A FATHER'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1982

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flintlock musket : FUSIL
6. Gaff : SPAR
10. Check : STAY
14. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
19. Centaurus star : AGENA
20. Alleviate : EASE
21. ___ Sound, Fla. : HOBE
22. Like Behan's "Fellow" : QUARE
23. 6:15 A.M. : THESUNALSORISES
26. Loosen the bonds : UNTIE
27. Glass part : RIM
28. River into the Caspian : URAL
29. Forwarded : SENTON
30. 7:30 A.M. : CLOSELYOBSERVEDTRAINS
38. Rich : LITTLE
39. Ribald : COARSE
40. Shell adjunct : OAR
41. Nobelist Hahn: 1944 : OTTO
42. Lockup unit : CELL
43. Too smooth : OILY
44. Network : WEB
47. 8:45 A.M. : THEASPHALTJUNGLE
53. Antic : DIDO
54. Part of H.H. : HER
55. Rain-forest vine : LIANA
56. Cantankerous : ONERY
57. Curt dismissal : CONGE
58. Profound : DEEP
59. " . . . had ___ and couldn't . . . " : AWIFE
60. Cross or Ross : SINGER
61. 9 A.M. : SWEETSMELLOFSUCCESS
66. Resemblance : PARITY
67. Delon of films : ALAIN
68. Sapota or encina : TREE
69. Concord : AMITY
70. Setting : SCENE
71. Nitrite is one : ESTER
73. In the style of : ALA
76. Swank : TONY
77. 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. : THEMIRACLEWORKER
80. Grimalkin : HAG
81. Epicist : BARD
82. Activist : DOER
83. Wahhabi, e.g. : ARAB
84. Maa-saying ma : EWE
85. Occultism : CABALA
88. Melodious : ARIOSO
90. 7:15 P.M. : THEMANWHOCAMETODINNER
96. Gypsy tongue : ROMANY
97. Male swine : BOAR
98. Ungentlemanly one : CAD
99. Soap plant : AMOLE
100. 11 P.M. to 6 A.M. : HOLDBACKTHEDAWN
108. Take a reading : METER
109. "The ___ Love . . . " : ONEI
110. Spree or glee sound : WHEE
111. Medium for some jockeys : RADIO
112. Suckling's forte : POESY
113. King of Sodom : BERA
114. Scourge of serge : LINT
115. Bullet sound : SPANG
1. Kind of cat : FAT
2. Word of disgust : UGH
3. Interview : SEE
4. Victors at the polls : INS
5. Honor : LAUREL
6. Sordid : SEAMY
7. Mary, in an old song : PAL
8. Bumbler : ASS
9. Car created by Olds : REO
10. Prepares an egg dish : SHIRRS
11. " . . . squander what he lived ___": Bierce : TOSAVE
12. Poplar : ABELE
13. Agree with : YES
14. Buckingham officer : EQUERRY
15. Moslem law : SUNNA
16. Architect Jacopo: 1486–1570 : TATTI
17. Sky hunter : ORION
18. Hammer parts : PEENS
24. Luxor's river : NILE
25. Repentant one : RUER
29. Vapid : STALE
30. The clergy : CLOTH
31. Pliant : LITHE
32. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
33. Sheltered promenade : STOA
34. Great quantity : OCEAN
35. Bubble, to Luigi : BOLLA
36. Snow melter : SALT
37. Place mat : DOILY
42. Leather pants : CHAPS
43. Mates for harridans : OGRES
44. First Oscar film : WINGS
45. Does a lawn job : EDGES
46. A Capetown citizen : BOER
48. Like some hiemal days : SLEETY
49. Devoutness : PIETY
50. Fuller in the face : JOWLIER
51. Schenectady college : UNION
52. Actress Hildegarde : NEFF
53. Recipient : DONEE
57. Eloquent Roman : CICERO
58. Godhead : DEITY
59. Hawaiian tree : ALANI
60. Kind of driver : SCREW
61. Apia's locale : SAMOA
62. Squeeze out : WRING
63. Clubbed : MACED
64. Neon or gold: Abbr. : ELEM
65. Total : UTTER
66. Course : PATH
70. Virago : SHREW
71. Kin of a lycée : ECOLE
72. Scotland's Sound of ___ : SLEAT
73. City that tires Detroit : AKRON
74. Realty contract : LEASE
75. ___ Day : ARBOR
77. Somewhat sorrel : TAWNY
78. Powell : ADAM
79. Acid ___ : RAIN
81. Hash house : BEANERY
85. Refrigerant : COOLER
86. Nova Scotian university : ACADIA
87. Cutting remark : BARB
88. A wife of Esau : ADAH
89. Synge's "___ to the Sea" : RIDERS
90. Homeless one : TRAMP
91. Similar: Comb. form : HOMEO
92. Overact : EMOTE
93. Almost half the people : MALES
94. Hip part of cattle : HBONE
95. Glee-club unit : OCTET
100. Mischief : HOB
101. Hole maker : AWL
102. Its symbol is X : CHI
103. Knowledge : KEN
104. Dip bait lightly : DAP
105. Nabokov novel : ADA
106. Be A-1 at the Big A : WIN
107. Nailing block : NOG

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