Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 19, 2001 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 31, Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like his plum, maybe : LUMPISH
8. Make egret feel welcome : GREET
13. Repudiate U.N. encore : RENOUNCE
14. Pancakes served at Elks : LATKES
16. Hamming it up at Philharmonic performance? : ACTINGINCONCERT
18. It's apt to promote learning : PTA
19. Husky, with odd legs : SLEDDOG
20. Sign actors act out : SRO
21. Who ate up ma? : PUMA
23. One Mr. Big of old : ENORM
24. Bewail brief Missouri article : MOAN
25. Choose by barrot : ERECT
27. 162 commanders report to this person: Abbr. : CNO
28. Cause of chef's success : SAUCE
29. It doesn't predate bureaucracy : REDTAPE
31. Sun. time : MINUTES
33. Where Latin is found at the Rubin Center : UBI
34. Man of understanding : KEN
35. Makes a tad less briny : DESALTS
39. ___ of Lebanon (Beirut farmers) : SEEDERS
43. Run, i.e., to accustom : INURE
44. Where Sousa winds up : USA
46. Find another occupant for tree 50 : RELET
47. Secret agent online? : ESPY
48. Kind of dish with tripe : PETRI
50. What it is to call you Red : RUDE
51. From us or you : OUR
52. Where Elsie roars at ponies : CORRALS
54. He had to lay out deadly W.W. II plans : DDE
55. Club with no dues? : FREEASSOCIATION
58. Iron man? Hardly! : FEMALE
59. Ball ___ (cotillion manners) : BEARINGS
60. It might rinse itself off in a bird bath : SERIN
61. Sign Ned finishes : ENDINGS
1. At which to recite rule, etc. : LECTURE
2. Sort of lion that could daunt me : UNTAMED
3. Me? I'm nothing to Henri : MOI
4. Ups 'n' downs herein : PUNS
5. Nook for Nigel : INGLE
6. E.g., Physics 101 scene : SCIENCE
7. Biddy joins Rickles in area of Greater London : HENDON
8. Pessimism of automaker about place to wash up : GLOOM
9. Sounded angry? Why not! : RANG
10. Stretched in the middle : ETC
11. Just manages to see U.K. : EKESOUT
12. Place for a caterer to set up : TERRACE
13. Hit man? : RAPPER
15. Group on sets of MTV, say : STONES
17. Source of information for McRod : CDROM
22. One who gave Ray a cut in premium : ACTUARY
24. Walk slowly, unarmed : MAUNDER
26. Enjoy a belt here : TABLE
28. With which crossword editors react to ernes : SNEER
30. Tip-up : PIT
32. 'ave a long walk : IKE
35. Gambling cube not quite right? : DIEOFF
36. Guarantees we'll see runs : ENSURES
37. Presume the utmost : SUPREME
38. They're reportedly drains on a court's time : SUERS
39. Who'd scare an old crusader : SARACEN
40. Avoiding dueling : ELUDING
41. Maneuvers of football Dodgers : REDDOGS
42. Any sets of old masters : STEENS
45. It's flashy sorbet : STROBE
48. Opens Polish city : POSEN
49. Tale told in A.D. 52 : ILIAD
52. ___ flower (Colombian poppy?) : CALI
53. Garment that sounds sad : SARI
56. It listens to inside of heart : EAR
57. Opposite of tout : TIN
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