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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

NY Times, Sun, Aug 06, 2000 PUNS AND ANAGRAMS

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times

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Across
1
It's advertised in L.A. paper : APPAREL
8
Songs as light as air : ARIAS
13
Having lots of references to evil Saul : ALLUSIVE
14
River snag, e.g. : GANGES
16
Staircase guard? : FLIGHTATTENDANT
18
It obscures a froggy, oddly : FOG
19
This is, e.g., N.Y.'s affirmative action : YESSING
20
Kind of thing : TEE
21
Emperor who gave a hoot : OTHO
23
Magi's character : SIGMA
24
___ mortise (Latvian joint?) : RIGA
25
Torre, a k a the Rocket : RETRO
27
Owes all : OOO
28
Bacchus named her : MENAD
29
Get rid of the dye instead : DESTAIN
31
How any live ingénue behaves : NAIVELY
33
Spy group in La Crosse : OSS
34
___-away plan (Oahu disposal operation?) : LEI
35
A.P. tells about these beds : PALLETS
39
Perfect lines between double curves : SINLESS
43
32-Down as someone else : ALIAS
44
It's united behind nun : CIO
46
Attack Anya : SETON
47
1,000-tavern locale: Abbr. : MINN
48
Results of a baby back rub: Sp. : BURPS
50
Where corn oils are kept : SILO
51
Scottish uncle in the middle of Yemen : EME
52
He found it odder to philosophize : DIDEROT
54
Take 'eed : EAR
55
Missing pages : LEAVESOFABSENCE
58
He's no Gael : ANGELO
59
Kind of income Anne rued : UNEARNED
60
Next, a Bush, e.g. : TEXAN
61
What is Errol driving? : LORRIES
Down
1
One getting part of an ole tale : ALLOTEE
2
Difficulties ending stoplights : PLIGHTS
3
Dog in every other plunge : PUG
4
Like Hay's sickly face : ASHY
5
Civil ___ (nonreligious weddings?) : RITES
6
I save on tax this way : EVASION
7
Words that get legs to move : LETSGO
8
Stage in an age of rocketry : AGENA
9
Vocal follower of Boomer? : RANG
10
Like one North Dakota politician: Abbr. : IND
11
Anita, e.g., is like a rock : AGATINE
12
Where did Lee snag a lion? : SENEGAL
13
Have money for a T-Taurus : AFFORD
15
How the cool person stayed : STEADY
17
I'm not from Athens -- he is : TIMON
22
Is Lorna to get the bird? : ORTOLAN
24
Verbally abuses in six reels : REVILES
26
Seas o' water, seemingly : OASES
28
___ to an end (lineman's looks?) : MIENS
30
First adherent : IST
32
Arab in regalia : ALI
35
She considers me a pal : PAMELA
36
Nourishment in a melt : ALIMENT
37
Eagle in descent : LINEAGE
38
C.D.'s you owe in old Italian money : SCUDO
39
Who might sing rap soon? : SOPRANO
40
Frenchman is almost nineteen : ETIENNE
41
Closes a sad case : SOLACES
42
What drones did : SNORED
45
Hot-tempered you are, life : IREFUL
48
Animal is so in container : BISON
49
Like judges in their robes : SOBER
52
Ware's introduction : DELA
53
Fallen star of 1917 : TSAR
56
Con's last name : VEX
57
Central America : ERI
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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