Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 17, 2014 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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1. Calms or makes a lot of noise : CLAMORS
8. Film star who's more affectionate in Boston : FONDA
13. Added a comment, as about a church bell : CHIMEDIN
14. Provide oil for nation : ANOINT
16. Finish a dove hen : HAVEDONE
17. Asia's sea spice : CASSIA
18. Rope in a thinker : OPINER
19. It can mean "You said it!" : AMEN
21. Initials for 259 shipmates : HMS
22. Preceder of send and tend : REND
23. What a Winter Olympian might kiss for luck : SKIS
24. Follower of Pluto : CRAT
25. Gad about : DAG
26. Why Tass remains : STAYS
28. It consists of at least three candidates : SLATE
29. Keep Austin's alive : SUSTAIN
31. Oh, games and tributes! : HOMAGES
33. Boy in lace : ALEC
34. Degrees ambassadors may have : MBAS
35. Behave like a PC motor : COMPORT
38. Where to go for an arrival or a trip : AIRPORT
42. Scanned-in finish for a Norwegian or Swede : AVIAN
43. Fashionable TV : INSET
45. One start for a conservative : NEO
46. Places a lion ends up : DENS
47. He's a hon : NOAH
48. Go by spas : PASS
49. Unit in energy : ERG
50. ___ of America (the Supreme Court) : BANC
51. Instruments at Siam concert : AMATIS
53. Discussed late decay : TALKED
55. Classic timepiece with a hero logo : HOROLOGE
57. Old essayist whose work seems like a bargain : STEELE
58. Cheers when nothing is on a TV : OVATIONS
59. Who raged? : EDGAR
60. Listens for old movies : SILENTS
1. Uh, a cape or hat : CHAPEAU
2. G 54 S : LIVINGS
3. 19-Across + 500 : AMEND
4. One you might deem an ancient Iranian : MEDE
5. It might waft through a door : ODOR
6. Tin x 2 preceder : RIN
7. Like Kenya's thieves : SNEAKY
8. Fronts of cafes : FACES
9. Biblical character in "Bonanza" : ONAN
10. What makes Stan tan : NOS
11. Gossip + a paper that publishes gossip : DISHRAG
12. Add pep in a team : ANIMATE
13. Extension ___ (tacked-on musical sounds) : CHORDS
15. Flavor states : TASTES
20. His has 2,000 ingredients all mixed in : MISHMASH
23. It contains some coercion : SANCTION
24. It can hold a toupee on a scalp : CLASP
26. Nola's Beauty Parlor : SALON
27. ___ drop (part of a stadium collapse) : TIER
28. They transport people to the north : SMART
30. Pasta appetizer : TAPAS
32. Award that sounds offensive with its sides switched : OBIE
35. Students at East D.C. Academy : CADETS
36. Dined ever to a fault : OVERATE
37. Mixed in, like the government of 16th-century China : MINGLED
39. Reveling, to a toon : ONATOOT
40. Renews a contract and calls it quits : RESIGNS
41. Flings for Ossets : TOSSES
44. A nosh, see? : NACHOS
47. Andre voted for him in 1996 : NADER
48. Plain-speaking Sarah : PALIN
50. Abel's twin : BELA
51. Sea in Asia rallying from near extinction : ARAL
52. It's a tiny thing to me : MOTE
54. Kay, for example, finds beer here : KEG
56. Start for an egg in a movie : OVI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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