Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Sep 14, 2003 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 26, Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. U.S. star's composer : STRAUSS
8. Does she toss the party? : HOSTESS
15. Become dithguthted : THICKEN
16. Rest on lover, i.e. : OVERLIE
17. Very plain tea user : AUSTERE
18. She's in a real tizzy : LARAINE
19. Emma returning without a title : MME
20. Where to store grains, soils, etc. : SILOS
22. Wanted all but the start, in poker : ANTED
23. Part of a Latin phrase in trips overseas : IPSO
25. Instrument for a Florida native : FLUTE
27. Audibly sighed : SIDE
28. You are one medical prefix : NEURO
30. Marker to pilfer, it is said : STELE
32. I.R.S. man : SIR
33. Perfume not of pear, e.g. : ARPEGE
35. Basing me on famous folk : BIGNAMES
37. Treat Lena as standby : ALTERNATE
39. Belief of 700, including Renee : CREDENCE
42. Did over in high C ranges : RESANG
46. Brown article in France : LES
47. Course for a boy from Arg. or Braz. : SALAD
49. Hardship of a person in charge of a ship's ropes? : RIGOR
50. What the tsar patronized : ARTS
52. Would 'e kiss another Dickens character? : SIKES
54. Mate of Ewe A : RAMA
55. "___ Indigo" (purple cow's theme song) : MOOED
57. Lamps in song : PSALM
59. Element of 65-Across : TIN
60. They know how to dip nuts : PUNDITS
62. What builders go in for : ROOFING
64. Frenchman at #9 tee : ETIENNE
65. A tie men need for performance : MATINEE
66. One might render a fall on this : REAREND
67. What Rene set on the dinner table : ENTREES
1. Consider it a man's endurance : STAMINA
2. One who strikes the rump : THUMPER
3. P.R. issue is revolting : RISESUP
4. A small amt. of money : ACT
5. Reb followers : UKES
6. Fires up : SERIF
7. In 50's, Ness used them for hooks : SNELLS
8. Its milk is served in hotels : HOLSTEIN
9. Eggs ___ (redundant diner order) : OVA
10. Blood supplies in horse race : SERA
11. Rants about part of TWA : TRANS
12. Miltie's belief in privilege : ELITISM
13. The end, i.e., is without a set time : SINEDIE
14. They plant trees, so to speak : SEEDERS
21. Riots stemming from Korea bust : OUTBREAKS
24. One whom Greek gods did adore : OREAD
26. Regal composer : ELGAR
29. Looks at leg? So? : OGLES
31. Carp's tail : ENTER
34. They sent a flame up : ETNAS
36. Norse gods arise : AESIR
38. Elsie is deep, yet overshadowed : ECLIPSED
39. Marcel P. Viseman : CLAMPER
40. Get around our tree : REROUTE
41. It's a long way from here to Siena : ESTONIA
43. Like some stone in a gate : AGATINE
44. Me, in one election : NOMINEE
45. Snagger of farms : GRANGES
48. Exclamation re dame : DEARME
51. Reed's feast : SEDER
53. 'Tain't gift, said he : SLOAN
56. What Enid gets up to do : DINE
58. Witty thoughtt : MOTT
61. Oddly, tuning in cable channel : TNN
63. ___ coat (snow in the forest) : FIR
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