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ODD JOBS

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 2002

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 98 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Glickstein. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 19,374 )
Across
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Fundraising letter, e.g. : APPEAL
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Kiln users : POTTERS
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Hatreds : ODIUMS
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Line of clothing? : CREASE
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Royal band : CORONET
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Alley name : TINPAN
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Mint stamper? : QUARTERPOUNDER
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Resolve : SETTLE
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Letters at sea : USS
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___ pro nobis (pray for us): Lat. : ORA
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Place out of place : MISLAY
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Lifework : TRADE
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Caesar's "vidi" : ISAW
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Hardly haute cuisine : GLOP
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One giving shots on a horse farm? : STUDPOKER
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First baseman Martinez : TINO
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English literary alias : ELIA
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Court sport : JAIALAI
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Rank below a lt. j.g. : ENS
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Japan's P.M., 1964-72 : SATO
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Like young Abe Lincoln : LANK
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Days ___ : INN
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Laid up : ILL
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Singer Taylor ___ : DAYNE
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CPR expert : EMT
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Stuffed : FILLEDUP
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Tangles : RAVELS
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Soothers : BALMS
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Mr. Rogers : ROY
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Ready and willing : GAME
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Repay : AVENGE
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"Dear" one : ABBY
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Boggy lowland : FEN
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Waverer's word : MAYBE
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"The Admirable Crichton" playwright : BARRIE
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Campfire sound : CRACKLE
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Came together : JELLED
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Preparing to bloom : INBUD
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Caribbean music : SKA
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Dye-yielding plant : ANIL
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Complete : ENTIRE
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Series ender : ETAL
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Telecom giant : GTE
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Scacchi of "Presumed Innocent" : GRETA
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Feared fly : TSETSE
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Mafia bad guy : SILENCER
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Packed away : ATE
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Month after Adar : NISAN
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Prot., for one : REL
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Schooner contents : ALE
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Plot part : ACRE
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Arnaz Sr. or Jr. : DESI
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"The Simpsons" shopkeeper : APU
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Tearing more : WEEPIER
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Speak (with) : MEET
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North Carolina university : ELON
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Hit man of the Year? : BESTOFFER
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Make : EARN
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"Dang it all!" : RATS
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Clamorous : AROAR
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Charges : SETSAT
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Political suffix : IST
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Matchmakers : CUPIDS
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Auditor of restaurant facilities? : KITCHENCOUNTER
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Online newsgroup system : USENET
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Spring : EMANATE
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Scoring up a storm : ONFIRE
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Halter? : SENTRY
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Interim government : REGENCY
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Sprinkled with powder : TALCED
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Lets off the hook : ACQUITS
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Where Wilhelm I ruled : PRUSSIA
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Kind of blouse : PEASANT
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Teacup handle : EAR
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About : ASTO
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Look like a wolf : LEER
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Narc's find : PCP
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"Hollywood Squares" win : OOO
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Declared suit : TRUMP
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Three-time skiing gold medalist ___ Sailer : TONI
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Aims : ENDS
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Captures, as a catfish : REELSIN
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Levels : STRATA
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Fourth periods in the N.H.L. : OTS
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Something to take before you take off? : DIETPILL
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Opener : INTRO
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Comprehension : UPTAKE
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Karl of "The Streets of San Francisco" : MALDEN
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Snide asides : SNEERS
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Sleeve type : RAGLAN
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First name debuting on Broadway, 1951 : YUL
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Stiff sultan? : WOODENRULER
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Customer service agent? : LINEBACKER
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Symbol of strength : OAK
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How some medicines are taken : DAILY
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Paris palace : ELYSEE
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Crowbar schlepper? : JIMMYCARTER
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Tiny soldiers : ANTS
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Court-appointed guardian? : LEGALTENDER
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Cold : ALGID
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Portoferraio's island : ELBA
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Charitable surgeon? : FREELANCER
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Charge carrier : ION
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Seen in the sun : DAYLIT
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Brown pigments : UMBERS
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Carolina river : PEEDEE
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It might come with a bite : RABIES
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Sporty Studebaker : AVANTI
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S.A.T. score component : VERBAL
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Incantation opener : ABRA
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Dart : FLIT
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140 or more people? : MENSA
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It's covered by a cap : KNEE
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Frequent fliers : JETSET
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Île ___-Hélène : STE
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Staff leader? : GCLEF
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Big blow : GALE
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Changed way of doing things : NEWORDER
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Promoting peace : IRENIC
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Sponsor's purchase : AIRTIME
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Doc bloc : AMA
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Adaptable : ELASTIC
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"Take that!" : SOTHERE
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Covered : INSURED
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Early computer : ABACUS
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Study : PERUSE
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Major in golf : USOPEN
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Flunking letters : EFS
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Cheater, perhaps : PEEKER
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Sully : TAINT
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Hawke of 2000's "Hamlet" : ETHAN
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Deer sir : STAG
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Stridex target : ACNE
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Lampblack : SOOT
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Yellowfin, e.g. : TUNA
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Pork place : STY
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"... yadda, yadda, yadda" : ETC
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Waterloo commander : NEY
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Titans grp. : NFL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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