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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, May 21, 2017 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite, PDF
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© 2017, The New York Times
Across
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Costs were as steep in this currency : PESETAS
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Fault that can make you clap : CULPA
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It goes with dat characteristic : DISTRAIT
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Windows on oilers : ORIELS
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A med. specialty viewpoint : ENTANGLE
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Male or female, in Boston : AGENDA
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Makes amends for Easton : ATONES
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Bad way to arrive at the Nikola Tesla Center : LATE
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Left to get married : DEW
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Darn name on an atlas : RAND
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July 3rd and April 5th : ELLS
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Lots on the edge of matrimony : MANY
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All eyes : III
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Like some music in Edmonton, Alberta : TONAL
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Poet to end at : DANTE
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Making all atingle : ELATING
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Fine art that's less clear : FAINTER
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What a person voting "aye" ain't : ANTI
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Man with a hoe : IVAN
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Continuing noon gig : GOINGON
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The idea of this repels a convalescent : RELAPSE
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Extent of anger : RANGE
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Seamstress first to last : EWERS
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Cid's predecessor : RAN
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He made it so you can easily go floor to floor : OTIS
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A B C d E F G ... : WEED
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Number from every other part of Fairview : FIVE
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Imp's follower : ACT
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Evening abroad when a deity returns : SERA
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Place to drink between the Aar and the D.A.R. : BARCAR
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Capital where type A is pronounced : TAIPEI
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Cooking that has all the U.S. eating : SAUTEING
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One who might challenge all takers at the rink : SKATER
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The whole tiny tree : ENTIRETY
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Ecuador, Egypt or Eritrea : ELAND
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Leaves puppy trash : LITTERS
Down
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As a duck you might call it plain : PINTAIL
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Place I set on a European map : ESTONIA
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St+ : STAND
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Bird said to make money : ERNE
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Agts.' license plates : TAGS
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Say "'ello!" to : AIL
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Fitzgerald canonized : STELLA
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Mackintoshes, to a Scot : COATS
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Enco12a34 : URGE
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50, that is : LIE
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Write Danny Thomas, briefly : PENDANT
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Like food that Ned L. ate : ALDENTE
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Sweetums in an Erie ad : DEARIE
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"The lumber worker ____ order" : SAWYER
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Extremely bad news for the office staff : ALLFIRED
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Train man on the Green Line bypassing the 'L' : ENGINEER
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____ War (biblical food fight) : MANNA
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Get in a bit of color : TINGE
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Aware of a toon : ONTO
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Dali's watches had them : DIALS
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Strong flavors of gnats : TANGS
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Pal's end : AVER
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Feed for gators : GROATS
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Thin biscuit at a Coke event : OATCAKE
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Beginning Latin II : INITIAL
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More like actor Vincent : PRICIER
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A TV sans wise guys : SAVANTS
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Why, "green" is a renewable one : ENERGY
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Lee saw it pop : WEASEL
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Like the oddity I drew : WEIRD
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Refer to a French relative : FRERE
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Seven minus 48-Across : SEEN
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Companion of iff or andd : BUTT
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Tati performing : ATIT
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Captain, at heart : PTA
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Start to mate : ANI
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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