FILMFEST

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.64, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ Pilot," 1938 Gable film : TEST
5. ___-Casazza, Met manager: 1908-35 : GATTI
10. Least risky : SAFEST
16. Cast : THROW
17. Kin of auloi : OBOES
18. Zenger, for one : PRINTER
20. Rainer's 1937 Oscar film : THEGOODEARTH
22. McLaglen's 1935 Oscar film, with "The" : INFORMER
24. George's lyricist : IRA
25. Collector's item? : WASTE
26. Pyle and Banks : ERNIES
28. Birthplace of Henry IV of France : PAU
29. Zing : PEP
30. Motherless calf : DOGIE
31. Less polished : CRUDER
32. George ___, baseball Hall of Famer : KELL
33. Marine mollusk : SEALEMON
35. Carpenters' pins : DOWELS
36. Ranee's garb : SAREE
37. Mature : RIPEN
38. Aplenty : GALORE
39. Most uncommon : RAREST
40. Scott role in a 1970 Oscar film : PATTON
42. Some modern apts. : CONDOS
43. Humor : CATERTO
44. Medieval helmet : ARMET
45. Babbled : PRATED
46. "Platoon," e.g. : MOVIE
47. ___-do-well : NEER
48. Safari member : BEATER
49. Tatum O'Neal's 1973 Oscar film : PAPERMOON
53. "Jamaica ___" : INN
54. Actress Binnie : BARNES
55. Crystalline amino acid : SERINE
56. League in which Dr. J played : NBA
57. First name of three wives of Henry VIII : CATHERINE
59. High points : APEXES
60. Like Tithonus : AGED
61. Betimes : EARLY
62. Soap plants : AMOLES
63. "Fatal Attraction" Oscar winner : CLOSE
64. Challenges anew : REDARES
67. Some are racers : SNAKES
68. Knife expert : CUTLER
69. Oscar film: 1968 : OLIVER
70. Casino employee : DEALER
71. Course at the Brown Derby : SALAD
72. More villainous : BASER
73. Gives access : LETSIN
74. Most stocky : CURLIEST
77. Pyrrhuloxia or jacana : BIRD
78. Subject of Amendment XVII : SENATE
79. Pomanders : CASES
80. Former name of a Carib. island group : NWI
81. Bambi's aunt : ENA
82. "Moses" waterway : REDSEA
83. ___ distance (endure) : GOTHE
84. Mary Martin role: 1954 : PAN
85. Appear afresh : REEMERGE
87. George Burns's 1975 Oscar film, with "The" : SUNSHINEBOYS
91. Yukon vehicles : SLEDGES
92. Teed off : IRATE
93. Chooser's call : EVENS
94. Magazine filler : INSERT
95. Hosni's predecessor : ANWAR
96. Act : DEED
1. Lemmon-MacLaine Oscar film : THEAPARTMENT
2. Work unit : ERG
3. Memorable "Barney Miller" actor : SOO
4. Loren's 1961 Oscar film : TWOWOMEN
5. Enters : GOESIN
6. Ebb : ABATE
7. Sped : TORE
8. Asian holiday : TET
9. His writing led to "Cabaret" : ISHERWOOD
10. Slender rod : SPINDLE
11. Palmer et al. : ARNIES
12. Marching-band musician : FIFER
13. Adam's grandson : ENOS
14. Riv. boat : STR
15. Modifying agent : TEMPERER
16. "A Letter to ___ Wives" : THREE
19. Most genuine : REALEST
20. Track info : TIPS
21. Philistine deity : DAGON
23. "I see but one ___ be clear": Stendahl : RULETO
27. A sorry lot : RUERS
30. Boot camp, e.g. : DEPOT
31. Less genial : COLDER
32. Abdul-Jabbar of the Lakers : KAREEM
34. Metric unit : LITER
35. Edmond of "The Count of Monte Cristo" : DANTES
36. Biting drama : SATIRE
38. Vandyke's kin : GOATEE
39. Prowls after prey : RAVENS
40. Lose one's grip : PANIC
41. "Rocky" setting : ARENA
42. Narrow opening : CRANNY
43. Clones : COPIES
45. "___ From the Planet Mongo," 1936 film : PERILS
46. "Duck Soup" group : MARXES
48. Specialized shoeworker : BARRER
49. Kitchen tool : PEELER
50. H. Fonda's 1981 Oscar film : ONGOLDENPOND
51. Like Cuddles Sakall : OBESE
52. Consumer spokesman : NADER
54. Incumbent : BEARER
55. Parol : SPOKEN
58. Panted : HEAVED
59. Charlotte ___, capital of the Virgin Islands : AMALIE
60. Asian range : ALTAI
62. I. Bergman's 1956 Oscar film : ANASTASIA
63. Picks out : CULLS
64. Bonnie or Clyde : ROBBER
65. Stritch and May : ELAINES
66. Arliss's 1929 Oscar film : DISRAELI
67. Bristlelike organs : SETAE
68. Lurched : CAREENED
70. Most crowded : DENSEST
71. Japanese fare : SUSHI
73. Cratchit's book : LEDGER
74. Mack Sennett girl : CATHER
75. Convinces otherwise : SWAYS
76. Cambridge cans : TINS
78. Suit material : SERGE
79. ___ Rica : COSTA
82. W. Beatty film : REDS
83. Eat, in a way : GNAW
86. Brando film, with "The": 1950 : MEN
88. Samovar : URN
89. "All About ___" : EVE
90. Nectar collector : BEE

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