DEAR OLD DAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 2006

Author: Ben and Mark Tausig
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Tausig. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trumps : BESTS
6. Frame part : JAMB
10. Thrill : SEND
14. Slaves : TOILS
19. Ring around the collar? : ASCOT
20. Copycat : APER
21. Tones : HUES
22. Like some monuments at night : UPLIT
23. Dear old dad the comedic foil always told me to ___ : STANDUPSTRAIGHT
26. Ch√Ęteauneuf-du-Pape locale : RHONE
27. This may shock you : EEL
28. Scottish turndowns : NAES
29. German crowd? : DREI
30. Whine : SNIVEL
31. Tower, often : REPOMAN
34. The first place : EDEN
35. "Quit dreaming" : GETREAL
36. Peace, in Russia : MIR
37. Common connections : ANDS
39. Period : EPOCH
41. Supermarket chain with the slogan "Hometown Proud" : IGA
42. Dear old dad the umpire always told me to ___ : CLEANMYPLATE
47. Termite clearer? : ANTEATER
49. Oxlike antelope : ELAND
50. Windflowers : ANEMONES
52. [That punch hurt!] : OOF
53. Brooklyn-born rapper : NAS
54. The Seven Dwarfs, by profession : MINERS
56. Tropical ornamental : DESERTROSE
61. Blaster : TNT
62. Hatha and others : YOGAS
63. Hick : YOKEL
64. Horse/donkey cross : HINNY
65. Extend, as a line : REELOUT
67. Clinch, with "up" : SEW
68. In : ELECTEE
70. Traffic director : ARROW
71. W.W. II aircraft : ZEROS
74. One making a pit stop, maybe : RACER
76. New Test. book : HEB
77. Hollywood setting : LOSANGELES
79. Like some sects : CULTIC
80. Bygone polit. cause : ERA
81. The Maurice Podoloff Trophy is awarded to its M.V.P. : NBA
82. "Green Acres" co-star : EVAGABOR
84. Tony winner Uta : HAGEN
86. Learn about through books : READUPON
90. Dear old dad the builder always told me to ___ : DOMYHOMEWORK
92. Commuting options : ELS
93. Impala, e.g. : SEDAN
95. Booster grp.? : NASA
96. Fairness-in-hiring abbr. : EEO
97. Marine bioluminescence : SEAFIRE
99. Stay in line : OBEY
101. Honeyed pastry : BAKLAVA
105. This clue has two of them (for short) : PARENS
106. Eats : GRUB
107. Big name in faucets : MOEN
109. Wallace who wrote "Ben-Hur" : LEW
110. Habituate : ENURE
111. Dear old dad the sharpshooter always taught me to ___ : SETMYSIGHTSHIGH
115. They're easy to catch : COLDS
116. Support, with "up" : PROP
117. Jackie Robinson's alma mater : UCLA
118. An emirate : DUBAI
119. Panda hangouts : TREES
120. Itches : YENS
121. Turn off : VEER
122. Economize : STINT
1. More lowdown : BASER
2. Woman's name that sounds like two consecutive French letters : ESTEE
3. Sell outside the stadium : SCALP
4. Great deal : TON
5. Regular: Abbr. : STD
6. Modern name for old Cipango : JAPAN
7. Place for icons : APSE
8. Queens subject? : METS
9. "It's a cold one!" : BRR
10. Bilbo's home : SHIRE
11. City NW of Crater Lake : EUGENE
12. Old pop : NEHI
13. Reason to reset the clocks: Abbr. : DST
14. Dear old dad the cosmetic surgeon always told me to ___ : TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK
15. Wealthy biblical land : OPHIR
16. "Fantastic!" : ILOVEIT
17. Extraction : LINEAGE
18. Out of this world : STELLAR
24. Pacify : UNARM
25. Supplements : ADDSTO
30. Pie chart part : SECTOR
32. A sultanate : OMAN
33. Dear old dad the C.E.O. always told me to ___ : MINDMYOWNBUSINESS
34. Coated Dutch exports : EDAMS
35. Geometry suffix : GON
37. Problem in bed : APNEA
38. Braves, but not Indians, briefly : NLERS
40. Out : PASSE
42. Prime : CENTRAL
43. South American cowboy : LLANERO
44. Hunting times, for kids : EASTERS
45. Three Gorges Dam site : YANGTZE
46. Fund, as a museum : ENDOW
48. From south of the Mediterranean : AFRIC
51. Cry at the sight of 107-Down : EEK
55. Marker : IOU
57. Spider-Man foe : ELECTRO
58. Busy : ONTHEGO
59. Lip curler : SNEERER
60. Aid for the blind : EYEBANK
63. Thumbs-up : YES
66. ___ behold : LOAND
67. "'Tis a pity" : SOSAD
69. Island chain : LEI
72. Alexander's wife in "Uncle Vanya" : ELENA
73. Gun on the street? : REV
74. Keeler and Dee : RUBYS
75. Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
78. Wowed ones : GAPERS
79. Procter & Gamble soap : CAMAY
83. Of yore : GONEBY
85. Baseless? : AWOL
86. 1967 #1 hit whose title is spelled out in the lyric : RESPECT
87. Noted Roosevelt : ELEANOR
88. Generally : ASARULE
89. Words of praise : ODE
91. Was serious, with "it" : MEANT
94. PC protection brand : NORTON
98. ___-lance : FERDE
100. Removes from the schedule : BUMPS
101. Joy of daytime TV : BEHAR
102. Out : ALIBI
103. One with a strict diet : VEGAN
104. At all : AWHIT
106. People's 1999 Sexiest Man Alive : GERE
107. See 51-Down : MICE
108. Look like a creep : OGLE
111. Person with intelligence : SPY
112. Yukon or Xterra : SUV
113. 60's grp. : SDS
114. Word repeated before a hike : HUT

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