CELEBRITY SWIFTIES

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1996

Author: R. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Haphazard growth : SPRAWL
7. Country on the Gulf of Guinea : GHANA
12. Went off welfare : GOTAJOB
19. Summary : PRECIS
20. Popular support group : ALANON
21. Gourmet : EPICURE
22. "Don't tell me what to say on the air," said___ : HOWARDSTERNLY
24. Change the layout : REMODEL
25. Clear the boards : ERASE
26. Gets better : MENDS
27. Simple card game : WAR
29. Complainer : PILL
30. Flew off the handle : RAGED
31. Type of belly button : INNY
32. Singer Watley et al. : JODYS
34. Poetic monogram : TSE
35. Quebec time off : ETE
36. Voting group : BLOC
37. Voting district : WARD
38. Foot parts : INCHES
41. What "nobody doesn't like" : SARALEE
44. Bank holdings : LIENS
46. "It's___!" : ADEAL
47. Retailer R.H.___ : MACY
48. Davis of "Jungle Fever" : OSSIE
49. Of the lower part of a pistil : OVARIAL
52. Report card listing : MARKS
53. Brief moments : SECS
54. Sometimes it must be followed : SUIT
55. Old Pontiac : GTO
56. Unlike the king's English : SLANGY
58. Munich Mister : HERR
59. Campus program, for short : ROTC
60. Mr. Moto reply : AHSO
61. Mobs : HORDES
62. Clift of "The McLaughlin Group" : ELEANOR
64. Consonant (with) : INSTEP
66. Bit : IOTA
67. Word with smoke or cow : HOLY
69. Feeling : VIBE
70. Expenditure : OUTLAY
71. Kind of particle : PSI
72. Not work : FAIL
73. ___-majeste : LESE
74. Make tracks : HURRY
75. They feel for you : SENSORS
77. One who yearns : PINER
78. She, in Siena : ESSA
79. Condition : SHAPE
80. Dark : UNLIT
81. Pub vessel : ALEYARD
85. 1961 Best Actor for "Judgment at Nuremberg" : SCHELL
87. Collar stiffener : STAY
88. Cautious : WARY
90. Apiece : PER
91. Additionally : TOO
92. "Down by the Salley Gardens" poet : YEATS
94. "Norma Rae" director Martin : RITT
95. Outbuilding : PRIVY
97. Flubs : ERRS
99. Sticky stuff : GOO
100. Obvious pleasure : GUSTO
101. Port St.___, Fla. : LUCIE
102. Actress Parsons : ESTELLE
105. "Republican Congressmen don't like me," said___ : BARNEYFRANKLY
108. Chills, so to speak : RELAXES
109. Contacts, modern-style : EMAILS
110. "Sense and Sensibility" director : ANGLEE
111. Salon employee : STYLIST
112. Boy of old song : DANNY
113. Tough ones : POSERS
1. Parts of orreries : SPHERES
2. How some taxes are levied : PRORATA
3. Parlay a bet : REWAGER
4. Have___of nerves : ACASE
5. Ready for the Information Age : WIRED
6. Trip starter : LSD
7. "I won my 1984 Tony by just a few votes," said___ : GLENNCLOSELY
8. Stalwart : HARDY
9. Raggedy ones : ANNS
10. Cambodia's Lon___ : NOL
11. What bad things shouldn't get : ANYWORSE
12. Fritz's 1984 running mate : GERRY
13. Poetically ajar : OPE
14. Baseball's McCarver : TIM
15. 1988 film "Rent-___" : ACOP
16. "Starring in 'Who's the Boss?' was a breeze," said___ : JUDITHLIGHTLY
17. Ultimatum : ORELSE
18. Ball stars : BELLES
20. "...___'clock scholar" : ATENO
23. Le Carre's "___People" : SMILEYS
28. Put on : ADD
32. Pop singer Ian : JANIS
33. "Punk rock is cruel," said___ : SIDVICIOUSLY
36. "I was no wallflower in 'Vanity Fair,'" said___ : BECKYSHARPLY
37. "I fear watching my own films," said___ : WESCRAVENLY
39. Undiluted : NEAT
40. Limousine : CAR
42. Mystery novelist Cross : AMANDA
43. More than medium : LARGE
45. River to the Rhone : ISERE
46. Part of 35-Across : AOUT
50. Cruising : ATSEA
51. Nuts : LOOPY
52. "I'll do my Hepburn imitation in a minute," said___ : MARTINSHORTLY
54. Annoyed : SORE
56. Sends : SHIPS
57. Like a fugitive : LOOSE
58. "Drat!' magnified : HELL
59. "'The Sound of Music' would make a good movie," said___ : ROBERTWISELY
60. Lost : ASTRAY
63. Japanese-American : NISEI
65. Patient's cry : NURSE
68. Belgian waterway : OISE
72. Part of a stable family : FOAL
73. Director Wertmuller et al. : LINAS
74. Words with "stone" or "the matter" : HEARTOF
76. That girl : SHE
77. Finished, in a way : PUTTOBED
82. In___(stuck) : APICKLE
83. One who vituperates : REVILER
84. Evidence of lack of empathy : DRYEYES
85. Has the con : STEERS
86. It's a tight fit : CORSET
87. ___Tome : SAO
89. A.B.A. members : ATTYS
93. Cast out : EGEST
94. Confrontation : RUNIN
95. Dallas suburb : PLANO
96. Steps : RUNGS
98. Security item : SEAL
100. ___Paradiso in the Alps : GRAN
103. 10% of DCX : LXI
104. Former Sec. Aspin : LES
106. Org. the Surgeon General addresses : AMA
107. Grammy category : RAP

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