GOING FOR A RUN

New York Times, Sunday, August 29, 2010

Author: Derek Bowman
Editor: Will Shortz
Derek Bowman
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.74 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like villains : BOOED
6. Middleton who sang with Louis Armstrong : VELMA
11. They might carry babies in nappies : PRAMS
16. Muckety-mucks : POOHBAHS
19. Cell phone feature : ALARM
20. Auditorium features : AISLES
22. Kid constantly switching schools, maybe : ARMYBRAT
23. Age-revealing method : CARBONDATING
25. Headless Horseman's wear : CAPE
26. The Wildcats, for short : KSU
27. Kind of expression : PAINED
28. Real cutup : RIOT
29. Stale air removers : EXHAUSTFANS
33. Supposed results of stress : GRAYHAIRS
35. Danielle Steel novel about a European princess : HRH
36. Lisa with the #1 hit "Stay (I Missed You)" : LOEB
38. Barks : ARFS
39. "Gee," in Glasgow : OCH
42. Newer, as a car : LATEMODEL
46. "Ladies and gentlemen ...," e.g. : INTRO
50. Biblical kingdom : MOAB
52. Big name in dinnerware : DANSK
53. "Conversations With God" author ___ Donald Walsch : NEALE
56. British American Tobacco brand : KENT
58. Embezzlement, e.g. : INSIDEJOB
60. Pet shop purchase : KITTYLITTER
62. Gamble : STAKE
63. Not an imit. : ORIG
65. Makes one : WEDS
66. Reuters competitor : UPI
67. Words a house burglar doesn't want to hear : SICEM
68. Party bowlful : MIXEDNUTS
71. Highest point on the Ohio & Erie Canal : AKRON
73. "___ moment" : INA
74. Thunderbirds' org. : USAF
76. Like peacocks : VAIN
77. "___ a Woman?" (Sojourner Truth speech delivered in 1851 in 71-Across) : AINTI
78. Pluto, e.g., before it was plutoed : OUTERPLANET
81. Harlequin romance, e.g. : QUICKREAD
85. Isthmus : NECK
86. Wine order : LITER
87. Protuberant : BULGY
88. ___ precedent : SETA
89. Title dog in an Inge play : SHEBA
91. Delicate skill : DIPLOMACY
94. Cover some ground : SOD
95. Cards once traded for Gehrigs, say : OTTS
98. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
99. ___-Boy (brand of furniture) : LAZ
101. Leadfoot's downfall : SPEEDTRAP
106. It's got some miles on it : USEDVEHICLE
112. Some World Cup cheers : OLES
113. Was two under : EAGLED
115. Flair of pro wrestling : RIC
116. Matey's libation : GROG
117. Annual sports event since 1997 : WINTERXGAMES
120. Beginning of time? : YEARZERO
122. Bagel request : SESAME
123. Online mag : EZINE
124. Arrive continuously : STREAMIN
125. Religious council : SYNOD
126. Around the Clock is a version of this : DARTS
127. Solomons : SAGES
1. Antiseptic agent : BORAX
2. Zip : OOMPH
3. "You bet!" : OHYEAH
4. "Cabaret" lyricist : EBB
5. Navy, e.g. : DARKSHADE
6. Cleaner, for short : VAC
7. Went by : ELAPSED
8. Newswoman Logan : LARA
9. "Sex and the City" character also known as John : MRBIG
10. Egyptian god of the universe : AMONRA
11. Rice source : PADDYFIELD
12. Small inlet : RIA
13. "Per ardua ad ___" (Royal Air Force motto) : ASTRA
14. 900 years before Queen Elizabeth was crowned : MLIII
15. Mister abroad : SENOR
16. Tempo : PACE
17. Own, in the past : HAST
18. Double ___ (Oreo variety) : STUF
21. Some police personnel: Abbr. : SGTS
24. About : NEAR
30. Web address : URL
31. Donation location : ALMSBOX
32. Cozy spot : NOOK
34. Cable inits. for sales pitches : HSN
37. Oscar winner for "Life Is Beautiful" : BENIGNI
39. Skipping : OMISSION
40. Carries on : CONTINUES
41. Is not as easy as it seems : HASACATCH
43. Atlantic City hot spot, with "the" : TAJ
44. Musician Brian : ENO
45. Court cry : LET
47. Purchase at a booth: Abbr. : TKT
48. Soldiers home from service, e.g. : RETURNEES
49. Start of a popular children's rhyme : ONEPOTATO
51. Hog : BIKE
54. Elementary figure: Abbr. : ATWT
55. Corrosive cleaning agents : LYES
57. Where the limbo dance originated : TRINIDAD
59. Object : DEMUR
60. Be a ___ heart : KIDAT
61. Chris with the top 10 hit "Wicked Game" : ISAAK
64. Woolgathering : REVERIE
68. Where the Senegal River begins : MALI
69. "___ all possible" : IFAT
70. Citation's end : UNQUOTE
72. White wine cocktails : KIRS
75. Like aprons, at times : SPLATTERED
79. Squeeze (out) : EKE
80. Nancy Drew's beau : NED
82. Locale of an 1805 Napoleon victory : ULM
83. Supermarket with a red oval logo : IGA
84. Low-cost, lightweight autos of the 1910s-'20s : CYCLECARS
87. Lesage book "Gil ___" : BLAS
90. Gymgoer's pride : BOD
92. Sensible : PRUDENT
93. Derisive call : YAH
96. "Time ___" (1990s sci-fi series) : TRAX
97. Gave under pressure : SAGGED
100. Many a path up a mountain : ZIGZAG
101. Foments : SOWS
102. Wields : PLIES
103. Teeny-tiny : EENSY
104. "Dónde ___ los Ladrones?" (1998 platinum album by Shakira) : ESTAN
105. Square : PLAZA
107. Temperance proponents : DRYS
108. ___ Cong : VIET
109. ___ de cacao : CREME
110. Petty and Singer : LORIS
111. Von Furstenberg of fashion : EGON
114. Kuwaiti dignitary : EMIR
118. Alternative rock genre : EMO
119. Parisian possessive : SES
121. Actor Stephen : REA

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