Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 26, 2009 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. He could be in a class or clash : SCHOLAR
8. Perfect announcement at a card table : IDEAL
13. Eagerest for some ship accommodations : STEERAGE
14. Sounds like an unfeeling diva : CALLAS
16. Like an airplane stored with hand gear : HANGARED
17. When to shoot, after "Ready, aim ..." : ONFIRE
18. Be there at telephone company demise : ATTEND
19. I hear she's a complainer : MONA
21. Billy said it to his mother : MAA
22. Mother of ___ (inventor of knitting) : PURL
23. Things with which a person hears, mostly : EARS
24. Car ___ (where to bury an auto in Sudan) : TOMB
25. 243 years, perhaps : ERA
26. Source of groan in the jungle : ORANG
28. Cousin of Irene : ERNIE
29. Overwhelms in duels, e.g. : DELUGES
31. Blended in dear old Yale : ALLOYED
33. In which t' carry things t' Charles : TRAY
34. Nab in L.A. : NAIL
35. Tried 2000 test : MIDTERM
38. Form of worship in 1552? So? : IDOLISM
42. Sign of raise : ARIES
43. Seats, to a theater or stadium : ASSET
45. Kind of thing : SEE
46. Noise from boarder with no bed : ROAR
47. Like a proper girl in Rhode Island in the evening : PRIM
48. Time it seemingly takes when one's waiting in line : EONS
49. End for end : ING
50. Force Alaska inside Maine : MAKE
51. Stately home, say, of Athena : PALLAS
53. Governor Manning has a part in "Psycho" : NORMAN
55. Like 50 Seattle stars : STELLATE
57. Unlike bare L.A. field : ARABLE
58. What emitters of shrieks were surprised to discover : TERMITES
59. Communication that travels a mile in a split second : EMAIL
60. I.e., a lass who's an outlaw may have several of these : ALIASES
1. Astuter level of attainment : STATURE
2. Middle of a decent rally : CENTRAL
3. Haig'll speak to a German philosopher : HEGEL
4. Where Nora hails from : ORAN
5. Follower of Abe : LARD
6. Time for a certain brand of appliance : AGE
7. Mr. Dean of the Algonquin : REDMAN
8. Images on coins : ICONS
9. Who ended ban? : DANA
10. Little fellow without owl : ELF
11. Monthly payment from oil man? Why? : ALIMONY
12. Where to send air male : LARAMIE
13. Molded head: Sp. : SHAPED
15. What pollution will debase : SEABED
20. Living being that arms go in : ORGANISM
23. German version of a fast buck, once : EASYMARK
24. Comptroller showing folklore figure : TROLL
26. What horror movie goers see : OGRES
27. Dreary, at heart : REAR
28. He used to lie, poetically : ELIOT
30. Out-and-out, say : UTTER
32. Put a great deal of stuff on board : LADE
35. Unlikely place to find an airman : MARINA
36. Nothing Renoir dug up : IRONORE
37. Figure of a maid: Gr. : DIAGRAM
39. Keep from getting close to Elias : ISOLATE
40. Where lawmakers are as tense : SENATES
41. 1,000 S's in disarray : MESSES
44. Period when everyone eats, sí? No! : SIESTA
47. Group that may give a railway a bad review : PANEL
48. E. 50s is where you'll find him : ELLIS
50. Where Liam paid in francs : MALI
51. Ripe fairy in Persian myth : PERI
52. She's in Alabama surroundings : ALMA
54. What a random banker holds : MBA
56. Let up : TEL
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