CAREER DAY SPEAKER SCHEDULE

New York Times, Sunday, November 22, 2009

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. White-tailed movie star : BAMBI
6. Barbecue byproduct : SMOKE
11. "Many good nights, my lord; ___ your servant": Shak. : IREST
16. N.Y.C. airport : LGA
19. Literary work in which Paris is featured : ILIAD
20. County abutting London : ESSEX
21. Candy wafer company : NECCO
22. Hosp. workplaces : ORS
23. Career Day Speaker #1: Meter maid? : TICKETAGENT
25. Unwrinkle : SMOOTHOUT
27. Talk up : LAUD
28. #2: Tea server? : SOCIALWORKER
30. Blues musician Baker : ETTA
33. Chocolate-and-caramel brand : ROLO
36. Filmmaker Martin : RITT
37. Big bin : SILO
38. #3: Golf pro? : DRIVINGINSTRUCTOR
44. Swan's shape : ESS
45. Many four-doors : SEDANS
46. 1985-88 attorney general : MEESE
47. Toast starter : HERES
49. Mendes of "2 Fast 2 Furious" : EVA
50. Growing-friendly : ARABLE
52. Perturb : AGITATE
56. Rap's ___ Wayne : LIL
57. Suffix with pant or aunt : IES
58. #4: Tree surgeon? : BRANCHMANAGER
63. Sex symbol once married to Vadim : BARDOT
66. Flightless bird : RHEA
67. Button materials : NACRES
68. First landfall north of Oman : IRAN
70. #5: Manicurist? : FILECLERK
74. Reeve or Reeves role : KENT
75. Gambler's holy grail : SYSTEM
78. They take the bait : FISH
79. Warranty invalidator : MISUSE
82. #6: Justice of the peace? : UNIONOFFICIAL
86. Long. partner : LAT
87. ___-wolf : SHE
90. Literary creation : PENNAME
91. Skywalker's cohort : KENOBI
93. "No ___!" : WAY
94. "Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
96. Play byplay : ASIDE
98. ___ Chao, only cabinet member to serve through George W. Bush's entire administration : ELAINE
100. Dillinger's derringer, e.g. : GAT
103. #7: Grocery store owner? : MARKETINGDIRECTOR
106. 2007 Steve Carell title role : EVAN
108. I's : EGOS
109. Job bidding figs. : ESTS
110. First of two choices : THIS
111. #8: Disc jockey? : RECORDKEEPER
116. "___-A-Lympics" (old TV cartoon series) : LAFF
118. Bullies : BROWBEATS
119. Career of the parent who typed up the Career Day schedule? : NOVELWRITER
125. Conclusion for many believers? : ISM
126. Bay, for one : INLET
127. Sideways up : ONEND
128. Of interest to ornithologists : AVIAN
129. Grazing ground : LEA
130. Dump and road endings : STERS
131. "Midnight Cowboy" nickname : RATSO
132. College classes : YEARS
1. Iota : BIT
2. Larter of "Heroes" : ALI
3. Amp plug-in : MIC
4. Honeyed pastry : BAKLAVA
5. Start of a plan : IDEA
6. Old salt : SEADOG
7. Bouillon cube ingredient, usually : MSG
8. Sugar suffix : OSE
9. Boy toys? : KENS
10. Shakes down : EXTORTS
11. Untouched : INSITU
12. The Thrilla in Manila, for one : REMATCH
13. Reforestation subj. : ECOL
14. Garbage hauler : SCOW
15. Emerald City visitor : TOTO
16. "Hey, see what I got!" : LOOKIE
17. Meager bowlfuls : GRUELS
18. Club that began as the Colt .45s : ASTROS
24. Blushes : TURNSRED
26. Over-the-wall wallops: Abbr. : HRS
29. Glazed fabric : CIRE
30. It debuted on "E Day" : EDSEL
31. Fountain in front of the Palazzo Poli : TREVI
32. Large body in Washington, D.C. : TIDALBASIN
34. Appendage : LIMB
35. 16 oz. : ONELB
39. Where Key's bombs burst : INAIR
40. Reader of signs : SEER
41. Wagon puller, often : TEAM
42. It's often played on Sunday : ORGAN
43. Madrid's ___ Sofía Art Center : REINA
48. Library section : STACKS
51. From : ASOF
53. Seconds : AGREESWITH
54. Many a bar mitzvah attendee : TEEN
55. First, in Frankfurt : ERST
59. Prefix with -tect : ARCHI
60. Goal-oriented org. : NHL
61. Middle grade : CEE
62. Impair : HARM
64. San ___, Lone Star State city : ANTONE
65. Slight fight : TIFF
68. Leads (by) : ISUP
69. Hall-of-Famer Sandberg : RYNE
71. A little over half a century in old Rome : LII
72. "Help!" key : ESC
73. Unit of contraband : KILO
76. Equip with weapons, old-style : ENARM
77. Mell Lazarus comic strip : MOMMA
80. Hand-held cutter : SABERSAW
81. Functional : UTILE
83. Cause of quailing : FEAR
84. Comparable (to) : AKIN
85. Break in a building's facade : LEDGE
88. World capital once under French rule : HANOI
89. Spectators : EYERS
92. Beatty and Sparks : NEDS
95. Pesky biter : SKEETER
96. Mounted on : ATOP
97. Approval for Juan Valdez : SISENOR
99. When Juliet says "O happy dagger!" : ACTFIVE
100. Animal in an exercise wheel : GERBIL
101. Unwilling : AVERSE
102. City in Mount Rainier's shadow : TACOMA
104. Disgorges : EGESTS
105. "I can get by with that" : ITLLDO
107. Parental imperative : NOW
112. Result of 26-Down, often : RBIS
113. Lot "souvenir" : DENT
114. Leafy vegetable : KALE
115. Author Jaffe : RONA
117. Skirmish : FRAY
120. One likely to have pet peeves? : VET
121. Dash lengths : ENS
122. ___ Maria : TIA
123. Human body part with vestigial muscles : EAR
124. Hosp. V.I.P.'s : RNS

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