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Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl

NY Times, Sun, Jan 22, 2023 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28
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© 2023, The New York Times
Across
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What Grumpy shouldn't do to a fellow dwarf : SLAPHAPPY
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SW = H : SWISH
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Small part of cream & oleo : CAMEOROLE
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Kind of path : HOMEO
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Musical performances in a pet store : OPERETTAS
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Bit of Oklahoma surrounded by Arkansas on both sides : AROAR
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Color of a piece of paper with writing fluid : PINK
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Things they shout, in part : HEYS
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Demands from a stern landlady : RENTS
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Judgm_ _t _ay : END
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Baseball score by a Minnesota hockey team : RUNWILD
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A long time back : ARE
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Erratic roller : CARTIRE
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In particular, a lake name in Asia : ARAL
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Foul place for a seamstress : SEWER
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Middle of sentences : TEN
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It's everything or nothing : LOVE
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erutinruf fo selcitrA : TURNEDTHETABLES
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M_ _s, to the Gr_ek_ : ARES
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Guy who's hilarious, at heart : ARI
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Computers with 500 add-ons : DELLS
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Some whiskeys, say : RISE
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Place to get zany in China : YANGTZE
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Pat : APT
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Dragon's home when alone, eh? : HONALEE
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After Dec., month in which to make extracts from boiling : OCT
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Brand all in Nabisco packaging : NILLA
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Stimulate most of sudden growth : SPUR
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Ales at a reduced price, e.g. : SALE
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Declaration from a person holding a card deck : IDEAL
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Rationale of one who's turning away friends : ALIENATOR
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It helps engines rev so well : SERVO
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Kind of section near a case : CAESAREAN
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Doubl_ curve_' _hap_ _ : ESSES
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Model judge with a nasty bark : TYRABANKS
Down
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Range of the Pecos : SCOPE
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Plain coat trimming : LAPIN
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Prayer's closing before the start of dinner : AMEND
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Each $1,000 of a job benefit : PERK
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When said three times, cry from Santa while gardening : HOE
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Ben Hur's painterly relative : ARTHUR
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Strong teas? Nope! : POTENT
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SacRificE buNT : PLAYWITHINAPLAY
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"Essie, yer dern tootin'!" : YESSIREE
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Thomas Hardy piece : SHARD
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Dressed in western Oregon : WORE
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What the successful sesame seed might say : IMONAROLL
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Show the composer of "Bolero" a chair on a ship : SEATRAVEL
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Having the sheer loss of a stable's animals : HORSELESS
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Like coming from the rear to win : RARE
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It's time to give up : LENT
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Meaning, they say, in "perfume" : CENSE
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Dramatist with odd characters in "Alla Breve" : ALBEE
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It's arena's spice : STARANISE
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Greek playwright, or what he asked the dry cleaner regarding his pants : EURIPIDES
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Rustlers heard after making a u-ey : WRESTLERS
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Classic song from Yoda : DAYO
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Can start to do business : TRANSACT
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___ to a toolbox (does what a woodworker might) : ADZE
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Uglier and more sticky : GLUIER
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Mother who observed Easter : TERESA
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Shoal rings : HALOS
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A note about some cereal : OATEN
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Conceal a lock : CLOAK
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___ upside down (ones diving at a beach) : TERNS
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Wash in Central Avenue : LAVE
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Ara's wife : SARA
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Rising disapproval : NAB
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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