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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
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,284
Across
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Walker relative : CANE
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Communal ideology : ETHOS
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Star in Virgo : SPICA
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"Shocking pink" Schiaparelli : ELSA
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___ Saint Laurent, protégé of 22 Across : YVES
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River to the Adriatic : PIAVE
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Stakelike : PALAR
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New Look designer : DIOR
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Girl Scouts' uniform designer : MAINBOCHER
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Kernel coats : ARILS
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"Winnie ___ Pu," Lenard book : ILLE
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Resting : ASLEEP
28
Radius's locale : ARM
29
Mockeries : TRAVESTIES
31
Composer Josquin ___ Prés : DES
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Figures (out) : DOPES
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2.54 centimeters : INCH
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A designer of full-skirted dresses : MOLLIEPARNIS
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Curse : ANATHEMA
45
"Time flies," e.g. : AXIOM
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Degrade : ABASE
47
Bazaar: Abbr. : MKT
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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"State of Siege" author : CAMUS
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Dir. from Hartford to New Haven : SSW
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Do the bathroom over : RETILE
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Axlike tool : ADZE
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Toulouse-Lautrec's birthplace : ALBI
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Verb taught by Mr. Chips : AMO
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Noted German mathematician: 1492–1559 : RIESE
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Music hall : ODEON
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"The Fifth Son" author : WIESEL
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Wards off : REPELS
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Ending for Arian or Gnostic : ISM
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Memorable couturier of Spanish descent : CRISTOBALBALENCIAGA
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___ soda (cleansing compound) : SAL
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Ropes for Red Ryder : RIATAS
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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Venalize : BRIBE
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___ Bryant Ford : EDSEL
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Deuteronomy, e.g. : CAT
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Miss Dartle of literature : ROSA
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Gernreich of topless fame : RUDI
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Conceit : EGOISM
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___ Beta Kappa : PHI
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Titlark : PIPIT
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Attic weight : OBOL
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Start of the 12th century : MCI
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At right angles to a keel : ABEAM
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A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
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Like "Kipps" and "Tono-Bungay" : WELLSIAN
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Prêt-à-porter fashion leader : PIERRECARDIN
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Sticktights' seedcases : BURS
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Kaneohe tempests : KONAS
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English cathedral city : ELY
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Disagreeable : UNPLEASANT
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Certain M.D.'s : GPS
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Samos's sea : AEGEAN
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Designer Oscar ___ Renta : DELA
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Ringworm : TINEA
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Designer noted for hats : LILLYDACHE
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Jacutinga and galena : ORES
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Tautomers : ENOLS
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Saw-toothed : EROSE
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"Acceptable Losses" author : SHAW
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Repairs a green : SODS
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Epiphany date in Jan. : SIXTH
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Like skid row : SEEDY
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Fireplace ledges : HOBS
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Hawaiian beverages : AVAS
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Diamond or Simon : NEIL
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Homager's cousin : ESNE
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"The Iliad," e.g. : EPOPEE
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Fixation : TIC
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Sunken fence : HAHA
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Misuse one's checking account : OVERDRAW
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Peale's appeals : SERMONS
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Gushes : SPATES
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Samlets : PARRS
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Pelvic parts : ILIA
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Jeans designer : CALVINKLEIN
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Poisonous salt : ARSENATE
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Oscar-winning costume designer : EDITHHEAD
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Caron hit: 1953 : LILI
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Foot part : SOLE
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Son of Zeus and Hera : ARES
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Obscures : BEDIMS
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Low follower: Abbr. : SCT
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Paroxysm : SPASM
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French couturier: 1914-82 : PIERREBALMAIN
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Very large parrot : MACAW
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Kind of acid used for bleaching : OXALIC
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Supple : LIMBER
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"Pious" Holy Roman emperor : LOUISI
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Engross : ABSORB
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Novelist Kingsley ___ : AMIS
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Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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Author de la Roche : MAZO
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Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Port on the Gulf of Aqaba : EILAT
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Croatian-born electrical genius : TESLA
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Utah ski resort : ALTA
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Skip : OMIT
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Existence, in philosophy : ESSE
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" . . . lend me your ___ come to . . . ": Shak. : EARSI
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Handles : PLIES
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Robert Bruce, e.g. : SCOT
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American designer of Russian descent : OLEGCASSINI
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Aftermath of a burn : ESCHAR
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More jocund : AIRIER
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Dropped blobs of ink on paper : GOOPED
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Town above the Umbrian plain : ASSISI
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Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
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Crest : BROW
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Hick : RUBE
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Tiki, e.g. : IDOL
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Versatile American designer : BILLBLASS
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Ruin : DOIN
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___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
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Arabian noblemen's states : EMIRATES
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Use a sudatorium : PERSPIRE
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Told one's beads : PRAYED
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Snoopy's relatives : BEAGLES
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Sunbonneted one : SUE
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Common fertilizer : POTASH
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Like kaolin : CLAYEY
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Genuflected : KNELT
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Sapporo salad herbs : UDOS
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Stout's Wolfe : NERO
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Made an entreaty : PLED
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Strong as ___ : ANOX
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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Cut : GASH
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Imitate : ECHO
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Peck in "Moby Dick" : AHAB
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Rather report : NEWS
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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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