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ALTERNATE JOB TITLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 2004

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

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 TimesNo. 0104 ( 19,780 )
Across
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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
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Land on the Yellow Sea : KOREA
22
Radio knob: Abbr. : VOL
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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
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Der ___ Fritz (Friedrich the Great) : ALTE
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Usher? : THEATERDIRECTOR
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Came together : WED
86
Tai ___ : CHI
88
Lodge with a mud roof : HOGAN
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Defunct women's magazine : ROSIE
90
Early progress : TOEHOLD
93
Prefix with phobia : XENO
94
Minuscule : PALTRY
95
Urologist? : PRIVATEINVESTIGATOR
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Like wine barrels : OAKEN
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Tre + tre : SEI
101
Something that's picked : NIT
102
Hitchhike : RIDE
105
Humans and apes, e.g. : KIN
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Electrical inspector? : CIRCUITJUDGE
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Security procedure : SCAN
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Brian of the original Roxy Music : ENO
114
Accident cause : ERROR
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One with a flag : NATION
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"___ you not" : IKID
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Colo. Springs-to-Santa Fe direction : SSW
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Rodeo tie : LASSO
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Halloween bagful : TREATS
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Wall St. initials : NYSE
Down
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Stray : WAIF
2
Analogy part : ISTO
3
Not yet done : STILLATIT
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Prepare for camp, say : PACKABAG
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Tube plug : TVSPOT
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Closer to its prime : RIPER
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Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
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Corp. shares : STK
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Peach or plum : HUE
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"I do" preceder : YES
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Orients a certain way : SKEWS
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Tree : CORNER
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MGM motto start : ARS
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Automotive pioneer's initials : REO
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Support group? : FANBASE
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Venus, e.g. : EVENINGSTAR
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Furniture cover : WOODVENEER
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Old comic actress ___ Janis : ELSIE
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Work with feet : POEM
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Western Indian : OTO
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Shindig : BASH
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Not hold back : EMOTE
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Prepared, as pears : PARED
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Parade stopper : RAIN
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___ Gritty Dirt Band : NITTY
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Festoons a tree with bathroom rolls, briefly : TPS
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Stored computer images, for short : GIFS
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Goal of a tryout : ROLE
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"All in the Family" spinoff : MAUDE
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U.S./Eur. link : ATL
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I or II, e.g. : PART
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Tired : TRITE
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MoMA display : DADA
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Love figure : AMOR
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Swed. neighbor : NORW
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Boring article : AUGER
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Blast furnace fuel : COKE
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None-too-subtle encouragement : SHOVE
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Lawn additive : LIME
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80-Across, in English : OLD
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Pipe type : BRIAR
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"You're asking me?" : WHATDOIKNOW
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Purse filler : CASH
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Kind of arch : OGEE
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Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
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Sign up for an offering : OPTIN
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Vidi, translated : ISAW
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Teams in the West : MULETRAINS
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Practical : UTILE
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Some Dodges : NEONS
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Trade talk : ARGOT
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R.D.A. label requirer : FDA
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Warning to a puzzle doer : ITSTRICKY
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Part of a low straight : TREY
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Friend's addressee, maybe : THEE
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Q.E.D. part : ERAT
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Doesn't do just an outline of : COLORSIN
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Pulpit's locale : CHANCEL
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In : HOT
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1965 #1 hit "___ of Destruction" : EVE
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Hustling places : DISCOS
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1983 Super Bowl designation : XVII
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Host holders : PATENS
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Dawdlers : POKES
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Prefix with transmission : NEURO
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Home to over a billion : INDIA
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1962 Jackie Gleason movie : GIGOT
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Roaster's spot : DAIS
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"The NeverEnding Story" writer : ENDE
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U.K. foe : IRA
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Monopoly props. : RRS
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It can make molehills out of mountains : TNT
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Bump : JAR
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Shoshonean : UTE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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