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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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,172
Across
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Most candid : OPENEST
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Maine college : BATES
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Sword : SABER
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Groggery : BAR
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Opera piece : ARIETTA
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Raggedy-edged : EROSE
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"Like ___ from the blue" : ABOLT
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Dutch town : EDE
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Monday: 6 A.M. : FORWHOMTHEBELLTOLLS
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Moroccan mountain region : RIF
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Aunt, in Cádiz : TIA
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Ceremony : RITE
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Where Tralee is : EIRE
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Large bird : EMU
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Italian poet : TASSO
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Monday: 8:35 A.M. : MANHATTANTRANSFER
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Stout : ALE
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Chart motif : PIE
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Nervy one : DARER
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Of human groups : SOCIETAL
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Japanese ship : MARU
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Creaky : OLD
51
Needle point : LACE
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Brewing vat : TUN
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Monday: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. : PRISONEROFSECONDAVENUE
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Chanson subject : AMOUR
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Inventor Pliny ___ : EARLE
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Young ones : TOTOS
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"Punch" character : ARRY
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Shoes : FLATS
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Lovely valley : TEMPE
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Lucid : SANE
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Monday: 6 P.M. : THELASTTYCOON
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Kingdom : REALM
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Mfgr.'s group : NAM
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Cries of surprise : HOS
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U.N. arm : ILO
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Isle of Pines : KUNIE
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Deception : LIE
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Suffix with serpent : INE
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Ref's counterpart : UMP
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" . . . let ___ put asunder" : NOMAN
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Monday: 6:25 P.M. : TAKETHEATRAIN
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Headcheese : MEAT
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Crane or heron : WADER
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Hoosier poet : RILEY
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Sellout sign : SRO
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Dixie dish : PONE
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Art or O'Neal : TATUM
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Pours : TEEMS
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Poetic feet : IAMBI
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Monday: 8 P.M. : FARFROMTHEMADDINGCROWD
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Rita's bailiwick : RIO
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Influence : SWAY
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"Indy" arena : SPEEDWAY
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Rope hemp : SISAL
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School org. : PTA
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Signed up: Abbr. : ENL
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Monday: 11 P.M. : LIEDOWNINDARKNESS
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Savage : FERAL
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Antelopes : GNUS
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Solecist's word : AINT
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Brother : FRA
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Pacific porgy : TAI
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Tuesday: 6 A.M. : TREADMILLTOOBLIVION
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Midi season : ETE
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C. Robin's father : MILNE
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Juniper : CEDAR
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Swiss city : LUCERNE
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Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
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Miner's nails : SPADS
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Nobelist in 1946 : HESSE
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Fermented : YEASTED
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Favorable : PRO
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Healing goddess : EIR
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Salamanders : NEWTS
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African : ETHIOP
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Colonnade : STOA
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Cap : TAM
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Losing : BEHIND
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Franklin : ARETHA
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" . . . right___ arms" : TOBEAR
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Ethnic suffix : ESE
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Salt, in Paris : SEL
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Glossy fabric : SATIN
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Ends abruptly : ABORTS
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Jacket or dance : BOLERO
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Wing : ELL
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Wall St. abbr. : RTS
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Stripped of : BEREFT
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___ dozen (cheap) : ADIMEA
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Roll up again : REFURL
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La-la's leader : TRA
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Pasture : LEA
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Florida city : TAMPA
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Frighten : ALARM
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Comic like Chaplin : SERIO
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Skirmish : MELEE
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Kind of vision : TELE
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Mather product : TRACT
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"Hamlet" conclusion : ACTV
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Polynesian island : NIUE
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Medicinal plants : SENNAS
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Atomic particle : ION
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Normal : USUAL
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Rough copy : DRAFT
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Water bird : COOT
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Journalize : ENTER
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Decree : ORDAIN
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Busy airport : ORLY
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Singer Roberta : FLACK
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Start : SETOUT
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Geodesic ___ : DOME
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___ as a ghost : ASPALE
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Astronomy Muse : URANIA
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Red Sea kingdom : YEMEN
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" . . . on ___ boat to China" : ASLOW
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Sea tracker : SONAR
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Heavy knock : THUMP
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" . . . ___ the brave" : HOMEOF
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Ramon's country : ESPANA
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Love apple : TOMATO
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Khrushchev : NIKITA
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Like Homer's verses : METRIC
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Sniggled : EELED
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Garden evictee : ADAM
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Clean: Fr. : NETTE
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___ off (angry) : TEED
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Scandinavian giant : HYMIR
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Bellows : ROARS
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Named : TERMED
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German steel center : RUHR
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Altar part : MENSA
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Uses shears : SNIPS
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Lawn tool : MOWER
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Safari boss : BWANA
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Pastoral poem : IDYLL
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Rover's relative : FIDO
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Theater-seat location : ROWW
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Golda : MEIR
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Obtained : GOT
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Scheduled : SLATED
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Lafitte, e.g. : PIRATE
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More spooky : EERIER
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"Mame" name : ANGELA
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___ yang : YINAND
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Old Norse bards : SKALDS
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Loos et al. : ANITAS
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Poe heroine : LENORE
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Gunther subject : AFRICA
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Some Renoirs : NUDES
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Heroism award : DSM
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Narrative: Abbr. : STO
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Roof edges : EAVES
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Chimney channel : FLUE
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Logos: Abbr. : TMS
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Irving hero : RIP
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Bonn pronoun : ICH
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Shelter : LEE
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A famous Nellie : BLY
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N.Y. subway : IRT
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United : ONE
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Rorem : NED

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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