New York Times Daily Crossword Puzzles volume 10.

*Catching up on 3/21/13*

Puzzle 42:

48 Down-  6 letter word for an Upstate N.Y. city

I was hoping the answer was Beacon, but this book came out in 1982 when Main street was on fire and riddled with crack, so they chose Elmira.  They could have been ahead of the curve….