MEMO TO DAD

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1979

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fast-food shop : DELI
5. Ballerina's knee bend : PLIE
9. Towel fabric : CRASH
14. Scenic view : SCAPE
19. Buck heroine : OLAN
20. Norman or Edward : LEAR
21. Word of surprise : HELLO
22. Lucubrated : PORED
23. Start of a verse : NOWTHATMAMASLIBERATED
27. Romberg's forte : OPERETTA
28. Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
29. Repetitive recital : LITANY
30. R & R spots : RESORTS
31. Aspect : FACET
32. Schnapps : GIN
33. Finger sign : VEE
34. Was homesick : PINED
35. Cellaret : TANTALUS
40. Like an impala : FLEET
43. Yarborough, e.g. : BUST
44. Chan's expression : AHSO
45. Knucklehead : DOPE
46. Second line of verse : REDROSESHOLDNOPROMISE
51. Overlook : OMIT
52. Say grace : PRAY
53. Avant-garde : OUTRE
54. Stuck : MIRED
55. Hood's weapon : GAT
56. Tall story : YARN
57. Actress Jeanne : CRAIN
58. Guarantee : SURETY
59. Impugn : DENY
60. Space pioneer : GLENN
61. Chigger : MITE
62. Construction workers : MASONS
65. Winged : ALATE
66. Cold wind in Peru : PUNA
67. Intelligence : WIT
70. Bright-eyed : ALERT
71. Kit Carson was one : SCOUT
72. Soil layers : SOLA
73. Princess, in Punjab : RANI
74. Third line of verse : FORMAMAHASANTICIPATED
78. Year in the reign of Sweyn I : IOII
79. Encourage : ABET
80. Pittypat in "G.W.T.W." : AUNT
81. Posh : RITZY
82. Given to a false show : AFFECTED
84. Needle : TAUNT
86. Marsh : FEN
87. "Ben ___" : HUR
88. Eruption : BURST
89. Poem by Shelley: 1816 : ALASTOR
93. Openness : CANDOR
97. Banks of baseball : ERNIE
98. Sedentary : INACTIVE
99. Last line of verse : AWEEKENDINSAINTTHOMAS
102. Elbe tributary : SAALE
103. Shoelace tip : AGLET
104. Hammett heroine : NORA
105. Pictorial presswork : ROTO
106. Tippecanoe's running mate : TYLER
107. Abzug : BELLA
108. "Too bad!" : ALAS
109. TV talking horse : MRED
1. Carnegie was one : DONOR
2. Marry on the run : ELOPE
3. Sing Sing's famed warden : LAWES
4. Typical Woody Allen role : INTROVERT
5. North ___, Neb. : PLATTE
6. Lithuanians' kin : LETTS
7. "___ Dancer," Nureyev film : IAMA
8. Age : ERA
9. Lottery ticket : CHANCE
10. Took life easy : RESTED
11. Apportion : ALLOT
12. Svelte : SLIM
13. Fireplace ledge : HOB
14. Dash : SPRINT
15. Criterion for a show dog : COAT
16. Ionian gulf : ARTA
17. Nail remover : PEEN
18. Author of "No and Yes" : EDDY
24. "From ___ Eternity" : HERETO
25. "___ Me," 1929 song : MEANTO
26. Writer Wylie : ELINOR
31. Suspect : FISHY
32. Scenic peninsula : GASPE
34. Korean port : PUSAN
35. Irritant : THORN
36. Esteem : ADMIRE
37. River into Bay of Biscay : LOIRE
38. Overthrow : UPSET
39. Unkempt : SEEDY
40. Batrachian : FROG
41. British Open winner: 1964 : LEMA
42. Rewrite, in a way : EDIT
43. Item to be picked : BERRY
44. "The Promised Land" author : ANTIN
47. Teams of horses : SPANS
48. Actress Young : LORETTA
49. Boxer Bobick : DUANE
50. Kyushu port : OMUTA
56. Gossip, Yiddish style : YENTA
57. Kringle : CLAUS
58. Moses' mountain : SINAI
59. Far ahead in a golf match : DORMIE
60. Revel in a victory : GLOAT
61. Swindle or fine : MULCT
62. Puzo subject : MAFIA
63. Like a loner : ALOOF
64. Stroke on a letter : SERIF
65. Suffered : ACHED
66. Meaning : POINT
67. Power unit : WATT
68. Columnist Robb : INEZ
69. Antimacassar : TIDY
71. Cavalry weapon : SABER
72. Dwarf : STUNT
73. Shower : RAINSTORM
75. Develop : MATURE
76. Mal de mer : NAUSEA
77. Emulate Sunday : PREACH
83. String of pearls : CHOKER
84. Holland, for one : TUNNEL
85. Loser at Palo Alto: 1846 : ARISTA
86. ___ a pancake : FLATAS
88. Turbot : BRILL
89. Sinuses : ANTRA
90. One of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
91. Egg-shaped : OVATE
92. Doctor a lawn : RESOD
93. Found : CAST
94. Putting position : AWAY
95. Patricia of films : NEAL
96. Excise : DELE
97. Advantage : EDGE
98. Chemical suffix : INOL
100. Collar : NAB
101. Frost's "___ Vale" : INA

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