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DEAR OLD DAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 2006

Author:
Ben and Mark Tausig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Tausig. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 20,676 )
Across
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Trumps : BESTS
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Frame part : JAMB
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Thrill : SEND
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Slaves : TOILS
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Ring around the collar? : ASCOT
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Copycat : APER
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Tones : HUES
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Like some monuments at night : UPLIT
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Dear old dad the comedic foil always told me to ___ : STANDUPSTRAIGHT
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape locale : RHONE
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This may shock you : EEL
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Scottish turndowns : NAES
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German crowd? : DREI
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Whine : SNIVEL
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Tower, often : REPOMAN
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The first place : EDEN
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"Quit dreaming" : GETREAL
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Peace, in Russia : MIR
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Common connections : ANDS
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Period : EPOCH
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Supermarket chain with the slogan "Hometown Proud" : IGA
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Dear old dad the umpire always told me to ___ : CLEANMYPLATE
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Termite clearer? : ANTEATER
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Oxlike antelope : ELAND
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Windflowers : ANEMONES
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[That punch hurt!] : OOF
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Brooklyn-born rapper : NAS
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The Seven Dwarfs, by profession : MINERS
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Tropical ornamental : DESERTROSE
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Blaster : TNT
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Hatha and others : YOGAS
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Hick : YOKEL
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Horse/donkey cross : HINNY
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Extend, as a line : REELOUT
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Clinch, with "up" : SEW
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In : ELECTEE
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Traffic director : ARROW
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W.W. II aircraft : ZEROS
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One making a pit stop, maybe : RACER
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New Test. book : HEB
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Hollywood setting : LOSANGELES
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Like some sects : CULTIC
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Bygone polit. cause : ERA
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The Maurice Podoloff Trophy is awarded to its M.V.P. : NBA
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"Green Acres" co-star : EVAGABOR
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Tony winner Uta : HAGEN
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Learn about through books : READUPON
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Dear old dad the builder always told me to ___ : DOMYHOMEWORK
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Commuting options : ELS
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Impala, e.g. : SEDAN
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Booster grp.? : NASA
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Fairness-in-hiring abbr. : EEO
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Marine bioluminescence : SEAFIRE
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Stay in line : OBEY
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Honeyed pastry : BAKLAVA
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This clue has two of them (for short) : PARENS
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Eats : GRUB
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Big name in faucets : MOEN
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Wallace who wrote "Ben-Hur" : LEW
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Habituate : ENURE
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Dear old dad the sharpshooter always taught me to ___ : SETMYSIGHTSHIGH
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They're easy to catch : COLDS
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Support, with "up" : PROP
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Jackie Robinson's alma mater : UCLA
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An emirate : DUBAI
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Panda hangouts : TREES
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Itches : YENS
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Turn off : VEER
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Economize : STINT
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More lowdown : BASER
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Woman's name that sounds like two consecutive French letters : ESTEE
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Sell outside the stadium : SCALP
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Great deal : TON
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Regular: Abbr. : STD
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Modern name for old Cipango : JAPAN
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Place for icons : APSE
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Queens subject? : METS
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"It's a cold one!" : BRR
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Bilbo's home : SHIRE
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City NW of Crater Lake : EUGENE
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Old pop : NEHI
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Reason to reset the clocks: Abbr. : DST
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Dear old dad the cosmetic surgeon always told me to ___ : TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK
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Wealthy biblical land : OPHIR
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"Fantastic!" : ILOVEIT
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Extraction : LINEAGE
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Out of this world : STELLAR
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Pacify : UNARM
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Supplements : ADDSTO
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Pie chart part : SECTOR
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A sultanate : OMAN
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Dear old dad the C.E.O. always told me to ___ : MINDMYOWNBUSINESS
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Coated Dutch exports : EDAMS
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Geometry suffix : GON
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Problem in bed : APNEA
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Braves, but not Indians, briefly : NLERS
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Out : PASSE
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Prime : CENTRAL
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South American cowboy : LLANERO
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Hunting times, for kids : EASTERS
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Three Gorges Dam site : YANGTZE
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Fund, as a museum : ENDOW
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From south of the Mediterranean : AFRIC
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Cry at the sight of 107-Down : EEK
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Marker : IOU
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Spider-Man foe : ELECTRO
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Lip curler : SNEERER
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Aid for the blind : EYEBANK
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Thumbs-up : YES
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___ behold : LOAND
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"'Tis a pity" : SOSAD
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Island chain : LEI
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Alexander's wife in "Uncle Vanya" : ELENA
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Gun on the street? : REV
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Keeler and Dee : RUBYS
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Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
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Wowed ones : GAPERS
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Procter & Gamble soap : CAMAY
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Of yore : GONEBY
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Baseless? : AWOL
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1967 #1 hit whose title is spelled out in the lyric : RESPECT
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Noted Roosevelt : ELEANOR
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Generally : ASARULE
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Words of praise : ODE
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Was serious, with "it" : MEANT
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PC protection brand : NORTON
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___-lance : FERDE
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Removes from the schedule : BUMPS
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Joy of daytime TV : BEHAR
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Out : ALIBI
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One with a strict diet : VEGAN
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At all : AWHIT
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People's 1999 Sexiest Man Alive : GERE
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See 51-Down : MICE
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Look like a creep : OGLE
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Person with intelligence : SPY
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Yukon or Xterra : SUV
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60's grp. : SDS
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Word repeated before a hike : HUT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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