HAVING ASPIRATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, November 21, 2010

Author: Clive Probert
Editor: Will Shortz
Clive Probert
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Probert. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Judge's no-no : BIAS
5. Like some responsibilities : CIVIC
10. German-born tennis star Tommy : HAAS
14. Start of "A Visit From St. Nicholas" : TWAS
18. Spree : ORGY
19. "The Bad News Bears" actress : ONEAL
20. Film character who actually does not say "Play it again, Sam" : ILSA
21. "Take it easy!" : CHILL
22. Robbers' gain : HAUL
23. "Winnie-the-Pooh" character : KANGA
24. Signal for a programmer's jump : GOTO
25. One side in the 1973 Paris Peace Accords : HANOI
26. Macho guys like their pie cold? : REALMENDONTHEATQUICHE
30. Second : AIDE
31. Some dates : GALS
32. "___ Day Will Come" (1963 #1 hit) : OUR
33. You might play something by this : EAR
34. Ignore : LETBE
37. Potential cause of a food recall : ECOLI
39. Name often followed by a number : MACH
41. Bad actor's philosophy? : ITHINKTHEREFOREIHAM
47. "___ doubt but they were fain o' ither": Burns : NAE
48. Org. with the motto "For the benefit of all" : NASA
49. Fair-hiring inits. : EOE
50. Kim Jong-il, for one : DYNAST
53. James or Jackie of Hollywood : GLEASON
56. Carrier with a frequent flier program called EuroBonus : SAS
59. It may be snowy or spotted : OWL
61. Emmy-winning actress ___ de Matteo : DREA
62. Johnny ___ : REB
63. Concerns of middle-aged guys in lower Louisiana? : DELTAHAIRLINES
67. Cute : ADORABLE
71. Org. for electing candidates : PAC
72. Whales, at times : SPOUTERS
73. Lengthy military sign-up? : SEVENYEARHITCH
76. Cpl.'s inferior : PVT
77. Presidential straw poll city : AMES
78. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
79. Place for mounted antlers, maybe : DEN
80. Club Meds, e.g. : RESORTS
84. Way in : PORTAL
87. Conductors of many exams, for short : MDS
89. R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
91. Chit : IOU
92. Put the dentures aside while gardening? : SETONESTEETHONHEDGE
98. ___ Park, Queens : REGO
99. News show assemblage : PANEL
100. Eye parts : UVEAS
101. Disco fan on "The Simpsons" : STU
104. Reed in music : LOU
105. Shiites or Sunnis : SECT
106. View from Catania : ETNA
108. Starboard food fish? : HERRINGONTHERIGHTSIDE
116. Contest : ARGUE
117. Away from the storm : ALEE
118. What a beatnik beats : BONGO
119. Kind of theater : IMAX
120. Not so tied up : FREER
121. Sail problem : TEAR
122. Maine college : BATES
123. [sigh] : OHME
124. "___ of the Storm Country" : TESS
125. Lawn starters : SODS
126. Wear away : ERODE
127. Vetoes : NOES
1. Atom modeler : BOHR
2. "Dies ___" : IRAE
3. Content of la mar : AGUA
4. Course outlines : SYLLABI
5. Out of one's mind, in a way, with "up" : COKED
6. Vacuous : INANE
7. Hawk : VEND
8. "Were I the Moor, I would not be ___" : IAGO
9. Loud ringing : CLANGOR
10. It's symbolized by caviar and Champagne : HIGHLIFE
11. Athol Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
12. 1930s film pooch : ASTA
13. Portuguese-speaking island off the African coast : SAOTOME
14. Like some spicy food : THAI
15. Pain result : WINCE
16. Honolulu's ___ Stadium : ALOHA
17. More cunning : SLIER
21. Very religious : CHURCHY
27. Bearing : MIEN
28. Chaucer piece : TALE
29. Actor Dennis : QUAID
34. Diminutive suffix : LING
35. List ender : ETAL
36. "Get ___ hence": I Kings 17:3 : THEE
37. Replies from the hard of hearing : EHS
38. Stop : CEASE
40. Give due credit : HANDITTO
42. Not smooth : KNOBBY
43. Result of some time in a bed? : TAN
44. Cry of delight : OOOH
45. Scrub over : REWASH
46. Seine tributary : MARNE
51. Nostradamus, for one : SEER
52. Soviet news group : TASS
54. One who takes people in : ARRESTER
55. A Lennon : SEAN
57. Xanadu river : ALPH
58. Sobersided : STAID
60. Back talk : LIP
63. "Alas" : DEARME
64. Part of a Molière play : ACTE
65. Snag : ROPEIN
66. Huggies competitor : LUVS
67. Quick-like : ASAP
68. Item in a music producer's in-box : DEMO
69. Cricket units : OVERS
70. MGM symbol : LEO
74. Bordeaux, e.g. : REDS
75. Benjamin : CNOTE
80. Old touring car : REO
81. Fair attraction : RIDE
82. Feature of much ancient Roman statuary : TOGA
83. Goes after : SUES
85. Artist's workplace : ATELIER
86. Gain access, in a way : LOGON
88. Roman square : STPETERS
90. Org. with a 2004-05 lockout : NHL
93. Chewy treats : NOUGATS
94. Apiece : EACH
95. 1976 rescue site : ENTEBBE
96. Go after : HUNT
97. Dodge : EVASION
101. Give a raw deal : SHAFT
102. Third planet from le soleil : TERRE
103. Impulses : URGES
105. Hogan contemporary : SNEAD
106. Pushed, with "on" : EGGED
107. "___ were the days" : THOSE
109. Streets of Québec : RUES
110. Fleischmann's product : OLEO
111. Surf sound : ROAR
112. Word after bang, break or bump : INTO
113. Letters of faux modesty : IMHO
114. Title for Helen Mirren : DAME
115. Couples no more : EXES

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