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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Apr 12, 2015 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across
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Like the bread Dot eats : TOASTED
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Adobe, perhaps : ABODE
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She was once Lou's girl : CONSUELO
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Companion of airmen : MARINE
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How you might hear it, no? : ONTHEAIR
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Locale of some Black Sea dos : ODESSA
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Not his or hers to speak of : OTHERS
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Certain user : SURE
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Eastern Beirut : RUT
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46-Across claim : LIEN
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___ event (lion's haircut) : MANE
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Result of being cut by a rose : SORE
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Like Gen. Montgomery : ENG
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At least they swim in ponds : TEALS
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Bears a weapon : SABER
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Unlocks antique car enclosures again : REOPENS
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Some people slept so : TOPLESS
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Leave cross-tie : EXIT
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Air a song for a diva : ARIA
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Fellow Communist - Democrat, mostly : COMRADE
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B + A : BANDANA
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Swiftly, as in the Alabama infantry : AMAIN
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Luxury car pastries : ROLLS
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Nell's companion : COR
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Line man : NEIL
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Kind of gate : DELE
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One essentially incensed over war : DOVE
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Article 100 : ALL
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Where old one lives : LODI
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Emblematic coin I see : ICONIC
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Guy with the French mule : LEMUEL
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She will enter Nov. 1 race : VERONICA
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Author Ernest : STERNE
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Western Indians on the board of directors : EXECUTES
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In Essen it's states of agitation : SNITS
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Parts of the calendar in Fla., Ga., etc. : SEDATES
Down
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Kind of insurance policy issued with zero intent : TONTINE
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When to collect $200 in Monopoly : ONTHEGO
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How cross-dressing rooster went to the masquerade party : ASHEN
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It sounds like his legal case is going down the drain : SUER
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Far East exports : TEAS
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Guy in Yale library : ELI
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On the back of 50 roads : DORSAL
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"That's ___" (eel's love song) : AMORE
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A B C D E [sic] F G : BADE
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Gal's follower : ORE
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Nothing brides take off : DISROBE
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Guarantees, as Eastern nurses : ENSURES
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Hipper jail : COOLER
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They can finish off a steer : EATERS
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Like a Sun Belt fanatic : UNSTABLE
23
Overcame, as Reds team : MASTERED
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A lad's first course : SALAD
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Ex-Nat pro athlete : TEXAN
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She'll have supper brought up : ENID
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Cuts back : SPINS
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Danger of a P.R. lie : PERIL
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What's past past : ORAL
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Is Mr. Sharpton able to sail through them? : CANALS
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A lot seem to be ordered at brunch : OMELETS
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They deliver to Elm & Main : MAILMEN
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Was it once a poison? : ACONITE
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No alcohol, no tobacco, etc. : NOVICES
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A scare among the palms : ARECAS
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What you're left with at the end of many video games : OLIVES
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Gives out 500 cheers : DOLES
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Don't you dunk it? : DONUT
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Imparted a violent end : LENT
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How one might feel after taking a difficult red-eye : IRED
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Source of addiction in two western states : COCA
54
Swiss tourism center : URI
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Kind of crate : EXE
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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