Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Nov 02, 1997 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 31, Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They more or less act as homes : CASTLES
8. Solid heroes : IDOLS
13. Horatiolike? : ALGERIAN
14. Art of great value or cost : COROTS
16. Amount of food for a wedding guest? : MARRIAGEPORTION
18. Said Porthos, "What a good friend ___!" : AMI
19. Like a certain leonine joke : ONELINE
20. Duce's predecessor : TRA
21. Music heard past bedtime : TAPS
23. Earl's home in France : ARLES
24. Eye ___ 'n' nose 'n' throat : NEAR
25. Suggestions I punt : INPUT
27. Salt without a ship : LST
28. This material sounds swell : SERGE
29. Grand yet last : STATELY
31. What plaintiff does in U.S.C. case : ACCUSES
33. Kind of pen : UNO
34. Take part in a tea : EAT
35. Produce cup ears : SCAREUP
39. Place for mean or acrid bulls : CORRIDA
43. Joint Shea athlete? : COMET
44. Hur's follower : RAH
46. Aspect of cafe and tea : FACET
47. 'Ula ___ (cockney toys) : OOPS
48. Bauxite, galena and 998 others : MORES
50. It had not felt right : LEFT
51. 75% of Gulf illnesses : FLU
52. Zealots involved in a scam : MANIACS
54. Capital of Brazil? : BEE
55. Dentists' chairs? : FILLINGSTATIONS
58. See 50-ct. choice : SELECT
59. It may be viewed as stale, etc. : TELECAST
60. Ask an old Java man about it : SANKA
61. Any human in Met "Aida" : ADAMITE
1. Empty canal is noisy : CLAMANT
2. Sounds like one with a grasp of Latin : AGRIPPA
3. Kind of vile : SER
4. T' where in Brazil? : TRIO
5. A nail for a climber : LIANA
6. How, e.g., early zealots act : EAGERLY
7. In 50's, Ness used them in fishing : SNELLS
8. Scion? Figures! : ICONS
9. Steve's last name : DORE
10. Crumb of a torte : ORT
11. What lazy Eli sort of does : LOITERS
12. It's so great in the attic : STORAGE
13. They're heard at Siam concerts : AMATIS
15. Pitfalls for Nasser : SNARES
17. It's apt, i.e., to be seen in a museum : PIETA
22. What surgeon in a rut uses : SUTURES
24. Renault gear : NEUTRAL
26. Two-way principle : TENET
28. Fracas devoid of a muffler : SCARF
30. Who's heard to lead tenant : LOU
32. Head of 182 companies : CEO
35. Switch positions in S.C.? : SCOFFS
36. Workers who murmur falsehoods : COOLIES
37. Vessel with alum pal : AMPULLA
38. Part of nag, oddly : PRONG
39. Overcharged per head, etc. : CHEATED
40. Vessel for Cabot, i.e. : ICEBOAT
41. Send fee to lawyer for this : DEFENSE
42. A t-trial : ATTEST
45. As a star, I bristle : ARISTA
48. Ray is a T-man : MANTA
49. I left Calais with Gia : SCALA
52. "I'm Casey," said he : MICK
53. Dorothy's aunt canonized? : STEM
56. He had taken off handle : LEN
57. I see one here in France : ICI
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