Hollywood Squares

A crossword puzzle for film lovers

Wordplay, a surprise hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, explores the enigmatic world of crossword puzzles through the eyes of filmmakers (and Chicago natives) Patrick Creadon and Christine O’Malley. Inspired by the film, which opens here June 23rd at Landmark Century Centre, Chicago whipped up a crossword puzzle featuring trivia about other Chicagoans who have gone into the entertainment biz. Click here for answers.

Across

1. Implied
6. Places for mummies
11. Newscaster for Chicago’s WDEC in 1967
19. The form of some rondos, in short
20. Frustrate
21. It’s soothing
22. She was called “Braille Face” at Madonna High
24. “Hurry!”
25. Lake County township
26. Zero on the phone
27. Stick up
29. Possible roof material
30. Gladiator extras
32. 1966 UCLA Rose Bowl opponent
34. Succeeded
37. The Concept of Mind author Gilbert
40. “Super Mario World” game console, for short
41. Wheaton Central High middle linebacker, 1966
44. Groovy
45. 24 actress Cuthbert
48. Dug in
49. Eye drops?
50. MV/V
51. 1994 Elijah Wood– Kevin Costner drama
53. Kauai keepsake
55. Evanston athlete
57. More suggestive
60. “____ is me!”
62. SNL cast member             Gasteyer
64. Not domesticated
65. Ouzo flavor
66. She performed a steamy version of “Heat Wave” at New Trier High School in 1959
69. Miss, in Mex.
71. Newhart setting
72. David Ortiz’s nickname
74. He grew up Lawrence Tureaud in the Robert Taylor Homes
75. “Orinoco Flow” musician
77. Former Bulls forward Thomas
78. Shane actor Alan
80. 1977 employee of the 5636 W. Irving Park Rd. Dairy Queen
83. Doofus
85. Without printed music
87. Gun, to Al Capone
88. Common law firm–name word
89. Parcheesi participant
90. Type of point
92. Colorado native
94. Field’s partner
96. Can. currency
97. Possible break point score
99. The Phantom of the Opera actor Chaney
101. Rococo
104. In the style of
105. He was nicknamed “the Peacekeeper” in high school in Maywood
108. Took its toll?
110. Snoozer
112. Label that signed the Rolling Stones in 1964
113. Meas. of resolution
114. 16-Down, usually
116. ____ Schwarz
118. Undue speed
120. It’s sweet and sticky
122. Geometry suffix
123. Instrument played by Jay Friedman of the CSO
127. President of the model train club at Maine Township High, late 1950s
130. Savage
131. VIP rosters
132. Silly people?
133. He started streaking as a ten-year-old in Joliet
134. Gossip
135. Where to get milk

Down

1. Circus workers
2. Sea creature whose shell can be used to make jewelry
3. Kind of corn?
4. Here, in Le Havre
5. Mouse-grabber, maybe
6. Prefix with nuclear
7. Hold the title to
8. Posse activity
9. Marcia Cross’s Desperate Housewives character
10. A big step forward
11. Bad thing for bills to be
12. Bottom-row computer key
13. One of ten digits?
14. Chicago Jazz Festival mo.
15. One-room schoolhouse documentary Être et ____
16. Onetime Chicago sausage saleswoman
17. Former Bush press secretary Fleischer
18. Kit ____ Club
20. “We ____ people . . .”
23. Increases
28. Obstructing, as a river with sediment
31. “The way things are . . .”
33. Ozzy’s wife
35. “____ Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”
36. Not prodigal
38. Announcement on a landing plane
39. Do a Tribune job
41. Place for a sock
42. ____ canto
43. One end of a bridge, maybe
46. Something to count
47. How to refer to a lady
52. Sidewalk shader
54. Chanteuse Kitt
56. AMA members
57. Engineer’s line of work?
58. Wesley Snipes’s Jungle Fever costar Sciorra
59. De Kalb High covaledictorian and onetime Northwestern computer engineering student
61. Career rushing leader Smith
63. Eichmann in Jerusalem author Hannah
66. Part of a mil. Address
67. Is plural?
68. Medical spec.
70. Theme for Pablo Neruda
73. Wore down
76. The lion in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
79. Opus ____
81. Yachtsmanly clothing brand sold atMarshall Field’s
82. Open one’s jeanjacket
84. Chevrolet muscle car
86. Diary of ____ Black Woman
89. Apiece
90. When the troops hit Omaha Beach
91. Like the star on the Texas flag
93. North Pole worker
95. Frasier’s producer
98. De-select a box
100. Get Giordano’s delivered
102. Danced in Argentina, maybe
103. Declare support for, as a candidate
106. Walk like a peacock
107. La Femme ____
109. Most English nouns don’t have it
111. ____-pamby
114. Sis’s male counterpart
115. Vowel sound in “rule”
117. Bk. before Jonah
119. A tall one?
121. Dolt
123. Schedule abbr.
124. Was up for election
125. ” . . . ____ quit!”
126. Actor Cage, for short
128. 3/26 of a kids’ song
129. Patrick Fitzgerald, for example

 

 

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