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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
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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
Down
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___ 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
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Town on the Snake River : NYSSA
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Creator of Mrs. Battle : ELIA
51
SnowField : LORDEUGENE
53
___ Mahal : TAJ
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Habituate : ENURE
56
Wheel eccentric : CAM
57
Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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QE2 accessory : ANCHOR
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Ermines : STOATS
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Petroleum derivative : NONANE
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Soissons's river : AISNE
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___ Palmas : LAS
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A daughter of Cronus : HERA
67
Roost : SIT
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His temple appears in "Aïda" : PTAH
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Horse's bit : PELHAM
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Graceful tree : ITEA
77
More capacious : LARGER
80
Cincinnati 11 : BENGALS
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Ohio campus town : ADA
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State : AVER
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Highway sights : VANS
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180° from WSW : ENE
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What obfuscators lack : CLARITY
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Stings : TINGLES
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Loyalties, e.g. : ISLANDS
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Lapsang souchong, etc. : TEAS
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Cowhands' accessories : CHAPS
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Director Sidney : LUMET
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Supple : AGILE
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Composer Ned : ROREM
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Release : LETGO
102
Driver's maneuver : UTURN
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Landslide debris : SCREE
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Caballero's title : SENOR
107
Integument : ARIL
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Herr's "Here!" : HIER
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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, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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