what Elsie ate : ECLAT
60. N.F.L. player heard to be a thief : STEELER
1. Brook in '54? True! : RIVULET
2. With it, "Eagle" is a cry of the French Revolution : EGALITE
3. Tires out everyone in postscript : PALLS
4. Vigil's end : ANTE
5. Ado in Belfast, Ireland : STIR
6. Material in some plating : TIN
7. In which writers see sense : SCENES
8. Gadget for smog, I gather : GISMO
9. French word in U.S. : UNIS
10. Can finish : APE
11. Martin, 5, finds critter : VARMINT
12. A k-kitchen appliance : ARRANGE
13. They do errands around forges : GOFERS
15. Stated "tried a little bit" : TASTED
20. REVO : OVERTURN
23. Removal of Pisa's old trash : DISPOSAL
24. River nowhere near Siena : AISNE
26. Spice tales : EPICS
27. Lent from north to south : LEST
28. Reportedly sent invoices to set up : BUILD
30. Flower factory : PLANT
32. Exclamation in N.H. circles : OHNO
35. What de model strikes : DEPOSE
36. Eaves with ivy can be slippery : EVASIVE
37. He is, in fact, a zealot : FANATIC
39. A tea, etc., introduces this material : ACETATE
40. 'Tain't pitter : SPATTER
41. Leo has rings : HALOES
44. 100 ways to get on or off highways : CRAMPS
47. ___ B'rith (writer Stephen's religious organization) : BENET
48. Not L.A. kind of music : TONAL
50. ABC has nothing in Florida hotspot : BOCA
51. Short, condensed cheese : BRIE
52. Wickedness on the rise : LIVE
54. Ellen's TV offering : SNL
56. It comes before I choke : ART

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