Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Sep 01, 2002 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 30, Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Party to a drama in 1588 : ARMADA
7. Steps taken by S.A. business grads : SAMBAS
13. Ever oil blanket? : LIEOVER
14. Elaine E. is who gets the property : ALIENEE
16. Judicial hearing might make Sen. quit : INQUEST
17. Ingredient in grave recipes : VINEGAR
18. Sun St. is surprising : STUNS
19. 9-A is vacant : INANE
21. Note from D. to Croix : ELA
22. Che's beginning to get pants : BRIT
23. Ague's treatment : USAGE
24. West of Kan. : ALAS
25. Old car's return : OER
26. It earns a few pelts : SNARE
27. Chemist could name one : AMINE
28. Provoking Linden, e.g. : NEEDLING
30. Inferred what Ed cued : EDUCED
31. For us, this one excels : OUTSHINES
33. At 55, easy job is not for her : SLAVEY
36. Looks over the nicest: Sp. : INSPECTS
40. Rep's end : TILES
41. Cousin of an Eskimo, you, et al. : ALEUT
42. 25-Across heard : ORE
43. As the French might say, "Down with Saab!" : ABAS
44. It swayed so-called shoe buyer : SUEDE
45. ___ garden (flowery spot) : BIER
46. Pro follower, for the time being : TEM
47. Voices of fish #1 : BASSI
48. Place that is in a biblical story : SINAI
49. On tour I make things smooth : IRONOUT
51. Fruit drink served in jail? : BRIGADE
53. Sees a need for sound rhythm : CADENCE
54. Where folks go miles for china : LIMOGES
55. Like a sluggard and Lee : LEADEN
56. Changed it indeed : EDITED
1. Race ended in a tie near here : AINTREE
2. Need about 24 sheets : REQUIRE
3. High horse? : MOUNT
4. Eva's old greetings : AVES
5. Beginning of Troy : DES
6. Tsarina's workers : ARTISANS
7. A Vegas brute : SAVAGE
8. Straighten out one lane : ALINE
9. Belonging to me, in effect : MINE
10. Kind of ping : BEE
11. Glance I find heavenly : ANGELIC
12. Where did Lana see liner? : SEALANE
13. What city is slob in? : LISBON
15. Removed from Red Sea : ERASED
20. Pipes that let the ash linger : NARGHILES
23. To N.Y.U. it brings harmony : UNITY
24. Entertain morning practice : AMUSE
26. Turns you less : SLUES
27. A branch of govt. : ADEPT
29. Peace symbols I get out of videos : DOVES
30. Had seen you follow : ENSUE
32. In Eden, 2-lb. apples were this : INEDIBLE
33. It acts as interference : STATIC
34. Progressive Braille : LIBERAL
35. In a Mao-led fashion : ALAMODE
37. Money for a G.I., once : COINAGE
38. Walked all over dear Ted : TREADED
39. 'Tain't Hurons : SERIES
41. She told us neat stories : AUSTEN
44. Cause of dish's success : SAUCE
45. OT : BIGOT
47. Investment that ties one up : BOND
48. 1002 South Valley : SIMI
50. Test leader? : NEA
52. Central corridors : RID
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