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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 17, 2014 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Across Lite
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across
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Calms or makes a lot of noise : CLAMORS
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Film star who's more affectionate in Boston : FONDA
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Added a comment, as about a church bell : CHIMEDIN
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Provide oil for nation : ANOINT
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Finish a dove hen : HAVEDONE
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Asia's sea spice : CASSIA
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Rope in a thinker : OPINER
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It can mean "You said it!" : AMEN
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Initials for 259 shipmates : HMS
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Preceder of send and tend : REND
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What a Winter Olympian might kiss for luck : SKIS
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Follower of Pluto : CRAT
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Gad about : DAG
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Why Tass remains : STAYS
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It consists of at least three candidates : SLATE
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Keep Austin's alive : SUSTAIN
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Oh, games and tributes! : HOMAGES
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Boy in lace : ALEC
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Degrees ambassadors may have : MBAS
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Behave like a PC motor : COMPORT
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Where to go for an arrival or a trip : AIRPORT
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Scanned-in finish for a Norwegian or Swede : AVIAN
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Fashionable TV : INSET
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One start for a conservative : NEO
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Places a lion ends up : DENS
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He's a hon : NOAH
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Go by spas : PASS
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Unit in energy : ERG
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___ of America (the Supreme Court) : BANC
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Instruments at Siam concert : AMATIS
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Discussed late decay : TALKED
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Classic timepiece with a hero logo : HOROLOGE
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Old essayist whose work seems like a bargain : STEELE
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Cheers when nothing is on a TV : OVATIONS
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Who raged? : EDGAR
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Listens for old movies : SILENTS
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Uh, a cape or hat : CHAPEAU
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G 54 S : LIVINGS
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19-Across + 500 : AMEND
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One you might deem an ancient Iranian : MEDE
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It might waft through a door : ODOR
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Tin x 2 preceder : RIN
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Like Kenya's thieves : SNEAKY
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Fronts of cafes : FACES
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Biblical character in "Bonanza" : ONAN
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What makes Stan tan : NOS
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Gossip + a paper that publishes gossip : DISHRAG
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Add pep in a team : ANIMATE
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Extension ___ (tacked-on musical sounds) : CHORDS
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Flavor states : TASTES
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His has 2,000 ingredients all mixed in : MISHMASH
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It contains some coercion : SANCTION
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It can hold a toupee on a scalp : CLASP
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Nola's Beauty Parlor : SALON
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___ drop (part of a stadium collapse) : TIER
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They transport people to the north : SMART
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Pasta appetizer : TAPAS
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Award that sounds offensive with its sides switched : OBIE
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Students at East D.C. Academy : CADETS
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Dined ever to a fault : OVERATE
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Mixed in, like the government of 16th-century China : MINGLED
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Reveling, to a toon : ONATOOT
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Renews a contract and calls it quits : RESIGNS
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Flings for Ossets : TOSSES
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A nosh, see? : NACHOS
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Andre voted for him in 1996 : NADER
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Plain-speaking Sarah : PALIN
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Abel's twin : BELA
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Sea in Asia rallying from near extinction : ARAL
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It's a tiny thing to me : MOTE
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Kay, for example, finds beer here : KEG
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Start for an egg in a movie : OVI
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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