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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

WHAT IN THE WORLD?

New York Times, Sunday, July 20, 1980

63-Across : Belfast beautician?

Author:
Mary Virginia Orna
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,212
Across
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Rara ___ : AVIS
5
Gaiter : SPAT
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Excluding : LESS
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Flintstone : FRED
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Hair: Comb. form : CRINI
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Saharan "ship" : CAMEL
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Derby winner, ___ Ridge : RIVA
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"Lulu," e.g. : OPERA
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Marketplace : AGORA
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Institution at Reading : GAOL
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Writer Bagnold : ENID
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Sturdy cloth : DENIM
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Hamilton baby's diaper? : BERMUDATRIANGLE
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N.E. cape : ANN
31
Down ___ : EAST
33
Where the Gurgan flows : IRAN
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Orchestra section: Abbr. : PERC
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N.A.A.C.P., for one : ASSN
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Dilly : ONER
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"Adam and Eve and ___": Coppard : PINCHME
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Pads : TABLETS
44
Minneapolis lipids? : MINNESOTAFATS
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Courtier in "Hamlet" : OSRIC
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Shake a leg : HIE
50
Trap : GIN
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London lane : DRURY
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Despoilment : PREDATION
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Obstructs : BARS
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Down : EIDER
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Coal size : PEA
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Kojak : THEO
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Yield : CEDE
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Presidential monogram : DDE
61
Hialeah arithmetic : ODDS
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Belfast beautician? : IRISHSETTER
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Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
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"___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
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Bonds : TIES
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Native of Nejd : ARAB
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Bench for the masses : PEW
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Age, to Agrippa : AETAS
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Enthralled : RAPT
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Popular conductor : MANTOVANI
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Narrow openings : SLITS
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___ José : SAN
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Stout : ALE
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Greek con man at Troy : SINON
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Louisville lid? : KENTUCKYDERBY
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Music for a poem : SETTING
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Hobson or Harper : VALERIE
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Gas: Comb. form : AERO
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Courts : WOOS
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Tullamore's land : ERIN
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Jason's command : ARGO
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Perceived : SEEN
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Possesses : HAS
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Brabant babes? : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
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Salten creation : BAMBI
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Jazzman Hines : EARL
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Denomination : SECT
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Best and Purviance : EDNAS
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One of Tirpitz's pack : UBOAT
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Buster Brown's pooch : TIGE
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Alexis, e.g. : TSAR
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Fish-tank favorite : TETRA
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Wallechinsky's forte : LISTS
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Freshly : ANEW
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Bone : Comb. form : OSTE
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Sturdy boat : DORY
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___-majesté : LESE
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Canadian land unit : ARPEN
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Schubert's schillings? : VIENNABREAD
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Crucifix inscription : INRI
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Jainat jazzman? : SIAMESECAT
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Strikebreakers : SCABS
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English statesman: 1505-63 : PAGET
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Cupid, in art : AMOR
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Depots : TERMINI
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Director of "Picnic" : LOGAN
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Catapult : SCORPION
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Vital : SALIENT
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Parisian picnics? : FRENCHFRIES
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Echo : RING
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Pernicious : EVIL
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Miami's county : DADE
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Musical ending : CODA
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Miss Bacall : LAUREN
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Repair, in a way : DARN
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Like some courtyards : ARCADED
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Hexapod : ANT
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Skidded : SLID
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Augury : OMEN
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Greek letters : PSIS
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Poem by Tennyson : MAUD
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Log, in Livorno : TOPPO
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___ as a beet : ASRED
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More timorous : SHIER
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Snowy one : EGRET
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___ Darya, Aral feeder : SYR
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Year in the reign of Sweyn I : IOOI
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Attenuated : THIN
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Threatened : BESET
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Coolers : ADES
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Block part : CHIP
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Mild oath : DRAT
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Mariners' lot? : SEATTLESLEW
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Word with hand or grand : STAND
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Afrikaans : TAAL
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Gannets' relatives : ERNES
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Señor Hart? : SPANISHMOSS
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Mortise's partner : TENON
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Playground feature : SWING
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Bond circulators : ISSUERS
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Back Bay edict? : BOSTONBULL
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Query : ASK
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Hgt. : ELEV
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Actress Louise : TINA
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Comedienne from Butte : RAYE
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Irish county : MAYO
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Middleweight Antuofermo : VITO
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Describing some dogs : SKINLESS
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"___ the world ... ": Markham : CRIESTO
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Holliday's friend : EARP
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Rue : REGRET
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Worried : BROODED
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Ma that says "maa" : EWE
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Hearth : ASTRE
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Packers' coach : STARR
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Try : ESSAY
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Slacken : ABATE
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Forms a lap : SITS
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Kind of ray : BETA
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Word with coat or check : RAIN
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Prod : URGE
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"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
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Toward: Poet. : UNTO
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"Agent" of cartoons : ABIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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