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Celebrity Swifties

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1996

"'The Sound of Music' would make a good movie," said___

Author:
R. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Ross.
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© 1996, The New York Times5/26/96 ( No. 17,001 )
Across
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Haphazard growth : SPRAWL
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Country on the Gulf of Guinea : GHANA
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Went off welfare : GOTAJOB
19
Summary : PRECIS
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Popular support group : ALANON
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Gourmet : EPICURE
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"Don't tell me what to say on the air," said___ : HOWARDSTERNLY
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Change the layout : REMODEL
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Clear the boards : ERASE
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Gets better : MENDS
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Simple card game : WAR
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Complainer : PILL
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Flew off the handle : RAGED
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Type of belly button : INNY
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Singer Watley et al. : JODYS
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Poetic monogram : TSE
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Quebec time off : ETE
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Voting group : BLOC
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Voting district : WARD
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Foot parts : INCHES
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What "nobody doesn't like" : SARALEE
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Bank holdings : LIENS
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"It's___!" : ADEAL
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Retailer R.H.___ : MACY
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Davis of "Jungle Fever" : OSSIE
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Of the lower part of a pistil : OVARIAL
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Report card listing : MARKS
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Brief moments : SECS
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Sometimes it must be followed : SUIT
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Old Pontiac : GTO
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Unlike the king's English : SLANGY
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Munich Mister : HERR
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Campus program, for short : ROTC
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Mr. Moto reply : AHSO
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Mobs : HORDES
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Clift of "The McLaughlin Group" : ELEANOR
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Consonant (with) : INSTEP
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Bit : IOTA
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Word with smoke or cow : HOLY
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Feeling : VIBE
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Expenditure : OUTLAY
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Kind of particle : PSI
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Not work : FAIL
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___-majeste : LESE
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Make tracks : HURRY
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They feel for you : SENSORS
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One who yearns : PINER
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She, in Siena : ESSA
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Condition : SHAPE
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Dark : UNLIT
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Pub vessel : ALEYARD
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1961 Best Actor for "Judgment at Nuremberg" : SCHELL
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Collar stiffener : STAY
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Cautious : WARY
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Apiece : PER
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Additionally : TOO
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"Down by the Salley Gardens" poet : YEATS
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"Norma Rae" director Martin : RITT
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Outbuilding : PRIVY
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Flubs : ERRS
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Obvious pleasure : GUSTO
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Port St.___, Fla. : LUCIE
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Actress Parsons : ESTELLE
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"Republican Congressmen don't like me," said___ : BARNEYFRANKLY
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Chills, so to speak : RELAXES
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Contacts, modern-style : EMAILS
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"Sense and Sensibility" director : ANGLEE
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Salon employee : STYLIST
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Boy of old song : DANNY
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Tough ones : POSERS
Down
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Parts of orreries : SPHERES
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How some taxes are levied : PRORATA
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Parlay a bet : REWAGER
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Have___of nerves : ACASE
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Ready for the Information Age : WIRED
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Trip starter : LSD
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"I won my 1984 Tony by just a few votes," said___ : GLENNCLOSELY
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Stalwart : HARDY
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Raggedy ones : ANNS
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Cambodia's Lon___ : NOL
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What bad things shouldn't get : ANYWORSE
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Fritz's 1984 running mate : GERRY
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Poetically ajar : OPE
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Baseball's McCarver : TIM
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1988 film "Rent-___" : ACOP
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"Starring in 'Who's the Boss?' was a breeze," said___ : JUDITHLIGHTLY
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Ultimatum : ORELSE
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Ball stars : BELLES
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"...___'clock scholar" : ATENO
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Le Carre's "___People" : SMILEYS
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Put on : ADD
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Pop singer Ian : JANIS
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"Punk rock is cruel," said___ : SIDVICIOUSLY
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"I was no wallflower in 'Vanity Fair,'" said___ : BECKYSHARPLY
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"I fear watching my own films," said___ : WESCRAVENLY
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Limousine : CAR
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Mystery novelist Cross : AMANDA
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More than medium : LARGE
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River to the Rhone : ISERE
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Part of 35-Across : AOUT
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Cruising : ATSEA
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Nuts : LOOPY
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"I'll do my Hepburn imitation in a minute," said___ : MARTINSHORTLY
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Annoyed : SORE
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Sends : SHIPS
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Like a fugitive : LOOSE
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"Drat!' magnified : HELL
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"'The Sound of Music' would make a good movie," said___ : ROBERTWISELY
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Lost : ASTRAY
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Japanese-American : NISEI
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Patient's cry : NURSE
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Belgian waterway : OISE
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Part of a stable family : FOAL
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Director Wertmuller et al. : LINAS
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Words with "stone" or "the matter" : HEARTOF
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That girl : SHE
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Finished, in a way : PUTTOBED
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In___(stuck) : APICKLE
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One who vituperates : REVILER
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Evidence of lack of empathy : DRYEYES
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Has the con : STEERS
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It's a tight fit : CORSET
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___Tome : SAO
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A.B.A. members : ATTYS
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Cast out : EGEST
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Confrontation : RUNIN
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Dallas suburb : PLANO
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Steps : RUNGS
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Security item : SEAL
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___Paradiso in the Alps : GRAN
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10% of DCX : LXI
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Former Sec. Aspin : LES
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Org. the Surgeon General addresses : AMA
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Grammy category : RAP

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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