Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 28, 2002 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 26, Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Greek poet who watched his step : THESPIS
8. We'd list the most disorderly : WILDEST
15. Heavy breathing of a male sheep? : RAMPANT
16. An art, i.e., at the Met : ARIETTA
17. What a has-been says leads to deadlock : IMPASSE
18. Antlers where seasoning is made : SALTERN
19. Capital of Frence? : PERIS
20. Dressed like King Cole? : NATTY
22. ___ weed (piano player's smoke) : RAG
23. Screen lion : OLIN
24. Ceres' mountain detritus : SCREE
25. Fannie's middle years : ANNI
26. Flower that Elise holds : LIS
27. 46-Across + 500 : LAIRD
28. Gets a place to act : STAGE
29. Like some food in a bindle, i.e. : INEDIBLE
31. It's quite touching : FEELER
32. Failures of Zero combat operations : OMISSIONS
34. A tent's island name : STATEN
37. They're sure to assert wedding wishes : TOASTERS
41. Like an author who has been whipped? : WELTY
42. I fell for Pierre's girl : FILLE
43. Start to sing : LAP
44. It could get gory : ORGY
45. Ladies so-and-so : DONAS
46. L'atmosphere : LAIR
47. Money center : ONE
48. Speaking of a person from Copenhagen ... : DEIGN
49. Voices before net? : BASSI
50. Isn't liar apt to be biased? : PARTIAL
52. Believe it turns : TRUSTIN
54. Tie nene to French saint : ETIENNE
55. Getting horny? : HONKING
56. Created an opposing response : REACTED
57. Sign Ned finishes : ENDINGS
1. '52 port : TRIPOLI
2. Where did men hail piper? : HAMELIN
3. Spree I'm on is an adventure : EMPRISE
4. Where a nap is a siesta : SPAIN
5. Dad's satisfactory grade : PASS
6. Kind of urgent : INS
7. They may produce silent C's : STENCILS
8. Sad, wet and drunk : WASTED
9. What an egotist thinks : IRATE
10. Small athletic club? : LILY
11. What Ted turned into: Abbr. : DET
12. Like ten real verities : ETERNAL
13. To rent gas is unheard-of : STRANGE
14. More flavorful seaport : TANGIER
21. A stringer is interesting : ARRESTING
24. He prepared vaccine in basin : SABIN
25. Blast state : ATEST
27. Mate for Emily : LIMEY
28. It's common in Essen : SENSE
30. She's nuts : DOTTY
31. Farm young of Al's : FOALS
33. A hotline for Gilbert & Sullivan : IOLANTHE
34. Nothing powers a hawk, say : SWOOPER
35. Entreat, in threes : TERNATE
36. No place for a real G.I. : ALGERIA
38. Salient tissue protein : ELASTIN
39. Hoisting I.R.A. sign : RAISING
40. Bullfight sites: Abbr. : SPRINGS
42. Prevented from using kitchen wrap? : FOILED
45. The Revolution had a need for him : DEANE
46. A silk tie for a British socialist : LASKI
48. It's in d' passbook: Abbr. : DINT
49. Group in drab undies : BUND
51. Private eye, etc. : TEC
53. Pat's companion : RON
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