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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

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New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 1983

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,227
Across Down
1. Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
6. Reporter's coup : SCOOP
11. Magnetic units : WEBERS
17. One who frankly admits : AVOWER
19. Nitrates-shipping city in Peru : TACNA
20. Slow ballet dances : ADAGIOS
22. Unconditional Broadway hit: 1939–47 : LEWITHFATHER
24. Lampoon : RIDICULE
26. Suffix with press or fail : URE
27. Infatuated : SMITTEN
28. Fools : ASSES
29. Word with play or pig : PEN
30. Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
32. Uncoordinated flag-bearers : GUARDOFHON
34. "Flee, feline!" : SCAT
35. Gershwin biographer : EWEN
36. Skin layer : CUTIS
37. Empty : VAIN
38. Elbow : SHOVE
39. Feudal slave : SERF
40. City on the Oka : OREL
41. John Irving hero : GARP
42. Frank : WIENER
43. Roman household gods : LARES
45. Stake : BET
46. Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
47. Neoteric : MODERN
50. Ibo, for one : NIGERIAN
53. Vespid : WASP
57. Portuguese islands : AZORES
58. Evanesce : FADE
59. Crocus, e.g. : IRID
60. Greek pitcher : OLPE
61. Sculpture piece : TORSO
62. Unexceptional English satirist : SAMUELLER
64. Arose : GOTUP
65. Star in Pegasus : ENIF
66. Walesa is one : POLE
67. Sediment : LEES
68. Smelling like overripe apples : CIDERY
69. Lucy's Ricky : DESI
70. Used cars, sometimes : TRADEINS
72. Wards off : AVERTS
73. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
75. Period : DOT
76. Petruchio, for one : TAMER
78. Doorframe parts : STILES
81. Rove on the wing : FLIT
83. A Gardner : ERLE
84. Former president of the U.N. General Assembly : SOSA
88. Town house rel. : CONDO
89. Rail : COOT
90. Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
91. Comeuppance spot for Gretel's witch : OVEN
92. Furrows : RUTS
93. Musical that allowed no speculation : SOUTHPACIC
95. River to the Gulf of Finland : NEVA
96. Unclose, to W.S. : OPE
97. Bull and Bunyan : JOHNS
98. Stained : SULLIED
101. Costal bone : RIB
102. Off the track : DERAILED
104. Opera performed today, yet neglected : MADAMATERFLY
106. Trap : ENSNARE
107. Suffix with form : ATIVE
108. Anglers' baskets : CREELS
109. Magdalene, e.g. : SINNER
110. West German steel center : ESSEN
111. Jockeys : RIDES
1. Greets : SALUTES
2. Subdue via fear : OVERAWE
3. Nevertheless : HOWEVER
4. Agcy. Elmer Davis headed : OWI
5. Asian holidays : TETS
6. Laws : STATUTES
7. Marsh plant : CATTAIL
8. Pigments for Sargent : OCHERS
9. Upright : ONEND
10. Norm for JoAnne Carner : PAR
11. Maine, e.g. : WARSHIP
12. "Wizard" born in Milan : EDISON
13. Austrian spa : BADEN
14. Sponsorship : EGIS
15. Ending for bishop : RIC
16. Trace : SOUPCON
18. Physics unit : RHM
21. " . . . the ravel'd ___ of care": Macbeth : SLEAVE
23. Model's concern : FIGURE
25. Register : ENTER
28. Off : AFAR
31. Poem about a place farther away : INFLERSFIELDS
33. Shaped like some leaves : OVATE
34. Playwright not to boot : SHERWOODERSON
36. "The agony of de feet" : CORNS
38. ___ Huon, 1906 Derby winner : SIR
41. Novelist having no alternative : GEGEELIOT
42. Baton : WAND
44. Martian: Comb. form : AREO
45. Soprano Sayao : BIDU
46. Brace : PAIR
47. Beat at chess : MATED
48. Aura pura : OZONE
49. Nereids' mother : DORIS
50. Identified : NAMED
51. Gets one's goat : RILES
52. Angers : IRES
54. Revise : ALTER
55. Emulate Old Faithful : SPURT
56. Famed diarist : PEPYS
58. F.D.R. pet : FALA
62. Kind : SORT
63. Pre-Pasch period : LENT
64. Yield : GIVE
66. Sch. adjuncts : PTAS
68. Bactrian : CAMEL
71. A Bunker : EDITH
74. Hudson contemporary : REO
76. Drovers : TRAILMEN
77. Ballerina Markova : ALICIA
78. Boston delicacy : SCROD
79. Headpiece : TOUPEE
80. Clinic group : INTERNS
81. Collapse : FOUNDER
82. Slew : LOTS
83. Hemmed-in territory : ENCLAVE
85. Ate too much : OVERFED
86. Figaro's home : SEVILLE
87. "Man is . . . a rope over ___": Nietzsche : ANABYSS
89. Stick : COHERE
90. Riyadh residents : SAUDIS
93. Large gannet : SOLAN
94. Exams for aspiring collegians : PSATS
97. Spirits of Islam : JINN
99. Catchall abbr. : ETC
100. Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
103. So, in Spain : ASI
104. Banker's Fannie ___ : MAE
105. Defendants, to Darrow : REI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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