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POUNDING THE PAVEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 2005

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Z} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 140 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 20,452 )
Across
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Scientific research center : BIOLAB
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Belittling sort : SNOB
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Bills, e.g. : CASH
15
Two of fifty : EFS
18
Brush aside : IGNORE
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Feeling : AURA
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Italian province or its capital : ASTI
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Sharp-penned Maureen : DOWD
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Strong-arm : COERCE
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"___ Apart," 2003 Vin Diesel flick : AMAN
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Low in fat : LEAN
26
Person seen in court : SUER
27
Free service started in 1905 : THESTATENISLANDFERRY
31
Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
32
AT&T acquisition of 1991 : NCR
33
Travel between the poles? : SKI
34
Irving Berlin's "___ a Piano" : ILOVE
35
Calendar abbr. : THU
36
Popular 1970's-80's vocal-harmony quartet : MANHATTANTRANSFER
42
1930's-50's actor J. ___ Naish : CARROL
44
Nastase of tennis : ILIE
45
Cross : ONUS
46
Is beholden to : OWES
48
Reacts to, as a joke : GRINSAT
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More than exasperation : IRE
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1993 Robert De Niro film : ABRONXTALE
59
Military joes : GIS
60
The Supreme Court, e.g. : ENNEAD
63
Snorkler's interest : REEF
64
First prize at the 1992 Olympics : ORO
65
One who's an -ologist, maybe : DOC
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Major industry of Madeira : TURISMO
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What thousands do on the first Sunday of every November : RUNTHENEWYORKMARATHON
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Best way to drive : ALERTLY
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Do some carbo-loading, e.g. : EAT
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Printer problem : JAM
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Bird call : SONG
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Best, as advice : SAGEST
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Furtive : SLY
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Teens with tiaras : PROMQUEENS
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Laugh sound : HEE
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"C'est magnifique!" : OOHLALA
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"___ cost you!" : ITLL
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Ingredient in Cookies 'n Cream ice cream : OREO
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Bowed, in music : ARCO
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Fixes up, as a ship : REFITS
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What people follow when they 67-Across : FIVEBOROUGHCOURSE
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Turndowns : NOS
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Month in Madrid : ENERO
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Nancy Drew's guy : NED
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Advanced degree : NTH
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Bern's river : AARE
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Classic best seller by Betty Smith : ATREEGROWSINBROOKLYN
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Bullwinkle, for one : TOON
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1890's veep ___ P. Morton : LEVI
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"David Copperfield" wife : DORA
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Sight from Turkey : AEGEAN
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___-Soviet relations : SINO
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Goons : APES
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Opposin' : AGIN
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Works with the hands : KNEADS
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Shooting marble : TAW
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Ready to come out of the 109-Down : DONE
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Boxer's punch : HOOK
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Regret : SORROW
Down
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Lighter handle? : BIC
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Prankster's cry : IGOTCHA
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TV drama length : ONEHOUR
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"Two Women" Oscar winner : LOREN
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Musical ties, essentially : ARCS
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___ greens : BEET
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Big name in ad agencies : SAATCHI
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I, for one : NUMERAL
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North African port : ORAN
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It can be found step by step : BANISTER
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Talk radio feature : CALLIN
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Between ports : ASEA
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"South Park" boy : STAN
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Female deer : HIND
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Collectible Fords : EDSELS
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:56, timewise : FOUROF
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Try to avoid hitting : SWERVE
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Place for a tumbler : DRYER
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Politico Richards : ANN
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Calypso kin : SKA
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Fivers : FINS
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Mail Boxes ___ : ETC
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Cut : MOWN
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1959 Wimbledon winner ___ Olmedo : ALEX
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Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
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Turn's partner : TOSS
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Translation material : RNA
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Not your ordinary film director : AUTEUR
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Beam at the very top of a house : ROOFTREE
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Expressionless : STONY
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Cable channel for kids : NICKJR
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Apart from others : INITSELF
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Work on more, as a farrier might : RESHOE
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Irish runner Coghlan : EAMONN
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Ornate wall hanging : ARRAS
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1950's sitcom starring Ethel Waters : BEULAH
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Go back : RENEGE
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Don't just seem : ARE
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Merrimack River city : LOWELL
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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Cathedral bell sounds : DONGS
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When said three times, finale suggesting uncertainty : DOT
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Singer Terrell : TAMMI
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Shaker ___, O. : HTS
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Combatant in una arena : ELTORO
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"Divine Secrets of the ___ Sisterhood" : YAYA
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He wrote "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" : MAO
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"Git!" : SHOO
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Green piece of Paris : PARC
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Bowl parts: Abbr. : QTRS
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1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
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Anthem contraction : OER
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Fancy-schmancy : LAHDIDAH
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Wind up on stage? : OBOE
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With vigor : CONBRIO
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Surpass : OUTRANK
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12 months from now : INAYEAR
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Siren's cause : TORNADO
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Storm course: Abbr. : SSE
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Exploits : FEATS
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Rapt : INTOIT
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"Romeo and Juliet" setting : VERONA
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Heretofore : ERENOW
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Stupid : UNWISE
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Some TV sets : GES
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P : RHO
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"Risen From the Ranks" writer : ALGER
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Garden bloom, informally : GLAD
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Defaulter's loss : REPO
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See 123-Across : OVEN
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Forbidden : NOGO
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Sturdy ones : OAKS
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Gambling game : KENO
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Australian state: Abbr. : NSW

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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