FATHER'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 1977

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Most candid : OPENEST
8. Maine college : BATES
13. Sword : SABER
18. Groggery : BAR
21. Opera piece : ARIETTA
22. Raggedy-edged : EROSE
23. "Like ___ from the blue" : ABOLT
24. Dutch town : EDE
25. Monday: 6 A.M. : FORWHOMTHEBELLTOLLS
28. Moroccan mountain region : RIF
29. Aunt, in Cádiz : TIA
30. Ceremony : RITE
31. Where Tralee is : EIRE
32. Large bird : EMU
33. Italian poet : TASSO
36. Monday: 8:35 A.M. : MANHATTANTRANSFER
42. Stout : ALE
43. Chart motif : PIE
45. Nervy one : DARER
46. Of human groups : SOCIETAL
47. Japanese ship : MARU
49. Creaky : OLD
51. Needle point : LACE
54. Brewing vat : TUN
55. Monday: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. : PRISONEROFSECONDAVENUE
64. Chanson subject : AMOUR
65. Inventor Pliny ___ : EARLE
66. Young ones : TOTOS
67. "Punch" character : ARRY
69. Nabokov novel : ADA
71. Shoes : FLATS
73. Lovely valley : TEMPE
75. Lucid : SANE
76. Monday: 6 P.M. : THELASTTYCOON
81. Kingdom : REALM
83. Mfgr.'s group : NAM
84. Cries of surprise : HOS
85. U.N. arm : ILO
86. Isle of Pines : KUNIE
88. Deception : LIE
89. Suffix with serpent : INE
90. Ref's counterpart : UMP
91. " . . . let ___ put asunder" : NOMAN
94. Monday: 6:25 P.M. : TAKETHEATRAIN
98. Headcheese : MEAT
100. Crane or heron : WADER
102. Hoosier poet : RILEY
103. Sellout sign : SRO
104. Dixie dish : PONE
105. Art or O'Neal : TATUM
107. Pours : TEEMS
109. Poetic feet : IAMBI
113. Monday: 8 P.M. : FARFROMTHEMADDINGCROWD
118. "Winterset" hero : MIO
119. Sea bird : ERNE
120. Rita's bailiwick : RIO
121. Influence : SWAY
122. "Indy" arena : SPEEDWAY
127. Rope hemp : SISAL
131. School org. : PTA
133. Signed up: Abbr. : ENL
134. Monday: 11 P.M. : LIEDOWNINDARKNESS
138. Savage : FERAL
140. Timetable abbr. : ARR
141. Antelopes : GNUS
142. Solecist's word : AINT
143. Brother : FRA
144. Pacific porgy : TAI
145. Tuesday: 6 A.M. : TREADMILLTOOBLIVION
153. Midi season : ETE
154. C. Robin's father : MILNE
155. Juniper : CEDAR
156. Swiss city : LUCERNE
157. Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
158. Miner's nails : SPADS
159. Nobelist in 1946 : HESSE
160. Fermented : YEASTED
1. Lummox : OAF
2. Favorable : PRO
3. Healing goddess : EIR
4. Salamanders : NEWTS
5. African : ETHIOP
6. Colonnade : STOA
7. Cap : TAM
8. Losing : BEHIND
9. Franklin : ARETHA
10. " . . . right___ arms" : TOBEAR
11. Ethnic suffix : ESE
12. Salt, in Paris : SEL
13. Glossy fabric : SATIN
14. Ends abruptly : ABORTS
15. Jacket or dance : BOLERO
16. Wing : ELL
17. Wall St. abbr. : RTS
18. Stripped of : BEREFT
19. ___ dozen (cheap) : ADIMEA
20. Roll up again : REFURL
26. La-la's leader : TRA
27. Pasture : LEA
33. Florida city : TAMPA
34. Frighten : ALARM
35. Comic like Chaplin : SERIO
36. Skirmish : MELEE
37. Kind of vision : TELE
38. Mather product : TRACT
39. "Hamlet" conclusion : ACTV
40. Polynesian island : NIUE
41. Medicinal plants : SENNAS
44. Atomic particle : ION
48. Normal : USUAL
50. Rough copy : DRAFT
52. Water bird : COOT
53. Journalize : ENTER
56. Decree : ORDAIN
57. Busy airport : ORLY
58. Singer Roberta : FLACK
59. Start : SETOUT
60. Geodesic ___ : DOME
61. ___ as a ghost : ASPALE
62. Astronomy Muse : URANIA
63. Verdi opera : ERNANI
68. Red Sea kingdom : YEMEN
70. " . . . on ___ boat to China" : ASLOW
72. Sea tracker : SONAR
74. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
76. Heavy knock : THUMP
77. " . . . ___ the brave" : HOMEOF
78. Ramon's country : ESPANA
79. Love apple : TOMATO
80. Khrushchev : NIKITA
82. Like Homer's verses : METRIC
87. Sniggled : EELED
92. Garden evictee : ADAM
93. Clean: Fr. : NETTE
95. ___ off (angry) : TEED
96. Scandinavian giant : HYMIR
97. Bellows : ROARS
99. Named : TERMED
101. German steel center : RUHR
106. Altar part : MENSA
108. Uses shears : SNIPS
110. Lawn tool : MOWER
111. Safari boss : BWANA
112. Pastoral poem : IDYLL
114. Rover's relative : FIDO
115. Theater-seat location : ROWW
116. Golda : MEIR
117. Obtained : GOT
122. Scheduled : SLATED
123. Lafitte, e.g. : PIRATE
124. More spooky : EERIER
125. "Mame" name : ANGELA
126. ___ yang : YINAND
128. Old Norse bards : SKALDS
129. Loos et al. : ANITAS
130. Poe heroine : LENORE
132. Gunther subject : AFRICA
135. Some Renoirs : NUDES
136. Heroism award : DSM
137. Narrative: Abbr. : STO
139. Roof edges : EAVES
143. Chimney channel : FLUE
145. Logos: Abbr. : TMS
146. Irving hero : RIP
147. Bonn pronoun : ICH
148. Shelter : LEE
149. A famous Nellie : BLY
150. N.Y. subway : IRT
151. United : ONE
152. Rorem : NED

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