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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jun 05, 2005  PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times
Across
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Set trap for kitchen mess : SPATTER
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Al's essay on dance music : SALSA
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Carriage like one of the phaetons : STANHOPE
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In Rome, he loves one's fine instruments : AMATIS
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Rev. Sharpton : PASTORAL
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What de actor auditioned for : DEPART
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Add resin to tea : INSERT
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Inaptly named supermodel : IMAN
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Figure in orbit : RBI
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Letters from the East : ETAS
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'Tain't mouse : SCAT
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Feature of fur sale : SEAL
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Inedible kind of jam : LOG
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Hit the S.S. Ham : SMASH
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Shape of the moon : PHASE
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Played hide and seek, perhaps : SNEAKED
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Tapes 10 narcotics : OPIATES
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The rite girl : TERI
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___ stone (old French gem) : GAUL
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The heart is faster : HASTIER
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Without Carney? That's naïve : ARTLESS
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Where Leona hails from : OLEAN
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A measure on cue : OUNCE
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Small between the ends : MAL
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Whom ethicists rail against : LIAR
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Just Lyon : ONLY
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She's stuck on the same note : MIMI
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Dose people : DEM
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Sal's girl : LASS
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Racial Visigoth king : ALARIC
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Puts nuts, i.e., with bolts : UNITES
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Treat Leo with forbearance : TOLERATE
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Nice person from Warsaw has it : POLITE
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Leave Ted exhilarated : ELEVATED
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What stern landlords demand : RENTS
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Tells what Crete is : RECITES
Down
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Chekhov canonized by Lincoln's war secretary : STANTON
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Dad's smart! : PASSAGE
3
What sent a poker player off : ANTES
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Who hammered Roth? : THOR
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It's found west of Oise : TORT
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Climbing monkey : EPA
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Antiques in circles starting off : RELICS
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Statesman returning verbal flourishes : SADAT
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Top male students? You said it! : AMEN
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Collapsed in the middle : LAP
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Give taster a long look : STAREAT
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In Serbia, a military installation : AIRBASE
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They often include lies: Sp. : SPIELS
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They make it less difficult to get over fences : STILES
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A hogan may use it for a fine cabinet : MAHOGANY
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What Ross and I press with : SADIRONS
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"Hush, everyone!" : SHALL
26
Nike's yarn : SKEIN
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Paltry end for cash : MERE
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Native American in a tie-up : PIUTE
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Scent for a s-sailor : ATTAR
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Average 100 in French recreation area : PARC
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Delay a crime : HOLDUP
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One who transfers title to an oiler : ALIENOR
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Distance between Elias and me : SEAMILE
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A term, i.e., for Mideast land : EMIRATE
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Is steam used on these fabrics? : SAMITES
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Like the meat at C's deli : SLICED
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Result of Northern Ireland : ULSTER
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Watering places at sea? So? : OASES
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Revolutionary takes a tram : MARAT
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Permitt : LETT
51
Guy in lace : ALEC
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Evil fellow : LEVI
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Martinets, at heart : TIN
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Mr. Anders : OLE
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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