A TRIP TO THE SHRINK

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 2000

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tempted a traffic cop : SPED
5. It may be dismissed : CLASS
10. Conk : BOP
13. Musical treasure : AMATI
18. "___ Simple Man" (#1 Ricky Van Shelton song) : IAMA
19. Graceful girls : SYLPHS
21. Drop the ball : ERR
22. Started a line? : SIRED
23. Completely : FROMHEADTOFOOT
25. Flipper's question : HEADSORTAILS
27. Come to : TOTAL
28. Like a gull : NAIVE
29. Dieter's concern : SODIUM
30. Pathetic poetry : ELEGIES
32. Big part : LEAD
34. Like some vows : NUPTIAL
37. Chafe at : RESENT
38. ___ Wars (Caesarean campaigns) : GALLIC
40. Jay follower : CEE
41. Eastern way : TAO
43. Jay preceder : DEE
44. Kind of limit : AGE
45. "Let's Fall in Love" songwriter : ARLEN
47. Part of some film reviews : CLIP
48. Coll. major : ENG
51. Not up : ABED
52. Not hot : MILD
53. Who might be to blame : NOONE
54. On the safe side : LEEWARD
58. Pro ___ : BONO
59. She won five Emmys for her sitcom title role : BERGEN
60. Kind of idol : MATINEE
61. Like angel food cake : SPONGY
63. Wide-eyed : AGOG
64. Where fans may be found : STANDS
65. Displayed ostentatiously : PARADED
66. Like Zeppo, among the Marx Brothers : SANEST
69. Operator's accessory : HEADSET
70. Smashes from Sampras : OVERHEADS
71. Downright : UTTERLY
72. Outlooks : VISTAS
74. Freebie : PASS
75. Directly confront : MEETHEADON
76. Composer Arensky : ANTON
77. Depth charge targets : SUBS
78. Refuse transporter : SCOW
81. Véronique, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
82. Read lines, in a way : SCAN
83. Computer choice : APPLE
84. Shipping way option : COD
85. Decay : EBB
88. Billy Budd, for one : TAR
89. Inn stock : ALE
90. Dropping off the dry cleaning, e.g. : ERRAND
92. It may have a string attached : TEABAG
96. Makeshift : STOPGAP
99. Doesn't just tear up : SOBS
100. Hack's question : WHERETO
101. Guffawed : ROARED
103. Stood : AROSE
105. Barbershop figure : TENOR
106. Stadium special : DOUBLEHEADER
109. 110-Down, e.g. : COMPASSHEADING
111. Use : AVAIL
112. Time before : EVE
113. "Planet of the Apes" savages : HUMANS
114. "Behold!" : ECCE
115. Bookstore category : HOWTO
116. Drops on blades : DEW
117. Just know : SENSE
118. Owner's acquisition : DEED
1. Kitchen gizmo : SIFTER
2. Let out of the can? : PAROLE
3. Overdoes it onstage : EMOTES
4. Like some returned goods : DAMAGED
5. Winter hrs. in Wichita : CST
6. French silk center : LYONS
7. A, in communications : ALFA
8. Fruitery problem : SPOILAGE
9. Moved the earth : SHOVELED
10. Executes, in a way : BEHEADS
11. Sci-fi writer ___ Scott Card : ORSON
12. Put out : PRODUCED
13. Penetrating : ASTUTE
14. Hurricane home : MIAMI
15. He left Maria for Jackie : ARI
16. Address book abbr. : TEL
17. Some cards and tags : IDS
20. Pocket : STEAL
24. Kiosk eye-catcher : HEADLINE
26. Mature : RIPEN
31. When Paris is burning : ETE
33. Resort near Waikiki : DIAMONDHEAD
35. Quarreling : ATLOGGERHEADS
36. "Moonlight Gambler" singer : LAINE
38. It's a gift : GAB
39. Exhibits fear, in a way : CRINGES
42. Court contest : OPEN
46. Bridges in movies : LLOYD
47. Expensive band : CORONET
48. Some are slippery : ELMS
49. Straight, at the bar : NEAT
50. Begin before the others : GETAHEADSTART
51. Cannon attachment : ADE
53. Undo : NEGATE
55. R. J. Reynolds brand : WINSTON
56. Like 73-Down : ANDEAN
57. They're found in scores : RESTS
58. "Wild" ones : BOARS
59. Dress down : BASTE
61. Like sinners, to preachers : SAVABLE
62. Iron-fisted ones? : PRESSERS
65. Easy out, perhaps : POPUP
67. Part of a jukebox : SLOT
68. ___ and Wear (English county) : TYNE
71. Grp. that gets the shaft? : UMW
72. Sweeping : VAST
73. Pachacuti's people : INCAS
77. Initiated : SPEARHEADED
78. Risqué : SCABROUS
79. Clear dish : CONSOMME
80. Like some lots : ODD
83. Tank buildup : ALGAE
85. Third person ending of old : ETH
86. Root crop : BEETS
87. Uncapped? : BAREHEADED
89. Slayer of Python, in myth : APOLLO
91. Motel inhabitant? : ROACH
93. "No fighting, please" : BENICE
94. This second : ATONCE
95. Didn't just snack : GORGED
97. Go around the world : ORBIT
98. Sore spot : PEEVE
100. Makes independent, in a way : WEANS
102. Pulled out a piece : DREW
104. Go over : SPAN
106. "Doo" follower : DAH
107. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
108. Sit-down strikers of 1937: Abbr. : UAW
110. Memphis-to-Biloxi dir. : SSE

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