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HAVING ASPIRATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, November 21, 2010

Author:
Clive Probert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Clive Probert

This puzzle:

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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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1121 ( 22,293 )
Across
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Judge's no-no : BIAS
5
Like some responsibilities : CIVIC
10
German-born tennis star Tommy : HAAS
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Start of "A Visit From St. Nicholas" : TWAS
18
Spree : ORGY
19
"The Bad News Bears" actress : ONEAL
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Film character who actually does not say "Play it again, Sam" : ILSA
21
"Take it easy!" : CHILL
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Robbers' gain : HAUL
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"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
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James or Jackie of Hollywood : GLEASON
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Carrier with a frequent flier program called EuroBonus : SAS
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It may be snowy or spotted : OWL
61
Emmy-winning actress ___ de Matteo : DREA
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Concerns of middle-aged guys in lower Louisiana? : DELTAHAIRLINES
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Cute : ADORABLE
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Org. for electing candidates : PAC
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Whales, at times : SPOUTERS
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Lengthy military sign-up? : SEVENYEARHITCH
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Cpl.'s inferior : PVT
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Presidential straw poll city : AMES
78
Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
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Place for mounted antlers, maybe : DEN
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Club Meds, e.g. : RESORTS
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Way in : PORTAL
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Conductors of many exams, for short : MDS
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R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Chit : IOU
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Put the dentures aside while gardening? : SETONESTEETHONHEDGE
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___ Park, Queens : REGO
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News show assemblage : PANEL
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Eye parts : UVEAS
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Disco fan on "The Simpsons" : STU
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Reed in music : LOU
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Shiites or Sunnis : SECT
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View from Catania : ETNA
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Starboard food fish? : HERRINGONTHERIGHTSIDE
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Contest : ARGUE
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Away from the storm : ALEE
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What a beatnik beats : BONGO
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Kind of theater : IMAX
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Not so tied up : FREER
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Sail problem : TEAR
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Maine college : BATES
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[sigh] : OHME
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"___ of the Storm Country" : TESS
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Lawn starters : SODS
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Wear away : ERODE
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Vetoes : NOES
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Atom modeler : BOHR
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Content of la mar : AGUA
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Course outlines : SYLLABI
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Out of one's mind, in a way, with "up" : COKED
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Vacuous : INANE
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Hawk : VEND
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"Were I the Moor, I would not be ___" : IAGO
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Loud ringing : CLANGOR
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It's symbolized by caviar and Champagne : HIGHLIFE
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Athol Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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1930s film pooch : ASTA
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Portuguese-speaking island off the African coast : SAOTOME
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Like some spicy food : THAI
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Pain result : WINCE
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Honolulu's ___ Stadium : ALOHA
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More cunning : SLIER
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Very religious : CHURCHY
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Bearing : MIEN
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Chaucer piece : TALE
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Actor Dennis : QUAID
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Diminutive suffix : LING
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List ender : ETAL
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"Get ___ hence": I Kings 17:3 : THEE
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Replies from the hard of hearing : EHS
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Stop : CEASE
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Give due credit : HANDITTO
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Not smooth : KNOBBY
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Result of some time in a bed? : TAN
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Cry of delight : OOOH
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Scrub over : REWASH
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Seine tributary : MARNE
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Nostradamus, for one : SEER
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Soviet news group : TASS
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One who takes people in : ARRESTER
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A Lennon : SEAN
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Xanadu river : ALPH
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Sobersided : STAID
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Back talk : LIP
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"Alas" : DEARME
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Part of a Molière play : ACTE
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Snag : ROPEIN
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Huggies competitor : LUVS
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Quick-like : ASAP
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Item in a music producer's in-box : DEMO
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Cricket units : OVERS
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MGM symbol : LEO
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Bordeaux, e.g. : REDS
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Benjamin : CNOTE
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Old touring car : REO
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Fair attraction : RIDE
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Feature of much ancient Roman statuary : TOGA
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Goes after : SUES
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Artist's workplace : ATELIER
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Gain access, in a way : LOGON
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Roman square : STPETERS
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Org. with a 2004-05 lockout : NHL
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Chewy treats : NOUGATS
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Apiece : EACH
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1976 rescue site : ENTEBBE
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Go after : HUNT
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Dodge : EVASION
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Give a raw deal : SHAFT
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Third planet from le soleil : TERRE
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Impulses : URGES
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Hogan contemporary : SNEAD
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Pushed, with "on" : EGGED
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"___ were the days" : THOSE
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Streets of Québec : RUES
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Fleischmann's product : OLEO
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Surf sound : ROAR
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Word after bang, break or bump : INTO
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Letters of faux modesty : IMHO
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Title for Helen Mirren : DAME
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Couples no more : EXES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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