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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jun 05, 2016 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33
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© 2016, The New York Times
Across
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Ordinary air cops : PROSAIC
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Color to eat up : TAUPE
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Part of Canada in favor of Coach Lombardi : PROVINCE
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Use threat of former wrongful act : EXTORT
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Idiosyncrasy of Caesar or Cicero : ROMANTIC
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One enclosing a fur hunter : SEALER
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Eggs that bring us love : OVULES
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'igh places : ILLS
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Dior follower : AMA
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Slim measurements : MILS
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Eastern Somalia : ALIA
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Like a desert raid : ARID
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Big Ten sch. in Gallup surveys : PSU
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Seats, to a stadium : ASSET
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Times to strike : SMITE
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50-50 bets on U.S. posts : TOSSUPS
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Pleased to have gone by : ELAPSED
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An aide might have a bright one : IDEA
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___ model (what all buns are patterned after) : ROLL
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W.C. rules that are for the birds : CURLEWS
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Jingle : ADVERSE
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Where Leona hails from in upstate New York : OLEAN
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A French composer eats one : SATIE
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Fish that can be electric inside : EEL
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Scores of stockings have them : RUNS
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Place to get coal that's not yours : MINE
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Eastern European lavs : SLAV
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Asleep in odd positions : ALE
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Is unable to tilt : CANT
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Peace's disappearing act : ESCAPE
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1,000 new L.A. cops : LAWMEN
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If the copycat wants a starchy food, I might give ___ : IMITATOR
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Blots on saints' records : STAINS
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RCA's role in singing groups : CAROLERS
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ABCDFGH...Z E : ELATE
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Guy we start with : STEWART
Down
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Stipulation for one V.I.P. or so : PROVISO
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Ancient founder of our slum : ROMULUS
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Also five figures : OVALS
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Kind of cure : SINE
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Insects' relatives, so to speak : ANTS
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Word in French 102 : ICI
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Girl back into caramel ice cream : CECILE
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He had at least hundreds of electrical inventions : TESLA
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Cuts x, y and z : AXES
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Woman in Bhutan : UTA
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A slip or a star : POLARIS
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An ___ be too long a time for a recluse : EREMITE
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Quick dance on an empty pot : PROMPT
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Darted around a stock exchange : TRADED
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Able to read a letter I : LITERATE
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He did one fool after another in : ASSASSIN
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Enough for a helpmate to hold back : AMPLE
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A nude poet : AUDEN
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S'where you sit for a sermon : SPEW
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Five 49-Acrosses may take away the pain : SALVE
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This is Al's other name : SILAS
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Home for an old one in California : LODI
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See tests for jewelry materials : CORALS
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Let luau wail : ULULATE
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What we learn in starting again : RENEWAL
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One telling about a rare let : RELATER
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A poster of San Diego, e.g. : SEAPORT
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___ Presley (slippery pop idol) : ELVERS
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Cast in high jinks : ANTICS
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Means of living for a clergyman : MANSE
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Wag's opera leader : SCALA
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One of a hundred ten coins : CENT
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Land that's a long way from Erie : EIRE
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Store in twos : STOW
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Aim high : MIA
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Ron's predecessor : MAT
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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