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SEEING STARS IN MOVIES

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1992

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 22, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,713
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"Jaws" fish : SHARK
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Role in Chekhov's "The Three Sisters" : MASHA
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___ Heyerdahl : THOR
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Plan in detail : CHART
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Lofty nest : AERIE
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Chinese horns : OBOES
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Chaplin's widow : OONA
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Rabbit of filmdom : ROGER
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Ron's 1932 good luck piece? : SILVERDOLLAR
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Ben's 1961 island? : BLUEHAWAII
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Sign to delight angels : SRO
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Irritated : PEEVED
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Mild expletives : EGADS
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Exaggerate : OVERDO
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Aunt in "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
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Touches upon : ABUTS
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"___ I say . . . " : DOAS
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Kind of scene : MOB
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Kind of dive : CRASH
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Family branch : SEPT
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___-la-la : TRA
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Bellicose Olympian : ARES
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Doris's 1937 diversion? : ADAYATTHERACES
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Producer Wallis : HAL
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Moved suddenly : DARTED
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Street show : RAREE
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Netman Camporese : OMAR
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Streisand role in "Hello, Dolly!" : LEVI
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"Tonight!" host: 1954-57 : ALLEN
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Playbill heading : ACTI
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Mother ___, U.S. saint : SETON
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City on the Po : TURIN
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First-aid contrivance : SLING
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Karen's 1934 nemesis? : THEBLACKCAT
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Teatime refreshment : SCONE
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Author Rand : AYN
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Peggy and Spike : LEES
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Opposite of aweather : ALEE
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Having a nap : RAISED
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Pasch : EASTER
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Drudgery : GRIND
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Money in Haiti : GOURDE
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Went by cab : TAXIED
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Author of "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
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Part of H.C.L. : COST
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Ralph Rackstraw, e.g. : TAR
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Granny Smith is one : APPLE
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Betty's 1985 evenings? : WHITENIGHTS
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Disgrace : SHAME
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World-weary : BORED
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Author Godden : RUMER
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Comedian Rudner : RITA
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Roomy film of 1967? : HOTEL
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Ran, as dye : BLED
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Window division : PANE
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What bindweeds do : TWINE
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A three-time A.L. M.V.P. : MANTLE
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Chi. trains : ELS
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Cleavon's 1979 indulgence? : ALITTLEROMANCE
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Enter : GOIN
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Uno + uno : DOS
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Stainers' containers : VATS
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Love, in Roma : AMORE
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Pindar work : ODE
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Morsel for Trigger : OAT
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Strip of wood : LATH
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Fence straddler : STILE
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Restrict : LIMIT
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Vessel for a hypodermic solution : AMPULE
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Not worth ___ of beans : AHILL
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Actress Rule : JANICE
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Org. founded in 1910 : BSA
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Neil's 1935 merchant? : DIAMONDJIM
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Martin's 1986 accident? : SHORTCIRCUIT
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"Over the Rainbow" songwriter : ARLEN
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Rhine tributary : AARE
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"___ Little, Love a Little," Presley film : LIVEA
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Actor in "The Deep" : NOLTE
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Soda jerk's brews : MALTS
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Tangle : SNARL
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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Soprano Sylvia ___ : SASS
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Legatee : HEIR
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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"6 Rms ___ Vu" : RIV
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Custodian : KEEPER
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Worked for Eileen Ford : MODELED
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Over : ABOVE
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Spanish composer: 1729-83 : SOLER
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Anna ___, memorable singer-actress : HELD
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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"___ in fiery floods . . . ": Shak. : TOBATHE
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Ships' cargo spaces : HOLDS
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Stigma : ONUS
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Neckties : CRAVATS
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Actress in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" : HOWES
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Kate of "Atlantic City" : REID
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"Jolly ___," Hals painting : TRIO
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Insert cartridges again : RELOAD
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Sales incentive : REBATE
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Burt Reynolds film: 1978 : HOOPER
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Spurt : GUSH
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Craft, in Cádiz : ARTE
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Pour : DECANT
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___ March hare : MADASA
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Via speech : ORALLY
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Irving's 1948 transportation? : BERLINEXPRESS
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Indian for whom a sea was named : CARIB
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Place of Mead studies : SAMOA
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Pete's 1955 insignia? : THEROSETATTOO
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Gorge : RAVINE
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Used a T square : ALINED
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"Nana" actress : STEN
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Tell, for one : ARCHER
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Director of "Breaking Away" : YATES
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Military org. : ROTC
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High-school subj. : ENG
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Clear : LUCID
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Part of 59 Across, sometimes : SCENEI
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Squeezed by : EKED
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Nicholas I or II : TSAR
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More spacious : LARGER
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Outsider : ALIEN
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Soul group : LTD
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Furrow : RUT
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Was out of sorts : AILED
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Spore : SEED
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Slalom obstacle : GATE
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Ill-___ (acquired improperly) : GOTTEN
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Designated : TABBED
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___ Creed of "Rocky" : APOLLO
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Hutch display : CHINA
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Fielding novel : AMELIA
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Let up : RELENT
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Apparition : WRAITH
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Pursues : HUNTS
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"___ a man who wasn't there" : IMET
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Soot; smutch : GRIME
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___ Na Na : SHA
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___ Kong : HONG
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Typewriter part : PLATEN
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Sings lustily : TROLLS
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Had on : WORE
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Famed Florentine family : MEDICI
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Actor-singer Frankie and kin : AVALONS
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English religious reformer: 1485-1555 : LATIMER
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
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Like Judy Tenuta : COMICAL
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Everlasting, in poesy : ETERNE
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Director of "Network" : LUMET
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English county : SHIRE
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Grub : LARVA
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___ alia : INTER
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TV's "___-12" : ADAM
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Star in Cetus : MIRA
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Grow tiresome : PALL
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Unite : JOIN
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Papal edict : BULL
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Location : SITE
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Smidgen : DAB
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Cambridge inst. for would-be attorneys : HLS
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Mountain pass : COL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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