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(as) hot as highway blacktop

Extremely hot in temperature. Geez, it's hot as highway blacktop today—we really need to stay in the shade.
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as hot as highway blacktop

Scorching. A typical summer day in the Deep South.
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As science director for the Virginia-based Center for Health, Environment and Justice, he says that the proposed cleanup, which raises the possibility of heavy metals leaching into the soil and groundwater under the parking lot, would not likely pass muster in the U.S., particularly with porous blacktop as a covering.
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If you are among the pilgrims who have made the trek to the foundation without benefit of landing your Lear on one of the privately owned airstrips nearby, you have driven at least three and a half hours from El Paso or Midland across a lonely stretch of blacktop. If you arrived after dark, typically the consequence of inconvenient flight schedules, you may have parked just outside town at the preferred site for viewing the Marfa Mystery Lights.
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