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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

DAD'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 1988

Author: Nancy Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,103
Across Down
1. Bellona's brother : MARS
5. Ruth St. ___ : DENIS
10. Org. : ASSOC
15. Synthetic estrogen, for short : DES
18. Parisian possessive : ALUI
19. Corrode : ERODE
20. Prefix for dactyl : PTERO
21. Forwarded : SENT
22. Julian's father : JOHNLENNON
24. Alan's father : ROBERTALDA
26. Skylit courts : ATRIUMS
27. "L'Elisir d'amore" heroine : ADINA
29. Dispossess : DIVEST
30. Editor's notation : STET
31. Actor Keach : STACY
32. Schlep : TOTE
33. Like some castles : MOATED
36. Paul, in Pisa : PAOLO
37. Comes ashore : DEBARKS
40. Laborers of yore : ESNES
41. Margaret's father : HARRYTRUMAN
43. Adlai's opponent : IKE
45. Part of C. in C. : CMDR
46. Julia ___ Howe : WARD
47. Contrary: Abbr. : OPP
48. Chamber-music piece : TRIO
49. Benz product : CAR
50. Natalie's father : NATKINGCOLE
54. Sign : TOKEN
55. Windflowers : ANEMONES
57. Pontificate : ORATE
58. Molts : SHEDS
59. Made waves : WADED
60. Night lights : STARS
61. Seed: Comb. form : SPORO
62. Acknowledged : OWNED
63. Softly, to Solti : PIANO
64. Saddle adjuncts : STIRRUPS
67. Gabby of westerns : HAYES
68. Charlie's father : MARTINSHEEN
70. Tibetan gazelle : GOA
71. Western Indians : UTES
72. Inventor Evinrude : OLE
73. Black-billed birds : PIES
74. Cut : SLIT
75. N.H.L. goal : NET
76. Carrie's father : EDDIEFISHER
81. Aspect : PHASE
82. More like pelite : SHALIER
84. Glittery fabrics : LAMES
85. Lifts off, to typists : ERASES
86. Pinza or Plishka : BASS
87. Criterion : CANON
88. Lord Rutherford's concern : ATOM
89. Cranston of "The Shadow" : LAMONT
92. Chutzpah : CRUST
93. Composer Frédéric and Nicolas : CHOPINS
97. Peter's father : EDDYDUCHIN
99. Jane's father : HENRYFONDA
102. Nitti's nemesis : NESS
103. Awaken rudely : ROUST
104. Late 50's auto : EDSEL
105. Old Irish alphabet : OGAM
106. Jap. Big Board : TSE
107. Displaces : BUMPS
108. Drives : ROADS
109. Benefit : SAKE
1. Goya subject : MAJA
2. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
3. Rhine tributary : RUHR
4. Ominous : SINISTER
5. Judged : DEEMED
6. Surrealist Max : ERNST
7. Negative prefix : NON
8. Benedict's last words : IDO
9. Sam Houston was one : SENATOR
10. Ansu or ume : APRICOT
11. Hardhearted : STONY
12. A grandson of Ham : SEBA
13. Pitchblende, e.g. : ORE
14. Moorish capital : CORDOBA
15. Marginal mark : DELE
16. Windups : ENDS
17. Office copy : STAT
21. Frugal one : SAVER
23. Concrete spreaders : LUTES
25. Coeus or Crius : TITAN
28. Gless's co-star : DALY
31. N.Y.C. restaurateur : SARDI
32. Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
33. Mohammed's birthplace : MECCA
34. Ertogrul's son : OSMAN
35. Jamie's father : ANDREWWYETH
36. Some are national : PARKS
37. Twofold : DUPLE
38. Michael's father : KIRKDOUGLAS
39. Berlin's were blue : SKIES
41. Loathed : HATED
42. Haley book : ROOTS
44. Billion years : EON
46. Petered out : WANED
48. "___ is human . . . " : TOERR
50. Swellings : NODES
51. ___ home (out) : NOTAT
52. Sigurd's horse : GRANI
53. "Lili" star : CARON
54. Spine : THORN
56. Gnu features : MANES
58. Operatives : SPIES
60. Intensive with "yes" : SIREE
61. Bullock : STEER
62. "The Profane Art" author : OATES
63. To grow dim, in Dijon : PALIR
64. Flings : SHIES
65. Alt's asset : POISE
66. Gluts : SATES
67. Nomadic barbarian : HUN
68. Methods : MODES
69. Wedge: Comb. form : SPHEN
74. Salon services : SHAMPOOS
76. Spiral-horned creature : ELAND
77. Unsettle : DISTURB
78. Shows off : FLAUNTS
79. Hunter and Richardson : IANS
80. Cover, as with mushrooms or onions : SMOTHER
81. Potable's potency : PROOF
83. "___ will is the wind's will": Longfellow : ABOYS
85. Antiknock fluids : ETHYLS
87. Frangible : CRISP
88. Like a country gentleman : ACRED
89. Fast time : LENT
90. Citrus coolers : ADES
91. Store gds. : MDSE
92. Cohort : CHUM
94. Actress Swenson : INGA
95. Minot's loc. : NDAK
96. Ditto : SAME
98. Tête holder : COU
100. Maestro de Waart : EDO
101. Campus org. : NSA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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