INITIAL OCCUPATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 1994

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. _____ Benbow ("Treasure Island" film) : ADMIRAL
8. 1954 Fellini film : LASTRADA
16. Kind of money or puppy : HUSH
20. 201 or 202, e.g. : AREACODE
21. Advocated : ESPOUSED
22. "_____ when?" : SINCE
23. Morgan's initial occupation? : JUSTICEOFTHEPEACE
25. Mail : ARMOR
26. Winner in Zaire, 10/30/74 : ALI
27. Schoolmarmish : PRIM
28. TV's Ricky : DESI
29. Produce : CREATE
30. _____ Park, N.Y. : REGO
32. French stories : ETAGES
34. Henry Bolingbroke's victim : RICHARDII
37. Unsuspecting : NAIVE
39. "Oh, very funny" : HAHA
43. Actress Meyers : ARI
44. Penn name : SEAN
45. Escher's initial occupation? : MASTEROFCEREMONIES
51. Annie of "Designing Women" : POTTS
52. Best-selling Chinese author : MAO
53. Pen name : CROSS
54. Curled-up : FETAL
58. Son of 41 Down : ARES
59. Shortage : DEARTH
62. Formicary inhabitant : ANT
63. Provided protection for : POLICED
65. Towel's place : ROD
66. Implied : CONNOTED
68. Pays homage : GENUFLECTS
70. Improve : ENHANCE
72. Take off : EXIT
74. Buggy : NUTS
75. Deserving a C : SOSO
76. "_____ It Romantic?" : ISNT
77. Concerning : ASREGARDS
80. 1984 Nobelist : TUTU
82. Tea times, for short : AFTS
84. "I do" preceder : OATH
86. Rolling stock? : DICE
87. A sir : BARONET
90. They're seen after a shower : METEORITES
93. Company once headed by Henry Luce : TIMELIFE
96. Poetic monogram : TSE
97. Loud fellow : STENTOR
98. Clear tables : BUS
100. _____ woe : TALEOF
101. They're designed in Hollywood : SETS
102. Ovid's "The _____ Love" : ARTOF
103. Literature Nobelist Nelly : SACHS
105. Bar opening : ISO
106. Michener title : TEXAS
107. cummings's initial occupation? : ELECTRICALENGINEER
112. Initials for a pound : SPCA
116. Rock video award : AVA
117. Kuwaiti V.I.P. : EMIR
118. A bit of mischievousness : ANTIC
119. 20th-century events : WORLDWARS
122. Chant : MANTRA
126. Clumsy ships : TUBS
129. Mother's kin : ENATES
130. A little night music : TAPS
134. Cooked up stories : LIED
135. Religious ideal : TAO
136. Energize : LIVEN
137. Barnum's initial occupation? : PHYSICALTHERAPIST
143. "Politics of Ecstasy" author : LEARY
144. Honing device : OILSTONE
145. Fetters : ENSLAVES
146. Heathrow visitors : SSTS
147. Parrots : IMITATES
148. Topic in tax law : ESTATES
1. As _____ (usually) : ARULE
2. Lawrence's initial occupation? : DESIGNATEDHITTER
3. Gym protection : MAT
4. Here, in Le Havre : ICI
5. Fabulous flyer : ROC
6. Having more talent : ADEPTER
7. Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
8. 1969 Paul Revere and the Raiders hit : LETME
9. Silver-gray : ASH
10. Exceeded the limit : SPED
11. Binge at the bar : TOPE
12. Ways of Paris : RUES
13. Light _____ : ASAIR
14. Winter mo. : DEC
15. "Modern Fables" writer : ADE
16. Personnel directors : HIRERS
17. Like a morning bed : UNMADE
18. Nova _____ : SCOTIA
19. Legalistic locator : HEREIN
20. Cracked open : AJAR
22. Cakemaker Lee : SARA
24. Trifling amount : FIG
29. Lewis's initial occupation? : CHIEFOFSTAFF
31. Hops are dried in them : OASTS
32. Keat's "The _____ of St. Agnes" : EVE
33. Yonder yacht : SHE
35. Actors McKellen and Holm : IANS
36. Dernier _____ : CRI
38. "_____ You I Love" : ITS
40. Parabolic path : ARC
41. Heavenly queen : HERA
42. Mingling with : AMONG
45. Empty head : MORON
46. Gulf nation : OMAN
47. Game often played with hexagonal chips : FARO
48. _____ pin : COTTER
49. _____ Manifesto (1854 proclamation) : OSTEND
50. Bears do it : SELL
51. Prune : PARE
55. Connects with : TIESTO
56. Housman's initial occupation? : ACCOUNTEXECUTIVE
57. Tennis calls : LETS
59. Salinger's initial occupation? : DOCTOROFLAWS
60. Compass dir. : ENE
61. Spellbound : HEXED
63. Take's mate : PUT
64. Brit. award : DSO
66. Media initals since 1980 : CNN
67. "Can you _____?" : DIGIT
69. N N N : NUS
71. O.K. : ASSENT
73. Implied : TACIT
77. G.T.E. rival : ATT
78. Month before Adar : SHEBAT
79. Forward : REMAIL
81. Press extension : URE
82. Early hrs. : AMS
83. Greek salad topping : FETA
85. It's inspired : AIR
87. Brief resume : BIO
88. To be, in Bogota : ESTAR
89. Hardy heroine : TESS
91. Midwestern tribe : OTOE
92. South American capital : SUCRE
94. Choice word : ELSE
95. Prosecutor Jaworski : LEON
99. Wooden wedge : SHIM
101. "Now you _____..." : SEEIT
103. Traumatize : SCAR
104. Grade school subj. : SCI
106. Loaded letters : TNT
108. NASA walk, for short : EVA
109. Sleeve : ARM
110. Where rakes progress : GARDENS
111. _____ pickle : INA
112. Increases : SWELLS
113. Polo participants : PONIES
114. Haberdasher's offering : CRAVAT
115. Lets out : ALTERS
120. Gainsay : DENY
121. Etchers' equipment : STYLI
123. "Deutschland uber _____" : ALLES
124. Mar. tourney : NIT
125. Titter : TEHEE
127. Diamond quartet : BASES
128. They're plowed : SOTS
131. Kind of prof. : ASST
132. Gyro holder : PITA
133. Robert Burns, e.g. : SCOT
137. Luau serving : POI
138. That guy : HIM
139. Request of Vanna : ANE
140. Q-U filler : RST
141. Sen. Sessions's state: Abbr. : ALA
142. How some stand : PAT

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