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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

ROLE CALL

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1982

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,059
Across Down
1. Wherewithal : MEANS
6. Feature in old serials : PERIL
11. Embrace : ACCEPT
17. Secular : LAYMAN
18. Abrasive : EMERY
19. Diospolite ruler : PHARAOH
21. Interpreter of dreams : ONEIROCRITIC
23. Freebooter : PICAROON
25. Snatch : NAB
26. Halos : CORONAS
27. Alaric's folk : GOTHS
28. Part of TNT : TRI
29. Gadzooks relative : EGAD
31. Archery expert : TOXOPHILITE
33. Incline : TEND
34. Golden ___ : RULE
35. Kind of glass or grass : WIRE
36. Gainsay : DENY
37. Stein's "___ Lives" : THREE
38. Former ring master : ALI
39. Stallworth's position : END
40. Fender bend : DENT
41. Prosit and skoal : TOASTS
42. Flycatcher : PEWEE
44. Jazz guitarist Montgomery : WES
45. Brian ___, Irish hero : BORU
46. Shrank : CRINGED
49. Handyman : FACTOTUM
52. Suburban sight : MALL
56. "Dans la Loge" painter : RENOIR
57. Suffix with cell : ULAR
58. Thun's river : AARE
59. Protected at sea : ALEE
60. Collect : AMASS
61. Choir leader : PRECENTOR
63. Loch of Argyllshire : ETIVE
64. Budd Schulberg character : GINO
65. Peau de ___ : SOIE
66. Ten concerns of podiatrists : TOES
67. Smeared : DAUBED
68. Stage : STEP
69. Actor : HISTRION
71. Bears : CARRIES
72. Dutch Marine painter : HAAS
74. Innuit or Yuit: Abbr. : ESK
75. Action : DOING
76. Skirt liner : FACING
79. Caprid : GOAT
81. Historic town on the Lahn : EMS
82. March 15, in Italy : IDI
85. Salt's cry : AVAST
86. Fatha Hines : EARL
87. Jazzman Brubeck : DAVE
89. Hamartiologists' topics : SINS
91. German transcendentalist : KANT
92. Ropedancer : FUNAMBULIST
95. Enchilada relative : TACO
96. Letters at J.F.K. : ETA
97. Guides for augurs : SIGNS
98. Babbitt, e.g. : REALTOR
100. ___ Bravo : RIO
101. Plunderer : RAPPAREE
103. Postcards collector : DELTIOLOGIST
105. Analytical substance : REAGENT
106. Notions, in Nancy : IDEES
107. Undoes : LOOSES
108. Gawks : STARES
109. Paludous place : MARSH
110. H.r. and r.b.i., e.g. : STATS
1. Nicaragua's capital : MANAGUA
2. One concern of ophthalmologists : EYEBALL
3. Friend, to François : AMI
4. Drug agt. : NARC
5. Snub : SNOOT
6. Kind of blonde : PEROXIDE
7. "New World" Symphony's key : EMINOR
8. Record again : RETAPE
9. Kind of coffee : IRISH
10. Wolf: Comb. form : LYC
11. Nominate : APPOINT
12. First word of a 1968 movie title : CHITTY
13. Store : CACHE
14. Periods : ERAS
15. Watson concern : PAR
16. Horn players : TOOTERS
17. Anchorite : LONER
20. W.W. II aircraft carrier : HORNET
22. Wreathed : CROWNED
24. Groups of pheasants : NIDES
27. Secluded vale : GLEN
30. Table-talk adept : DEIPNOSOPHIST
32. Oft-abbreviated Latin phrase : IDEST
33. Magician : THAUMATURGIST
37. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
39. Olpe : EWER
40. Canon-law expert : DECRETIST
41. Hefty hardback : TOME
43. Sponsorship : EGIS
44. Br. servicewoman : WAAC
45. Aaron or Raymond : BURR
46. Rough, broken cliffs : CRAGS
47. Pardon : REMIT
48. Silly : INANE
49. Flotilla : FLEET
50. Kind of bread or thatch : OATEN
51. New Mexico resort : TAOS
53. Excuse : ALIBI
54. Dike : LEVEE
55. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
57. Author of "Trinity" : URIS
61. Hawaiian dishes : POIS
62. Recess : NOOK
63. Merit : EARN
65. Long nap : SHAG
67. Podium : DAIS
70. Dominion : REALM
71. Revives : COMESTO
73. Myrmecologist's interest : ANT
75. Infernal : DEVILISH
76. Quack : FAKER
77. Belmont Stakes winner: 1975 : AVATAR
78. Party favorites : CANAPES
79. Seafowl : GANNETS
80. Old Danish coins : ORAS
83. Evelyn, for one : DIARIST
84. Engraves : INCISES
86. Field of poetic fame : EUGENE
87. Blade : DUELER
88. Winged insects : ALATES
90. Grimy deposits : SOOTS
92. Stoker or baker : FIRER
93. Dutch town on the Mark : BREDA
94. Exactions : TOLLS
97. Tale of heroism : SAGA
99. Turnip or parsnip : ROOT
102. Actor Hingle : PAT
103. Cloudy : DIM
104. Tibetan antelope : GOA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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