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Andrew Ries
Andrew Ries

NY Times, Sun, Feb 09, 2020 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Andrew J. Ries
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27
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© 2020, The New York Times
Across
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Bits of advice on teasing : RIBTIPS
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Charges a levy, say : ATTACKS
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Neo-noir club : ONEIRON
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L
E
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Band whose records Nana has : SHANANA
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Put on a new steeple : RESPIRE
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Returning deserter : TAR
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100 snooty barons : TYCOONS
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Cut upside down or right side up : MOW
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Electronic drug to avoid : ELUDE
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___ pick (choose a sock or sweater) : KNIT
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Org. established as an answer to Sputnik : NASA
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Takeback in firepower : REPO
28
Not an "if" or an "and" : ABUT
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Determine to leave mine out : DETER
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Festive occasions for a 38-Down : GALAS
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And get the last bit : TAGEND
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Do well with "E.R." props : PROSPER
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U.S.'s core curriculum : COURSES
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Free Excel movement : REFLEX
38
Actress with Bogart, mostly : GARBO
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Hit man : OFFER
40
Lots of people in Massachusetts and New York : MANY
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Cross back : NAPS
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Took part in a dive competition : VIED
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Up to the letter before U : TILT
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Mount that is in a biblical story : SINAI
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Kind of ovation : INN
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Chair that one hates to be in : HOTSEAT
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Now have : OWN
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Regardless of de venom : DESPITE
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Making atingle : ELATING
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One looking at the top of an eye chart : EREADER
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One in Emmy contention : NOMINEE
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Ways messy T's are used : SYSTEMS
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Pertest heavenly figure : STPETER
Down
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Are store names listed here? : ROSTER
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How followers of patriot Nathan trusted : INHALE
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Ursa Major : BEARUP
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Con__a__ __er : TIN
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Statement of self-worth : IRATE
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P
Y : PONY
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Place to buy Kan. crabs : SNACKBAR
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I do art that's skillful : ADROIT
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English river that Ren thus crosses : TRENT
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__hr__w, a__ ball__ : TOSS
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Ear opening : APP
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151 friends in Australia : CLIMATES
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One reeks when it burns in a lantern : KEROSENE
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Wine experts who draw sets : STEWARDS
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Burden on America : ONUS
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It runs odd legs of an Iditarod race : DOGSLED
26
Ignore "N" in this cocktail's name : NEGRONI
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Who likes generic beer : ALEX
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Paint a bud poorly : DAUB
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One each : APER
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T / Y : TORY
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Supplies public relations videos : PROVIDES
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Concerning fancy clothes : REFINERY
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Violations by 14,589,687 leaders : OFFENSES
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What juvenile detention centers do : CANTEENS
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Women's measurements, in brief : GALS
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Joints for Cambridge collegians : MITERS
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Make into an official, as in a church : ANOINT
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Native American who accepts property in hock : PAWNEE
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Caroler who burns things slightly : SINGER
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What you 'n' I do with carryall bags : TOTEM
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Empty spa imprint : STAMP
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Camouflage a pelt : HIDE
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Loads of sailboats, alternatively : ALOT
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Touch up : PAT
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Use __w__n__ : TIE
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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