and Lou Sabin
December 18, 2006 12:00 PM

ACROSS

1 The Yankees, Rangers or Lakers

5 The Producers writer Brooks

8 Attack with a knife

12 Deal ___ Deal, featuring Howie Mandel (2 wds.)

13 Author Levin (The Stepford Wives)

14 Perry Mason creator ___ Stanley Gardner

15 Units of time (abbr.)

16 ___ City (popular computer game)

17 The ___ Brothers (O Brother, Where Art Thou? writers)

18 CBS Evening News anchor and former host of Today (2 wds.)

21 “To ___ is human, to forgive divine”

22 Mötley Crüe’s “___ It or Lose It”

23 60 Minutes correspondent Stahl

26 18 Across’s Evening News predecessor Dan ___

30 ___ Got a Secret

31 Wheel of Fortune vowel buy (wd. & letter)

32 20/20 coanchor Elizabeth ___

36 “Sweet ___” by Debbie Harry (2 wds.)

39 Monsters, ___ (animated comedy; abbr.)

40 “Fool (If You Think It’s Over)” by Chris ___

41 Good Morning America cohost (2 wds.)

46 “___ to Be Wild”

47 Capture; catch

48 “___ the night before Christmas …”

50 Leave out

51 Actor Wallach

52 “___ of the Dog” by Guns N’ Roses

53 Porgy and ___

54 “Swallowed in the ___” by Coldplay

55 William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That ___ Well

DOWN

1 Former NBC Nightly News anchor Brokaw

2 Actor Estrada of CHiPs

3 ___ Nicole Smith

4 Comedian-actor Zero ___

5 Oscar-winning film starring Kathy Bates

6 Sixteen Grammy-winning rocker Clapton

7 Dorothy ___ (Road to Bali costar of Bing Crosby)

8 Bruce Springsteen’s “___ Garden”

9 Lwaxana ___ (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine character)

10 Actor Baldwin of 30 Rock

11 Actor Stiller of Meet the Fockers

19 Anger

20 “Surfin’ ___” by the Beach Boys (inits.)

23 Actress Tyler of the Lord of the Rings trilogy

24 Actress Longoria of The Sentinel

25 “Quiero ___” by Menudo

27 Character actor Holbrook

28 Grammy-winning music producer Brian ___

29 A Letter from Death ___, starring Martin Sheen

33 Little ___, starring Ed O’Neill

34 18 Across’s former Today colleague Curry

35 “___ from an Italian Restaurant” by Billy Joel

36 Lawrence of ___, starring Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif

37 “What’s ___, Pussycat?” by Tom Jones

38 The ___ Earth Stood Still (sc-fi film; 2 wds.)

41 “Pleasure ___” by Van Halen

42 Stanley & ___, starring Robert De Niro and Jane Fonda

43 For ___ (real estate sign)

44 Actor McGregor of Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith

45 The Great ___, starring Benjamin Bratt

46 Former CBS Evening News anchor Schieffer

49 Graduates (abbr.)

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