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Crossword, April 13-19: Slam Dunk

April 13, 2011

By Jeremy T. Paine

Across

1    Sorvino on the screen
5    Height above sea level: abbr.
9    ___ Chalmers tractors
14    Eager
15    Bush opponent
16    Not a soul
17    Mongolian desert
18    Teri of Close Encounters
19    Hospital staffer
20    Made off with
22    Slam dunk
24    Nav. rank
26    ___ Dawn Chong
27    Drops below the horizon
28    Pontiac muscle car
31    Withdrawal symptoms, for short
33    Type of TV screen
35    Lovett or Wagonner
37    Drivers’ org.
39    Moved a cradle
44    Slam dunk
47    Mired
48    Friend in France
49    Old movie sleuth Charlie
50    Spy grp.
52    Main and State, e.g.
54    Filbert or pecan
55    Slices (of butter)
59    Mineral spring
61    Labor Day mo.
63    Slam dunk
66    Joyce ___ Oates
70    Saying
71    Ovine females
73    Roberts or Ephron
74    Charlie Brown’s friend
75    Sugar source
76    Something on a list
77    Grandma ___, painter
78    Deco artist
79    Cut with an axe

Down

1    Fancy wheels, familiarly
2    ___ You Babe (Sonny & Cher)
3    Cop starter?
4    Nimble
5    Popular breakfast item
6    Bank transaction
7    Mistake
8    Spoken
9    Paquin or Karenina
10    Armstrong or Vuitton
11    Actor Greene
12    Map section
13    Oracles
21    Finish
23    Enlistees
25    Miles of the Plymouth Colony
28    Amorphous mass
29    Printer’s boo-boo
30    Designer Cassini
32    Unhappy
34    Polka ___
36    H.S. subject
38    Middle of a simile
40    Depression-era program: abbr.
41    Madeline of the movies
42    Son of Isaac
43    Fender mishap
45    NRC forerunner
46    British naval prefix
51    Each
53    Portion of a min.
55    Sacred song
56    TV output jack
57    Across: prefix
58    Smooth transition
60    Sadat
62    Hysteria
64    ___ of the d’Urbervilles
65    Fellow
67    Philip or David Lee
68    Sandwich cookie
69    End table object
72    Observe

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