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GOING FOR A RUN

New York Times, Sunday, August 29, 2010

Author:
Derek Bowman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Derek Bowman

This puzzle:

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
Jeff Chen notes:

I've had to re-figure out the theme on this one at least three times now. Stumped? Hint: check out the first letters of each word in the answers to the italicized clues.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0829 ( 22,209 )
Across
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
Down
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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

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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