OVERZEALOUS POLICE

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 2001

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 70 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
5. Where streams run : VALES
10. They're sent out from HQ : APBS
14. With it : CHIC
18. Detractor : ANTI
19. Ancient marketplace : AGORA
20. "The Tempest" character : ARIEL
21. Response to a gag : HAHA
22. Kind of market : BULL
23. Gold digger seduces a different kind of gold digger, gets charged with ... : CORRUPTINGAMINER
26. Like some surgery : ORAL
27. Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
28. "The Phantom Menace" planet : NABOO
29. South Seas kingdom : TONGA
30. Cramming student takes Vivarin, gets charged with ... : RESISTINGAREST
33. Hunts by tracking : SPOORS
35. Old joke : WHEEZE
36. One of Maris's overtakers : SOSA
38. 1920's-40's North Dakota senator Gerald : NYE
39. Above, with "of" : UPWARDS
42. Hospital jobs : TESTS
45. Incessantly : NONSTOP
49. City near Florence : PRATO
50. End of a footrace : WIRE
51. Didn't quit in the middle of a job : SAWITOUT
52. Chess player accidentally pushes pawn, gets charged with ... : DISTURBINGTHEPIECE
57. Freud's I : ICH
58. "Nuts!" : DARN
59. Towers over the field? : SILOS
60. Well-groomed : KEMPT
64. Nautical centerpiece : KEEL
66. Monster truck driver changes flat tire, gets charged with ... : HIGHJACKING
70. "Run ___ Run" (1998 film) : LOLA
71. Actor Albert : EDDIE
73. Sitting spot : STOOP
74. Fiction enthusiast? : LIAR
76. Road sealant : TAR
77. Motorist pulls into parking lot, gets charged with ... : BRAKINGANDENTERING
82. Go too far : OVERSTEP
85. Care for : REAR
86. New York archbishop before O'Connor : COOKE
87. Obsesses : FIXATES
88. ___ Martin : ASTON
90. Competing with : AGAINST
92. Way to send docs. electronically : FTP
93. Dessert for one : TART
95. Grabbers : TALONS
97. Unemotional : STOLID
101. Patron squeezes into crowded luncheonette, gets charged with ... : COUNTERFITTING
107. Not being used : ONICE
108. "Presumed Innocent" novelist : TUROW
109. Big load : TON
110. Czech runner Zatopek : EMIL
111. Cabbie avoids accident, gets charged with ... : WRECKLESSDRIVING
114. Libertine : RAKE
115. Sound on Old MacDonald's farm : OINK
116. Bunk : HOOEY
117. Martini's partner : ROSSI
118. Freud's I's : EGOS
119. Gardening supplies : POTS
120. Days ___ (highway sights) : INNS
121. Grow dark, perhaps : LATEN
122. Reading areas : DENS
1. Part of a mechanic's bill : LABOR
2. Accustom (to) : INURE
3. Someone with a lot on his shoulders : ATLAS
4. Tiny power unit : MILLIWATT
5. Left : VACATED
6. Tribulations : AGONIES
7. Songwriter Hart : LORENZ
8. Misjudge : ERR
9. Luxury hotel feature : SAUNA
10. Some operatic songs : ARIOSOS
11. Dry red wines : PINOTS
12. Solicit : BEG
13. Airplane wing extenders : SLATS
14. Material for uniforms : CHINO
15. Keep : HANGONTO
16. Simpatico reply : IHEARYOU
17. Beetle, e.g. : CAR
20. If everything goes right : ATBEST
24. Norm : PAR
25. Swabber : MOP
31. Hide from view : SHROUD
32. Arrive : GETIN
34. Natl. Courtesy Month : SEPT
37. Novelist in a relationship with Henry Miller : ANAISNIN
39. Author of the #1 best seller "Couples" : UPDIKE
40. ___ to move : PRICED
41. Now clean : WASHED
43. Bit of a joule : ERG
44. Isolates : SETSAPART
46. Be behind : OWE
47. Shaving injury : NICK
48. Brace : STEEL
50. Fancy shoe : WINGTIP
51. Auto option : SPOILER
53. Noise from a fan : RAH
54. Most peppy : BRISKEST
55. Minute Maid product : HIC
56. ___ Grove Village, Ill. : ELK
61. One may be on the floor : MOTION
62. Flooring, maybe : PLANKS
63. Wal-Mart competitor : TARGET
65. Well-balanced person? : LIBRA
67. Sweetie : HON
68. Nudge : JOG
69. What a mug might hold : GAT
72. Formerly, once : ERST
75. Change one's tune : RECANT
78. Partook of : ATE
79. Prefix with realism : NEO
80. "De Vulgare Eloquentia" author : DANTE
81. Painted the town red : ROISTERED
82. Kills, in slang : OFFS
83. "The Bicycle Thief" director ___ De Sica : VITTORIO
84. Square figure? : EXPONENT
88. Foments : AROUSES
89. Well-built : STURDY
90. Ex-Sen. D'Amato : ALFONSE
91. At the outset : GOINGIN
94. Affects : ACTSON
96. Conservatory graduate : ARTIST
98. Some jazz improv : LICKS
99. "How awful!" : ICK
100. Site of Shah Jahan's Red Fort : DELHI
102. Hide-hair connector : NOR
103. Play with idly : TWIRL
104. Public persona : IMAGE
105. Popular camera : NIKON
106. Actress Sharon : GLESS
111. Doo-___ : WOP
112. Time on end : EON
113. Cold war broadcaster: Abbr. : VOA

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