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INITIAL OCCUPATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

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 TimesNo. 0522 ( 16,266 )
Across
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_____ Benbow ("Treasure Island" film) : ADMIRAL
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1954 Fellini film : LASTRADA
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Kind of money or puppy : HUSH
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201 or 202, e.g. : AREACODE
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Advocated : ESPOUSED
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"_____ when?" : SINCE
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Morgan's initial occupation? : JUSTICEOFTHEPEACE
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Mail : ARMOR
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Winner in Zaire, 10/30/74 : ALI
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Schoolmarmish : PRIM
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TV's Ricky : DESI
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Produce : CREATE
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_____ Park, N.Y. : REGO
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French stories : ETAGES
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Henry Bolingbroke's victim : RICHARDII
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Unsuspecting : NAIVE
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"Oh, very funny" : HAHA
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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Penn name : SEAN
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Escher's initial occupation? : MASTEROFCEREMONIES
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Annie of "Designing Women" : POTTS
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Best-selling Chinese author : MAO
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Pen name : CROSS
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Curled-up : FETAL
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Son of 41 Down : ARES
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Shortage : DEARTH
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Formicary inhabitant : ANT
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Provided protection for : POLICED
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Towel's place : ROD
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Implied : CONNOTED
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Pays homage : GENUFLECTS
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Improve : ENHANCE
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Take off : EXIT
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Buggy : NUTS
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Deserving a C : SOSO
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"_____ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Concerning : ASREGARDS
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1984 Nobelist : TUTU
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Tea times, for short : AFTS
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"I do" preceder : OATH
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Rolling stock? : DICE
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A sir : BARONET
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They're seen after a shower : METEORITES
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Company once headed by Henry Luce : TIMELIFE
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Poetic monogram : TSE
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Loud fellow : STENTOR
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Clear tables : BUS
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_____ woe : TALEOF
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They're designed in Hollywood : SETS
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Ovid's "The _____ Love" : ARTOF
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Literature Nobelist Nelly : SACHS
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Bar opening : ISO
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Michener title : TEXAS
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cummings's initial occupation? : ELECTRICALENGINEER
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Initials for a pound : SPCA
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Rock video award : AVA
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Kuwaiti V.I.P. : EMIR
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A bit of mischievousness : ANTIC
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20th-century events : WORLDWARS
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Chant : MANTRA
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Clumsy ships : TUBS
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Mother's kin : ENATES
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A little night music : TAPS
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Cooked up stories : LIED
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Religious ideal : TAO
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Energize : LIVEN
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Barnum's initial occupation? : PHYSICALTHERAPIST
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"Politics of Ecstasy" author : LEARY
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Honing device : OILSTONE
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Fetters : ENSLAVES
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Heathrow visitors : SSTS
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Parrots : IMITATES
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Topic in tax law : ESTATES
Down
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As _____ (usually) : ARULE
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Lawrence's initial occupation? : DESIGNATEDHITTER
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Gym protection : MAT
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Here, in Le Havre : ICI
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Fabulous flyer : ROC
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Having more talent : ADEPTER
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Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
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1969 Paul Revere and the Raiders hit : LETME
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Silver-gray : ASH
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Exceeded the limit : SPED
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Binge at the bar : TOPE
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Ways of Paris : RUES
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Light _____ : ASAIR
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Winter mo. : DEC
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"Modern Fables" writer : ADE
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Personnel directors : HIRERS
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Like a morning bed : UNMADE
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Nova _____ : SCOTIA
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Legalistic locator : HEREIN
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Cracked open : AJAR
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Cakemaker Lee : SARA
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Trifling amount : FIG
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Lewis's initial occupation? : CHIEFOFSTAFF
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Hops are dried in them : OASTS
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Keat's "The _____ of St. Agnes" : EVE
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Yonder yacht : SHE
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Actors McKellen and Holm : IANS
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Dernier _____ : CRI
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"_____ You I Love" : ITS
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Parabolic path : ARC
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Heavenly queen : HERA
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Mingling with : AMONG
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Empty head : MORON
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Gulf nation : OMAN
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Game often played with hexagonal chips : FARO
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_____ pin : COTTER
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_____ Manifesto (1854 proclamation) : OSTEND
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Bears do it : SELL
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Prune : PARE
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Connects with : TIESTO
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Housman's initial occupation? : ACCOUNTEXECUTIVE
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Tennis calls : LETS
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Salinger's initial occupation? : DOCTOROFLAWS
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Spellbound : HEXED
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Take's mate : PUT
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Brit. award : DSO
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Media initals since 1980 : CNN
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"Can you _____?" : DIGIT
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N N N : NUS
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O.K. : ASSENT
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Implied : TACIT
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G.T.E. rival : ATT
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Month before Adar : SHEBAT
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Forward : REMAIL
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Press extension : URE
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Early hrs. : AMS
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Greek salad topping : FETA
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It's inspired : AIR
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Brief resume : BIO
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To be, in Bogota : ESTAR
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Midwestern tribe : OTOE
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South American capital : SUCRE
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Choice word : ELSE
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Prosecutor Jaworski : LEON
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Wooden wedge : SHIM
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"Now you _____..." : SEEIT
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Traumatize : SCAR
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Grade school subj. : SCI
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Loaded letters : TNT
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NASA walk, for short : EVA
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Sleeve : ARM
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Where rakes progress : GARDENS
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_____ pickle : INA
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Increases : SWELLS
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Polo participants : PONIES
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Haberdasher's offering : CRAVAT
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Lets out : ALTERS
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Gainsay : DENY
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Etchers' equipment : STYLI
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"Deutschland uber _____" : ALLES
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Mar. tourney : NIT
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Titter : TEHEE
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Diamond quartet : BASES
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They're plowed : SOTS
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Kind of prof. : ASST
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Gyro holder : PITA
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Robert Burns, e.g. : SCOT
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Luau serving : POI
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That guy : HIM
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Request of Vanna : ANE
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Q-U filler : RST
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Sen. Sessions's state: Abbr. : ALA
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How some stand : PAT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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