THEME: FATHER’S DAY


ACROSS


1. Diner staples


6. Attorneys’ org.


9. “____ farewell,” past tense


13. Fully informed


14. Got a blue ribbon


15. ˜


16. Short version


17. Geisha’s sash


18. City-like


19. *”Father’s Day” (1997) star


21. *Actual day for dad


23. Center of activity


24. Dried-up


25. Joe Louis’ punch


28. Spiritless


30. Eggnog spice


35. Tangerine/grapefruit hybrid


37. Home to China


39. *Mercer Ellington’s dad played it


40. Old paint hazard


41. Canada’s favorite tree


43. Japanese restaurant staple


44. Garment insert


46. 2nd word in fairytale


47. Outback birds


48. Capital of Canada


50. Largest volcano in Europe


52. “I can ____ clearly now…”


53. Affirm with confidence


55. Last month


57. Rainy season streambeds, in Africa


60. *Kirk Douglas’ son


64. Wrinkle-prone fabric


65. Declare


67. Blood line


68. Medicinal house plants


69. Rocker Adam


70. Hipbone-related


71. Chowder protein


72. Kum Ba ____


73. This and desist


DOWN


1. *Dad to J. Lo’s twins


2. Pitcher


3. Like a doily


4. Spam destination?


5. Anatomical partition


6. Military no-show


7. *Ziggy Marley’s father


8. Liquorice flavor


9. Charlie “____” Parker


10. Jessica ____ of “Dark Angel”


11. June 6, 1944


12. Literary “even”


15. Adjust, as in piano


20. Perpendicular to the keel


22. Coffin alternative


24. His buddy was Gilligan


25. *Enrique Iglesias’ father


26. ____ provocateur


27. “____ from the past”


29. *Isaac’s firstborn


31. *Most precious gift?


32. Disfigures


33. Follow as a consequence


34. One in a gaggle


36. It comes to mind


38. Loads


42. Tedium


45. Mark and Shania


49. Reverential salutation


51. Greek poetry meter


54. Bacon piece


56. Oar holder


57. *Jaden Smith’s father


58. Dwarf buffalo


59. Hold as a conviction


60. Bigfoot, e.g.


61. “Si, mi chiamo Mimi,” La Bohème


62. Greek Hs


63. Add booze


64. Lake in Provence


66. Nurses’ org.