GROOMING FOR HOLLYWOOD

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 2004

Author: Deb Amlen and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Deb Amlen
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Amlen. This is puzzle # 121 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Lucy-___ Comedy Hour" : DESI
5. Preppy sportswear label : IZOD
9. Set in concrete, so to speak : FINAL
14. Lhasa ___ (dogs) : APSOS
19. Airline info, for short : ETAS
20. French film director Clément : RENE
21. Oldsmobile sedan : ALERO
22. Surgeon's insert : STENT
23. 1997 action film about a spa duo? : BATHMANANDROBIN
26. Devonshire dad : PATER
27. Saturn's largest satellite : TITAN
28. Journalist Lindstrom : PIA
29. Statistical measure : RANGE
31. Filly, but not a billy : SHE
32. Candidate's goal : SEAT
33. Latin hip-shakers : MAMBOS
36. Former queen of Jordan : NOOR
37. Neck feathers? : BOA
38. 1981 thriller about bygone blade holders? : RAZORSOFTHELOSTARK
42. Return addressee : IRS
45. Dash alternative : DOT
46. Safety org. : FAA
47. Hatch : DEVISE
48. Yoplait competitor : DANNON
50. Grasped : SAW
53. Butler of fiction : RHETT
56. Spill producer : SLED
57. 1985 teen movie about morning washup? : THEBREAKFASTSCRUB
61. Turf : AREA
62. Biblical gift : MYRRH
63. Thug : GORILLA
67. Journal : GAZETTE
70. "Awake and Sing!" playwright : ODETS
73. Removes from power? : UNPLUGS
75. Wonder Woman, for one : HEROINE
77. Scads : AHEAP
79. Philip who wrote a 1975 C.I.A. exposé : AGEE
80. 1983 tearjerker set at a salon? : PERMSOFENDEARMENT
85. Over : PAST
89. "60 Minutes" correspondent : SAFER
90. "ER" roles, briefly : MDS
91. Consider extremely funny : ROARAT
92. Start of a Beatles title : OBLADI
94. Suit makers' org.? : ABA
96. Novelist Tan : AMY
97. Draft letters : SSS
98. 1998 war film about a beard? : SHAVINGPRIVATERYAN
105. Yom ___ (Jewish holiday) : TOV
106. Standout : STAR
107. Woman's shoe type : TSTRAP
108. Ad ___ : LIBS
111. Hip-hop's Dr. ___ : DRE
112. They're effervescent : COLAS
114. Aries or Taurus : CAR
115. "Shucks!" : AWGEE
116. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
118. 1987 British film about a balding man's lament? : WISHYOUWEREHAIR
123. Cold forecast : TEENS
124. Frostflower : ASTER
125. Brewer's stock : MALT
126. Sushi fish : TUNA
127. Singers Nelson and others : EDDYS
128. Assents : YESES
129. 1940's foe, with "the" : AXIS
130. Slow-cook : STEW
1. One who is thrown a ball : DEB
2. Divisions politiques : ETATS
3. "Three Pieces in the Shape of a Pear" composer : SATIE
4. Babylonian love goddess : ISHTAR
5. A theocratic republic : IRAN
6. Kind of state : ZEN
7. Even (with) : ONAPAR
8. Casual wear : DENIMS
9. Wide's partner : FAR
10. U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
11. Neighbor of Colo. : NEBR
12. French rocket launcher : ARIANE
13. Exiled dictator with a palindromic name : LONNOL
14. Bad-mouth : ASPERSE
15. Class-conscious grp. : PTA
16. Puts a price on freedom : SETSBAIL
17. Small and insignificant : ONEHORSE
18. Barely ran : STREAKED
24. Charge dodger : MATADOR
25. Olivia ___ of "The Wonder Years" : DABO
30. Favor : GOODTURN
33. Clever comment : MOT
34. Away : OFF
35. Turn on : START
39. Defense type : ZONE
40. Gloaters' cries : HAHS
41. Sports bar staples : TVS
42. Name provider : IDTAG
43. Gung-ho : RAHRAH
44. Sternutation : SNEEZE
49. Bull or Cav : NBAER
50. It's above the horizon : SKY
51. Jimi Hendrix's do : AFRO
52. Charge : WARD
54. Ticker tape?: Abbr. : ECG
55. Corps de ballet : TROUPE
58. Egyptian god of the universe : AMENRA
59. Bundle : SHEAF
60. Marceau's everyman : BIP
64. Wool producer : LLAMA
65. Some pistols : LUGERS
66. Gemini rockets : AGENAS
68. Go over : TOP
69. Connects with : TIESINTO
71. Outsiders : THEM
72. Fax function : SEND
74. Small paving stones : SETTS
76. Techno-funk band with the 1991 #1 hit "Unbelievable" : EMF
78. Pitches : ADS
81. Burn : SEAR
82. Circle : ORBIT
83. Group of companies : ARMY
84. Formal pronoun : ROYALWE
85. Prepare for later, in a way : POSTDATE
86. Couldn't stand : ABHORRED
87. Drooled : SLAVERED
88. Hebrew letter : TAV
93. Hash out : DISCUSS
95. School communication depts. : AVS
96. Surrealist Jean : ARP
99. Irish county or port : GALWAY
100. Kudos : PRAISE
101. 1960's-70's record label : ATCO
102. It comes as a shock : TRAUMA
103. Canal buildup : EARWAX
104. When some guards work : NIGHTS
109. Humdinger : BEAUT
110. Île de la Cité locale : SEINE
113. Former J.F.K. sights : SSTS
115. Song and dance : ARTS
117. Whatever : ANY
119. Half a laugh : HEE
120. Sr. and jr. : YRS
121. Samuel's teacher : ELI
122. Green : RAW

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