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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
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Wherewithal : MEANS
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Feature in old serials : PERIL
11
Embrace : ACCEPT
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Secular : LAYMAN
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Abrasive : EMERY
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Diospolite ruler : PHARAOH
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Interpreter of dreams : ONEIROCRITIC
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Freebooter : PICAROON
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Snatch : NAB
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Halos : CORONAS
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Alaric's folk : GOTHS
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Part of TNT : TRI
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Gadzooks relative : EGAD
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Archery expert : TOXOPHILITE
33
Incline : TEND
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Golden ___ : RULE
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Kind of glass or grass : WIRE
36
Gainsay : DENY
37
Stein's "___ Lives" : THREE
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Former ring master : ALI
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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
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Shrank : CRINGED
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Handyman : FACTOTUM
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Suburban sight : MALL
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"Dans la Loge" painter : RENOIR
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Suffix with cell : ULAR
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Thun's river : AARE
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Protected at sea : ALEE
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Collect : AMASS
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Choir leader : PRECENTOR
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Loch of Argyllshire : ETIVE
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Budd Schulberg character : GINO
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Peau de ___ : SOIE
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Ten concerns of podiatrists : TOES
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Smeared : DAUBED
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Stage : STEP
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Actor : HISTRION
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Bears : CARRIES
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Dutch Marine painter : HAAS
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Innuit or Yuit: Abbr. : ESK
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Action : DOING
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Skirt liner : FACING
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Caprid : GOAT
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Historic town on the Lahn : EMS
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March 15, in Italy : IDI
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Salt's cry : AVAST
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Fatha Hines : EARL
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Jazzman Brubeck : DAVE
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Hamartiologists' topics : SINS
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German transcendentalist : KANT
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Ropedancer : FUNAMBULIST
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Enchilada relative : TACO
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Letters at J.F.K. : ETA
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Guides for augurs : SIGNS
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Babbitt, e.g. : REALTOR
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___ Bravo : RIO
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Plunderer : RAPPAREE
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Postcards collector : DELTIOLOGIST
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Analytical substance : REAGENT
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Notions, in Nancy : IDEES
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Undoes : LOOSES
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Gawks : STARES
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Paludous place : MARSH
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H.r. and r.b.i., e.g. : STATS
Down
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Nicaragua's capital : MANAGUA
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One concern of ophthalmologists : EYEBALL
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Friend, to François : AMI
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Drug agt. : NARC
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Snub : SNOOT
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Kind of blonde : PEROXIDE
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"New World" Symphony's key : EMINOR
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Record again : RETAPE
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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Wolf: Comb. form : LYC
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Nominate : APPOINT
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First word of a 1968 movie title : CHITTY
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Store : CACHE
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Periods : ERAS
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Watson concern : PAR
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Horn players : TOOTERS
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Anchorite : LONER
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W.W. II aircraft carrier : HORNET
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Wreathed : CROWNED
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Groups of pheasants : NIDES
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Secluded vale : GLEN
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Table-talk adept : DEIPNOSOPHIST
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Oft-abbreviated Latin phrase : IDEST
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Magician : THAUMATURGIST
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Olpe : EWER
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Canon-law expert : DECRETIST
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Hefty hardback : TOME
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Br. servicewoman : WAAC
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Aaron or Raymond : BURR
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Rough, broken cliffs : CRAGS
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Pardon : REMIT
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Silly : INANE
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Flotilla : FLEET
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Kind of bread or thatch : OATEN
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New Mexico resort : TAOS
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Dike : LEVEE
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Author of "Trinity" : URIS
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Hawaiian dishes : POIS
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Recess : NOOK
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Merit : EARN
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Long nap : SHAG
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Podium : DAIS
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Dominion : REALM
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Revives : COMESTO
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Myrmecologist's interest : ANT
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Infernal : DEVILISH
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Quack : FAKER
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Belmont Stakes winner: 1975 : AVATAR
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Party favorites : CANAPES
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Seafowl : GANNETS
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Old Danish coins : ORAS
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Evelyn, for one : DIARIST
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Engraves : INCISES
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Field of poetic fame : EUGENE
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Blade : DUELER
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Winged insects : ALATES
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Grimy deposits : SOOTS
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Stoker or baker : FIRER
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Dutch town on the Mark : BREDA
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Exactions : TOLLS
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Tale of heroism : SAGA
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Turnip or parsnip : ROOT
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Actor Hingle : PAT
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Cloudy : DIM
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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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