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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Sep 10, 2017 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2017, The New York Times
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1. Change, as a cube into a sphere : RESHAPE
8. Gun for a sledder : LUGER
13. Wrestles with poems, etc. : COMPETES
14. Animals rarely seen in Pisa, O.K.? : OKAPIS
16. A m-mother or a f-father : APPARENT
17. Draw from de river, mostly : DERIVE
18. Mentor for author Thomas : MERTON
19. _ _lloween fi_ure_ : HAGS
21. Boy king's admonition : TUT
22. Day on which Caesar dies : IDES
23. Guy in 13-Across : PETE
24. Moonlit, unevenly : MOLT
25. Girl winding up in analysis : SIS
26. Later alarm : ALERT
28. Transport for Elsie Mae : CAMEL
29. Endures, guaranteed! : ENSURED
31. The late ballplayer : ATHLETE
33. Beauty marks on a vine : NEVI
34. Talk starting in Chattanooga : CHAT
35. Ordinary Paris co. : PROSAIC
38. Member of Rho Iota fraternity : HORATIO
42. $100 off Acuras : AURAS
43. What suers are vis-à-vis courts : USERS
45. Hit heater leader : AMP
46. Tiny club for a girl : LILY
47. B. embarrassed : BRED
48. Reproduce sap : DUPE
49. Back of a cab : ANA
50. Foresees : BEES
51. The girl Ron has : SHARON
53. Col.'s U.N. diplomat : CONSUL
55. How to display a summer shirt worn around jeans : TELEVISE
57. She may adore you : EUDORA
58. I.R.S. job for an ex-Marine : EXAMINER
59. Thick as Sue P. : SOUPY
60. Sen. Cruz at a per diem job : TEMPTED
1. Ensnared with no pride : ROPEDIN
2. Ruler on an S&M spree : EMPRESS
3. Past's arguments : SPATS
4. Who's memorialized on that woman's ring : HERO
5. Egyptian deity on a sawbuck : ATEN
6. Start of a chant : PEN
7. There's an Old Testament book : ESTHER
8. House that's big in Boston : LODGE
9. Reb followers : UKES
10. Kind of presidential field : GAR
11. Perfect example of Poe time : EPITOME
12. I rule TV streaming : RIVULET
13. Loose garment with a seam I see : CAMISE
15. Article taken from Seattle : SETTLE
20. Tied on a cadet hat : ATTACHED
23. Due price for a nail job : PEDICURE
24. Ice cream drink on a Mediterranean land : MALTA
26. The Aare's regions : AREAS
27. Evil man : LEVI
28. What a fiery crash does : CHARS
30. Retract any U.S. statement : UNSAY
32. God in a thnit : THOR
35. A place for a king : PALACE
36. Catastrophic, as our U.N. is : RUINOUS
37. Shakespeare character who's a lord, no? : ORLANDO
39. By nature I am bullish : TAURINE
40. "I'm not photographed naturally" : IMPOSED
41. One per introduction : OPENER
44. Tsetse verse : SESTET
47. Stop at Ivy League school 'B' on the way back : BELAY
48. #1 TV ad for crane : DAVIT
50. What a baby might do after a back rub and the start of a pat : BURP
51. Criticize harshly, as alms : SLAM
52. What might be hidden from the M.P.s : HEMP
54. Small amount from the U.S.O. : SOU
56. Kind of cute : EXE
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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