FATHER'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1980

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Balk : DEMUR
6. Semblance : GUISE
11. ___ Peak, N.M. : OSHA
15. Diagonal spar : SPRIT
20. Sky: Comb. form : URANO
21. Like a rainbow : ARCED
22. Changsha's province : HUNAN
23. Ecuador's capital : QUITO
24. 7:30 A.M. : MRDEEDSGOESTOTOWN
27. Inferior : UNDER
28. Infant's word : DADA
29. Correct : EMEND
30. Incendiarism : ARSON
31. Sunday best : FINERY
32. Shoshoneans : UTES
33. Peaked : WAN
34. Like newly poured concrete : UNSET
35. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
36. Artist Edouard : MANET
38. 8 A.M. : STRANGERSONATRAIN
45. Sign on the dotted line : INK
47. Tax : IMPOST
48. Lounging slipper : MULE
49. Helm letters : NNE
50. "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
54. Author of "The Morning Watch" : AGEE
55. Nabokov novel : DAR
56. Tendency : DRIFT
58. 9 A.M. : THETOWERINGINFERNO
64. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
65. Tidal flood : BORE
66. "China" star: 1943 : LADD
67. Catch red-handed : NAIL
68. Dinner-party items : NAPERY
70. " . . . ___ of sympathy": Emerson : ATIE
71. Tucker's partner : BIB
72. Balderdash! : PISH
73. British rank : SIR
74. 9 A.M.–5 P.M. : THEPLEASUREOFHISCOMPANY
84. Boniface's place : INN
85. Cold sea : ROSS
86. Luggage shade : TAN
87. "You can't pray ___": Twain : ALIE
88. Long cloak : CAPOTE
92. True grit : GUTS
93. Row at the Met : TIER
95. California valley : NAPA
96. Touch upon : ABUT
97. 5 P.M. : TAKETHEMONEYANDRUN
103. Street show : RAREE
105. Fedora : LID
106. Innisfail : ERIN
107. Spalpeens of 106 Across : SCAMPS
108. Dunderhead : ASS
109. Peau de ___ : SOIE
111. "___ 17" : STALAG
114. Kind of shooter : PEA
115. 5:30 P.M. : THELONGVOYAGEHOME
119. Ancient storyteller : AESOP
124. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
125. Palmer : ARNIE
126. 100 square meters : ARE
128. Idle : LOLL
129. Hit man's weapon : HEATER
132. Suffix with sect : ARIAN
133. Neutralize : ANNUL
135. Field : AREA
136. Scandinavian Neptune : AEGIR
137. 7 P.M. : THANKGODITSFRIDAY
140. Kashan man : IRANI
141. Bantu group : REGGA
142. Lunar trench : RILLE
143. Concatenate : UNITE
144. Mercer creation : LYRIC
145. Widgeon : SMEE
146. Reflex sites : KNEES
147. Jewish feast : SEDER
1. Soft-nosed bullet : DUMDUM
2. Corrigenda : ERRATA
3. Inflame : MADDEN
4. Discomfort : UNEASE
5. Future swimmers : ROE
6. Riot-squad gear : GASMASK
7. Pressing : URGENT
8. Religious replication : ICON
9. Do a farm job : SEED
10. Begley and Wynn : EDS
11. Magazine section : OUTSERT
12. High-hats : SNOOTS
13. Goldie : HAWN
14. Lewis's "___ Vickers" : ANN
15. Peered, in a way : SQUINTED
16. Waggish verbalist : PUNNER
17. Tease : RIDE
18. Journey, to Ovid : ITER
19. He kept loyalty to royalty : TORY
22. Buckskins, e.g. : HORSES
25. Condensation : DEW
26. Exotic dance : TANGO
31. Paddock newcomer : FOAL
34. Remove a dowel : UNPEG
35. Entomb : INURN
37. Josip Broz : TITO
39. Scrupulously exact : RIGID
40. Improve : AMEND
41. Moreno of the Pirates : OMAR
42. Like a beldam : ANILE
43. Deduce : INFER
44. Reticulate : NETTY
46. Neoteric : NEW
50. Facing Seaver : ATBAT
51. Cleo's god of wisdom : THOTH
52. Kite's site : AERIE
53. Exorbitant : STEEP
54. Some Semites : ARABS
55. City on the Jumna : DELHI
57. Torn or tear : RIP
59. Of Lamb's writings : ELIAN
60. Potentially : INPOSSE
61. Gullible one : NAIF
62. Plaice or dace : FISH
63. Kind of ring : ONION
69. Branch : ARM
71. Pulitzer Prize poet: 1929 : BENET
73. Timid : SCARY
75. Brightened : LIT
76. Solicited earnestly : URGED
77. Demoralize : ROUT
78. Tallinn native : ESTH
79. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
80. Raccoon's Tibetan cousin : PANDA
81. Tocsin : ALARM
82. Stunt : NIPUP
83. Lambs : YEANS
88. 200 milligram : CARAT
89. Disconcert : ABASH
90. "Big A" prize : PURSE
91. Suffix with Capri : OTE
93. Pentateuch scroll : TORAH
94. Architect Jones : INIGO
98. Do a tire job : ALIGN
99. "Mother of Russian Cities" : KIEV
100. Brawl : MELEE
101. Enzyme : ASE
102. College sports org. : NCAA
104. For the cognoscenti : ESOTERIC
110. Rara avis : ONER
111. Ear irrigator : SYRINGE
112. Former Japanese P.M. : TANAKA
113. Distilling phase : AGING
114. Reads carefully : PERUSES
116. Prep-school freshman's subject : LATINI
117. Rowing motion of yore : OARAGE
118. Conceal : MANTLE
120. Galahad's mother : ELAINE
121. Vile : SORDID
122. ___ of quinine : OLEATE
123. Gary of golf : PLAYER
127. Mischievous moppet : ELF
129. Acclaim : HAIL
130. Like a wax museum : EERY
131. Culture medium : AGAR
132. Psst : AHEM
133. Tennis term : ADIN
134. Emil Ludwig subject : NILE
137. Fin. officers : TRS
138. Whence came Mork : ORK
139. Eur. country : RUS

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