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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
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© 2018, The New York Times
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
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