Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Oct 09, 2005 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

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

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. This word has mess written all over it : SMASHES
8. Saying with a vagabond at heart : PROVERB
15. Companion for a prison type : CONSORT
16. Did Irv ever get stimulant? : REVIVER
17. It gave reception for Christie around 10 : ANTENNA
18. Issue over man at ease : EMANATE
19. 615 dietary recommendations : RDA
20. Measure of a hunter's skill : KILLS
22. Miss Daily : LYDIA
23. Equal start for average one : PARI
25. She's 50? I see! : ELISE
27. Advance in the calendar : LEND
28. Miss Neale : ELENA
30. One giving a leg up? : STILT
32. ___ Lett (French bettor's home?) : RUE
33. Make secure from mortal danger : RESCUE
35. When in a bind, use this kind of judgment : UNBIASED
37. Experiences surgeon Ed : UNDERGOES
39. Isn't Marg in pain? : SMARTING
42. Owen who writes novels … or at least used to : WISTER
46. Humor with no end : WIT
47. Slowpoke in Al's garden : SNAIL
49. Chutzpah? Never! : NERVE
50. One in gear to enhance maturity : AGER
52. Him and me are V.I.P.'s : AMEER
54. Foot has a set o' them : TOES
55. I sort out combos : TRIOS
57. Caucasus native who might owe Tess : OSSET
59. Chet's predecessor : CRO
60. More convenient, as in a herd : HANDIER
62. One involved in the care of children : TEACHER
64. Understanding any tenet : ENTENTE
65. On TV, Elsie is most wicked : EVILEST
66. Got dose of comic's barbs : STOOGED
67. Puts back on the N.Y.S.E., or tries: Sl. : RELISTS
1. Flee like a Brit on a racer: Sp. : SCARPER
2. Man Dole never ran against : MONDALE
3. A northeast star : ANTARES
4. Point in compasses : SSE
5. Get the attention of Kohn : HONK
6. Pal of one Rene : ERNIE
7. s S : STALLS
8. Winery process that's urgent : PRESSING
9. Brandt's introducer : REM
10. ___ teen (young track habitué) : OVAL
11. Like many a broken record? : VINYL
12. Adverse ones escaping : EVADERS
13. King could run it with ease : RETINUE
14. How might adder be eaten? : BREADED
21. I urge list of services : LITURGIES
24. Acquire fashionable mutt : INCUR
26. It's below the shoulder : ELBOW
29. A nut's kin : AUNTS
31. Connection between 10 eyes : TIEIN
34. Where Diane hails from : EDINA
36. A T-TV or a r-radio : ASSET
38. Charmed enough to adore men : ENAMORED
39. Uses wet sash for bandages : SWATHES
40. Person who's moving Martin G. : MIGRANT
41. Consumed part of it at one : ATEINTO
43. What's good for Hector's sore throat? : TROCHES
44. Place for the first lady to relax? : EVEREST
45. About kinds of places to relax : RESORTS
48. Man with 50 trees : LESTER
51. Where bull lurks behind Door E : RODEO
53. Chaucer pilgrim who would veer E. : REEVE
56. Half a prison hootenanny : SING
58. A lit end : TAIL
61. Peter, at heart : ETE
63. Roman number before max : CLI

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

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