HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION

New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 2001

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. False : NOTSO
6. Cop's catch : PERP
10. Gardner and others : AVAS
14. Competed in crew : ROWED
19. Had a pizza delivered, say : ATEIN
20. Iris holder : UVEA
21. Infamous dictator : NERO
22. Fall off : ERODE
23. Amount of separation between 29- and 118-Across : SIXDEGREES
25. Name for an Irish lass : ERIN
26. U.S. Open champ, 1985-87 : LENDL
27. Entr'___ : ACTE
28. 007 foe ___ Blofeld : ERNST
29. Movie star with a big nose : MISSPIGGY
31. Merchandise : WARES
33. Night stick? : ROOST
35. Model M car of the 1910's : REO
36. Overhauled, as an old radio : REWIRED
39. Weather forecast staple : MAP
40. Whole lot of trouble : MARESNEST
45. Give one's address : ORATE
46. Friend of Francesco : AMICO
48. Billy Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
49. Little hopper : ROO
50. 29-Across's co-star in "The Muppet Christmas Carol" : MICHAELCAINE
54. There hasn't been one since December 1972 : MOONWALK
56. Bit of artillery fire : ACK
57. Code word : DAH
58. N.H.L.'s Lindros : ERIC
60. Like some storms : ASEA
61. Mansion staffer : HOUSEBOY
65. 50-Across's co-star in "The Man Who Would Be King" : SEANCONNERY
69. Spanish counts? : NUMEROS
71. Invited a blessing? : SNEEZED
72. 65-Across's co-star in "The Hunt for Red October" : ALECBALDWIN
76. Mica or quartz : SILICATE
79. Record store category : SOUL
80. Zeno's home : ELEA
81. Purse item: Abbr. : LIC
82. Owner of Abbey Road Studios : EMI
84. Under pressure : STRESSED
88. 72-Across's co-star in "Malice" : NICOLEKIDMAN
93. St. Lô was in it in W.W. II : ETO
94. Unagi, at a sushi restaurant : EEL
95. Part of the Caroline Islands : PALAU
96. Stop by unannounced : POPIN
97. Tried to find : TESTEDFOR
100. Get wrong : ERR
101. Unfathomably large amount : GOOGOLS
103. Poetic paean : ODE
104. Show signs of militarism : REARM
106. Composer of "The Planets" : HOLST
107. 88-Across's co-star in "Days of Thunder" : TOMCRUISE
110. Old Intellivision competitor : ATARI
112. Avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
116. Magna ___ : CARTA
117. Org. with a compass star as its symbol : NATO
118. 107-Across's co-star in "A Few Good Men" : KEVINBACON
120. Prado works : OLEOS
121. Look ___ : INON
122. Robt. ___ : ELEE
123. A cappella group, maybe : OCTET
124. It's hard to miss : GIMME
125. Darkens : TANS
126. Parent : REAR
127. Sketches : SKITS
1. Atlas acronym : NASA
2. Auditory : OTIC
3. Sermon basis : TEXT
4. Stand up for : SIDEWITH
5. Half and half : ONE
6. Sounded like a new engine : PURRED
7. Chooser's choice : EVENS
8. Roger of "Nicholas Nickleby" : REES
9. Deli order : PASTRAMI
10. Prefix with meter : ANEMO
11. Use of everyday life in art : VERISMO
12. Part of a grain spikelet : ARISTA
13. Beneficiaries of primogeniture : SONS
14. Has faith in : RELIESON
15. Where to find Eugene : OREGON
16. "M. Butterfly" Tony winner : WONG
17. Swirl : EDDY
18. Oscar winner Benicio ___ Toro : DEL
24. Richard of "First Knight" : GERE
30. Polite Italian word : PREGO
32. Scope : AREA
34. Guesses : OPINES
36. Alitalia destination : ROMA
37. Author Segal : ERICH
38. Far-out : WACKO
39. Cry of farm young : MAA
41. Carnival place : RIO
42. Efface : ERASE
43. Cobbler, at times : SOLER
44. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
47. Daughter of Saturn : CERES
51. Tomato blight : EDEMA
52. Pigeonhole : LABEL
53. Like guitar music : CHORDED
54. Don of old radio's "The Breakfast Club" : MCNEILL
55. Wicked one of adult comics : WANDA
59. Anderson and Fleming : IANS
62. Cry of defeat : UNCLE
63. Fill-in : SUB
64. Caterwaul : YOWL
66. "The Color Purple" role : CELIE
67. Modern writer Cynthia : OZICK
68. Big computer inits. : NEC
70. City near Florence : SIENA
72. Good feature : ASSET
73. Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
74. International money : EUROS
75. Hammer user : NAILER
77. Pace : TEMPO
78. It doesn't leave a paper trail : EMAIL
83. B. & B.'s : INNS
85. Husk : SEEDCASE
86. Four Questions event : SEDER
87. Little helper : ELF
89. Ford, for one : CARMAKER
90. Not yours alone : OUR
91. They're new on Wall St. : IPOS
92. Greyhound route : DOGTRACK
95. Fictional sergeant : PRESTON
98. War dance accompanier : TOMTOM
99. Writer Fallaci : ORIANA
101. Less clean : GORIER
102. Actress Lena : OLIN
105. Ages and ages : AEONS
106. ___ cow : HAVEA
107. Anklebones : TALI
108. City that's home to Novell, Inc. : OREM
109. Squad : UNIT
111. Play opening? : TELE
113. Play opening : ACTI
114. Bubbly name : MOET
115. Little marchers : ANTS
116. Important part : COG
119. Derek and others : BOS

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