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    1. * MARCH 25TH, 2001—The 72ND Annual Academy Awards Show! The Oscars honor the best in this!
    5. * Wolfgang Puck of the post Oscar show gala 'The Governors Ball', for one
    9. * At the 1997 Academy Awards, Frances McDormand won the 'Best Actress' Oscar for her performance in this movie
    14. "The Time Machine" people
    15. Indigenous people of Japan
    16. * Celebrities at the Academy Awards
    17. Grace Kelly movie: "___ M for Murder" (1954)
    18. * This movie won the 'Best Picture' Oscar at the 1974 Academy Awards: "The ___"
    20. Foot Finial
    21. * Annette Bening was nominated in the 'Actress in a Leading Role' category at the 72ND Academy Awards for her performance in this movie
    25. Hyperbolic sine
    26. Fashionable monogram
    27. Buddhist people of Thailand
    28. Suffix to "Graph"
    31. Negative reply
    32. Movie rating
    33. Agana is the capital here, for short
    34. * Actor O'Donnell co-starred with Al Pacino in "Scent of a Woman" (1992) for which Mr. Pacino won the 'Best Actor' Oscar
    36. Garden of Eden kid
    38. Part of a Jeannie C. Riley hit song title
    40. * Mr. Branagh was nominated in the 'Best Director' category at the 1990 Academy Awards for his movie "Henry V" (1989)
    42. * Mr. Farnsworth was nominated in the 'Actor in a Leading Role' category at the 72ND Academy Awards for his performance in "The Straight Story"
    45. AOL, for one
    46. Movie actor Murray
    48. Sun-dried brick
    49. Initials of the lead actor in "Mr. Magoo" (1997)
    50. Restrictive movie rating: ___-17
    51. House of Commons title
    52. Family member
    53. Olympic cheer
    55. * She was nominated in the 'Best Actress' category for her role as Eloise Y. 'Honey Bear' Kelly in "Mogambo" (1953): ___ Gardner
    57. Bern's river (var. sp.)
    59. * At the 72ND Academy Awards, "Sleepy Hollow" (1999) was nominated in this category
    64. Genetic letters
    65. * She won the 'Best Supporting Actress' Oscar at the 1993 Academy Awards Show (With #51D)
    66. One who files a lawsuit
    68. Robbery at gunpoint
    70. North and South Korean monetary units
    71. Stare at
    72. * This movie received a nomination in the 'Best Picture' category at the 72ND Academy Awards: "The ___ Mile" (1999)
    73. Nobody: ___ soul
    74. Yucky stuff on cheese


    1. Gave food to
    2. Pelvic bones
    3. Rich soil
    4. * At the 72ND Academy Awards, Julianne Moore was nominated in the 'Best Actress' category for her portrayal of this character in the movie "The End of the Affair" (1999): Sarah ___
    5. * Movie for which Sharon Stone received a 'Best Actress' nomination at the 1996 Academy Awards Show
    6. * Nickname of the director who was nominated for the 'Best Director' Oscar for his 1960 movie "Psycho"
    7. It'll turn "Arm" into Yerevan's country
    8. * Barbra Streisand won the 'Best Actress' Academy Award at the 1969 Oscar Show for her starring role in this flick
    9. Poor report card grades
    10. Leaf-cutting ant
    11. French painter Dufy
    12. * In 1954, this movie legend won an Honorary Oscar for her outstanding screen performances
    13. Atlantic Ocean inlet: Todos ___ Santos Bay
    19. Literary monogram
    22. Direction seen on a Shampoo bottle
    23. * "___ Cid" (1961) received an Oscar nomination in the 'Best Music - Song' category at the 1962 Oscar Show
    24. Not me
    28. "Yuck!"
    29. * This movie was one of the 'Best Picture' nominees at the 72ND Academy Awards
    30. Sea eagles (var. sp.)
    32. Mate for Ma
    35. It'll turn "ut" into computer entered data
    36. * At the 1975 Academy Awards, Jack Nicholson received a 'Best Actor' nomination for his performance in this movie
    37. Atomic #28
    38. Academic title
    39. New Mexico artist's colony
    41. * He (Initials) was nominated in the 'Best Supporting Actor' category for his role as Sergeant Barnes in "Platoon" (1986)
    43. * Last name of the director who took home the 'Best Director' Oscar (in 1937) for his movie "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" (1936)
    44. Lion's Lair
    47. * This actress-dancer (Initials) was nominated in the 'Best Actress' category for her role as Lili Daurier in "Lili" (1953)
    49. Director of "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc" (1999): ___ Besson
    51. * See #65A
    54. * This Broadway musical hit was adapted to the silver screen and received a nomination in the 'Best Music - Original Song Score' category at the 1983 Oscar Show
    55. Before noon indicator
    56. Cistern
    57. * The telephone of an Oscar nominee's ___ always rings off the hook with more movie offers after the nominee brings home the Golden Guy on Hollywood's Biggest Night!
    58. Cathartic salts
    60. Simplicity
    61. Herman Melville novel of 1847
    62. Name associated with "Les Misérables" (1862)
    63. Shout out
    67. * Glamorous Fashion Runway for Hollywood's Elite on Oscar Night! The ___ Carpet
    68. Initials of the lead actor in "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994)
    69. Nashville is its capital, for short


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