Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 13, 2014 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite

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© 2014, The New York Times
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1. He had an O.K. run as Indonesia's leader : SUKARNO
8. Chooses certain tools : PICKS
13. Bore witness as stated et cetera : ATTESTED
14. Makes up for a stone : ATONES
16. Acquired new leadership : GOTAHEAD
17. Same cry, mostly : SCREAM
18. Ridges at Easter : ARETES
19. Seth in a Bible book: Abbr. : ESTH
21. He's the Spanish one : ELI
22. Roundabout letter to I.R.S. might start thus : SIRS
23. Dog behind can : ASTA
24. Part of some jazz acts : SCAT
25. Kind of fish : SEL
26. What one sees at deserts : CACTI
28. He's an Alan Ladd character : SHANE
29. Why 551 + 151 is perfect : IDYLLIC
31. Are gorillas able to eat them? : CANAPES
33. A real nobleman : EARL
34. Rank of a tree trunk bulge : KNAR
35. Aimless girl : MELISSA
38. One ends up in one-legged creatures : UNIPEDS
42. In Israel, athletes may be found here : ELATH
43. Push a noted architect from 1 to 50 : IMPEL
45. A dozen even parts in exhibit : XII
46. Unconsidered diaper problem : RASH
47. Iowa message center : AMES
48. 50% of supplies of wood : PULP
49. LOL's end : ITA
50. ___ cake (Italian pastry) : PISA
51. Exhausted U.S. dupe : USEDUP
53. Cultivated a '50s diet : TILLED
55. Speed of DNA production : GENERATE
57. A close comfort : SOLACE
58. 21-Across in a footnote : ELICITED
59. Turkey parts that Sen. Casey likes : NECKS
60. Sounds that startle : RATTLES
1. Legendary editors : STORIED
2. Say a Confederate general's name completely : UTTERLY
3. Poet a student takes to read : KEATS
4. Noted athlete at Shea : ASHE
5. In shortest roads: Abbr. : RTES
6. #723 in teaching grp. : NEA
7. How do Ted's peculiarities rank among everyone's? : ODDEST
8. Food that may be served at spa : PASTA
9. Tie up, as a 'orse : ITCH
10. Nell's predecessor : COR
11. It can keep you moving : KNEECAP
12. Where may Capt. Alan see ships? : SEALANE
13. His saga is part of Wimbledon history : AGASSI
15. Misset hits : SMITES
20. Leave package deliverer holding the bill : STICKUPS
23. A hundred demands : ACCLAIMS
24. Shrewd note from musician : SHARP
26. $50$ : CLASH
27. Pace starter : AIRS
28. Slain slowpoke : SNAIL
30. Scots catch the 1:50 here : LEITH
32. She sounds like the real article : ANNE
35. Deserves the title "mister" : MERITS
36. Joy to alien : ELATION
37. Explorer returning two girls : LASALLE
39. Outflow that's E.U.-taxed : EXUDATE
40. 501 string instruments : DILUTES
41. Slipped "Noel" : SIPPED
44. Re a gem that's small : MEAGER
47. They help with ideas : AIDES
48. Plier danger : PERIL
50. A kiss for Gregory : PECK
51. Intl. body's computer programming group : UNIT
52. Arian forerunner : SECT
54. Reported shortage of resin : LAC
56. Drink up : ELA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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