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Joe DiPietro
Joe DiPietro

NY Times, Sun, Aug 30, 2015 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27
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M
2
O
3
L
4
A
5
S
6
S
7
E
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S
9
S
10
Y
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R
12
I
13
A
14
N
15
I
R
O
N
W
A
R
E
16
T
O
U
S
L
E
17
S
I
G
N
A
L
E
D
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A
R
E
O
L
A
19
L
O
O
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T
E
N
A
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B
L
E
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L
A
T
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A
L
U
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M
S
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O
R
A
L
26
P
A
L
E
27
Y
E
T
I
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S
W
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G
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G
O
T
O
N
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S
31
H
E
32
S
E
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M
I
T
O
N
E
34
T
35
H
36
E
H
A
W
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K
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L
A
B
O
R
E
D
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W
I
N
E
S
N
O
40
B
41
R
E
M
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O
N
T
A
P
43
R
U
44
S
E
45
A
46
S
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P
48
S
49
S
T
A
R
50
S
A
S
H
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A
C
T
U
P
52
T
E
N
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P
O
N
T
I
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A
C
55
O
R
R
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E
D
G
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I
E
R
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I
N
R
E
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P
O
S
E
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P
A
L
L
E
T
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N
E
G
L
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G
E
E
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S
T
E
L
L
A
63
G
R
O
A
N
E
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S
© 2015, The New York Times
Across
1
Source of Sal & Moses' sweetness : MOLASSES
9
Is Ryan one? No! : SYRIAN
15
Raw ore in metallic items : IRONWARE
16
Disorder found in duplicitous leaders : TOUSLE
17
Gave the nod to L.A. design : SIGNALED
18
Ol' area with a dark circle : AREOLA
19
Endless flood : LOO
20
Like good arguments from Ben et al. : TENABLE
22
Muscle found in tall athletes : LAT
23
Michaels's announcing no-nos : ALUMS
25
Two-state test : ORAL
26
Ghostly leap : PALE
27
Still one mysterious figure : YETI
28
Drink w/ G.I.s : SWIG
29
Not go mounted : GOTON
30
Kind of bang : SHE
32
Biography of musician Brian, in retrospect : SEMITONE
34
Nickname for Ben Hogan after a big birdie : THEHAWK
38
Worked in a bad role : LABORED
39
One who won't smell cheap roses : WINESNOB
41
Band that goes on after Theo : REM
42
Scheduled to nap : ONTAP
43
Sure trick : RUSE
45
They pass along the Nile : ASPS
49
Asterisk #2315 : STAR
50
'S wood for holding a window : SASH
51
Pact you made to misbehave : ACTUP
52
Perfect body after Bea and Chris : TEN
53
One might have the caption "Grand Am" : PONTIAC
55
Choice hockey player : ORR
56
More uncomfortable ride, e.g. : EDGIER
58
Pre-noise setting : INREPOSE
60
Crude bed a friend allowed : PALLET
61
Take glee, e.g., in robe : NEGLIGEE
62
She's all set : STELLA
63
Rare song puns : GROANERS
Down
1
How to address a Hawaiian beauty queen? : MISLAY
2
Pro athlete who was once Houston's #2 Oiler : ORIOLE
3
Cause of a smoldering campfire, in caveman-speak : LOGOUT
4
Lady from central Hyannis : ANN
5
Hits more than one emergency team : SWATS
6
Alternative to a lease, for the most part : SALE
7
What we're on, heretofore : ERENOW
8
"Dear Sis" writer : SEDARIS
9
Delay 100 T.A.s : STALL
10
It sounds like your old time : YORE
11
Regret the French way : RUE
12
Tonto's comment about being more tardy : ISOLATOR
13
NAl2 Leo abandoned : ALLALONE
14
Tidied up a teen den : NEATENED
21
A Belg. deli offering : BAGEL
24
Think Will comes out as well? : MISHEAR
26
Alternative to a pan o' cheese : POTOMAC
28
Wrapped (up), as the news : SEWN
29
Mock the Big E : GIBE
31
Close it at the center with a spin : HASP
33
Sea horse : MARE
34
Dances on wet spots : TWOSTEPS
35
Titan he'd alluded to : HINTEDAT
36
Catch a lean gent : ENTANGLE
37
Holy book with no ark : KORAN
40
Undercover police operation at a Mass. college : BUSTING
44
Result of Rhine's punch in the eye : SHINER
46
Goes to Larry, e.g. : STOOGE
47
One with a prelude to a kiss : PURSER
48
Fun outings for which you press "E" : SPREES
50
Kind of roast : SORTA
51
L.A. ace in training : ACELA
53
Debark : PEEL
54
Ship with a $1,000 oar : ARGO
57
State of bad health: Abbr. : ILL
59
Barely beat up : PIN
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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