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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 04, 2013 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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Saying in an AT&T sign : STATING
8
Turns back : SNIPS
13
Astonish an archer? : BOWLOVER
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It may get a hard tap in a birthday party : PINATA
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Put off by a neat lie : ALIENATE
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Sock for Ellen and Kate : ANKLET
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Wretched Hindu garment, say : SORRY
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Bear's weapon : SABRE
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Riot's start : PAT
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Handle found in two-thirds of a hotel chain : HILT
23
1,000 customs of Clio and Erato : MUSES
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It's a Latin room, essentially : SALA
25
See a compass point : ESE
26
Encrusted, as a deck : CAKED
27
A term for one parent : MATER
28
Odd garnets : STRANGE
30
We sorts of people who pack things : STOWERS
32
Man seen after ten : DON
33
Historic White House letters (#1, #3 and #4) : HST
34
L.A. poet's sports equipment : PELOTAS
38
What be cargo areas? : BEHOLDS
42
A St. Thomas love : AMORE
43
Idea's digression : ASIDE
45
Consume, as tea : EAT
46
Ciné city : NICE
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End o' game : OMEGA
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No native of Aden : DANE
49
Apt name for a revolutionary : IRA
50
Form of magic to be between two exclamations : OBEAH
51
G S E : SINGE
52
Cows that lactate with no one : CATTLE
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Not a term of importance : NOMATTER
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Why, dates may be described this way : STEADY
57
Makers of reactors : CREATORS
58
Trims, as some shrubbery in London : EDGES
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Fascinate, as Gen. Ross : ENGROSS
Down
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One who toils so for a concert : SOLOIST
2
"Baton Wielder" writer left inside : TWIRLER
3
Alter an alarm : ALERT
4
Guy who might go from Italy to the Big Apple : TONY
5
Sal's other half : IVA
6
What might Knut see hanging from a kimono sash : NETSUKE
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Agrees to bribery : GREASE
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Practices fighting with masts : SPARS
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How many will follow Leo : NINE
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Kinky, at heart : INK
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Touch the head of a friend : PALPATE
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Relates to a thief : STEALER
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Sheba's parties : BASHES
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A start for perfumers : ATTARS
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Where debs sleep : BEDS
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It's great for a G-man : MAGNA
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Took care of a horror film sequel, reportedly : SAWTO
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C (-E) : CNOTE
27
Familiar name in Israeli homes : MOSHE
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Love to read about love : ADORE
31
First name of "The District Attorney" actress : THEDA
34
Worst fears of an Inca: Sp. : PANICS
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Where Arabs pursue a metier : EMIRATE
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Found tea cold : LOCATED
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Plateau vis-à-vis a large mesa : SAME
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H/N : BIGHORN
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Last one of the sheds : LEANTOS
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Swarms of bees in gardens, e.g. : DANGERS
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Guides animals in a roundup : STEERS
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Where one can see ghosts : SEANCE
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Says "Yes, Bo" to orders : OBEYS
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Morse bit to "Me, too" : DITTO
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Antique antique : OLDE
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River for a Russian autocrat, you might say : SAAR
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Center stage : TAG
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Woman in gem holdup : MEG
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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