New York Times, Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Author: Courtenay Crocker and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Courtenay Crocker III
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26/23/20055/1/20071
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1.49010
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 Featured Will Shortz favorite This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Crocker. This is puzzle # 173 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drink garnishes : ZESTS
6. Seizes : GRABS
11. "How about that?!" : GEE
14. Broadcast workers' org. : AFTRA
15. Lash of bygone westerns : LARUE
16. Former : OLD
17. Antic brother : GROUCHOMARX
19. Fish story : LIE
20. Stitched : SEWN
21. Raw resource : ORE
22. Pack, to a pack animal : BURDEN
24. Sticking one's nose in : MEDDLING
27. Canine line : ARF
28. Swan's mate, in myth : LEDA
29. Order in the court : ALLRISE
33. Brigitte's friends : AMIES
36. Seattle-to-Phoenix dir. : SSE
37. Sci-fi invaders : ETS
38. Title of this puzzle : BENDINGTHERULES
43. What Alabama cheerleaders say to "gimme" four times : ANA
44. Alley ___ : OOP
45. "Is there no ___ this?" : ENDTO
46. Speaks when one should stay out : BUTTSIN
49. Tidy up topside : SWAB
51. Inspiring sound : RAH
52. Like many Chas Addams characters : GHOULISH
56. Dinner table item on a string : TEABAG
59. '07, '08 and '09 : YRS
60. Onetime E.P.A. target : ALAR
62. Chinese dynasty : HAN
63. Back : REVERSESIDE
66. Non-Rx : OTC
67. Absurd : INANE
68. Coffee for bedtime : DECAF
69. Play for a fool : USE
70. Wild : FERAL
71. Clifford who co-wrote "Sweet Smell of Success" : ODETS
1. Takes a sharp turn : ZAGS
2. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
3. Vermont ski town : STOWE
4. Rolled along : TRUNDLED
5. Animal pouch : SAC
6. Praise from a choir : GLORIA
7. Nagano noodles : RAMEN
8. Heavenly altar : ARA
9. Bedroom community, briefly : BURB
10. Like some relations : SEXUAL
11. Place to pick up valuable nuggets : GOLDFIELD
12. Peace Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
13. Heaven on earth : EDEN
18. Phone button : HOLD
23. School basics, initially? : RRR
25. Arnaz of '50s TV : DESI
26. Big cut : GASH
30. Author Harper : LEE
31. Leave in, in proofreading : STET
32. Petrol brand : ESSO
33. Quatrain rhyme scheme : ABAB
34. PC pop-up : MENU
35. Mesmerized : INATRANCE
36. Big inits. at Indy : STP
39. "___ certainly do not!" : NOI
40. 1970s TV's "The ___ Show" : GONG
41. Down-to-earth : REAL
42. Without an agenda : UNBIASED
47. Check : TAB
48. Zhivago portrayer : SHARIF
49. Equine color : SORREL
50. Milquetoast : WUSS
53. "Laughing" scavenger : HYENA
54. Pizzeria order : SLICE
55. Tore into : HADAT
56. 10 C-notes : THOU
57. Absorbs, as a loss : EATS
58. "The Match Game" host Rayburn : GENE
61. Makes calls : REFS
64. Alternative spelling: Abbr. : VAR
65. Tokyo, once : EDO

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