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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 13, 2014 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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Across
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He had an O.K. run as Indonesia's leader : SUKARNO
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Chooses certain tools : PICKS
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Bore witness as stated et cetera : ATTESTED
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Makes up for a stone : ATONES
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Acquired new leadership : GOTAHEAD
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Same cry, mostly : SCREAM
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Ridges at Easter : ARETES
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Seth in a Bible book: Abbr. : ESTH
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He's the Spanish one : ELI
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Roundabout letter to I.R.S. might start thus : SIRS
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Dog behind can : ASTA
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Part of some jazz acts : SCAT
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Kind of fish : SEL
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What one sees at deserts : CACTI
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He's an Alan Ladd character : SHANE
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Why 551 + 151 is perfect : IDYLLIC
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Are gorillas able to eat them? : CANAPES
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A real nobleman : EARL
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Rank of a tree trunk bulge : KNAR
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Aimless girl : MELISSA
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One ends up in one-legged creatures : UNIPEDS
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In Israel, athletes may be found here : ELATH
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Push a noted architect from 1 to 50 : IMPEL
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A dozen even parts in exhibit : XII
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Unconsidered diaper problem : RASH
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Iowa message center : AMES
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50% of supplies of wood : PULP
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LOL's end : ITA
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___ cake (Italian pastry) : PISA
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Exhausted U.S. dupe : USEDUP
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Cultivated a '50s diet : TILLED
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Speed of DNA production : GENERATE
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A close comfort : SOLACE
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21-Across in a footnote : ELICITED
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Turkey parts that Sen. Casey likes : NECKS
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Sounds that startle : RATTLES
Down
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Legendary editors : STORIED
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Say a Confederate general's name completely : UTTERLY
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Poet a student takes to read : KEATS
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Noted athlete at Shea : ASHE
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In shortest roads: Abbr. : RTES
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#723 in teaching grp. : NEA
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How do Ted's peculiarities rank among everyone's? : ODDEST
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Food that may be served at spa : PASTA
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Tie up, as a 'orse : ITCH
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Nell's predecessor : COR
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It can keep you moving : KNEECAP
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Where may Capt. Alan see ships? : SEALANE
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His saga is part of Wimbledon history : AGASSI
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Misset hits : SMITES
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Leave package deliverer holding the bill : STICKUPS
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A hundred demands : ACCLAIMS
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Shrewd note from musician : SHARP
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$50$ : CLASH
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Pace starter : AIRS
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Slain slowpoke : SNAIL
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Scots catch the 1:50 here : LEITH
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She sounds like the real article : ANNE
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Deserves the title "mister" : MERITS
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Joy to alien : ELATION
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Explorer returning two girls : LASALLE
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Outflow that's E.U.-taxed : EXUDATE
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501 string instruments : DILUTES
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Slipped "Noel" : SIPPED
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Re a gem that's small : MEAGER
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They help with ideas : AIDES
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Plier danger : PERIL
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A kiss for Gregory : PECK
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Intl. body's computer programming group : UNIT
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Arian forerunner : SECT
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Reported shortage of resin : LAC
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Drink up : ELA
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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