By Fran Lou Sabin
August 12, 2002 12:00 PM

Across

1 Pie ___ mode (2 wds.)

4 Uecker of Major League III (starring 18 Across)

7 Sammy ___ (Van Halen rocker)

12 ___ Abner

13 Comic Philips

14 “A miss is as good as ___” (2 wds.)

15 Actor Jason ___ (Almost Famous)

16 Matheson of The West Wing

17 They make up a sentence

18 He plays Captain Archer on Enterprise (2 wds.)

21 Director Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums)

22 “Tell ___ About It”

23 Lotion ingredient

26 “Maggie ___”

27 Health resort

30 Star of Murphy Brown (featuring 18 Across; 2 wds.)

34 CBS symbol

35 ___ Another Teen Movie

36 Actor-director Preminger

37 Jets’, Dolphins’ and Patriots’ league (abbr.)

38 Singer Zadora

40 She played Captain Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager (2 wds.)

45 Company personnel manager

46 ___ Dawn Chong

47 Dr. ___ Beckett (Quantum Leap role of 18 Across)

49 The Raven author Edgar ___ Poe

50 Cousin ___ (character on The Addams Family)

51 Pub drink

52 Football replay camera (hyphenated)

53 The Salton ___ (Val Kilmer crime drama)

54 “___ Take Care of You” by the Dixie Chicks

Down

  • 1 “___ Apologies” (Nirvana hit)
  • 2 What ___ Beneath (’00 horror thriller)
  • 3 Actors Baldwin or Guinness
  • 4 Singer-actress Midler
  • 5 Leaves out
  • 6 Explosive device or a movie stinker
  • 7 Captain Pierce (role played by 10 Down)
  • 8 “My Cherie ___”
  • 9 ___, Interrupted (’99 Angelina Jolie drama)
  • 10 Alan ___ of M*A*S*H
  • 11 Dwelling place (abbr.)
  • 19 Had a debt
  • 20 Moby Dick captain
  • 23 ___ of Base (“The Sign”)
  • 24 “Now I ___ me down to sleep…”
  • 25 ___ Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • 26 When Harry ___ Sally…
  • 27 ___ Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • 28 The ___ Shop Boys
  • 29 Wheel of Fortune buy (wd. & init.)
  • 31 The Towering ___ (’74 disaster flick)
  • 32 Meaney of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • 33 Sound from MGM’s icon
  • 37 The ___ (George Peppard adventure show; init. & wd.)
  • 38 Dish
  • 39 “___ Kick out of You” (Sinatra hit; 3 wds.)
  • 40 Licence to ___ (’89 James Bond thriller)
  • 41 Folk-rocker Guthrie (“Motorcycle Song”)
  • 42 Exodus author Leon ___
  • 43 Actor Morales (Lieutenant Rodriguez on NYPD Blue)
  • 44 Off the ___ by Michael Jackson
  • 45 The Eagle ___ Landed (’77 war thriller)
  • 48 Signs star Gibson
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