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HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION

New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 2001

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 18,779 )
Across
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False : NOTSO
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Cop's catch : PERP
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Gardner and others : AVAS
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Competed in crew : ROWED
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Had a pizza delivered, say : ATEIN
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Iris holder : UVEA
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Infamous dictator : NERO
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Fall off : ERODE
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Amount of separation between 29- and 118-Across : SIXDEGREES
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Name for an Irish lass : ERIN
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U.S. Open champ, 1985-87 : LENDL
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Entr'___ : ACTE
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007 foe ___ Blofeld : ERNST
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Movie star with a big nose : MISSPIGGY
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Merchandise : WARES
33
Night stick? : ROOST
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Model M car of the 1910's : REO
36
Overhauled, as an old radio : REWIRED
39
Weather forecast staple : MAP
40
Whole lot of trouble : MARESNEST
45
Give one's address : ORATE
46
Friend of Francesco : AMICO
48
Billy Joel's "___ to Extremes" : IGO
49
Little hopper : ROO
50
29-Across's co-star in "The Muppet Christmas Carol" : MICHAELCAINE
54
There hasn't been one since December 1972 : MOONWALK
56
Bit of artillery fire : ACK
57
Code word : DAH
58
N.H.L.'s Lindros : ERIC
60
Like some storms : ASEA
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Mansion staffer : HOUSEBOY
65
50-Across's co-star in "The Man Who Would Be King" : SEANCONNERY
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Spanish counts? : NUMEROS
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Invited a blessing? : SNEEZED
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65-Across's co-star in "The Hunt for Red October" : ALECBALDWIN
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Mica or quartz : SILICATE
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Record store category : SOUL
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Zeno's home : ELEA
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Purse item: Abbr. : LIC
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Owner of Abbey Road Studios : EMI
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Under pressure : STRESSED
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72-Across's co-star in "Malice" : NICOLEKIDMAN
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St. Lô was in it in W.W. II : ETO
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Unagi, at a sushi restaurant : EEL
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Part of the Caroline Islands : PALAU
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Stop by unannounced : POPIN
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Tried to find : TESTEDFOR
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Get wrong : ERR
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Unfathomably large amount : GOOGOLS
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Poetic paean : ODE
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Show signs of militarism : REARM
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Composer of "The Planets" : HOLST
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88-Across's co-star in "Days of Thunder" : TOMCRUISE
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Old Intellivision competitor : ATARI
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Avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Org. with a compass star as its symbol : NATO
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107-Across's co-star in "A Few Good Men" : KEVINBACON
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Prado works : OLEOS
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Look ___ : INON
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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A cappella group, maybe : OCTET
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It's hard to miss : GIMME
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Darkens : TANS
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Parent : REAR
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Sketches : SKITS
Down
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Atlas acronym : NASA
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Auditory : OTIC
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Sermon basis : TEXT
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Stand up for : SIDEWITH
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Half and half : ONE
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Sounded like a new engine : PURRED
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Chooser's choice : EVENS
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Roger of "Nicholas Nickleby" : REES
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Deli order : PASTRAMI
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Prefix with meter : ANEMO
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Use of everyday life in art : VERISMO
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Part of a grain spikelet : ARISTA
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Beneficiaries of primogeniture : SONS
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Has faith in : RELIESON
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Where to find Eugene : OREGON
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"M. Butterfly" Tony winner : WONG
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Swirl : EDDY
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Oscar winner Benicio ___ Toro : DEL
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Richard of "First Knight" : GERE
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Polite Italian word : PREGO
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Scope : AREA
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Guesses : OPINES
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Alitalia destination : ROMA
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Author Segal : ERICH
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Far-out : WACKO
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Cry of farm young : MAA
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Carnival place : RIO
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Efface : ERASE
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Cobbler, at times : SOLER
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Hungarian wine : TOKAY
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Daughter of Saturn : CERES
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Tomato blight : EDEMA
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Pigeonhole : LABEL
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Like guitar music : CHORDED
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Don of old radio's "The Breakfast Club" : MCNEILL
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Wicked one of adult comics : WANDA
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Anderson and Fleming : IANS
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Cry of defeat : UNCLE
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Fill-in : SUB
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Caterwaul : YOWL
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"The Color Purple" role : CELIE
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Modern writer Cynthia : OZICK
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Big computer inits. : NEC
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City near Florence : SIENA
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Good feature : ASSET
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Soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
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International money : EUROS
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Hammer user : NAILER
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Pace : TEMPO
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It doesn't leave a paper trail : EMAIL
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B. & B.'s : INNS
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Husk : SEEDCASE
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Four Questions event : SEDER
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Little helper : ELF
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Ford, for one : CARMAKER
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Not yours alone : OUR
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They're new on Wall St. : IPOS
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Greyhound route : DOGTRACK
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Fictional sergeant : PRESTON
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War dance accompanier : TOMTOM
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Writer Fallaci : ORIANA
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Less clean : GORIER
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Ages and ages : AEONS
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___ cow : HAVEA
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Anklebones : TALI
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City that's home to Novell, Inc. : OREM
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Squad : UNIT
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Play opening? : TELE
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Play opening : ACTI
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Bubbly name : MOET
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Little marchers : ANTS
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Important part : COG
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Derek and others : BOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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