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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 06, 2000 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 31, Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's advertised in L.A. paper : APPAREL
8. Songs as light as air : ARIAS
13. Having lots of references to evil Saul : ALLUSIVE
14. River snag, e.g. : GANGES
16. Staircase guard? : FLIGHTATTENDANT
18. It obscures a froggy, oddly : FOG
19. This is, e.g., N.Y.'s affirmative action : YESSING
20. Kind of thing : TEE
21. Emperor who gave a hoot : OTHO
23. Magi's character : SIGMA
24. ___ mortise (Latvian joint?) : RIGA
25. Torre, a k a the Rocket : RETRO
27. Owes all : OOO
28. Bacchus named her : MENAD
29. Get rid of the dye instead : DESTAIN
31. How any live ingénue behaves : NAIVELY
33. Spy group in La Crosse : OSS
34. ___-away plan (Oahu disposal operation?) : LEI
35. A.P. tells about these beds : PALLETS
39. Perfect lines between double curves : SINLESS
43. 32-Down as someone else : ALIAS
44. It's united behind nun : CIO
46. Attack Anya : SETON
47. 1,000-tavern locale: Abbr. : MINN
48. Results of a baby back rub: Sp. : BURPS
50. Where corn oils are kept : SILO
51. Scottish uncle in the middle of Yemen : EME
52. He found it odder to philosophize : DIDEROT
54. Take 'eed : EAR
55. Missing pages : LEAVESOFABSENCE
58. He's no Gael : ANGELO
59. Kind of income Anne rued : UNEARNED
60. Next, a Bush, e.g. : TEXAN
61. What is Errol driving? : LORRIES
1. One getting part of an ole tale : ALLOTEE
2. Difficulties ending stoplights : PLIGHTS
3. Dog in every other plunge : PUG
4. Like Hay's sickly face : ASHY
5. Civil ___ (nonreligious weddings?) : RITES
6. I save on tax this way : EVASION
7. Words that get legs to move : LETSGO
8. Stage in an age of rocketry : AGENA
9. Vocal follower of Boomer? : RANG
10. Like one North Dakota politician: Abbr. : IND
11. Anita, e.g., is like a rock : AGATINE
12. Where did Lee snag a lion? : SENEGAL
13. Have money for a T-Taurus : AFFORD
15. How the cool person stayed : STEADY
17. I'm not from Athens -- he is : TIMON
22. Is Lorna to get the bird? : ORTOLAN
24. Verbally abuses in six reels : REVILES
26. Seas o' water, seemingly : OASES
28. ___ to an end (lineman's looks?) : MIENS
30. First adherent : IST
32. Arab in regalia : ALI
35. She considers me a pal : PAMELA
36. Nourishment in a melt : ALIMENT
37. Eagle in descent : LINEAGE
38. C.D.'s you owe in old Italian money : SCUDO
39. Who might sing rap soon? : SOPRANO
40. Frenchman is almost nineteen : ETIENNE
41. Closes a sad case : SOLACES
42. What drones did : SNORED
45. Hot-tempered you are, life : IREFUL
48. Animal is so in container : BISON
49. Like judges in their robes : SOBER
52. Ware's introduction : DELA
53. Fallen star of 1917 : TSAR
56. Con's last name : VEX
57. Central America : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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