CINEMADNESS

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1987

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Soprano Mitchell et al. : LEONAS
7. Nigerian city : LAGOS
12. Balneation : BATH
16. Steep slope : SCARP
21. Hopper, e.g. : ARTIST
22. Happy as ___ : ALARK
23. Loser to S. Grant : ELEE
24. More ashen : PALER
25. Film about Princess Leia's brother? : COOLHANDLUKE
27. Film about Seth Thomas? : NINETOFIVE
29. Mao ___-tung : TSE
30. Eaten away : ERODED
31. Carried on, as a war : WAGED
33. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
34. British gun : STEN
35. D.C. figure : REGAN
36. Information : DATA
37. Elder cits. : SRS
40. "Tootsie" actress : GARR
41. Warble : CAROL
42. Took umbrage : RESENTED
46. Venetian coin : LEONINE
48. More cunning : SLIER
49. More prudent : SAGER
50. Hour: It. : ORA
51. O'Brien of "The Killers" : EDMOND
52. Film about Garfield? : THATDARNCAT
54. Autocrat : TSAR
55. Tomato blight : EDEMA
56. Damp : MOIST
57. Scuffles : HOES
58. Idaho city : BOISE
59. Soccer great : PELE
60. Sea gulls : TERNS
61. We weave tangled ones : WEBS
62. Became enraged : SAWRED
63. Cuckoo : ANI
64. Boston Red Sox film? : DAMNYANKEES
67. Fasteners : SCREWS
68. Australian marsupial : KOALA
70. Vowel sequence : AEI
71. N. Z. native : MAORI
72. Tried : TESTED
73. Film scripted by Frances Gumm's mother? : ASTARISBORN
78. ___-la-la : TRA
81. Supermarket fluids : JUICES
82. To shelter, at sea : ALEE
83. Not waterproof : LEAKY
84. Scorch : CHAR
85. Church feature : ALTAR
86. Slight : SLIM
87. Good: Fr. : BONNE
88. Actor Nick : NOLTE
89. Actor in "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
90. Film based on Nell Gwyn's life? : THEKINGANDI
93. Spanish explorer : DESOTO
94. Up: Comb. form : ANO
95. Male honeybee : DRONE
96. Wall hanging : ARRAS
97. Part of E.T.A. : ARRIVAL
98. Major personal annoyance : PETPEEVE
100. Glides on high : SOARS
101. Muse of history : CLIO
102. Bambi's aunt : ENA
103. "Woe ___!" : ISME
104. Amusingly outlandish : CAMPY
105. Nursery villain : WOLF
106. Hero of a film set in Erin? : HARPO
108. Porter heroine : KATIE
109. Corrigenda : ERRATA
111. Actress Rehan : ADA
114. Film suggested by Prince Charles? : MYFAIRLADY
116. Film set in Princeton? : SAVETHETIGER
119. Louvers : SLATS
120. Unique person : ONER
121. Corpulent : OBESE
122. Chipmunk, e.g. : RODENT
123. Hindu garment : SAREE
124. Shea nine : METS
125. Observes Yom Kippur : FASTS
126. ___-pants : SMARTY
1. Milk: Comb. form : LACT
2. Love god : EROS
3. Siouan Indian : OTOE
4. O : NIL
5. Laver rival : ASHE
6. ___ Stripes : STARSAND
7. Elopers' need? : LADDER
8. Annie Hall's creator : ALLEN
9. Showy trinket : GAUD
10. Mork's planet : ORK
11. Prepared shish kebab : SKEWERED
12. Kind of lion : BENGAL
13. Peregrine : ALIEN
14. Serve : TEND
15. Haw's partner : HEE
16. W.W. II volunteer : SPOTTER
17. Levantine garment : CAFTAN
18. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
19. Guns an engine : REVS
20. Historic beginning : PRE
26. ___ Dame : NOTRE
28. Special china : TEASET
32. Marketplace : AGORA
35. "Carousel" actor : RAITT
36. Painter Edgar : DEGAS
37. "I cannot ___ wink": Pope : SLEEPA
38. Blush : REDDEN
39. Film about Julia Child? : SOMELIKEITHOT
40. Lollobrigida : GINA
41. Golf tournament grouping : CLASSA
42. Big A events : RACES
43. A 1967 film directed by Joan Plowright? : TOSIRWITHLOVE
44. Obliterates : ERASES
45. Challenged : DARED
47. Alaskan port : NOME
48. Glistening : SHINY
49. Brahmins : SNOBS
52. Actor Rip ___ : TORN
53. Syngman ___ of Korea : RHEE
54. Minaret : TOWER
56. " . . . the face that drove ___": D'Arcy : MEMAD
58. Cut of beef : BARON
60. Dinesen works : TALES
61. Dam : WEIR
62. Hair-raising : SCARY
64. P.O. device : DATER
65. Archibald of N.B.A. fame : NATE
66. N. Z. parrot : KEA
67. Word with screen or stack : SMOKE
69. Tony's kin : OSCAR
72. The Green Wave : TULANE
73. Similar : ALIKE
74. Prefix with annual : SEMI
75. Actress Massey and namesakes : ILONAS
76. Dispatches : SENDS
77. ___-Sadr of Iran : BANI
79. Wickerwork material : RATTAN
80. Portion of the iris : AREOLA
81. A Mexican drug : JALAP
82. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
84. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
86. Thrust : SHOVE
87. Goldwater : BARRY
88. Handel opera : NERO
90. Quivering motion : TREMOR
91. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
92. "The ___ Wrath" : GRAPESOF
93. Vagrants : DRIFTERS
95. Contemn : DESPISE
97. Islamic deity : ALLAH
99. Penzance denizen : PIRATE
100. Some butterflies : SATYRS
101. A conquistador : CORTES
104. U.S.M.A. student : CADET
105. Take from forcibly : WREST
106. Tree toad : HYLA
107. At a distance : AFAR
108. "Citizen" of filmdom : KANE
109. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
110. Particle : ATOM
111. Ripening agent : AGER
112. Impression : DENT
113. Bohemian : ARTY
114. Pub.-company pileup : MSS
115. Actor from Prague : LOM
117. Lawyers' org. : ABA
118. Peak in Crete : IDA

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