ALTERNATE JOB TITLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 2004

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trace : WISP
5. Cheap : TRASHY
11. Gobble (down) : SCARF
16. Shepherd's charge : EWE
19. 1930's film canine : ASTA
20. Faith, Hope or Charity : VIRTUE
21. Land on the Yellow Sea : KOREA
22. Radio knob: Abbr. : VOL
23. Suffix with phosphor : ITIC
24. Bicycle mechanic? : SPOKESPERSON
26. Goddess whom Homer called "rosy-fingered" : EOS
27. Music genre : FOLK
28. Dimwit's brain size : PEA
29. Have control of : OWN
30. Actress Beulah : BONDI
32. Obstetrician? : LABORREPRESENTATIVE
39. Paw : GRABAT
41. Woman, to a waiter : MAAM
42. Belts a line drive : RIPSONE
43. Bits : IOTAS
44. About 10% of New Zealanders : MAORI
46. "Cats" monogram : TSE
47. Econ. indicator : GNP
49. Getaway driver? : FLIGHTATTENDANT
54. Sailing : ASEA
55. Hardened : SET
56. Had control of : RULED
57. Chinese port also called Xiamen : AMOY
58. Likelier to win a baby contest : CUTER
59. Lost traction : SLID
61. It's often masked : ODOR
62. Spade portrayer : BOGART
63. Dry cleaner? : WHITECOLLARWORKER
68. Announcement inside the front door : IMHOME
70. Wrinkled, maybe : AGED
71. Site of many tie-ups : PIER
72. Slick : SUAVE
73. Took advantage of : USED
74. 1990's pact : NAFTA
77. Bond yield: Abbr. : INT
80. Der ___ Fritz (Friedrich the Great) : ALTE
81. Usher? : THEATERDIRECTOR
85. Came together : WED
86. Tai ___ : CHI
88. Lodge with a mud roof : HOGAN
89. Defunct women's magazine : ROSIE
90. Early progress : TOEHOLD
93. Prefix with phobia : XENO
94. Minuscule : PALTRY
95. Urologist? : PRIVATEINVESTIGATOR
99. Like wine barrels : OAKEN
100. Tre + tre : SEI
101. Something that's picked : NIT
102. Hitchhike : RIDE
105. Humans and apes, e.g. : KIN
106. Electrical inspector? : CIRCUITJUDGE
112. Security procedure : SCAN
113. Brian of the original Roxy Music : ENO
114. Accident cause : ERROR
115. One with a flag : NATION
116. "___ you not" : IKID
117. Colo. Springs-to-Santa Fe direction : SSW
118. Rodeo tie : LASSO
119. Halloween bagful : TREATS
120. Wall St. initials : NYSE
1. Stray : WAIF
2. Analogy part : ISTO
3. Not yet done : STILLATIT
4. Prepare for camp, say : PACKABAG
5. Tube plug : TVSPOT
6. Closer to its prime : RIPER
7. Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
8. Corp. shares : STK
9. Peach or plum : HUE
10. "I do" preceder : YES
11. Orients a certain way : SKEWS
12. Tree : CORNER
13. MGM motto start : ARS
14. Automotive pioneer's initials : REO
15. Support group? : FANBASE
16. Venus, e.g. : EVENINGSTAR
17. Furniture cover : WOODVENEER
18. Old comic actress ___ Janis : ELSIE
25. Work with feet : POEM
31. Western Indian : OTO
33. Shindig : BASH
34. Not hold back : EMOTE
35. Prepared, as pears : PARED
36. Parade stopper : RAIN
37. ___ Gritty Dirt Band : NITTY
38. Festoons a tree with bathroom rolls, briefly : TPS
39. Stored computer images, for short : GIFS
40. Goal of a tryout : ROLE
44. "All in the Family" spinoff : MAUDE
45. U.S./Eur. link : ATL
48. I or II, e.g. : PART
50. Tired : TRITE
51. MoMA display : DADA
52. Love figure : AMOR
53. Swed. neighbor : NORW
54. Boring article : AUGER
58. Blast furnace fuel : COKE
59. None-too-subtle encouragement : SHOVE
60. Lawn additive : LIME
61. 80-Across, in English : OLD
62. Pipe type : BRIAR
63. "You're asking me?" : WHATDOIKNOW
64. Purse filler : CASH
65. Kind of arch : OGEE
66. Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
67. Sign up for an offering : OPTIN
68. Vidi, translated : ISAW
69. Teams in the West : MULETRAINS
73. Practical : UTILE
74. Some Dodges : NEONS
75. Trade talk : ARGOT
76. R.D.A. label requirer : FDA
77. Warning to a puzzle doer : ITSTRICKY
78. Film ___ : NOIR
79. Part of a low straight : TREY
82. Friend's addressee, maybe : THEE
83. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
84. Doesn't do just an outline of : COLORSIN
86. Pulpit's locale : CHANCEL
87. In : HOT
91. 1965 #1 hit "___ of Destruction" : EVE
92. Hustling places : DISCOS
93. 1983 Super Bowl designation : XVII
94. Host holders : PATENS
95. Dawdlers : POKES
96. Prefix with transmission : NEURO
97. Home to over a billion : INDIA
98. 1962 Jackie Gleason movie : GIGOT
103. Roaster's spot : DAIS
104. "The NeverEnding Story" writer : ENDE
107. U.K. foe : IRA
108. Monopoly props. : RRS
109. It can make molehills out of mountains : TNT
110. Bump : JAR
111. Shoshonean : UTE

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