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  • The U.S.T.A. National Tennis Center is neatly snuggled into the bosom of Queens 'top attractions: Shea Stadium (home of the New York Mets), Flushing Meadows Park (home of the 1964-65 World's Fair) and La Guardia A.rport (home of, uh, delays).

    Drop Shot

  • Players used to complain about the La Guardia planes flying overhead, for the very simple reason that it made Stadium Court sound like a launch pad during an Apollo liftoff.

    Drop Shot

  • Mitchell Reece closed his litigation bag and slid it under the seat of the shuttle from Boston as they approached La Guardia early the next morning.

    Mistress of Justice

  • I have never met a person who succeeds at one job all the while gracefully fielding ever-better offers of bogglingly well-paid alternatives as they stack up like airliners into La Guardia Airport after a summer storm.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • At La Guardia Airport, Mayor John Lindsay and his wife greeted their honored guests, then flew them by helicopter to a pier near Wall Street in full view of a salute by a flotilla of fireboats.

    First Man

  • Last month, British analysts became entranced with the word: “At his first major meeting with skeptical European leaders,” wrote Anton La Guardia in the Daily Telegraph, “Mr. Bush struck an emollient note.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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