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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

LATIN RHYTHMS

New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 1982

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,961
Across Down
1. Some of the Plain People : AMISH
6. Mad Ave. writer : ADMAN
11. Set of beliefs : CREDO
16. Indian servant : MATY
20. Hawaiian island : LANAI
21. Neutral shade : BEIGE
22. In any way : SOEVER
23. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
24. Hit song of 1914? : BYTHEPULCHRITUDINOUSSEA
28. Tristram's beloved : ISOLDE
29. Item in a patch : PEA
30. Coagulate : CURDLE
31. Silvers and Harris : PHILS
32. Slangy negative : NAH
34. Washer cycle : RINSE
35. Stupefy : BESOT
36. Hit song of 1931? : DANCINGINTHETENEBROSITY
46. "Nature" author : EMERSON
47. Leopold and Mischa : AUERS
48. Pull : DRAW
49. Carlsbad feature : CAVERN
50. Director Wertmuller : LINA
51. Reap after a reaper : GLEAN
53. Vaunt : BRAG
57. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
58. Jackknife, e.g. : DIVE
59. Styptic : ALUM
60. Queeg's command : CAINE
61. "Carousel" finale? : YOULLNEVERAMBULATEALONE
68. Romeo : LOVER
69. Martin from Phila. : GABEL
70. Lights : IGNITES
71. Dart's partner : EGG
74. "Amores" poet : OVID
75. Sailor's "Stop!" : BELAY
76. Jahan's city : AGRA
77. Compass point : SSE
78. Penang native : MALAYAN
80. Kind of boom : SONIC
81. Tempted : LURED
82. Foster favorite? : MYOLDKENTUCKYHABITATION
89. "Jailhouse Rock" singer : ELVIS
90. City on Lake Michigan : GARY
91. Natives of: Suffix : ITES
92. Forever ___ day : ANDA
93. Marine hazard : REEF
94. Long : YEARN
96. Pip : ONER
97. Coerces : FORCES
99. Attractive woman : PERI
100. Kings and queens, e.g. : CARDS
102. Psychological school : GESTALT
103. Cole Porter hit of 1936? : IVEGOTYOUSUBCUTANEOUSLY
110. Largest of the Cyclades : NAXOS
111. Identifies : NAMES
112. ___-de-sac : CUL
113. Pivots : SLUES
114. England, to Caesar : ANGLIA
116. Livre relative : ECU
118. Think : IDEATE
124. Hit tune of 1924? : ILLSEEYOUINMYPHANTASMAS
128. Bristle : SETA
129. Fiends : SATANS
130. "Giant" ranch : REATA
131. Stable sound : SNORT
132. Try : TEST
133. Oil source : SHALE
134. Barracuda : SENET
135. Nobelist in Literature: 1946 : HESSE
1. French cathedral town : ALBI
2. Diamond great : MAYS
3. "Long Day's Journey ___ Night" : INTO
4. Mort from Montreal : SAHL
5. Hurried : HIED
6. Father, in Arabia : ABU
7. Site of Pythian games : DELPHI
8. Blind ones of song : MICE
9. ___ Mohammed Khan : AGHA
10. Father of Abner : NER
11. Dessert, e.g. : COURSE
12. Blush : REDDEN
13. Turpitude : EVIL
14. Met basso : DENE
15. Coronado's quest : ORO
16. Fermentable mixtures : MASHES
17. Perugia neighbor : ASSISI
18. "Toil is ___ of all": Homer : THELOT
19. Ebullient : YEASTY
22. Suppresses : STUNTS
25. Flag : PENNON
26. More aloof : ICIER
27. Stern stroke : UPBOW
33. Once more: Abbr. : AGN
34. Ratite bird : RHEA
36. Crumble : DECAY
37. Neopolitan baritone: 1879–1942 : AMATO
38. Oncle's relative : NEVEU
39. Angler's basket : CREEL
40. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
41. More ingenuous : NAIVER
42. Grand worker : TUNER
43. Swelling : EDEMA
44. Lingerie item : BRA
45. Managed : RAN
50. Was : LIVED
51. Like stickum : GLUEY
52. Calm : LULL
53. Tropical isle : BALI
54. Brouhahas : RIOTS
55. Baxter and Jackson : ANNES
56. Quinks or brants : GEESE
58. Andy of filmdom : DEVINE
59. Head monk's office : ABBACY
60. Concordes' home : CANADA
62. Lombard St. institution : LLOYDS
63. Star in "Picnic" : NOVAK
64. Means : AGENCY
65. Former U.N. diplomat : MALIK
66. Baghdad's river : TIGRIS
67. Plume provider : EGRET
71. Hard red wheat : EMMER
72. Singer Crystal ___ : GAYLE
73. Gage : GLOVE
75. Rivulet : BOURN
76. "Fra Diavolo" composer : AUBER
79. Arab's "A" : ALIF
80. Top banana : STAR
81. Quidnunc's interest : LATEST
83. Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
84. Gandhi was one : HINDU
85. Estonian city : TARTU
86. Atahualpa's people : INCAS
87. Digger ___ of radio and TV : ODELL
88. Abominable : NASTY
94. First word of "Lycidas" : YET
95. Suffix with cook or rook : ERY
96. Grampuses : ORCS
97. "But I must also ___ as a man": Macbeth : FEELIT
98. Bear, in Bilbao : OSO
99. Marshal's men : POSSE
100. Aromatic plants : CUMINS
101. Nautical term : ABEAM
102. Kokoon : GNU
103. Demand strongly : INSIST
104. Famed crooner : VALLEE
105. Glories : EXULTS
106. Attacks : GOESAT
107. Hooflike : UNGUAL
108. Marsh of a sort : SALINE
109. Having a sharp point : ACUATE
114. Nagpur nursemaid : AYAH
115. Part of N.B. : NOTA
116. Sword for Athos : EPEE
117. Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
119. Cook's measure : DASH
120. Serf : ESNE
121. F. F. Gosden role : AMOS
122. Sea dogs : TARS
123. Commune near Padua : ESTE
125. Road curve : ESS
126. Cen. parts : YRS
127. Turner or Hentoff : NAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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