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FAMOUS FEMALES IN FILM (Hard Clues)

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1999

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 25, Columns: 25 Words: 190, Blocks: 106 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 89 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
Special note: In 1999, the NYT published six special 25 x 25 "Millennium" puzzles. Each came with two sets of clues, easy and hard. The clues here are the hard ones. Click here to see the set.
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0516 ( 18,086 )
Across
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Shakes : AGITATES
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Shouting : CLAMOR
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Do : COIF
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Pointed ends : NIBS
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Hardly vintage : VINEGARY
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The Mormons' trek, e.g. : HEGIRA
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___ Kumar, "The Jewel in the Crown" role : HARI
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Request on an order : ASAP
27
Madonna role, 1996 : EVAPERON
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Meryl Streep role, 1985 : ISAKDINESEN
30
"Qué ___?" : PASA
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Devil's Island escapee ___ Belbenoit : RENE
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Pops : SODAS
34
Home of the Ewoks : ENDOR
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One who gets the message : DECODER
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Signs of superciliousness : SNEERS
40
Old railroad car, maybe : DINER
42
Up : ASTIR
44
Strauss opera : SALOME
45
Part of an E-mail address : COM
47
Broadcast : STREWN
49
Suffix with glamour : ISE
50
Skyline features : SPIRES
51
Cate Blanchett role, 1998 : ELIZABETHI
56
Marie-France Pisier role, 1981 : COCOCHANEL
59
Hymenopteran : ANT
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Prefix with form : PEDI
61
Attention : EAR
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One of Chaucer's pilgrims : REEVE
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Response to a garbled fax : RESEND
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Person of great endurance : IRONSIDE
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Brief warning : SLO
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Ogee shapes : ESSES
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City on the Loire : TOURS
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Certain toothpaste tubes : COLGATES
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1992 A.L. Championship Series M.V.P. : ALOMAR
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Med. specialty : ENT
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Chicken : SISSY
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Sub components : SALAMIS
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Alternatives to 32-Across : ADES
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Year after Augustine became the first Archbishop of Canterbury : DCII
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Center opening : EPI
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Sir, in Portugal : DOM
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Words repeated in "___ is above the law and ___ is below it": Theodore Roosevelt : NOMAN
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Beau : GALLANT
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Early record label : EDISON
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Ingrid Bergman role, 1948 : JOANOFARC
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Salad ___ : GREENS
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Stopped : ABORTED
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Our, in Augsburg : UNSER
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Ship's dir. : NNE
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H.S. event : SAT
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Rights org. : CORE
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Dinosaurs' open mouths, e.g. : MAWS
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It's hardly welcoming : ICINESS
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Flood : SPATE
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Dixie school : ELON
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Final : NET
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Strata : PLANES
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Chamber pieces : ARMOIRES
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Saw : DATED
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Québec peninsula : GASPE
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Real estate ad abbr. : BRS
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Burly types : BOUNCERS
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Rod : HEATER
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Glow : ARDOR
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W.W. II Mosquito pilots : RAF
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Ancient Irish capital : TARA
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Castaway site : CAY
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Greer Garson role, 1943 : MARIECURIE
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Sigourney Weaver role, 1988 : DIANFOSSEY
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Quakers : ASPENS
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Benevolent one : ELK
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It's a natural : ELEVEN
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Ice, with "up" : SEW
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Celebrities get these : STARES
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Some quarters : DORMS
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Gumshoes : DICKS
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They open up at night : DISCOS
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Showed off : PARADED
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Bel ___ : PAESE
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Nursery school item : EASEL
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Check : HALT
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Miffs : IRKS
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Sissy Spacek role, 1980 : LORETTALYNN
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Judi Dench role, 1997 : VICTORIA
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To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
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Lasting attachment : EVER
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Like a crystal chandelier : AGLINT
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Effort : ENDEAVOR
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Computer ___ : NERD
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They've come out : DEBS
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Soprano Mitchell et al. : LEONAS
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Tossing : RESTLESS
Down
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Holds : AVERS
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Fact : GIVEN
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Vacant : INANE
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Native Americans might raise a flap about this : TEPEE
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Get on : AGE
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Beat : TAR
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Servant of Antony in "Antony and Cleopatra" : EROS
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Council : SYNOD
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Pasta go-with, perhaps : CHIANTI
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Second-rate : LESSER
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Title of respect, abroad : AGA
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Spy's equipment : MIKE
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Military weapons : ORDNANCE
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Corporate operations : RAIDS
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Cling to : CHERISH
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Intl. assn. since 1948 : OAS
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Burned up : IRED
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Maneuvers adroitly : FINESSES
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Place near Vesuvio : NAPOLI
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Vanessa Redgrave role, 1968 : ISADORADUNCAN
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People who watch their bags : BASEMEN
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Least lavish : SPAREST
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Broadway concerns : NOTICES
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Gossip : DISH
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It helps the medicine go down : CAPLET
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Columbia competitor : RCA
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Words of concurrence : SOBEIT
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Place for cards, perhaps : RECROOM
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Ram : REAREND
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Gettysburg figure : MEADE
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Lot for Wednesday's child : WOE
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"Paradise Lost" and others : EPICS
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Writer Jones : LEROI
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Favorites : IDOLS
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Knocks : ZINGS
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Lover's keepsake, perhaps : TRESS
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Message ender : OVER
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Rainy day provisions : NESTEGGS
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Think creatively : NOODLE
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State, once : SAYEST
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Oater feature : SALOON
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Fleece providers : LLAMAS
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Round-table sessions : SEANCES
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Bestows lavishly : RAINS
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Pet : SNIT
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Mediterranean resort site : MINORCA
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From : ASOF
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Settles : ADJUSTS
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F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
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Work with feet : POEM
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Threatened : INDANGER
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Air : MANNER
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Longtime TV western star : ARNESS
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Reveals : LETSON
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"The Hot Zone" virus : EBOLA
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Jennifer Jason Leigh role, 1994 : DOROTHYPARKER
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Part of E. I. Du Pont : IRENEE
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Man's name meaning "champion" : NEIL
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Whizzed through : ACED
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Jaded : WEARIED
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Way to produce a champion animal, maybe : INBREED
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Tel Aviv native : SABRA
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Foes of the Romans : PICTS
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Spheres : AREAS
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À ___ (ashore): Fr. : TERRE
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Elianic work : ESSAY
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Home to Shining Path guerrillas : PERU
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Horse colors : ROANS
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Blew : MUFFED
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Extremely : DAMNED
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Collector : PACKRAT
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Like corn on the stalk : TASSELED
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Olympics event : DRESSAGE
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Bribe : OIL
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Salt lake : CASPIAN
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Ancient Semitic goddess : ASTARTE
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They don't stand on ceremony : ELOPERS
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Transfers ports : DECANTS
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Signs : INKS
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1942-45 stat. disseminator : OWI
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Completely clean again : ERASED
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Schubert's birthplace : VIENNA
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Calcium, e.g. : METAL
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Break off : SEVER
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Place to run aground : SHOAL
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Do the honors, so to speak : CARVE
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Miscellanies : OLIOS
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Leads : STARS
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Shade of gray : DOVE
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East End greeting : ELLO
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Sailor's rope : LINE
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Grayback : REB
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Female principle : YIN
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Small music-makers : CDS
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New Year's, abroad : TET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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