FILM SPLICING

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 2003

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Giving the best advice : SAGEST
7. Part : FILMROLE
15. Chicago's winter hrs. : CST
18. They're positive : ANODES
19. Devotee : IDOLATER
20. Run : SPATE
22. Lunch fears? : HIGHNOONANXIETY
24. "The Nevadan," e.g. : OATER
25. "___ dreaming?" : AMI
26. Sorry : SAD
27. Kind of mill : GIN
28. Preening bird, maybe : MOLTER
29. Pinker, in a way : RARER
32. Small pouch : SAC
34. Not by much : MARGINALLY
38. First lady's hype? : ALLTHATJAZZABOUTEVE
42. In : HOT
43. Hoops game : ONEONONE
44. Tournament round : SEMIS
47. U.S.N. grad : ENS
50. Like some lab mice : ALBINO
52. Grind : RATRACE
54. Like a good-sized woods, perhaps : TENACRE
57. Head off : AVERT
60. Without precedent : NEW
61. Skinny, dejected football player? : THETHINBLUELINEMAN
68. "Farm" letters : EIEIO
69. Piston adjunct : OILRING
70. Retinue, in modern lingo : POSSE
74. Filmdom's Thelma and Louise? : TWOWOMENFORTHEROAD
79. Pick, with "for" : OPT
82. Eastern queen : RANEE
83. 1979 hit for the Police : ROXANNE
84. Dreamy : SURREAL
87. Orbit : DOMAIN
91. Itch : YEN
92. Peeping Tom : SPIER
93. Didn't move on : LOITERED
97. Sentence-ending abbr. : ETC
100. Autobiography of a humorist's wife? : THEKINGOFCOMEDYANDI
106. Leading : PREEMINENT
108. Locks bought in a store? : WIG
109. "McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
110. Work that includes a visit to the underworld : AENEID
111. Conductor ___-Pekka Salonen : ESA
114. Laura's husband in 60's TV : ROB
116. Sp. title : SRA
117. Said "O-D-O-U-R," e.g. : SPELT
118. Promise of a good hotel? : THEBIGEASYSLEEP
124. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
125. Dines : HASAMEAL
126. Standing : REPUTE
127. The Unsers of Indy : ALS
128. Milton, Shelley and Gray : ELEGISTS
129. Papa Doc Duvalier, e.g. : DESPOT
1. Camel's place : SAHARA
2. Kind of instinct : ANIMAL
3. Modern words of encouragement : GOGIRL
4. Old letter : EDH
5. Clinton, e.g.: Abbr. : SEN
6. General ___ chicken : TSOS
7. Succeed through help-wanted ads : FINDAJOB
8. Home of Craters of the Moon Natl. Monument : IDA
9. Trousers spec : LONG
10. Five years before the Battle of Hastings : MLXI
11. Best Picture of 1988 : RAINMAN
12. Suffix with Capri : OTE
13. Tennis call : LET
14. Suffix with green or bean : ERY
15. Rancher : CATTLEMAN
16. Gray tone : STEEL
17. Towel material : TERRY
20. Least delayed : SOONEST
21. Discussion : PALAVER
23. Brewer's equipment : OAST
28. Sch. on the Charles : MIT
30. Bygone suffix : ETH
31. When tripled, a crew member's fraternity? : RHO
33. "Pretty please?" : CANI
35. Blood system : ABO
36. Presidential nickname : RON
37. "C'est la ___" : GUERRE
39. Game name : ATARI
40. Means of enlightenment : ZEN
41. Madhouse : ZOO
45. Swelling reducer : ICE
46. Tailor-make : SEW
47. Novel conclusion? : ETTE
48. Drink since 1924 : NEHI
49. Snick or ___ : SNEE
51. Actor Cariou : LEN
53. Store convenience, for short : ATM
55. Engaged : ATIT
56. Grub : CHOW
57. Letter before ba : ALIF
58. Trattoria order : VINO
59. Techie: Abbr. : ENGR
62. Benefit : BOON
63. CaO : LIME
64. Peter Fonda played him in a 1997 film : ULEE
65. Marine eagle : ERN
66. High spot : APEX
67. Delia's literary sister : NORA
71. Camcorder maker : SONY
72. Fit to stand trial, say : SANE
73. P.M. before Macmillan : EDEN
75. ___ pro nobis : ORA
76. Immure : WALLIN
77. Prefix with state : TRI
78. Ground, in a way : HONED
79. Old spy grp. : OSS
80. Litter unit : PUP
81. Platitude : TRITENESS
85. Fixes, as a pump : REHEELS
86. Cave dweller, e.g. : EREMITE
87. Phone trio : DEF
88. Sea monster : ORC
89. "Got milk?" request : MEOW
90. Some old TV's : ADMIRALS
94. Like-minded : ONE
95. Engine part: Abbr. : IGN
96. Carry-on : TOTEBAG
98. Cobb and Hardin : TYS
99. White House nickname : CAL
101. Little butter? : KID
102. Divas have them : EGOS
103. Pilot's directive on takeoff : NOSEUP
104. "Do I ___ eat a peach?" : DARETO
105. Sulky : INAPET
106. "Doctor Zhivago" part : PASHA
107. Run off : REPEL
112. ___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
113. A long time : AGES
115. Polar explorer : BYRD
118. French beverage : THE
119. March who hosted "The $64,000 Question" : HAL
120. Capt.'s direction : ESE
121. Have a beef? : EAT
122. Find out : SEE
123. Collectible discs : LPS

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