The Little Match Girl

updated 02/09/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/09/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

ACROSS

1 "___ of Good Feeling"
4 The Stepford Wives author Levin
7 Lauryn Hill's "___ Wop (That Thing)"
10 Anthony or Chagall
12 Spiral
13 Will Ferrell's Christmas comedy
14 Silent
15 Paul ___ (Clueless costar of 17 Across)
16 Salonga or Thompson
17 With 21 Across, star of TV's Miss Match
19 Oprah-revived paperback bestseller ___ of Eden
21 See 17 Across
25 A New ___ (from writer-director-star Elaine May)
26 O'Hara's Choice author Leon ___
27 Bad Santa's Bernie ___
30 Dustin Hoffman starrer ___ Dogs
33 Wesley Snipes drama ___ Night Stand
34 "Dies ___" (hymn)
36 Whitney and Wallach
38 Tom Cruise blockbuster The ___ (2 wds.)
42 Blast from the ___ features 17 Across
43 Jason Robards film ___ and Howard
46 SWV (Sisters with Voices) hit" ___ Your Heart"
48 In (fruitlessly)
50 "...flies through the air with the greatest of ___"
51 ___-Keys ("Last Night" instrumental group)
52 Kelp, e.g. (singular form)
53 Ethan Hawke movie ___ Falling on Cedars
54 Roker and Sharpton
55 Keanu Reeves's role in The Matrix Revolutions
56 Reply to a question (abbr.)

DOWN

1 Actress Thompson
2 Kiss of the Spider Woman actor Julia
3 MGM motto "Ars Gratia ___"
4 Promissory note
5 Peter Fonda drama Easy ___
6 Father-son actors Robert and Alan
7 Excess Baggage costar of 17 Across Benicio ___ (2 wds.)
8 "___ Buttermilk Sky"
9 Confessions ___ Dangerous Mind (2 wds.)
11 John Waters's comedy ___ B. Demented
12 Necktie
18 French islands
20 Trouble with Father star Erwin
22 Zimbalist Jr. of The F.B.I. and 77 Sunset Strip
23 Diarist Anaïs ___
24 WNW's opposite
27 What the Survivor winner is paid (abbr.)
28 Football's Parseghian
29 Van Dien and the friendly ghost
31 Jodie Foster is an ___ of Yale
32 The ___ (HBO crime series)
35 Seventh letter of the Greek alphabet
37 TV comic Soupy
39 Philo Vance mysteries writer ___ Dine (initials and word)
40 ___ of Two Cities (2 wds.)
41 Donald Trump's ex
44 "The Heat ___" (Beverly Hills Cop tune; 2 wds.)
45 Holly Hunter movie Broadcast ___
46 Batman & Robin's Thurman (who costars with 17 Across)
47 My Gal ___
49 Billy Joel's " ___ to Extremes" (2 wds.)

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