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Joel Fagliano
Joel Fagliano

NY Times, Sun, Dec 20, 2015 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28, Across Lite
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I
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N
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T
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A
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G
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M
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C
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L
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L
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S
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X
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S
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D
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G
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C
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E
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A
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B
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B
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K
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N
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P
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L
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D
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T
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H
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K
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D
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L
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A
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N
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B
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D
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N
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X
© 2015, The New York Times
Across
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Online photo of giant rams : INSTAGRAM
10
Could Gore dig it? : CANAL
15
Nothing that can rotate : NOTATRACE
16
Computers used in a big-screen theater : IMACS
17
SUR + ES : SURPLUSES
18
Become crazy about dogma : GOMAD
19
Composer who gives 80% : IVES
20
Show host in an equilateral rectangle : MCSQUARED
22
Poor grade indeed : DEE
23
Where some people aah, initially : SPA
24
Like a nude art film, often : UNRATED
26
Like a hearty meat entree : EATEN
28
Cali flock member : LAIC
30
Description of a lackluster meal : LAME
31
Uses excess area in England : SUSSEX
33
Horse's earring : STUD
35
Where to hear Jim working out : GYM
36
What might serve a feta rice dish : CAFETERIA
39
Shrink, as Jeb Bush's core : EBB
42
Unit for Loki : KILO
43
Accepts tinsel : LETSIN
47
Pert college athlete : TERP
49
Choose one: L D : LORD
51
Where no wet people live, quaintly : TOWNE
52
Listen to Kesey or Burns : HEARKEN
54
#6, #8 and #3 on the masthead : EDS
56
Summer setting for Ted: Abbr. : EDT
57
Movie studio that got "Aliens" : LIONSGATE
59
Newbie with one fan : NAIF
60
Blob I identified as a hobbit : BILBO
61
Like a can-do tale : ANECDOTAL
63
Intel on a place to moor : INLET
64
Conductor whose name contains "I" : TOSCANINI
65
Eden's requirements : NEEDS
66
Concern for heirs in most of Texas state : ESTATETAX
Down
1
Stuff in Desi's guts : INSIDES
2
Modern French to use on Eva : NOUVEAU
3
Model T's steer down them : STREETS
4
Spat up : TAPS
5
It borders Lat. America : ATL
6
$1,000 beef cut : GRUMP
7
Clara's little imp : RASCAL
8
Foursome in a case of cards : ACES
9
Barbecue flavoring that quiets me down : MESQUITE
10
Stogie for Craig : CIGAR
11
Spoken test in the morning : AMORAL
12
ID checked by a gateman : NAMETAG
13
School entered when the day came to enroll : ACADEMY
14
Drug for DSL users : LSD
21
Web address for the Tar Heels : UNCURL
23
Move like a snake in the grass : SNEAK
25
Supporter of government med. programs, often : DEM
27
Lead-in to ape : ESC
29
Place in New York City to roast : ASTOR
32
Things labeled .txt or .docx : XFILES
34
Edits to a weight-loss book : DIETS
37
Where to enter a North Carolina university : ELONGATE
38
Pot's end : ATO
39
The old verb suffix : ETH
40
B B B B B B B B : BEELINE
41
The blind make liberal use of it : BRAILLE
44
Worry about what wits eat : SWEATIT
45
It's an aid in the Midwest : INDIANA
46
Streaming service with nearly all of next film : NETFLIX
48
One side of a mattress debate : PROBED
50
What de students study for : DETEST
53
Have-___ (people whose shoelaces are tangled) : KNOTS
55
___ cards (funny employees of a record label) : DECCA
58
Parts of rainbows that aren't odd : ANOS
59
How many people a nun can marry : NONE
60
Receptacle for a nib : BIN
62
"Is ___ a base?" (slangy question for a computer scientist) : DAT
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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