FILM SOUNDS

New York Times, Sunday, February 1, 2004

Author: Roy Leban
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 92 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Leban. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Base for food glazes : ASPIC
6. Waste : DROSS
11. They're unstressed : SCHWAS
17. Company perk : CAR
20. Air supplier : SCUBA
21. Appropriate for Halloween : EERIE
22. Some ducks : EIDERS
23. Decline : WANE
24. Nathan and others : HALES
25. 1980's computer : AMIGA
26. Art fan, perhaps : PATRON
27. Web address start : HTTP
28. Cow's favorite movie of 1983? : ALLTHERIGHTMOOVES
31. Aquarium fish : DANIO
32. Guanabara Bay locale : RIO
33. Expression of gratitude, briefly : THX
34. Internet market : EBAY
35. Tropical pitcher plants and such : EXOTICS
37. What Fred Astaire danced with : PANACHE
40. ___, Optimo, Maximo (Benedictine motto) : DEO
41. Start of a doo-wop phrase : SHA
44. Run out : ELAPSE
45. Imagined : DREAMT
48. On the Board : LISTED
50. Point of writing : NIB
51. Cat's favorite movie of 2000? : THEPURRFECTSTORM
55. Like one battery terminal : ANODAL
59. A boost : AID
60. Part of a dash : TACH
61. Attorney Belli : MELVIN
63. Sherpa : GUIDE
64. One-spot : GEORGE
68. Level : SHIM
70. Not level : TIERED
72. Haydn string composition : TRIO
73. "___ It a Pity" (1970 song) : ISNT
75. Foam toy brand : NERF
77. ___ de toilette : EAU
78. "It's ___ real!" : BEEN
79. Snake's favorite movie of 1981? : HISSTORYOFTHEWORLDPARTI
87. Frenziedly : AMOK
88. Oh-Wah-___ (game like mancala) : REE
89. A transmitter : AXON
90. Game Gear company : SEGA
91. The Beatles' Madonna, e.g. : LADY
92. Nebraska's Cornhusker, e.g. : MASCOT
96. Linesman, maybe? : POET
98. Ancient Italian : SABINE
102. Sheik's flock : ARABS
104. Ark contents : TORAHS
106. Measure : STEP
108. 1936 Cong. measure : REA
109. "___ Rhapsody" (1996 biopic) : LISZTS
111. Frog's favorite movie of 1944? : ROSIETHERIBBITER
116. Bolt from the blue? : ZAP
117. 116-Across and others : NOISES
118. View from Vesuvius : NAPLES
119. Sister of Eva : ZSAZSA
122. Green-lights : OKS
123. Schnook : SAP
125. More harsh : SEVERER
129. Desiring : YENNING
131. Superman's mother : LARA
132. President's inits. : JQA
133. PC application suffix : EXE
134. Hamlet and Gertrude : DANES
135. Crow's favorite movie of 1955? : REBELWITHOUTACAWS
142. Tall runners : EMUS
143. Romeo and Juliet's home : VERONA
144. Ante : STAKE
145. "I swear!" : NOLIE
146. Cartoon art : CELS
147. Only now and then : SELDOM
148. Where salts go : TOSEA
149. Grand ___ : THEFT
150. Organ repair sites: Abbr. : ORS
151. Title city of a Forsyth thriller : ODESSA
152. Make catty remarks : SNARK
153. They're tender : SORES
1. Whiz's musical key? : ASHARP
2. Kennedy colleague : SCALIA
3. Many a boot : PULLON
4. "Yeah, right!" : IBET
5. It's tender : CASH
6. Term of affection : DEARHEART
7. Sound studio work : REMIX
8. At first: Abbr. : ORIG
9. Said "ah" : SIGHED
10. Life saver : SEATBELT
11. Native soldier, in old India : SEPOY
12. "See ya!" : CIAO
13. Modern viewer's choice : HDTV
14. "___ madly for Adlai" (1952 campaign slogan) : WERE
15. Turned up : AROSE
16. An ID : SSN
17. Kitty teaser : CATNIP
18. The Three Stooges had many : ANTICS
19. Rest : REPOSE
23. Sheep's favorite movie of 1991? : WHATABOUTBAAB
29. It's a knockout : ETHER
30. "Little Red Book" ideology : MAOISM
31. Meting : DOLING
36. Princess on the small screen : XENA
38. Big inits. in check processing : ADP
39. French vineyard : CRU
41. Popular Russian vodka, familiarly : STOLI
42. Actor Villechaize : HERVE
43. One may be secret : ADMIRER
46. Curators' degs. : MFAS
47. Modern music genre : TECHNO
49. Mark consisting of a series of dots : STET
51. Kind of team : TAG
52. Step on it : HIE
53. 19th-century samurai home : EDO
54. Perry White, e.g. : CHIEF
56. Worse : DIRER
57. Cutting down, after "on" : ADIET
58. Actress Téa : LEONI
62. Larry of the Black Arts Theater, and others : NEALS
65. Bee's favorite movie of 1983? : RISKYBZZZNESS
66. Clock std. : GST
67. Colossal, to Coleridge : ENORM
69. Actor with a mohawk : MRT
71. Some ranchers : DUDES
74. "My ___" : TREAT
76. Loan overseer: Abbr. : FHA
79. Judaism : kosher :: Islam : ___ : HALAL
80. Fine Japanese porcelain : IMARI
81. They're found in fountains : SODAS
82. "Decide already!" : YESORNO
83. ___ date: Abbr. : EXP
84. Fast sound: Var. : WOOSH
85. Early afternoon time : ONETEN
86. Tour grp. : PGA
93. Chiseler : CROOK
94. Spring locale : OASIS
95. "What's ___?" : THIS
97. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
99. N.Y.C. line : IRT
100. Name preceder : NEE
101. Corn order : EAR
103. Equilibrium : STASIS
105. Lack equilibrium : SEESAW
107. Nobody : PIPSQUEAK
110. Wing-to-wing measure : SPAN
112. Reactionaries of 1917 : TSARISTS
113. Farm sound : BLEAT
114. Drink, informally : BEV
115. British verb ending : ISE
119. Louisiana music : ZYDECO
120. Tailoring machine : SEAMER
121. Cancels : ANNULS
124. Old Blood and Guts : PATTON
126. More authentic : REALER
127. Former Mrs. : EXWIFE
128. Fixes at zero, say : RESETS
130. Mammonism : GREED
131. Wool producer : LLAMA
132. Wag : JOKER
136. First name in mysteries : ERLE
137. Gym displays : BODS
138. Genesis name : ENOS
139. ___ go at (tries) : HASA
140. Honeydew lovers : ANTS
141. Small salmon : COHO
143. Brandy letters : VSO

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