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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1981

Author:
Mary Virginia Orna
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q V Y }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,539
Across
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Attend, with "on" : WAIT
5
Malayan craft : PROA
9
Fact : DATUM
14
Recorded proceedings : ACTA
15
Vault : LEAP
16
Thrill : ELATE
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Bit of news : ITEM
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Soldiers and slaves, e.g. : ANTS
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Amassed : PILED
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FitzGerald's Pulitzer Prize work: 1973 : FIREINTHELAKE
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Matter, for Marshall : RES
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Dark place en route to Hades : EREBUS
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Pine martens : SABLES
31
Fight for breath : PANT
33
Wine: Comb. form : ENO
34
Suffix with sect : ARIAN
35
Follower of Middle or Far : EAST
36
Elephant boy of films : SABU
37
Caught in the middle : BETWEENTWOFIRES
40
Spoils : ROTS
41
Be overly fond : DOTE
42
Field : ARENA
43
Porter : ALE
44
Holly of Dixie : ASSI
45
Sirens : ALERTS
46
"Being and Nothingness" author : SARTRE
48
Architectural addition : ELL
49
"Full Disclosure" author : WILLIAMSAFIRE
56
Poet Marianne : MOORE
58
Hudson heroine : RIMA
59
Pteric : ALAR
60
O'Neill's "___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
61
Waugh or Templcton : ALEC
62
Kind of hour : ZERO
63
Tureen's companion : LADLE
64
Ancient Roman fortress near Padua : ESTE
65
Former spouses : EXES
Down
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Stray : WAIF
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Part of "Parsifal" : ACTI
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Journey for Juvenal : ITER
4
Do some broncobusting : TAME
5
DC-10's : PLANES
6
Fissures : RENTS
7
Expletive : OATH
8
Nave ending : APSE
9
Retire : DEPART
10
Similar : ALIKE
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Gossip : TALEBEARER
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Shoshonean : UTE
13
Kind of student, for short : MED
21
Daughter of Zeus and Themis : IRENE
22
Direction from Dvorák : LENTO
25
Relaxed : UNBENT
26
"The March King" and family : SOUSAS
27
Natanya natives : SABRAS
28
Small hollow : AREOLA
29
The paradise tree : BITTERWOOD
30
Canons : LAWS
31
One of the Reagans : PATTI
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"God ha' mercy on such ___" : ASWE
35
"Country" Slaughter : ENOS
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His Majesty, to Pleasant Colony : SIRE
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Ford flop : EDSEL
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Manuel de ___, operatic composer : FALLA
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Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
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Lorraine's partner : ALSACE
47
The Inn flows here : TIROL
48
Playwright Robert ___ Sherwood : EMMET
50
Dies ___ : IRAE
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Suffers : AILS
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Daunt : FAZE
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Holm oak : ILEX
54
Choice : RARE
55
Friend of Antony : EROS
56
___ de tête (headache) : MAL
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German granny : OMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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