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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

SPLIT PERSONALITIES

New York Times, Sunday, November 22, 1981

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 514 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,702
Across Down
1. West Indian Indian : CARIB
6. Distress signal : FLARE
11. Hosp. group : MDS
14. Forehead : BROW
18. John or Maureen : OHARA
19. Ephesus's locale : IONIA
20. Chesterfield : COAT
21. Baltic island : AERO
22. Communion plate : PATEN
23. " ___ Day," 1929 song : GREAT
24. Type of mackerel : ATKA
25. Joint : SEAM
26. MillWright : JOHNSTUARTORVILLE
30. Classify : ASSORT
33. Carrot feature : TAPROOT
34. Krupp's bailiwick : ESSEN
35. Coagulate : CLOT
36. Chinese monetary unit : FEN
38. Collects bit by bit : GLEANS
40. ManDrake : RAYALFRED
43. Surmises : GUESSES
44. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
47. Coronet : TIARA
48. Like Shea : TIERED
50. Fish repository : EELERY
52. Ceremony : RITE
55. Elated : GLAD
56. Tons upon tons : CARLOADS
58. School of art : ASHCAN
60. Hamartiologist's topic : SIN
61. War site, to some G.I.'s : NAM
62. 1 and 66, e.g. : RTES
63. Poker stake : ANTE
64. ChildHood : JULIATHOMAS
68. Actor Andrews : DANA
69. Sacred image : ICON
70. Became a candidate : RAN
71. Blemish on the skin : WEN
72. Most mature : RIPEST
74. Cheats : SHARPIES
77. Vega's constellation : LYRA
78. Westernmost point in the U.S.A. : ATTU
79. "I have ___ begun to fight": J. P. Jones : NOTYET
80. Split ingredient : BANANA
82. Plant with fleshy leaves : AGAVE
86. Hesitant sounds : ERS
87. Auditorium feature : LECTERN
90. HeadHunter : EDITHEVAN
93. Dragging forcibly : HALING
94. Ibsen character : ASE
95. River to The Wash : NENE
96. Mrs. Schumann : CLARA
100. A prayer : ANGELUS
104. Certain light sources : LASERS
106. BlackSmith : HUGOMARGARETCHASE
109. Arab ruler : AMIR
110. Brooklet : RILL
111. City on the Po : TURIN
112. No way! : NEVER
117. Cosmos ex-star : PELE
118. Inhabitants: Suffix : ITES
119. Midas's downfall : GREED
120. Tchaikovsky's Black Swan : ODILE
121. Ski turn : STEM
122. Belgian-French river : LYS
123. Pips : ONERS
124. Atoll features : REEFS
1. ___ a plea : COP
2. Villain's cry : AHA
3. Weasel's prey : RAT
4. Rage : IRE
5. Type of clock : BANJO
6. Spad or Fokke : FIGHTER
7. Abandoned : LORN
8. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
9. Texan's lariat : RIATA
10. Devour : EATUP
11. Words on samplers : MOTTOES
12. Sioux : DAKOTAS
13. Reference mark : STAR
14. Foundation : BASIS
15. Country dances : REELS
16. Papal vestment : ORALE
17. Luce subject : WOMEN
20. Sang at a crèche : CAROLED
27. Composer Carl : ORFF
28. Contended : ARGUED
29. Pinafore, e.g. : VESSEL
30. Jai ___ : ALAI
31. Kind of bean : SOYA
32. KayO. : STARRHENRY
35. Where to see a d.a. : CRT
37. Tennis necessity : NET
39. ___-do-well : NEER
41. Secular : LAIC
42. Falls to : DIGSIN
43. MarshallEd : GRANTWYNN
44. ___ a pin : NEATAS
45. Heated : ARDENT
46. Town on the Snake River : NYSSA
49. Creator of Mrs. Battle : ELIA
51. SnowField : LORDEUGENE
53. ___ Mahal : TAJ
54. Habituate : ENURE
56. Wheel eccentric : CAM
57. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
58. QE2 accessory : ANCHOR
59. Ermines : STOATS
61. Petroleum derivative : NONANE
63. Soissons's river : AISNE
65. ___ Palmas : LAS
66. A daughter of Cronus : HERA
67. Roost : SIT
73. His temple appears in "Aïda" : PTAH
75. Horse's bit : PELHAM
76. Graceful tree : ITEA
77. More capacious : LARGER
80. Cincinnati 11 : BENGALS
81. Ohio campus town : ADA
83. State : AVER
84. Highway sights : VANS
85. 180° from WSW : ENE
88. What obfuscators lack : CLARITY
89. Stings : TINGLES
91. Loyalties, e.g. : ISLANDS
92. Lapsang souchong, etc. : TEAS
96. Cowhands' accessories : CHAPS
97. Director Sidney : LUMET
98. Supple : AGILE
99. Composer Ned : ROREM
101. Release : LETGO
102. Driver's maneuver : UTURN
103. Landslide debris : SCREE
105. Caballero's title : SENOR
107. Integument : ARIL
108. Herr's "Here!" : HIER
113. Noted painter of birds : EDE
114. Compete : VIE
115. Shoemaker's friend : ELF
116. Object, in law : RES

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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