CIRCLING THE JOB LISTINGS

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 2012

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Elvis's "Can't Help Falling In Love," e.g. : SIDEB
6. Scuba tank parts : ORINGS
12. Famous lawmaker? : NEWTON
18. Big fairy : OBERON
20. Nazareth's locale : GALILEE
22. Cheap cigar, in slang : ELROPO
23. ... and 33-Across: "must wear gloves in the field" : BASEBALLPLAYER
25. Causing a stink, maybe : ODORED
26. Mrs. ___ ("Entourage" role) : ARI
27. Penguin's spot, maybe : FLOE
28. Aviator's guide : PYLON
30. Jazz's Simone : NINA
31. Solzhenitsyn novel setting : GULAG
33. ... and 50-Across: "experienced in conducting surveys for sites" : ARCHAEOLOGIST
37. Peculiar : FUNNY
39. Groucho's real name : JULIUS
41. "Hogwash!" : PAH
42. Friends' feud : RIFT
43. Of greatest interest to a bibliophile, maybe : RAREST
44. Space traveler? : COSMICRAY
50. ... and 62-Across: "may be tasked with generating impressions" : ONLINEMARKETER
53. Control : POLICE
54. Potsdam attendee : STALIN
55. Actress Myrna : LOY
56. Viracocha worshiper : INCA
58. "Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
59. Shout from a field : HAW
60. Highballs? : LOBS
62. ... and 69-Across: "excellent filing skills required" : METALWORKER
65. Mythical figure represented in Vermeer's "The Art of Painting" : CLIO
66. ___ paradox : LIARS
68. Bet on : BACK
69. ... and 86-Across: "focused on improving circulation" : LIBRARYPAGE
73. Integral course, informally : CALC
74. Elided preposition : OER
77. "Desperate Housewives" role : EDIE
78. Ring toss activity? : SUMO
79. Whoop : CRY
81. Careful writer's concern : NUANCE
83. One down in the mouth : TONSIL
86. ... and 96-Across: "willing to open chests and work on vessels" : CARDIACSURGEON
89. Settled things : OLDSCORES
91. Jewelry item : ARMLET
92. Remain true : HOLD
93. Mendes of Hollywood : EVA
94. Abbey Road, e.g. : STREET
95. Wi-Fi connection spots : CAFES
96. ... and 112-Across: "strong, disciplined hands a must" : PIRATECAPTAIN
102. Dance with a "casino" style : SALSA
104. "Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
105. Walsh with three golds in beach volleyball : KERRI
106. Tenant's contact, casually : SUPE
107. Rescuer of Mowgli in "The Jungle Book" : KAA
110. Cleanup hitter, say : RBIMAN
112. ... and 23-Across: "should be comfortable sitting on the bench" : CONCERTPIANIST
117. Find, as a station : TUNETO
118. Herbalist's drink : SAGETEA
119. 1972 Jack Lemmon comedy : AVANTI
120. Sonnet part : SESTET
121. Chivalrous greeting : MYLADY
122. Break up : ENDIT
1. Japanese bowlful : SOBA
2. Skyscraper support : IBAR
3. Cause of a product recall, perhaps : DESIGNFLAW
4. 'Fore : ERE
5. Fishing line attachment : BOBFLY
6. Perform a body scan on? : OGLE
7. Punishment on the knuckles : RAP
8. Awesome, in slang : ILL
9. Actress Vardalos : NIA
10. Some ancient carvings : GLYPHS
11. "Peace!" : SEEYA
12. It might say "ATM Here" : NEONLAMP
13. Antiquity, once : ELD
14. Worth no points, say : WRONG
15. Shinto temple entrance : TORII
16. Bids one club, say : OPENS
17. Silently greet : NODAT
19. Pride Lands queen : NALA
21. First name in mysteries : ERLE
24. Legislative holdup : LOGJAM
29. Fumble follower : OOPS
32. "___ then ..." (on-air sign-off) : UNTIL
33. Bygone sedan : ALERO
34. Like some investments : RISKY
35. Cherubic : CUTE
36. What the French once called "la Belle Rivière" : OHIO
37. Many pledges : FROSH
38. Utah's ___ National Forest : UINTA
40. Mount Narodnaya's locale : URALS
43. "Dance at Bougival" painter : RENOIR
44. What ".99" may represent : CENTS
45. School bully? : ORCA
46. Co-explorer of 1804 : CLARK
47. It can be smoothed over : RINK
48. Cause of some teen angst : ACNE
49. Oenophile's specification : YEAR
51. Nabisco brand : NILLA
52. Seating area : TIER
57. Troubadour's love song : ALBA
61. Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
62. Fannie ___ : MAE
63. Brown shade : WALNUT
64. Become part of history : OCCUR
65. Peppery herb : CRESS
66. Dharma teachers : LAMAS
67. Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
69. Goddess pursued by Hera : LETO
70. Superstar : IDOL
71. Sticky situation : BIND
72. Purplish shade : PUCE
73. Four seasons, e.g. : CYCLE
74. Incomparable : ONEOFAKIND
75. Where enfants learn : ECOLE
76. Divides : RENDS
79. Mars atmosphere features : CIRRI
80. Japanese bowlful : RAMEN
82. Turkish leaders : AGHAS
84. Player of TV's Det. Tutuola : ICET
85. Decorative Valentine's Day gift : LOVEKNOT
87. Pollster's need : DATA
88. Arranges a blind date for : SETSUP
90. Easter egg roll, say : RACE
94. Like Shylock : STINGY
95. Divide : CLEAVE
96. Dessert wines : PORTS
97. Saturate : IMBUE
98. Boons for farmers : RAINS
99. Medieval helmet : ARMET
100. Typical golf shots : ARCS
101. Golf event : PROAM
103. Pacific capital : APIA
106. Lab order : STAY
108. Dessert wine : ASTI
109. Causing trouble : ATIT
111. Took in : ATE
113. "Pinocchio" keepsake : CEL
114. Letter that's an anagram of 111-Down : ETA
115. Something you might turn on : RED
116. Tikka masala go-with : NAN

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