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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
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Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
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Reporter's coup : SCOOP
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Magnetic units : WEBERS
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One who frankly admits : AVOWER
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Nitrates-shipping city in Peru : TACNA
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Slow ballet dances : ADAGIOS
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Unconditional Broadway hit: 1939-47 : LEWITHFATHER
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Lampoon : RIDICULE
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Suffix with press or fail : URE
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Infatuated : SMITTEN
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Fools : ASSES
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Word with play or pig : PEN
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Rikki-tikki-___ : TAVI
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Uncoordinated flag-bearers : GUARDOFHON
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"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
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Gershwin biographer : EWEN
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Skin layer : CUTIS
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Empty : VAIN
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Elbow : SHOVE
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Feudal slave : SERF
40
City on the Oka : OREL
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John Irving hero : GARP
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Frank : WIENER
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Roman household gods : LARES
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Stake : BET
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Henry VIII's last wife : PARR
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Neoteric : MODERN
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Ibo, for one : NIGERIAN
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Vespid : WASP
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Portuguese islands : AZORES
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Evanesce : FADE
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Crocus, e.g. : IRID
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Greek pitcher : OLPE
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Sculpture piece : TORSO
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Unexceptional English satirist : SAMUELLER
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Arose : GOTUP
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Star in Pegasus : ENIF
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Walesa is one : POLE
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Sediment : LEES
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Smelling like overripe apples : CIDERY
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Lucy's Ricky : DESI
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Used cars, sometimes : TRADEINS
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Wards off : AVERTS
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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Period : DOT
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Petruchio, for one : TAMER
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Doorframe parts : STILES
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Rove on the wing : FLIT
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A Gardner : ERLE
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Former president of the U.N. General Assembly : SOSA
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Town house rel. : CONDO
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Rail : COOT
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Symbol of slowness : SNAIL
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Comeuppance spot for Gretel's witch : OVEN
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Furrows : RUTS
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Musical that allowed no speculation : SOUTHPACIC
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River to the Gulf of Finland : NEVA
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Unclose, to W.S. : OPE
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Bull and Bunyan : JOHNS
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Stained : SULLIED
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Costal bone : RIB
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Off the track : DERAILED
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Opera performed today, yet neglected : MADAMATERFLY
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Trap : ENSNARE
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Suffix with form : ATIVE
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Anglers' baskets : CREELS
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Magdalene, e.g. : SINNER
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West German steel center : ESSEN
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Jockeys : RIDES
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Greets : SALUTES
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Subdue via fear : OVERAWE
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Nevertheless : HOWEVER
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Agcy. Elmer Davis headed : OWI
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Asian holidays : TETS
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Laws : STATUTES
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Marsh plant : CATTAIL
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Pigments for Sargent : OCHERS
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Upright : ONEND
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Norm for JoAnne Carner : PAR
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Maine, e.g. : WARSHIP
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"Wizard" born in Milan : EDISON
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Austrian spa : BADEN
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Ending for bishop : RIC
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Trace : SOUPCON
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Physics unit : RHM
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" ... the ravel'd ___ of care": Macbeth : SLEAVE
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Model's concern : FIGURE
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Register : ENTER
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Off : AFAR
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Poem about a place farther away : INFLERSFIELDS
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Shaped like some leaves : OVATE
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Playwright not to boot : SHERWOODERSON
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"The agony of de feet" : CORNS
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___ Huon, 1906 Derby winner : SIR
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Novelist having no alternative : GEGEELIOT
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Baton : WAND
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Martian: Comb. form : AREO
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Soprano Sayao : BIDU
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Brace : PAIR
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Beat at chess : MATED
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Aura pura : OZONE
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Nereids' mother : DORIS
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Identified : NAMED
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Gets one's goat : RILES
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Angers : IRES
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Revise : ALTER
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Emulate Old Faithful : SPURT
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Famed diarist : PEPYS
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F.D.R. pet : FALA
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Kind : SORT
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Pre-Pasch period : LENT
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Yield : GIVE
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Sch. adjuncts : PTAS
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Bactrian : CAMEL
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A Bunker : EDITH
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Hudson contemporary : REO
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Drovers : TRAILMEN
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Ballerina Markova : ALICIA
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Boston delicacy : SCROD
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Headpiece : TOUPEE
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Clinic group : INTERNS
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Collapse : FOUNDER
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Slew : LOTS
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Hemmed-in territory : ENCLAVE
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Ate too much : OVERFED
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Figaro's home : SEVILLE
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"Man is ... a rope over ___": Nietzsche : ANABYSS
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Stick : COHERE
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Riyadh residents : SAUDIS
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Large gannet : SOLAN
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Exams for aspiring collegians : PSATS
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Spirits of Islam : JINN
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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So, in Spain : ASI
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Banker's Fannie ___ : MAE
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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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