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CIRCLING THE JOB LISTINGS

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 2012

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0909 ( 22,951 )
Across
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Elvis's "Can't Help Falling In Love," e.g. : SIDEB
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Scuba tank parts : ORINGS
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Famous lawmaker? : NEWTON
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Big fairy : OBERON
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Nazareth's locale : GALILEE
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Cheap cigar, in slang : ELROPO
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... and 33-Across: "must wear gloves in the field" : BASEBALLPLAYER
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Causing a stink, maybe : ODORED
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Mrs. ___ ("Entourage" role) : ARI
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Penguin's spot, maybe : FLOE
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Aviator's guide : PYLON
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Jazz's Simone : NINA
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Solzhenitsyn novel setting : GULAG
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... and 50-Across: "experienced in conducting surveys for sites" : ARCHAEOLOGIST
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Peculiar : FUNNY
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Groucho's real name : JULIUS
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"Hogwash!" : PAH
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Friends' feud : RIFT
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Of greatest interest to a bibliophile, maybe : RAREST
44
Space traveler? : COSMICRAY
50
... and 62-Across: "may be tasked with generating impressions" : ONLINEMARKETER
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Control : POLICE
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Potsdam attendee : STALIN
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Actress Myrna : LOY
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Viracocha worshiper : INCA
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"Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
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Shout from a field : HAW
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Highballs? : LOBS
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... and 69-Across: "excellent filing skills required" : METALWORKER
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Mythical figure represented in Vermeer's "The Art of Painting" : CLIO
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___ paradox : LIARS
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Bet on : BACK
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... and 86-Across: "focused on improving circulation" : LIBRARYPAGE
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Integral course, informally : CALC
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Elided preposition : OER
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"Desperate Housewives" role : EDIE
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Ring toss activity? : SUMO
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Whoop : CRY
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Careful writer's concern : NUANCE
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One down in the mouth : TONSIL
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... and 96-Across: "willing to open chests and work on vessels" : CARDIACSURGEON
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Settled things : OLDSCORES
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Jewelry item : ARMLET
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Remain true : HOLD
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Mendes of Hollywood : EVA
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Abbey Road, e.g. : STREET
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Wi-Fi connection spots : CAFES
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... and 112-Across: "strong, disciplined hands a must" : PIRATECAPTAIN
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Dance with a "casino" style : SALSA
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"Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
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Walsh with three golds in beach volleyball : KERRI
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Tenant's contact, casually : SUPE
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Rescuer of Mowgli in "The Jungle Book" : KAA
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Cleanup hitter, say : RBIMAN
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... and 23-Across: "should be comfortable sitting on the bench" : CONCERTPIANIST
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Find, as a station : TUNETO
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Herbalist's drink : SAGETEA
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1972 Jack Lemmon comedy : AVANTI
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Sonnet part : SESTET
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Chivalrous greeting : MYLADY
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Break up : ENDIT
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Japanese bowlful : SOBA
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Skyscraper support : IBAR
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Cause of a product recall, perhaps : DESIGNFLAW
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'Fore : ERE
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Fishing line attachment : BOBFLY
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Perform a body scan on? : OGLE
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Punishment on the knuckles : RAP
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Awesome, in slang : ILL
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Actress Vardalos : NIA
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Some ancient carvings : GLYPHS
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"Peace!" : SEEYA
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It might say "ATM Here" : NEONLAMP
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Antiquity, once : ELD
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Worth no points, say : WRONG
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Shinto temple entrance : TORII
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Bids one club, say : OPENS
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Silently greet : NODAT
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Pride Lands queen : NALA
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Legislative holdup : LOGJAM
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Fumble follower : OOPS
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"___ then ..." (on-air sign-off) : UNTIL
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Bygone sedan : ALERO
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Like some investments : RISKY
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Cherubic : CUTE
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What the French once called "la Belle Rivière" : OHIO
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Many pledges : FROSH
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Utah's ___ National Forest : UINTA
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Mount Narodnaya's locale : URALS
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"Dance at Bougival" painter : RENOIR
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What ".99" may represent : CENTS
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School bully? : ORCA
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Co-explorer of 1804 : CLARK
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It can be smoothed over : RINK
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Cause of some teen angst : ACNE
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Oenophile's specification : YEAR
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Nabisco brand : NILLA
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Seating area : TIER
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Troubadour's love song : ALBA
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Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Brown shade : WALNUT
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Become part of history : OCCUR
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Peppery herb : CRESS
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Dharma teachers : LAMAS
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Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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Goddess pursued by Hera : LETO
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Superstar : IDOL
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Sticky situation : BIND
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Purplish shade : PUCE
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Four seasons, e.g. : CYCLE
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Incomparable : ONEOFAKIND
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Where enfants learn : ECOLE
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Divides : RENDS
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Mars atmosphere features : CIRRI
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Japanese bowlful : RAMEN
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Turkish leaders : AGHAS
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Player of TV's Det. Tutuola : ICET
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Decorative Valentine's Day gift : LOVEKNOT
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Pollster's need : DATA
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Arranges a blind date for : SETSUP
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Easter egg roll, say : RACE
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Like Shylock : STINGY
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Divide : CLEAVE
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Dessert wines : PORTS
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Saturate : IMBUE
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Boons for farmers : RAINS
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Medieval helmet : ARMET
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Typical golf shots : ARCS
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Golf event : PROAM
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Pacific capital : APIA
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Lab order : STAY
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Dessert wine : ASTI
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Causing trouble : ATIT
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Took in : ATE
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"Pinocchio" keepsake : CEL
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Letter that's an anagram of 111-Down : ETA
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Something you might turn on : RED
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Tikka masala go-with : NAN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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