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Michael Lieberman
Michael Lieberman

NY Times, Sun, Feb 20, 2022 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Michael Lieberman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29
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P
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H
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L
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G
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M
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M
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G
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G
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C
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B
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© 2022, The New York Times
Across
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Like the best-looking pet-sitter : PRETTIEST
10
_upl_x own_rs' _ocument_ : DEEDS
15
Procedure to make a baby : REPRODUCE
16
Turn back the clock : REMIT
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Check's exclamation when it's accepted as legal tender : IMHONORED
18
Edit out part of "Que Sera Sera" : ERASE
19
Smart places to shop : MARTS
20
What's needed for a grad to become a grandad : AND
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C W E : WINCE
22
ispeP, e.g. : ADOS
23
Buzzing, like a sitar : ASTIR
25
Old West hero, per a Costner film : EARP
26
Non-starter : LEN
27
This is a need for making ouzo : ANISEED
29
Twen_i_th lett_r : TEE
30
Girl involved in sweet talk : ETTA
31
Pianists' time is spent playing them : SPINETS
33
It's round here: Sp. : SPHERE
36
{Darjeeling, oolong, Earl Grey} : TEASET
37
British porta-potty magnate : LOOKING
39
This means "search engine results" : HITS
40
Deliverer of some Pixar DVDs : UPS
41
Manila's fauna : ANIMALS
43
Kind of net : MAG
46
Bravery around gunshots : GUTS
48
Plant that gave a sweet nectar : AGAVE
49
The difference between Carleton College and Eton College : CARL
50
Small bit of snow containing a large amount of water : FLAKE
52
___ Graham, wordplay aficionado : ANA
53
Proud viola player's shout : VOILA
54
More than willing to agree : EAGER
55
-holomew : BARTENDER
57
Guide some cattle : STEER
58
Break up tin veneer : INTERVENE
59
Tries out some of the latest styles : TESTS
60
Body parts for which Lisa Bonet is notable : TAILBONES
Down
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Mr. Capone, on his very best behavior : PRIMAL
2
Like a "Read Me" file that's been overhauled : REMADE
3
Screenwriter doing a phoner : EPHRON
4
S is well preserved, but ... : TROTS
5
T atop S : TONS
6
Br_de's _eclarati_n : IDO
7
Is this a U.S. area? I don't think so : EURASIA
8
"This makes no ___" (zero-star review of an air freshener) : SCENTS
9
Tied Ed's sleepwear : TEDDIES
10
Sketched Nancy solving a mystery : DREW
11
A Ggreat Llake : EERIE
12
Comes from manatees : EMANATES
13
Criticize a Greek island : DISCRETE
14
Most expensive of Pete's set : STEEPEST
23
Articles about Ky.'s southern neighbor : ANTENNA
24
Flooring in a Cong. member's office : REPTILE
27
Places to get air at hotels : ATRIA
28
Edits some meal plans : DIETS
30
___ out a living (what a poor mouse tries to do) : EEK
32
Rapper featured in arena shows : NAS
33
Party for some gastropods : SLUGFEST
34
"Mom, u early, but ..." : POPULATE
35
Some data on emcees : HOSTAGES
38
Perform every so often : GIGABIT
39
At a cheese party it's a hit: Var. : HAVARTI
42
When mother and grandmother are due in Spain : MANANA
43
Dame in a fairy tale : MAIDEN
44
Leaner woman : ARLENE
45
Stares at some lagers : GLARES
47
Sport in which to see Katie shoot targets : SKEET
49
Endless vehicle procession : CONVO
51
Airs at a hearing : ERRS
53
It denotes action in river basins : VERB
56
Let up : TEL
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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