It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.
Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 29, 2018 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
1
C
2
A
3
M
4
E
5
L
6
O
7
T
8
S
9
L
10
U
11
E
12
S
13
C
O
L
O
R
A
D
O
14
C
A
R
A
T
15
S
16
H
O
L
D
S
W
A
Y
17
A
L
I
S
O
N
18
A
L
E
U
T
S
19
I
20
S
L
A
21
T
R
Y
22
R
I
G
S
23
O
N
C
E
24
B
E
A
D
25
G
E
E
26
S
27
I
N
G
E
28
M
E
R
G
E
29
E
S
S
30
E
N
C
E
31
P
32
L
A
I
N
E
R
33
L
A
O
S
34
T
U
R
N
35
M
36
A
37
R
T
I
N
I
38
E
N
I
G
39
M
40
A
41
S
42
A
T
H
O
L
43
D
44
I
R
G
E
45
A
D
O
46
S
T
U
N
47
B
E
D
S
48
A
R
A
L
49
T
A
B
50
F
A
D
E
51
J
52
E
M
I
M
A
53
I
C
A
54
R
U
S
55
A
56
R
O
M
A
T
I
C
57
C
H
R
O
M
E
58
L
E
V
I
T
A
T
E
59
E
B
B
E
D
60
S
T
E
R
I
L
E
© 2018, The New York Times

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
In which musical did Elmo act? : CAMELOT
8
Swings that give you less : SLUES
13
A cool road might go through its mountains : COLORADO
14
Things rabbits eat loudly : CARATS
16
Lady who's to rule : HOLDSWAY
17
Lisa? No, some other woman : ALISON
18
Salute to Alaskan natives : ALEUTS
19
Spanish boats sail near it : ISLA
21
Extension of the Indus : TRY
22
Most girls don't drive them : RIGS
23
Cone, formerly : ONCE
24
Not be B.C. : BEAD
25
Going first or last : GEE
26
50 out of 1 : SINGE
28
__ __ld o__ amal__amat__ : MERGE
29
Quint's follower : ESSENCE
31
Not-so-fancy praline : PLAINER
33
It's near Vietnam and also Cambodia : LAOS
34
Arctic ___ (course change way up North) : TURN
35
Drink for Steve or Dean and me : MARTINI
38
Things presented in games of riddles : ENIGMAS
42
City some Bay Staters are loath to leave : ATHOL
43
Sad song for Gov. Ridge : DIRGE
45
Torn end : ADO
46
Jar for nuts : STUN
47
Deb's places to sleep : BEDS
48
Sea with an artificial border : ARAL
49
Hit back : TAB
50
A Fed at many a film's end : FADE
51
Aunt of Mamie Jay : JEMIMA
53
A minicar used to have this flier : ICARUS
55
Pleasant-smelling actor I am : AROMATIC
57
What did Homer see on the car? : CHROME
58
Biblical namesake at a London gallery : LEVITATE
59
Fell into decline back in old Ebbets Field : EBBED
60
It's "reel" clean : STERILE
Down
1
Workers who are no longer hotties : COOLIES
2
EGE EGE EGE EGE EGE : ALLEGES
3
Way to do sum : MODUS
4
Middle of an interstate : ERST
5
Senators saw 50 of them : LAWS
6
Smell of Boston : ODA
7
Playing tiny Go : TOYING
8
It shows Alec's weight : SCALE
9
Notes kept by Angela Lansbury : LALA
10
Central Turin : URI
11
From the part of the U.S. nearest the Atlantic : EASTERN
12
It's so great for preserving things : STORAGE
13
Cost of a cavalry attack : CHARGE
15
Old TV host who sounds more sarcastic : SNYDER
20
Respects symbols of authority : SCEPTERS
23
Indeed, so prejudiced : ONESIDED
24
Begin existence : BEING
26
Slain sluggard : SNAIL
27
Grifter's admission : ICON
28
Who said "I am 'er" : MARIE
30
Let no one forget this name in pop music : ELTON
32
All day ___ (breathing device that never quits) : LUNG
35
In sum, a sticky resin : MASTIC
36
How to make an orang orange : ATTACHE
37
Squabble over pie filling : RHUBARB
39
For L.A. Ram it is a kind of bliss : MARITAL
40
Aimed at a nudist : ADAMITE
41
A close kind of comfort : SOLACE
44
Is about to hand out the cards : IDEALS
47
Be sad while grounded : BASED
48
Something a violinist might play at 1 a.m. : AMATI
50
__o__l s__ok__ : FUME
51
"Buy ___!" (exhortation at a sale of Roman statues) : JOVE
52
Frost up : EMIR
54
Apt name for Mr. Steele : ROB
56
Kind of urn : RET
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?