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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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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 19,808 )
Across
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Base for food glazes : ASPIC
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Waste : DROSS
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They're unstressed : SCHWAS
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Company perk : CAR
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Air supplier : SCUBA
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Appropriate for Halloween : EERIE
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Some ducks : EIDERS
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Decline : WANE
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Nathan and others : HALES
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1980's computer : AMIGA
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Art fan, perhaps : PATRON
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Web address start : HTTP
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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
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One-spot : GEORGE
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Level : SHIM
70
Not level : TIERED
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Haydn string composition : TRIO
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"___ It a Pity" (1970 song) : ISNT
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Foam toy brand : NERF
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___ de toilette : EAU
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"It's ___ real!" : BEEN
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Snake's favorite movie of 1981? : HISSTORYOFTHEWORLDPARTI
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Frenziedly : AMOK
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Oh-Wah-___ (game like mancala) : REE
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A transmitter : AXON
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Game Gear company : SEGA
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The Beatles' Madonna, e.g. : LADY
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Nebraska's Cornhusker, e.g. : MASCOT
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Linesman, maybe? : POET
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Ancient Italian : SABINE
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Sheik's flock : ARABS
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Ark contents : TORAHS
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Measure : STEP
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1936 Cong. measure : REA
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"___ Rhapsody" (1996 biopic) : LISZTS
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Frog's favorite movie of 1944? : ROSIETHERIBBITER
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Bolt from the blue? : ZAP
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116-Across and others : NOISES
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View from Vesuvius : NAPLES
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Sister of Eva : ZSAZSA
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Green-lights : OKS
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Schnook : SAP
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More harsh : SEVERER
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Desiring : YENNING
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Superman's mother : LARA
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President's inits. : JQA
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PC application suffix : EXE
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Hamlet and Gertrude : DANES
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Crow's favorite movie of 1955? : REBELWITHOUTACAWS
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Tall runners : EMUS
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Romeo and Juliet's home : VERONA
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Ante : STAKE
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"I swear!" : NOLIE
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Cartoon art : CELS
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Only now and then : SELDOM
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Where salts go : TOSEA
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Grand ___ : THEFT
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Organ repair sites: Abbr. : ORS
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Title city of a Forsyth thriller : ODESSA
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Make catty remarks : SNARK
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They're tender : SORES
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Whiz's musical key? : ASHARP
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Kennedy colleague : SCALIA
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Many a boot : PULLON
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"Yeah, right!" : IBET
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It's tender : CASH
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Term of affection : DEARHEART
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Sound studio work : REMIX
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At first: Abbr. : ORIG
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Said "ah" : SIGHED
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Life saver : SEATBELT
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Native soldier, in old India : SEPOY
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Modern viewer's choice : HDTV
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"___ madly for Adlai" (1952 campaign slogan) : WERE
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Turned up : AROSE
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An ID : SSN
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Kitty teaser : CATNIP
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The Three Stooges had many : ANTICS
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Rest : REPOSE
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Sheep's favorite movie of 1991? : WHATABOUTBAAB
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It's a knockout : ETHER
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"Little Red Book" ideology : MAOISM
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Meting : DOLING
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Princess on the small screen : XENA
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Big inits. in check processing : ADP
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French vineyard : CRU
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Popular Russian vodka, familiarly : STOLI
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Actor Villechaize : HERVE
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One may be secret : ADMIRER
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Curators' degs. : MFAS
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Modern music genre : TECHNO
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Mark consisting of a series of dots : STET
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Kind of team : TAG
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Step on it : HIE
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19th-century samurai home : EDO
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Perry White, e.g. : CHIEF
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Worse : DIRER
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Cutting down, after "on" : ADIET
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Actress Téa : LEONI
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Larry of the Black Arts Theater, and others : NEALS
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Bee's favorite movie of 1983? : RISKYBZZZNESS
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Clock std. : GST
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Colossal, to Coleridge : ENORM
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Actor with a mohawk : MRT
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Some ranchers : DUDES
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"My ___" : TREAT
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Loan overseer: Abbr. : FHA
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Judaism : kosher :: Islam : ___ : HALAL
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Fine Japanese porcelain : IMARI
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They're found in fountains : SODAS
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"Decide already!" : YESORNO
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___ date: Abbr. : EXP
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Fast sound: Var. : WOOSH
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Early afternoon time : ONETEN
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Tour grp. : PGA
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Chiseler : CROOK
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Spring locale : OASIS
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"What's ___?" : THIS
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Trillion: Prefix : TERA
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N.Y.C. line : IRT
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Name preceder : NEE
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Corn order : EAR
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Equilibrium : STASIS
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Lack equilibrium : SEESAW
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Nobody : PIPSQUEAK
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Wing-to-wing measure : SPAN
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Reactionaries of 1917 : TSARISTS
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Farm sound : BLEAT
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Drink, informally : BEV
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British verb ending : ISE
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Louisiana music : ZYDECO
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Tailoring machine : SEAMER
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Cancels : ANNULS
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Old Blood and Guts : PATTON
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More authentic : REALER
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Former Mrs. : EXWIFE
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Fixes at zero, say : RESETS
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Mammonism : GREED
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Wool producer : LLAMA
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Wag : JOKER
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Gym displays : BODS
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Genesis name : ENOS
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___ go at (tries) : HASA
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Honeydew lovers : ANTS
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Small salmon : COHO
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Brandy letters : VSO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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