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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

DESIGNER COLLECTION

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1986

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,284
Across Down
1. Walker relative : CANE
5. Communal ideology : ETHOS
10. Star in Virgo : SPICA
15. "Shocking pink" Schiaparelli : ELSA
19. ___ Saint Laurent, protégé of 22 Across : YVES
20. River to the Adriatic : PIAVE
21. Stakelike : PALAR
22. New Look designer : DIOR
23. Girl Scouts' uniform designer : MAINBOCHER
25. Kernel coats : ARILS
26. "Winnie ___ Pu," Lenard book : ILLE
27. Resting : ASLEEP
28. Radius's locale : ARM
29. Mockeries : TRAVESTIES
31. Composer Josquin ___ Prés : DES
33. Figures (out) : DOPES
35. 2.54 centimeters : INCH
36. A designer of full-skirted dresses : MOLLIEPARNIS
41. Curse : ANATHEMA
45. "Time flies," e.g. : AXIOM
46. Degrade : ABASE
47. Bazaar: Abbr. : MKT
48. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
49. "State of Siege" author : CAMUS
50. Dir. from Hartford to New Haven : SSW
51. Do the bathroom over : RETILE
54. Axlike tool : ADZE
55. Toulouse-Lautrec's birthplace : ALBI
56. Verb taught by Mr. Chips : AMO
57. Noted German mathematician: 1492–1559 : RIESE
58. Music hall : ODEON
59. "The Fifth Son" author : WIESEL
61. Wards off : REPELS
64. Ending for Arian or Gnostic : ISM
66. Memorable couturier of Spanish descent : CRISTOBALBALENCIAGA
72. ___ soda (cleansing compound) : SAL
73. Ropes for Red Ryder : RIATAS
74. Indolent : OTIOSE
76. Venalize : BRIBE
80. ___ Bryant Ford : EDSEL
82. Deuteronomy, e.g. : CAT
84. Miss Dartle of literature : ROSA
85. Gernreich of topless fame : RUDI
86. Conceit : EGOISM
87. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
88. Titlark : PIPIT
89. Attic weight : OBOL
90. Start of the 12th century : MCI
91. At right angles to a keel : ABEAM
93. A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
94. Like "Kipps" and "Tono-Bungay" : WELLSIAN
96. Prêt-à-porter fashion leader : PIERRECARDIN
98. Sticktights' seedcases : BURS
99. Kaneohe tempests : KONAS
100. English cathedral city : ELY
101. Disagreeable : UNPLEASANT
105. Certain M.D.'s : GPS
107. Samos's sea : AEGEAN
112. Designer Oscar ___ Renta : DELA
113. Ringworm : TINEA
114. Designer noted for hats : LILLYDACHE
116. Jacutinga and galena : ORES
117. Tautomers : ENOLS
118. Saw-toothed : EROSE
119. "Acceptable Losses" author : SHAW
120. Repairs a green : SODS
121. Epiphany date in Jan. : SIXTH
122. Like skid row : SEEDY
123. Fireplace ledges : HOBS
1. Doubly curved molding : CYMA
2. Hawaiian beverages : AVAS
3. Diamond or Simon : NEIL
4. Homager's cousin : ESNE
5. "The Iliad," e.g. : EPOPEE
6. Fixation : TIC
7. Sunken fence : HAHA
8. Misuse one's checking account : OVERDRAW
9. Peale's appeals : SERMONS
10. Gushes : SPATES
11. Samlets : PARRS
12. Pelvic parts : ILIA
13. Jeans designer : CALVINKLEIN
14. Poisonous salt : ARSENATE
15. Oscar-winning costume designer : EDITHHEAD
16. Caron hit: 1953 : LILI
17. Foot part : SOLE
18. Son of Zeus and Hera : ARES
24. Obscures : BEDIMS
30. Low follower: Abbr. : SCT
32. Paroxysm : SPASM
34. French couturier: 1914-82 : PIERREBALMAIN
36. Very large parrot : MACAW
37. Kind of acid used for bleaching : OXALIC
38. Supple : LIMBER
39. "Pious" Holy Roman emperor : LOUISI
40. Engross : ABSORB
41. Novelist Kingsley ___ : AMIS
42. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
43. Author de la Roche : MAZO
44. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
52. Port on the Gulf of Aqaba : EILAT
53. Croatian-born electrical genius : TESLA
56. Utah ski resort : ALTA
58. Skip : OMIT
60. Existence, in philosophy : ESSE
62. " . . . lend me your ___ come to . . . ": Shak. : EARSI
63. Handles : PLIES
65. Robert Bruce, e.g. : SCOT
67. American designer of Russian descent : OLEGCASSINI
68. Aftermath of a burn : ESCHAR
69. More jocund : AIRIER
70. Dropped blobs of ink on paper : GOOPED
71. Town above the Umbrian plain : ASSISI
75. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
76. Crest : BROW
77. Hick : RUBE
78. Tiki, e.g. : IDOL
79. Versatile American designer : BILLBLASS
81. Ruin : DOIN
83. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
86. Arabian noblemen's states : EMIRATES
87. Use a sudatorium : PERSPIRE
88. Told one's beads : PRAYED
92. Snoopy's relatives : BEAGLES
95. Sunbonneted one : SUE
96. Common fertilizer : POTASH
97. Like kaolin : CLAYEY
99. Genuflected : KNELT
101. Sapporo salad herbs : UDOS
102. Stout's Wolfe : NERO
103. Made an entreaty : PLED
104. Strong as ___ : ANOX
106. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
108. Cut : GASH
109. Imitate : ECHO
110. Peck in "Moby Dick" : AHAB
111. Rather report : NEWS
115. A hallucinogen, for short : LSD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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