Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 08, 2010 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 30, Across Lite
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C
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R
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E
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E
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L
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S
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T
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A
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R
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R
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F
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P
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T
H
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N
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R
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V
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R
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D
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C
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L
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N
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L
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D
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R
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M
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M
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R
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O
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D
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N
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M
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Y
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S
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G
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A
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T
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R
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A
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L
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B
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Y
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N
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N
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L
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F
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P
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A
V
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F
L
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D
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C
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J
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D
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T
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D
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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. Length of a very long movie about fish baskets : CREELS
7. One a cop might arrest at a peep show : STARER
13. Rotten bit of batting advice : FOULTIP
14. Oppothite of a thaint : THINNER
16. Leave Essen in bondage : ENSLAVE
17. What to do if you see tart again : RETASTE
18. Car in Leeds : EDSEL
19. See two gulf states for seafood : CLAMS
21. Charlton Heston ran for president of this: Abbr. : NRA
22. What Brooklyn students do : LOIN
23. She's with Edna, I gather : DIANE
24. ___ whey (B&O dairy product) : RAIL
25. Mel follows her : ENA
26. Reticent to say, upon reflection, "D-! I'm it!" : TIMID
27. Maxim of Mr. Lao Tzu : MORAL
28. Any wonder it's celebrated? : RENOWNED
30. Laymen, that is to say : NAMELY
31. "U. S. Grant," i.e., at the bottom of a letter : SIGNATURE
33. Capital by Alan : ALBANY
36. Anti-loan American, e.g. : NATIONAL
40. Move ahead in favor of General Electric : FORGE
41. Start for five-and-ten in Pa. : PENTA
42. Woman in Havana : AVA
43. Run away from Mr. Bailey : FLEE
44. Jeez, why do I want this little canine? : DOGGY
45. Workers with headless fastener : CREW
46. Cry in Toledo : OLE
47. Gee, is this any way to win a battle? : SIEGE
48. Old Mr. Attrick : JERRY
49. Like Ray and Rita : RADIANT
51. A one-ten infant, say : NEONATE
53. Dr. Lawn Tool : DREDGER
54. Service that lets you write "tease" to friends : TWITTER
55. Like the Dry Era, to drinkers : DREARY
56. D's seen or heard : SENSED
1. C over D over E : CONDONE
2. In U.S.S.R, a citizen : RUSSIAN
3. Two letters read aloud for a girl : ELLEN
4. Up late : ETAL
5. Woman of 54 : LIV
6. Example of M & N pieces : SPECIMEN
7. Desert R, S and T : STRAND
8. It tells me the subject : THEME
9. 888 islands : AITS
10. Bernard's heart, genetically : RNA
11. Arrange an erne's capture : ENSNARE
12. Later R.I. prosecution : RETRIAL
13. Tentative proposal from ref Lee : FEELER
15. No kidding, as to friend : REALLY
20. Badly lagged, in a showbiz way : LAIDANEGG
23. Dull-colored, with lots of dents : DINGY
24. Mr. Moore : ROMEO
26. Rope I went for : TWINE
27. For Irma, a girlfriend : MARIA
29. River that goes a long way through Missouri : OSAGE
30. Why you with TNT would be crazy : NUTTY
32. Male lifeguards, typically : TANGENTS
33. A H-Henry or a H-Harrison : AFFORD
34. One who praised the Lord all the time : LOLLARD
35. Stallion that could turn beer red : BREEDER
37. What a ranter might do to a story : NARRATE
38. Rte. Dave avoided : AVERTED
39. Wearily I may leave the court : LAWYER
41. Some literature to print or type : POETRY
44. E D R : DINER
45. See tens of coins : CENTS
47. A gas on the rise : SAGA
48. Enlist in banjoing : JOIN
50. Keep under one's 'at : IDE
52. Farm animal you heard : EWE
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