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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Jul 25, 1999 Puns and Anagrams

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Across Lite
1
G
2
L
3
O
4
R
5
I
6
A
7
R
8
A
9
M
10
M
11
E
12
D
13
W
E
E
P
I
N
G
14
E
M
A
I
L
E
15
D
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I
N
V
A
D
E
R
17
C
O
N
N
I
V
E
18
S
U
E
19
E
R
A
20
S
I
N
G
21
D
I
N
22
D
I
R
23
E
24
T
R
I
P
25
E
26
L
I
A
S
27
O
N
E
U
28
P
29
I
L
E
30
S
31
A
N
T
E
32
M
E
T
R
I
33
C
A
L
34
L
35
E
D
G
E
R
36
A
S
I
N
I
37
N
I
T
Y
38
C
39
O
40
M
S
A
T
41
N
O
T
A
B
42
L
43
E
44
S
45
A
L
I
I
46
E
47
G
E
R
48
S
U
L
L
A
49
M
E
S
A
50
S
51
A
S
T
52
I
53
G
A
E
L
54
P
A
M
55
K
56
R
I
S
H
N
57
A
58
N
C
O
59
U
T
O
60
P
I
A
N
61
M
A
G
62
N
E
T
O
63
S
E
V
I
L
L
E
64
E
N
T
E
R
O
N
65
S
E
A
L
E
R
66
N
E
S
T
O
R
© 1999, The New York Times
Across
1
A girl with nothing : GLORIA
7
Butted like a sheep? : RAMMED
13
Visibly upset over a little engine noise? : WEEPING
14
Sent me ideal message : EMAILED
16
A driven trespasser : INVADER
17
Engage in a plot on Vince : CONNIVE
18
Ambulance chaser's girl : SUE
19
Doing away with a signer : ERASING
21
End of a lad : DIN
22
Desperate town in CT? : DIRE
24
Kind of lane : TRIP
25
Man in the aisle : ELIAS
27
To outdo you peon : ONEUP
29
What slippery fish are heard around in France : ILES
31
A ten-cent contribution : ANTE
32
Is it calmer sort of verse? : METRICAL
34
Redleg C.P.A. kept it : LEDGER
36
Is it in any way absurd? : ASININITY
38
Signal relayer for mascot : COMSAT
41
V.I.P.'s missing some furniture : NOTABLES
45
A plus 52 others in Rome : ALII
46
Middle of the German/Hungarian river : EGER
48
Roman who upset us all : SULLA
49
A mess in high places : MESAS
51
It's a bubbly drink : ASTI
53
Scot who's known for windiness? : GAEL
54
Her mishap, not his : PAM
55
In India, his rank is high : KRISHNA
58
Sgt. at Lincoln Center : NCO
59
Perfect auto pin : UTOPIAN
61
Men got a charge out of it : MAGNETO
63
Where does Les live? : SEVILLE
64
Start to rent one : ENTERON
65
Closer Arctic ship : SEALER
66
No rest for wise guy : NESTOR
Down
1
Sincere ingénue : GENUINE
2
Animal always let outside : LEVERET
3
A post office returning W.W. II letters? : OPA
4
Have transportation in two of the original 13 states : RIDE
5
Like some chemicals I rent : INERT
6
Arraign a farm advocate : AGRARIAN
7
Chef Pierce uses it : RECIPE
8
Deity appearing after a Sun. : AMON
9
It makes Fido nag me : MANGE
10
Halftime? : MIN
11
Dig Neil dropping G's, e.g. : ELIDING
12
Try to evade it : DEVIATE
13
Knowledge of those who do swim : WISDOM
15
Like sender of stupidity : DENSER
20
Abundance of window bases? : SILLINESS
23
Not the U.S. area, I gather : EURASIA
26
Insect that dug ably : LADYBUG
28
___ cake (easy Italian pastry) : PISA
30
Cut list : SLIT
33
___ seer (quote Nostradamus on vacation) : CITE
35
A set of Greek characters : ETAS
37
Then morn for the Vikings : NORTHMEN
38
Place shown on U.S.C. map : CAMPUS
39
What chemists see a lot of : OLEATES
40
Wrong play made with some vim : MISMOVE
42
Allen or some other cowboy : LLANERO
43
One who's casting for role, etc. : ELECTOR
44
It has drinks on, also : SALOON
47
Dive winner : GAINER
50
Kills ability : SKILL
52
Foolish Annie : INANE
56
It sounds real bad : RALE
57
Stag for reps. : AGTS
60
Girl in apiary : PIA
62
Catch ten : NET
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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