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Theme: Logical Career Changes

New York Times, Sunday, March 16, 1997

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0316 ( 17,295 )
Across
1
Cruelty : SADISM
7
Conspicuous success : ECLAT
12
Deliver : SHIP
16
Metered rental : CAB
19
1979 Vanessa Redgrave title role : AGATHA
20
"You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
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Naturalness : EASE
22
Santa ___ winds : ANA
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PLASTIC SURGEON : LIFTOPERATOR
25
Trisyllabic cadences : ANAPESTS
27
Landon from Kansas : ALF
28
GARDENER : PLANTMANAGER
30
Play to ___ (deadlock) : ATIE
31
Hamlin's "L.A. Law" co-star : DEY
32
A pop : PER
33
"Yikes!" : EEK
34
Fraternity letters : NUS
35
Lively ones : GRIGS
36
Storm type : WESTER
38
___ Friday : GAL
39
Reddish brown : WALNUT
40
Curator's deg. : MFA
42
Really enjoys oneself : HASABALL
45
Female friend of Franco : AMIGA
46
Feel-good times : WELLDAYS
49
Cassio's adversary : IAGO
50
Injured, in a way : KNEED
51
Eye problem : IRITIS
52
Spice used in pickling : TARRAGON
55
Order : WRIT
57
Valueless item : FIG
58
Neighbor of Turk. : SYR
60
Take-home : NET
61
Slave of Amneris : AIDA
63
St. Louis pro : RAM
65
Old English letter : EDH
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BASKETBALL REFEREE : COURTREPORTER
70
Quite some time : ERA
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Even : YET
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Royal Ascot time : JUNE
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House vote : NAY
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Blue : SAD
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Economic stat. : CPI
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Org. involved in Bosnia : NATO
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Small endocrine : GLANDULA
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Early German : TEUTON
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Some schools, informally : TECHS
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Perceive : FEEL
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Baby oil brand : JOHNSONS
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Interest : STAKE
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Kind of error : CLERICAL
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Crisis points?: Abbr. : ERS
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Actress North : SHEREE
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Tricked : HAD
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Lime and others : OXIDES
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Zestful : TANGY
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Short dog, for short : POM
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Joined : ONE
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Force: Lat. : VIS
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Ax : CAN
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Old Norse collection : EDDA
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MARRIAGE COUNSELOR : MAKEUPARTIST
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___ Piedras, P.R. : RIO
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Enhearten : REASSURE
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CATTLE BREEDER : STOCKANALYST
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Bird with a white tail : ERN
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Expos V.I.P. : ALOU
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Copier, for short : MIMEO
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Anna Pavlova, e.g. : ETOILE
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37-Down, in Oberhausen : OST
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Squeal : YELP
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Fatty ___ : ACIDS
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Longed : YENNED
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Leaves for a restaurant? : SALAD
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Quick : AGILE
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Bats : DAFFY
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Sheraton's parent : ITT
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Boutique : SHOPPE
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"The ___ redden in the sun": Bryant : MAPLES
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Take home : EARN
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Bomb aftermaths : CRATERS
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1969 Paul Revere & the Raiders hit : LETME
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Drenched : ASOAK
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Rip, but not Van Winkle : TORN
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Harbor sight : SEAGULL
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Certain hose : HANES
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Bavarian river : ISAR
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Sparkle : PEP
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FISHING BOAT CAPTAIN : CASTINGDIRECTOR
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1493 Columbus landing site : ANTIGUA
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Most abject : BASEST
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Ribald : EARTHY
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More primitive : EARLIER
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Kind of computer : ANALOG
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TOY DESIGNER : GAMEWARDEN
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With 96-Down, movie pioneer : WALT
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N.F.C. ___ : EAST
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Dotty : GAGA
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Pasty : WAN
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City near Hartford : MERIDEN
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BAIL BONDSMAN : FLIGHTATTENDANT
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Exposer : AIRER
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JUDGE : BARTENDER
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Judy Blume best seller : WIFEY
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CHIROPRACTOR : DISCJOCKEY
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Words with were or know : ASYOU
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Joins : KNITS
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Amazon, e.g. : ANT
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It fits in a lock : OAR
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Florida game fish : TARPONS
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Stepping places : RUNGS
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Finis : DEATH
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Pipelines : MAINS
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Bro. or sist. : REL
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King, Pope or Emperor : PAULI
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Fleischer's Olive ___ : OYL
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March ender, maybe : TEARGAS
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Burning : AFLAME
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Shortage : NEED
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Comet competitor : AJAX
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Brings into play : USES
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Part of a bray : HEE
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"Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
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Overhangs : SHADERS
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Become emotional : CHOKEUP
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Arm-twisted : COERCED
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Family room feature : STEREO
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See 36-Down : DISNEY
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Leftovers? : ESTATE
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Word of mouth : PAROL
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___ nerve : OPTIC
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Wynonna's mother : NAOMI
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1993 Aerosmith hit : CRYIN
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Seating request : AISLE
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Wrote down : NOTED
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Slipper without a back : MULE
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West Point inits. : USMA
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Ring results : TKOS
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Right to influence : SAY
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Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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