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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 06, 2000 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

13-Across : Having lots of references to evil Saul

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across
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It's advertised in L.A. paper : APPAREL
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Songs as light as air : ARIAS
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Having lots of references to evil Saul : ALLUSIVE
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River snag, e.g. : GANGES
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Staircase guard? : FLIGHTATTENDANT
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It obscures a froggy, oddly : FOG
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This is, e.g., N.Y.'s affirmative action : YESSING
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Kind of thing : TEE
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Emperor who gave a hoot : OTHO
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Magi's character : SIGMA
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___ mortise (Latvian joint?) : RIGA
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Torre, a k a the Rocket : RETRO
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Owes all : OOO
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Bacchus named her : MENAD
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Get rid of the dye instead : DESTAIN
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How any live ingénue behaves : NAIVELY
33
Spy group in La Crosse : OSS
34
___-away plan (Oahu disposal operation?) : LEI
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A.P. tells about these beds : PALLETS
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Perfect lines between double curves : SINLESS
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32-Down as someone else : ALIAS
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It's united behind nun : CIO
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Attack Anya : SETON
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1,000-tavern locale: Abbr. : MINN
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Results of a baby back rub: Sp. : BURPS
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Where corn oils are kept : SILO
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Scottish uncle in the middle of Yemen : EME
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He found it odder to philosophize : DIDEROT
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Take 'eed : EAR
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Missing pages : LEAVESOFABSENCE
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He's no Gael : ANGELO
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Kind of income Anne rued : UNEARNED
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Next, a Bush, e.g. : TEXAN
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What is Errol driving? : LORRIES
Down
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One getting part of an ole tale : ALLOTEE
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Difficulties ending stoplights : PLIGHTS
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Dog in every other plunge : PUG
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Like Hay's sickly face : ASHY
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Civil ___ (nonreligious weddings?) : RITES
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I save on tax this way : EVASION
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Words that get legs to move : LETSGO
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Stage in an age of rocketry : AGENA
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Vocal follower of Boomer? : RANG
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Like one North Dakota politician: Abbr. : IND
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Anita, e.g., is like a rock : AGATINE
12
Where did Lee snag a lion? : SENEGAL
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Have money for a T-Taurus : AFFORD
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How the cool person stayed : STEADY
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I'm not from Athens -- he is : TIMON
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Is Lorna to get the bird? : ORTOLAN
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Verbally abuses in six reels : REVILES
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Seas o' water, seemingly : OASES
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___ to an end (lineman's looks?) : MIENS
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First adherent : IST
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Arab in regalia : ALI
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She considers me a pal : PAMELA
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Nourishment in a melt : ALIMENT
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Eagle in descent : LINEAGE
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C.D.'s you owe in old Italian money : SCUDO
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Who might sing rap soon? : SOPRANO
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Frenchman is almost nineteen : ETIENNE
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Closes a sad case : SOLACES
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What drones did : SNORED
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Hot-tempered you are, life : IREFUL
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Animal is so in container : BISON
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Like judges in their robes : SOBER
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Ware's introduction : DELA
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Fallen star of 1917 : TSAR
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Con's last name : VEX
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Central America : ERI
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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