Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 25, 1999 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

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

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A girl with nothing : GLORIA
7. Butted like a sheep? : RAMMED
13. Visibly upset over a little engine noise? : WEEPING
14. Sent me ideal message : EMAILED
16. A driven trespasser : INVADER
17. Engage in a plot on Vince : CONNIVE
18. Ambulance chaser's girl : SUE
19. Doing away with a signer : ERASING
21. End of a lad : DIN
22. Desperate town in CT? : DIRE
24. Kind of lane : TRIP
25. Man in the aisle : ELIAS
27. To outdo you peon : ONEUP
29. What slippery fish are heard around in France : ILES
31. A ten-cent contribution : ANTE
32. Is it calmer sort of verse? : METRICAL
34. Redleg C.P.A. kept it : LEDGER
36. Is it in any way absurd? : ASININITY
38. Signal relayer for mascot : COMSAT
41. V.I.P.'s missing some furniture : NOTABLES
45. A plus 52 others in Rome : ALII
46. Middle of the German/Hungarian river : EGER
48. Roman who upset us all : SULLA
49. A mess in high places : MESAS
51. It's a bubbly drink : ASTI
53. Scot who's known for windiness? : GAEL
54. Her mishap, not his : PAM
55. In India, his rank is high : KRISHNA
58. Sgt. at Lincoln Center : NCO
59. Perfect auto pin : UTOPIAN
61. Men got a charge out of it : MAGNETO
63. Where does Les live? : SEVILLE
64. Start to rent one : ENTERON
65. Closer Arctic ship : SEALER
66. No rest for wise guy : NESTOR
1. Sincere ingénue : GENUINE
2. Animal always let outside : LEVERET
3. A post office returning W.W. II letters? : OPA
4. Have transportation in two of the original 13 states : RIDE
5. Like some chemicals I rent : INERT
6. Arraign a farm advocate : AGRARIAN
7. Chef Pierce uses it : RECIPE
8. Deity appearing after a Sun. : AMON
9. It makes Fido nag me : MANGE
10. Halftime? : MIN
11. Dig Neil dropping G's, e.g. : ELIDING
12. Try to evade it : DEVIATE
13. Knowledge of those who do swim : WISDOM
15. Like sender of stupidity : DENSER
20. Abundance of window bases? : SILLINESS
23. Not the U.S. area, I gather : EURASIA
26. Insect that dug ably : LADYBUG
28. ___ cake (easy Italian pastry) : PISA
30. Cut list : SLIT
33. ___ seer (quote Nostradamus on vacation) : CITE
35. A set of Greek characters : ETAS
37. Then morn for the Vikings : NORTHMEN
38. Place shown on U.S.C. map : CAMPUS
39. What chemists see a lot of : OLEATES
40. Wrong play made with some vim : MISMOVE
42. Allen or some other cowboy : LLANERO
43. One who's casting for role, etc. : ELECTOR
44. It has drinks on, also : SALOON
47. Dive winner : GAINER
50. Kills ability : SKILL
52. Foolish Annie : INANE
56. It sounds real bad : RALE
57. Stag for reps. : AGTS
60. Girl in apiary : PIA
62. Catch ten : NET

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