Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 04, 2013 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2013, The New York Times
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1. Saying in an AT&T sign : STATING
8. Turns back : SNIPS
13. Astonish an archer? : BOWLOVER
14. It may get a hard tap in a birthday party : PINATA
16. Put off by a neat lie : ALIENATE
17. Sock for Ellen and Kate : ANKLET
18. Wretched Hindu garment, say : SORRY
19. Bear's weapon : SABRE
21. Riot's start : PAT
22. Handle found in two-thirds of a hotel chain : HILT
23. 1,000 customs of Clio and Erato : MUSES
24. It's a Latin room, essentially : SALA
25. See a compass point : ESE
26. Encrusted, as a deck : CAKED
27. A term for one parent : MATER
28. Odd garnets : STRANGE
30. We sorts of people who pack things : STOWERS
32. Man seen after ten : DON
33. Historic White House letters (#1, #3 and #4) : HST
34. L.A. poet's sports equipment : PELOTAS
38. What be cargo areas? : BEHOLDS
42. A St. Thomas love : AMORE
43. Idea's digression : ASIDE
45. Consume, as tea : EAT
46. Ciné city : NICE
47. End o' game : OMEGA
48. No native of Aden : DANE
49. Apt name for a revolutionary : IRA
50. Form of magic to be between two exclamations : OBEAH
51. G S E : SINGE
52. Cows that lactate with no one : CATTLE
54. Not a term of importance : NOMATTER
56. Why, dates may be described this way : STEADY
57. Makers of reactors : CREATORS
58. Trims, as some shrubbery in London : EDGES
59. Fascinate, as Gen. Ross : ENGROSS
1. One who toils so for a concert : SOLOIST
2. "Baton Wielder" writer left inside : TWIRLER
3. Alter an alarm : ALERT
4. Guy who might go from Italy to the Big Apple : TONY
5. Sal's other half : IVA
6. What might Knut see hanging from a kimono sash : NETSUKE
7. Agrees to bribery : GREASE
8. Practices fighting with masts : SPARS
9. How many will follow Leo : NINE
10. Kinky, at heart : INK
11. Touch the head of a friend : PALPATE
12. Relates to a thief : STEALER
13. Sheba's parties : BASHES
15. A start for perfumers : ATTARS
20. Where debs sleep : BEDS
23. It's great for a G-man : MAGNA
24. Took care of a horror film sequel, reportedly : SAWTO
26. C (-E) : CNOTE
27. Familiar name in Israeli homes : MOSHE
29. Love to read about love : ADORE
31. First name of "The District Attorney" actress : THEDA
34. Worst fears of an Inca: Sp. : PANICS
35. Where Arabs pursue a metier : EMIRATE
36. Found tea cold : LOCATED
37. Plateau vis-à-vis a large mesa : SAME
38. H/N : BIGHORN
39. Last one of the sheds : LEANTOS
40. Swarms of bees in gardens, e.g. : DANGERS
41. Guides animals in a roundup : STEERS
44. Where one can see ghosts : SEANCE
47. Says "Yes, Bo" to orders : OBEYS
48. Morse bit to "Me, too" : DITTO
50. Antique antique : OLDE
51. River for a Russian autocrat, you might say : SAAR
53. Center stage : TAG
55. Woman in gem holdup : MEG

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