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CAREER DAY SPEAKER SCHEDULE

New York Times, Sunday, November 22, 2009

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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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 TimesNo. 1122 ( 21,929 )
Across
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White-tailed movie star : BAMBI
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Barbecue byproduct : SMOKE
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"Many good nights, my lord; ___ your servant": Shak. : IREST
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N.Y.C. airport : LGA
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Literary work in which Paris is featured : ILIAD
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County abutting London : ESSEX
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Candy wafer company : NECCO
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Hosp. workplaces : ORS
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Career Day Speaker #1: Meter maid? : TICKETAGENT
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Unwrinkle : SMOOTHOUT
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Talk up : LAUD
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#2: Tea server? : SOCIALWORKER
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Blues musician Baker : ETTA
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Chocolate-and-caramel brand : ROLO
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Filmmaker Martin : RITT
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Big bin : SILO
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#3: Golf pro? : DRIVINGINSTRUCTOR
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Swan's shape : ESS
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Many four-doors : SEDANS
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1985-88 attorney general : MEESE
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Toast starter : HERES
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Mendes of "2 Fast 2 Furious" : EVA
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Growing-friendly : ARABLE
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Perturb : AGITATE
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Rap's ___ Wayne : LIL
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Suffix with pant or aunt : IES
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#4: Tree surgeon? : BRANCHMANAGER
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Sex symbol once married to Vadim : BARDOT
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Flightless bird : RHEA
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Button materials : NACRES
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First landfall north of Oman : IRAN
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#5: Manicurist? : FILECLERK
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Reeve or Reeves role : KENT
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Gambler's holy grail : SYSTEM
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They take the bait : FISH
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Warranty invalidator : MISUSE
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#6: Justice of the peace? : UNIONOFFICIAL
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Long. partner : LAT
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___-wolf : SHE
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Literary creation : PENNAME
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Skywalker's cohort : KENOBI
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"No ___!" : WAY
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"Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
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Play byplay : ASIDE
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___ Chao, only cabinet member to serve through George W. Bush's entire administration : ELAINE
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Dillinger's derringer, e.g. : GAT
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#7: Grocery store owner? : MARKETINGDIRECTOR
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2007 Steve Carell title role : EVAN
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I's : EGOS
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Job bidding figs. : ESTS
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First of two choices : THIS
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#8: Disc jockey? : RECORDKEEPER
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"___-A-Lympics" (old TV cartoon series) : LAFF
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Bullies : BROWBEATS
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Career of the parent who typed up the Career Day schedule? : NOVELWRITER
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Conclusion for many believers? : ISM
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Bay, for one : INLET
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Sideways up : ONEND
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Of interest to ornithologists : AVIAN
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Dump and road endings : STERS
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"Midnight Cowboy" nickname : RATSO
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College classes : YEARS
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Iota : BIT
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Larter of "Heroes" : ALI
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Amp plug-in : MIC
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Honeyed pastry : BAKLAVA
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Start of a plan : IDEA
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Old salt : SEADOG
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Bouillon cube ingredient, usually : MSG
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Boy toys? : KENS
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Shakes down : EXTORTS
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Untouched : INSITU
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The Thrilla in Manila, for one : REMATCH
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Reforestation subj. : ECOL
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Garbage hauler : SCOW
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Emerald City visitor : TOTO
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"Hey, see what I got!" : LOOKIE
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Meager bowlfuls : GRUELS
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Club that began as the Colt .45s : ASTROS
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Blushes : TURNSRED
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Over-the-wall wallops: Abbr. : HRS
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Glazed fabric : CIRE
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It debuted on "E Day" : EDSEL
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Fountain in front of the Palazzo Poli : TREVI
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Large body in Washington, D.C. : TIDALBASIN
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Appendage : LIMB
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16 oz. : ONELB
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Where Key's bombs burst : INAIR
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Reader of signs : SEER
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Wagon puller, often : TEAM
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It's often played on Sunday : ORGAN
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Madrid's ___ Sofía Art Center : REINA
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Library section : STACKS
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From : ASOF
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Seconds : AGREESWITH
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Many a bar mitzvah attendee : TEEN
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First, in Frankfurt : ERST
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Prefix with -tect : ARCHI
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Goal-oriented org. : NHL
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Middle grade : CEE
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Impair : HARM
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San ___, Lone Star State city : ANTONE
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Slight fight : TIFF
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Leads (by) : ISUP
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Hall-of-Famer Sandberg : RYNE
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A little over half a century in old Rome : LII
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"Help!" key : ESC
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Unit of contraband : KILO
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Equip with weapons, old-style : ENARM
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Mell Lazarus comic strip : MOMMA
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Hand-held cutter : SABERSAW
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Functional : UTILE
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Cause of quailing : FEAR
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Comparable (to) : AKIN
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Break in a building's facade : LEDGE
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World capital once under French rule : HANOI
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Spectators : EYERS
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Beatty and Sparks : NEDS
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Pesky biter : SKEETER
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Mounted on : ATOP
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Approval for Juan Valdez : SISENOR
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When Juliet says "O happy dagger!" : ACTFIVE
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Animal in an exercise wheel : GERBIL
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Unwilling : AVERSE
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City in Mount Rainier's shadow : TACOMA
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Disgorges : EGESTS
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"I can get by with that" : ITLLDO
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Parental imperative : NOW
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Result of 26-Down, often : RBIS
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Lot "souvenir" : DENT
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Leafy vegetable : KALE
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Skirmish : FRAY
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One likely to have pet peeves? : VET
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Dash lengths : ENS
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___ Maria : TIA
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Human body part with vestigial muscles : EAR
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Hosp. V.I.P.'s : RNS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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