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OVERZEALOUS POLICE

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 2001

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

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 TimesNo. 0422 ( 18,793 )
Across
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Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Where streams run : VALES
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They're sent out from HQ : APBS
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With it : CHIC
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Detractor : ANTI
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Ancient marketplace : AGORA
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"The Tempest" character : ARIEL
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Response to a gag : HAHA
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Kind of market : BULL
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Gold digger seduces a different kind of gold digger, gets charged with ... : CORRUPTINGAMINER
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Like some surgery : ORAL
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Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
28
"The Phantom Menace" planet : NABOO
29
South Seas kingdom : TONGA
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Cramming student takes Vivarin, gets charged with ... : RESISTINGAREST
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Hunts by tracking : SPOORS
35
Old joke : WHEEZE
36
One of Maris's overtakers : SOSA
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1920's-40's North Dakota senator Gerald : NYE
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Above, with "of" : UPWARDS
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Hospital jobs : TESTS
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Incessantly : NONSTOP
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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
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Freud's I : ICH
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"Nuts!" : DARN
59
Towers over the field? : SILOS
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Well-groomed : KEMPT
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Nautical centerpiece : KEEL
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Monster truck driver changes flat tire, gets charged with ... : HIGHJACKING
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"Run ___ Run" (1998 film) : LOLA
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Actor Albert : EDDIE
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Sitting spot : STOOP
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Fiction enthusiast? : LIAR
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Road sealant : TAR
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Motorist pulls into parking lot, gets charged with ... : BRAKINGANDENTERING
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Go too far : OVERSTEP
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Care for : REAR
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New York archbishop before O'Connor : COOKE
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Obsesses : FIXATES
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___ Martin : ASTON
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Competing with : AGAINST
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Way to send docs. electronically : FTP
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Dessert for one : TART
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Grabbers : TALONS
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Unemotional : STOLID
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Patron squeezes into crowded luncheonette, gets charged with ... : COUNTERFITTING
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Not being used : ONICE
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"Presumed Innocent" novelist : TUROW
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Big load : TON
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Czech runner Zatopek : EMIL
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Cabbie avoids accident, gets charged with ... : WRECKLESSDRIVING
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Libertine : RAKE
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Sound on Old MacDonald's farm : OINK
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Bunk : HOOEY
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Martini's partner : ROSSI
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Freud's I's : EGOS
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Gardening supplies : POTS
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Days ___ (highway sights) : INNS
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Grow dark, perhaps : LATEN
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Reading areas : DENS
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Part of a mechanic's bill : LABOR
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Accustom (to) : INURE
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Someone with a lot on his shoulders : ATLAS
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Tiny power unit : MILLIWATT
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Left : VACATED
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Tribulations : AGONIES
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Songwriter Hart : LORENZ
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Misjudge : ERR
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Luxury hotel feature : SAUNA
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Some operatic songs : ARIOSOS
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Dry red wines : PINOTS
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Solicit : BEG
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Airplane wing extenders : SLATS
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Material for uniforms : CHINO
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Keep : HANGONTO
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Simpatico reply : IHEARYOU
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Beetle, e.g. : CAR
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If everything goes right : ATBEST
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Norm : PAR
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Swabber : MOP
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Hide from view : SHROUD
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Arrive : GETIN
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Natl. Courtesy Month : SEPT
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Novelist in a relationship with Henry Miller : ANAISNIN
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Author of the #1 best seller "Couples" : UPDIKE
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___ to move : PRICED
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Now clean : WASHED
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Bit of a joule : ERG
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Isolates : SETSAPART
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Be behind : OWE
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Shaving injury : NICK
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Brace : STEEL
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Fancy shoe : WINGTIP
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Auto option : SPOILER
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Noise from a fan : RAH
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Most peppy : BRISKEST
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Minute Maid product : HIC
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___ Grove Village, Ill. : ELK
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One may be on the floor : MOTION
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Flooring, maybe : PLANKS
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Wal-Mart competitor : TARGET
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Well-balanced person? : LIBRA
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Sweetie : HON
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Nudge : JOG
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What a mug might hold : GAT
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Change one's tune : RECANT
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Partook of : ATE
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Prefix with realism : NEO
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"De Vulgare Eloquentia" author : DANTE
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Painted the town red : ROISTERED
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Kills, in slang : OFFS
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"The Bicycle Thief" director ___ De Sica : VITTORIO
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Square figure? : EXPONENT
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Foments : AROUSES
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Well-built : STURDY
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Ex-Sen. D'Amato : ALFONSE
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At the outset : GOINGIN
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Affects : ACTSON
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Conservatory graduate : ARTIST
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Some jazz improv : LICKS
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"How awful!" : ICK
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Site of Shah Jahan's Red Fort : DELHI
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Hide-hair connector : NOR
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Play with idly : TWIRL
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Public persona : IMAGE
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Popular camera : NIKON
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Actress Sharon : GLESS
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Doo-___ : WOP
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Time on end : EON
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Cold war broadcaster: Abbr. : VOA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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