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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 04, 2010 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33
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They cover the sash : SHEATHS
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A drain on a seamstress : SEWER
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Begin with #1 tipster : STARTOUT
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Gets ready to simper : PRIMES
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Into what did Roger dip his spoon? : PORRIDGE
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One might create a stir at a gallery : ARTIST
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Where Dorothy placed her faith, as a whole : INTOTO
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2,641 specific G.I.'s : PFCS
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Car videodisc maker : RCA
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Up to a cash register : TILL
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Press ___ (full-time reporters) : CORE
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Shopping ___ (day-after-Christmas event) : MAUL
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In which big loafers are at ease : EEE
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South Carolina: 1 : SCONE
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The ol' Biltmore, e.g. : HOTEL
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Where to hold drunk for battery : DRYCELL
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People whom Rose met in acting class : EMOTERS
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Strange-sounding lake : ERIE
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Where a drill sergeant can be as hard as he wants : BASE
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Latino areas featuring a bodega or bar, sí? : BARRIOS
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I.e., Monet is not repeated : ONETIME
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A claim against a foreigner : ALIEN
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Miss O'Neal : LEONA
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Cy's better half : NAN
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Crowd sound in this stadium : HISS
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They appear in all acts : CAST
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Woman with toga : SARA
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Camel's midsection : AME
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Aw, cagy look : GAWK
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Cut back again on RR time : RETRIM
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What gets camels high? : MESCAL
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Modern writer of a Latin "10" : ITALIANO
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Paean to the man : ANTHEM
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A gremlin who may pretend to be sick : MALINGER
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Works I lost : TOILS
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Strauss opera figure on stereos : ORESTES
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Colder in store : STONIER
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Taft's lathery partner : HARTLEY
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Whom Lorre looks up to : ERROL
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Tati is doing something : ATIT
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TD owes a lot to busyness : TODO
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Almost giant embrace : HUG
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Overturned an apartment restriction : STEPON
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You might see a moon scape from here : SPACE
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Is mistaken at avoiding arrest : ERRS
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Joke with the end cut off : WIT
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Time/era of Dubai : EMIRATE
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Who made victim feel securer : RESCUER
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Pest I'd have treated with malice : SPITED
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sS : STALLS
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Join the Pirates and get a kick for nothing : FREEBOOT
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Old king's edict regarding a dish : COLESLAW
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Go to Met to hear this : MOTET
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It may rinse off in a bird bath : SERIN
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Muse 150 + 10 : CLIO
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O'Shea the prophet : HOSEA
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___ premiere (Roman goddess's debut) : CERES
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Author who was once a boyy : MANN
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Place for a laugh between two degrees : BAHAMA
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You might label it meal 'n' dessert : ALIMENT
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Meets in stories : RISESTO
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Expressing A-1 anger : INARAGE
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Naval airmen's compatriots : MARINES
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Roman E written backward : ENAMOR
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I smoke near an igloo : ESKIMO
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Puts Sam and Elsie at ease : CALMS
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TNT is something to be sparing with : STINT
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Sounds like a windy Scot : GAEL
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Real bad breathing sound : RALE
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Yalies, in part : ELIS
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Windy City X : CHI
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Art of a sailor : TAR
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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