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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 26, 2009 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 could be in a class or clash : SCHOLAR
8
Perfect announcement at a card table : IDEAL
13
Eagerest for some ship accommodations : STEERAGE
14
Sounds like an unfeeling diva : CALLAS
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Like an airplane stored with hand gear : HANGARED
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When to shoot, after "Ready, aim ..." : ONFIRE
18
Be there at telephone company demise : ATTEND
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I hear she's a complainer : MONA
21
Billy said it to his mother : MAA
22
Mother of ___ (inventor of knitting) : PURL
23
Things with which a person hears, mostly : EARS
24
Car ___ (where to bury an auto in Sudan) : TOMB
25
243 years, perhaps : ERA
26
Source of groan in the jungle : ORANG
28
Cousin of Irene : ERNIE
29
Overwhelms in duels, e.g. : DELUGES
31
Blended in dear old Yale : ALLOYED
33
In which t' carry things t' Charles : TRAY
34
Nab in L.A. : NAIL
35
Tried 2000 test : MIDTERM
38
Form of worship in 1552? So? : IDOLISM
42
Sign of raise : ARIES
43
Seats, to a theater or stadium : ASSET
45
Kind of thing : SEE
46
Noise from boarder with no bed : ROAR
47
Like a proper girl in Rhode Island in the evening : PRIM
48
Time it seemingly takes when one's waiting in line : EONS
49
End for end : ING
50
Force Alaska inside Maine : MAKE
51
Stately home, say, of Athena : PALLAS
53
Governor Manning has a part in "Psycho" : NORMAN
55
Like 50 Seattle stars : STELLATE
57
Unlike bare L.A. field : ARABLE
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What emitters of shrieks were surprised to discover : TERMITES
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Communication that travels a mile in a split second : EMAIL
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I.e., a lass who's an outlaw may have several of these : ALIASES
Down
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Astuter level of attainment : STATURE
2
Middle of a decent rally : CENTRAL
3
Haig'll speak to a German philosopher : HEGEL
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Where Nora hails from : ORAN
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Follower of Abe : LARD
6
Time for a certain brand of appliance : AGE
7
Mr. Dean of the Algonquin : REDMAN
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Images on coins : ICONS
9
Who ended ban? : DANA
10
Little fellow without owl : ELF
11
Monthly payment from oil man? Why? : ALIMONY
12
Where to send air male : LARAMIE
13
Molded head: Sp. : SHAPED
15
What pollution will debase : SEABED
20
Living being that arms go in : ORGANISM
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German version of a fast buck, once : EASYMARK
24
Comptroller showing folklore figure : TROLL
26
What horror movie goers see : OGRES
27
Dreary, at heart : REAR
28
He used to lie, poetically : ELIOT
30
Out-and-out, say : UTTER
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Put a great deal of stuff on board : LADE
35
Unlikely place to find an airman : MARINA
36
Nothing Renoir dug up : IRONORE
37
Figure of a maid: Gr. : DIAGRAM
39
Keep from getting close to Elias : ISOLATE
40
Where lawmakers are as tense : SENATES
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1,000 S's in disarray : MESSES
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Period when everyone eats, sí? No! : SIESTA
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Group that may give a railway a bad review : PANEL
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E. 50s is where you'll find him : ELLIS
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Where Liam paid in francs : MALI
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Ripe fairy in Persian myth : PERI
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She's in Alabama surroundings : ALMA
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What a random banker holds : MBA
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Let up : TEL
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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