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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 21, 2011 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Across Lite
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across
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Pure wit in author's account : WRITEUP
8
Fasteners one has as an afterthought : HASPS
13
Nine toes examined : SEENINTO
14
Scares L.A. Rams : ALARMS
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Damages in some panels : INJURIES
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Succeeded with ad time : MADEIT
18
Put away doters : STORED
19
Miss. doctrines : ISMS
21
One revered by Auguste, in the end : STE
22
Man with undergraduate degree, that is : ABIE
23
One who's chatty a lot with clients : ATTY
24
Take Prince William's bride, for example : KATE
25
Kind of key : LAC
26
Where to find clerical names : MANSE
28
Argue it could be boring : AUGER
29
Flaw found at 600 feet : DEFECT
31
Andrew's custodians : WARDENS
33
Weak male : LAME
34
Italian guy in legal document : ALDO
35
Looked out for Oct. dues : SCOUTED
38
On which birds relax torsos : ROOSTS
41
Tall and thin like Ellen Kay : LANKY
42
Tree held dearly? Why not! : ALDER
44
Fellow's greetings : HIS
46
Just the insides of nylons : ONLY
47
Oh, it's the elevator guy : OTIS
48
Branch seen in intersection : SECT
49
Central model of a poem : ODE
50
Drinks for sale : ALES
51
Water added to tank, i.e. : INTAKE
53
Surfaces of panels : PLANES
55
Menace near the T : THREATEN
57
Like the weather on Everest, endlessly : SEVERE
58
Greet men who are newly independent : EMERGENT
59
Stone attack : SETON
60
Offspring of many fodders : DODDERS
Down
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Spoiled a wet band : WENTBAD
2
Delight Joe & Eric : REJOICE
3
Get used to U.N. ire : INURE
4
Become bored with Michelin, e.g. : TIRE
5
Eat up : ENID
6
Ill. Rep. follower : UTE
7
Presumes where Spot is : POSITS
8
Porky : HAMMY
9
Regretful word a Scottish miss heard : ALAS
10
Blue ads : SAD
11
Prophesy pears, e.g. : PRESAGE
12
In love with mittens : SMITTEN
13
Source of Lisa's rope : SISAL
15
Guides cattle : STEERS
20
They manage things when stars wed : STEWARDS
23
The day poker players kicked in : ANTEDATE
24
At dusk, nothing but praise : KUDOS
26
Beefy matey : MEATY
27
Came out on top : ACME
28
Do a RR fire : ARDOR
30
Lucky to go by plane around Britain : FLUKY
32
Even parts of Karl Rove may be soothing : ALOE
35
They sailed to Oslo: Sp. : SLOOPS
36
Send Elsie a few for her cake : CANDLES
37
A novel 'e produced while away : ONLEAVE
39
Where matinee is at 3:00 : THEATER
40
Disgusts or makes fatter, as the lisper might say : SICKENS
43
51 Teds in the phone book : LISTED
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Surgical tube in tents : STENT
47
Noel's other name : OLSEN
48
Place that gets a hand : STAGE
50
Sol preceder : AERO
51
How one might feel after being taken for a ride : IRED
52
Any dr., at heart : NERD
54
Total of 10 : NET
56
Insurance provider for Dr. Ohm : HMO
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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