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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

LATIN RHYTHMS

New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 1982

Author:
Mary Virginia Orna
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, 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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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,961
Across
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Some of the Plain People : AMISH
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Mad Ave. writer : ADMAN
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Set of beliefs : CREDO
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Indian servant : MATY
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Hawaiian island : LANAI
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Neutral shade : BEIGE
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In any way : SOEVER
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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Hit song of 1914? : BYTHEPULCHRITUDINOUSSEA
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Tristram's beloved : ISOLDE
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Item in a patch : PEA
30
Coagulate : CURDLE
31
Silvers and Harris : PHILS
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Slangy negative : NAH
34
Washer cycle : RINSE
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Stupefy : BESOT
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Hit song of 1931? : DANCINGINTHETENEBROSITY
46
"Nature" author : EMERSON
47
Leopold and Mischa : AUERS
48
Pull : DRAW
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Carlsbad feature : CAVERN
50
Director Wertmuller : LINA
51
Reap after a reaper : GLEAN
53
Vaunt : BRAG
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Jackknife, e.g. : DIVE
59
Styptic : ALUM
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Queeg's command : CAINE
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"Carousel" finale? : YOULLNEVERAMBULATEALONE
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Romeo : LOVER
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Martin from Phila. : GABEL
70
Lights : IGNITES
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Dart's partner : EGG
74
"Amores" poet : OVID
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Sailor's "Stop!" : BELAY
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Jahan's city : AGRA
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Compass point : SSE
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Penang native : MALAYAN
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Kind of boom : SONIC
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Tempted : LURED
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Foster favorite? : MYOLDKENTUCKYHABITATION
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"Jailhouse Rock" singer : ELVIS
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City on Lake Michigan : GARY
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Natives of: Suffix : ITES
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Forever ___ day : ANDA
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Marine hazard : REEF
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Long : YEARN
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Pip : ONER
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Coerces : FORCES
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Attractive woman : PERI
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Kings and queens, e.g. : CARDS
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Psychological school : GESTALT
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Cole Porter hit of 1936? : IVEGOTYOUSUBCUTANEOUSLY
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Largest of the Cyclades : NAXOS
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Identifies : NAMES
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Pivots : SLUES
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England, to Caesar : ANGLIA
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Livre relative : ECU
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Think : IDEATE
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Hit tune of 1924? : ILLSEEYOUINMYPHANTASMAS
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Bristle : SETA
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Fiends : SATANS
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"Giant" ranch : REATA
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Stable sound : SNORT
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Try : TEST
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Oil source : SHALE
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Barracuda : SENET
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Nobelist in Literature: 1946 : HESSE
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French cathedral town : ALBI
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Diamond great : MAYS
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"Long Day's Journey ___ Night" : INTO
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Mort from Montreal : SAHL
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Hurried : HIED
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Father, in Arabia : ABU
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Site of Pythian games : DELPHI
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Blind ones of song : MICE
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___ Mohammed Khan : AGHA
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Father of Abner : NER
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Dessert, e.g. : COURSE
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Blush : REDDEN
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Turpitude : EVIL
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Met basso : DENE
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Coronado's quest : ORO
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Fermentable mixtures : MASHES
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Perugia neighbor : ASSISI
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"Toil is ___ of all": Homer : THELOT
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Ebullient : YEASTY
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Suppresses : STUNTS
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Flag : PENNON
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More aloof : ICIER
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Stern stroke : UPBOW
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Once more: Abbr. : AGN
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Ratite bird : RHEA
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Crumble : DECAY
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Neopolitan baritone: 1879–1942 : AMATO
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Oncle's relative : NEVEU
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Angler's basket : CREEL
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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More ingenuous : NAIVER
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Grand worker : TUNER
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Swelling : EDEMA
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Lingerie item : BRA
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Managed : RAN
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Was : LIVED
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Like stickum : GLUEY
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Calm : LULL
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Tropical isle : BALI
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Brouhahas : RIOTS
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Baxter and Jackson : ANNES
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Quinks or brants : GEESE
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Andy of filmdom : DEVINE
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Head monk's office : ABBACY
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Concordes' home : CANADA
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Lombard St. institution : LLOYDS
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Star in "Picnic" : NOVAK
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Means : AGENCY
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Former U.N. diplomat : MALIK
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Baghdad's river : TIGRIS
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Plume provider : EGRET
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Hard red wheat : EMMER
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Singer Crystal ___ : GAYLE
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Gage : GLOVE
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Rivulet : BOURN
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"Fra Diavolo" composer : AUBER
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Arab's "A" : ALIF
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Top banana : STAR
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Quidnunc's interest : LATEST
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Mystery writer Marsh : NGAIO
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Gandhi was one : HINDU
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Estonian city : TARTU
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Atahualpa's people : INCAS
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Digger ___ of radio and TV : ODELL
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Abominable : NASTY
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First word of "Lycidas" : YET
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Suffix with cook or rook : ERY
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Grampuses : ORCS
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"But I must also ___ as a man": Macbeth : FEELIT
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Bear, in Bilbao : OSO
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Marshal's men : POSSE
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Aromatic plants : CUMINS
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Nautical term : ABEAM
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Kokoon : GNU
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Demand strongly : INSIST
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Famed crooner : VALLEE
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Glories : EXULTS
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Attacks : GOESAT
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Hooflike : UNGUAL
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Marsh of a sort : SALINE
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Having a sharp point : ACUATE
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Nagpur nursemaid : AYAH
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Sword for Athos : EPEE
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Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
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Cook's measure : DASH
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Serf : ESNE
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F. F. Gosden role : AMOS
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Sea dogs : TARS
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Commune near Padua : ESTE
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Road curve : ESS
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Cen. parts : YRS
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Turner or Hentoff : NAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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