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New York Times, Monday, May 21, 2007

46-Down : Hoops great Abdul-Jabbar

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Parrish.
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© 2007, The New York Times5/21/07 ( No. 21,013 )
Across
1
Late bridge columnist Truscott : ALAN
5
Cry made with a flourish : TADA
9
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
14
Of sound mind : SANE
15
Cheers for toreros : OLES
16
Seismic occurrence : QUAKE
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Supreme Court justice known for a literalist interpretation of the Bill of Rights : HUGOBLACK
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Earthy pigment : UMBER
20
Flub : ERR
21
Employee cards with photos, e.g. : IDS
22
Squad with red, white and blue uniforms : TEAMUSA
24
Deny : NAYSAY
26
Three-card ___ : MONTE
27
Public square : PLAZA
29
Infer (from) : DERIVE
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Analyze, as ore : ASSAY
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Perry Mason's creator ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Eurasian duck : SMEW
39
Cut, as a lawn : MOWN
40
Los Angeles N.B.A.er : LAKER
41
Yellowfin, e.g. : TUNA
42
Jai ___ : ALAI
43
"Break ___!" ("Good luck!") : ALEG
44
Violin bow application : ROSIN
45
Thrill-seeker's watercraft : JETSKI
47
Subject : TOPIC
49
Tom who played Forrest Gump : HANKS
51
Former mayor who wrote "Mayor" : EDKOCH
55
Emancipate : SETFREE
58
Show the effect of weight : SAG
59
Syllable repeated after "hot" : CHA
60
Napoleon on St. Helena, e.g. : EXILE
61
Pie filling : MINCEMEAT
64
Fracas : MELEE
65
Winnie-the-___ : POOH
66
Auto racer Yarborough : CALE
67
Religion of the Koran : ISLAM
68
Popular frozen dessert chain : TCBY
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Signs, as a contract : INKS
Down
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Pale-faced : ASHEN
2
First lady after Hillary : LAURA
3
Red-faced, maybe : ANGRY
4
Prefix with conservative : NEO
5
"What'd I say?!" : TOLDYA
6
"___, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio" : ALAS
7
Follower of Nov. : DEC
8
Provide an invitation for : ASKTO
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Consider identical : EQUATE
10
Some theater productions : SUMMERSTOCK
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Perfume brand : TABU
12
Barely makes, with "out" : EKES
13
Antitoxins : SERA
18
Onion-flavored roll : BIALY
23
Follower of rear or week : ENDER
25
1966 Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass hit : SPANISHFLEA
26
What the last words of 17- and 61-Across and 10- and 25-Down are kinds of : MARKETS
28
Ardor : ZEAL
30
Don formerly of morning radio : IMUS
31
"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
32
Actor McGregor : EWAN
33
Key related to F# minor: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Only : SOLE
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Go for, as a fly : SWAT
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Toy block brand : LEGO
40
Frankie who sang "Mule Train" : LAINE
44
Chain of hills : RIDGE
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Hoops great Abdul-Jabbar : KAREEM
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A-O.K. : PEACHY
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Well-groomed : KEMPT
52
Surfing spot : OCEAN
53
Writer on a slate : CHALK
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Loathes : HATES
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Vehicle that can jackknife : SEMI
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Alimony receivers, e.g. : EXES
57
Cash register : TILL
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Look-down-one's-nose type : SNOB
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Quadrennial games grp. : IOC
63
Sprint rival : MCI

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