HEY, IT'S A LIVING

New York Times, Sunday, December 14, 1997

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Calculating machine inventor, 1642 : PASCAL
7. Reach : ENDUPAT
14. Protest : OPPOSE
20. Delphi temple god : APOLLO
21. Invented word : COINAGE
22. Fingerprint features : WHORLS
23. Supper : REPAST
24. Job for a restaurant server? : HURRYUPANDWAIT
26. Pesticide : POISON
28. Had dinner at home : ATEIN
29. Three-way joint : TEE
30. Professional org. : AMA
33. Milne marsupial : ROO
34. Yugoslav novelist ___ Andric : IVO
35. Mildew cause : DAMPNESS
39. Job for a statistician? : RANKANDFILE
43. Hurting the most : SOREST
44. Alan and Adam : ARKINS
45. Blintzes, e.g. : ROLLUPS
49. Dustup : ROW
50. Player for coach Marv Levy : BILL
51. Embargoes : BANS
52. Job for a plastic surgeon? : NIPANDTUCK
57. Skid row look : SEEDINESS
60. Tomato-impact noises : SPLATS
61. ___ man : TOA
62. 70's All-Star ___ Otis : AMOS
63. Most like a wallflower : SHIEST
64. Worry : SWEAT
66. Job for a mathematician? : BEFRUITFULANDMULTIPLY
72. Plays the siren : LURES
73. Quark/antiquark particles : MESONS
74. Rudolf's refusal : NEIN
75. Man-mouse link : ORA
76. Food on a tray : CANAPE
77. What squeaky wheels get : THEGREASE
82. Job for a relay racer? : TOUCHANDGO
85. Like Mongolia : ARID
86. Photography woe : BLUR
87. Scull : OAR
88. Summoned : SENTFOR
90. Jack : SEAMAN
92. Styx ferryman : CHARON
95. Job for a critic? : RANTANDRAVE
97. London institution : THETIMES
99. Rhine feeder : AAR
100. Second-century date : CII
101. Thumbs up : YES
102. Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
103. 1978 disaster film, with "The" : SWARM
105. Ripoffs : THEFTS
108. Job for a debutante? : COMEOUTANDPLAY
113. Panama party : FIESTA
117. Screenfuls : IMAGES
118. Caught by surprise, with "on" : STOLEUP
119. Athlete's assignment : LOCKER
120. Lohengrin and others : TENORS
121. Toast opening : HERESTO
122. Tempt : ENTICE
1. Course number : PAR
2. Goon : APE
3. Bread, maybe : SOP
4. Sound of shutters in the wind : CLAP
5. Minor-party candidate : ALSORAN
6. Avon products : LOTIONS
7. Parrot : ECHO
8. Word ending in "o" in Esperanto : NOUN
9. Compass pt. : DIR
10. Solve : UNRAVEL
11. Check words : PAYTO
12. Chill : AGUE
13. Not strong : TEPID
14. Have a title : OWN
15. Scholarly type : PHD
16. One to remember, for short : POW
17. Spiels : ORATES
18. Like the best ruse : SLIEST
19. "Women Who Run With the Wolves" author : ESTES
25. Collections : ANAS
27. Landscaper's need : SOD
30. Iraqis, e.g. : ARABS
31. Singing Osmond : MARIE
32. Shackle site : ANKLE
34. Woes of the world : ILLS
36. Dew times : MORNS
37. Push : PROD
38. Speaker's name : NEWT
40. It's west of Dublin : KILDARE
41. Benedictines : FRAS
42. They're not free of charge : IONS
46. Frees : UNPINS
47. Like carpet : PILED
48. Outburst : SPASM
51. Ring holder : BESTMAN
53. Synchronized : ATTUNED
54. Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
55. Christmas stocking item : COAL
56. Lady of a 1918 hit : KATY
58. Big name in morning radio : IMUS
59. "___ won't be afraid" (1961 pop lyric) : NOI
60. Classic Alan Ladd western : SHANE
63. Dish out messily : SLOPON
64. Ruckus : STIR
65. Place for bouquets : WINEBAR
66. Delete, with "out" : BLOT
67. Money in the making : EURO
68. Mrs. Katzenjammer, e.g. : FRAU
69. Wards (off) : FENDS
70. Manner of speech : USAGE
71. Stage of a race : LEG
76. Bank : CAROM
77. 1982 Disney film : TRON
78. Al from New Orleans : HIRT
79. Cosmetics brand : ALMAY
80. Urbane : SUAVE
81. Marine fliers : ERNES
83. Chesterfield or ulster : COAT
84. Mata ___ : HARI
85. Way off : AFAR
89. Violate, with "on" : TRAMPLE
90. Cold symptom : SNIFFLE
91. Bibliophile's concern : EDITION
92. Some trim : CHROME
93. Screenwriter Mankiewicz : HERMAN
94. Leaves home? : NEST
96. Hotshot : ACE
97. Kind of approval : TACIT
98. Buckle opener : SWASH
99. Passion : ARDOR
104. It's just for openers : ANTE
105. Unbending : TAUT
106. Shot shooter : HYPO
107. Branch : SECT
109. Swellhead's excess : EGO
110. Anthem preposition : OER
111. Letters before many state names : USS
112. "___ Girls" (Kelly musical) : LES
114. Tackle moguls : SKI
115. Shamus : TEC
116. "___ we having fun yet?" : ARE

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