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Mary Virginia Orna
Mary Virginia Orna

WHAT'S WHOSE?

New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 1979

Author:
Mary Virginia Orna
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Mary Virginia Orna has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,904
Across
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___ by (saves) : PUTS
5
Research ctrs. : LABS
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Coil: Comb. form : SPIRO
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Touchstone : TEST
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It follows sieben : ACHT
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"___ a customer" : ONETO
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King or queen : HONOR
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Prefix for present : OMNI
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What Mark got stuck with? : CLEOPATRASNEEDLE
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Off-limits : TABOO
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"___ wise father . . . " : ITISA
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Right angle : ELL
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Dry : SERE
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Guernsey or Jersey : ELM
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Greek shipping domain? : CHRISTINASWORLD
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Dominique's donation : EGG
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Booted feline : PUSS
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Gothic novelist Victoria : HOLT
41
Stapes locale : EAR
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Three-ring setting : BIGTOP
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Big cats : PUMAS
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Copy : DITTO
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Rock song for Victorians? : BRAHMSLULLABY
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Gallinaceous female : PEAHEN
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Angry; peeved : SORE
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Lamb : ELIA
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Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
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Mt. Wilson glass : LENS
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Ross or Andaman : SEA
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Tupelo hero : ELVIS
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Alpine feature : ARETE
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Ending with hex or malt : OSE
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B'way sign : SRO
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Cabinet appliance in 1867? : SEWARDSICEBOX
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Rent : LET
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Chop off : LOP
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Metal-bending tool : SWAGE
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Ecole inhabitant : ELEVE
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El ___, Spanish hero : CID
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Ripens : AGES
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Storm part : EYE
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Auricular : OTIC
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Tease : TWIT
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Textile dealer : MERCER
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Red Sox infielder's decision? : HOBSONSCHOICE
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Word with up or head : START
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Brilliant unit : CARAT
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Emulates Marple : SOLVES
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Personate : ACT
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Expanse fed by the Amu Darya : ARAL
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Seraph's song: Var. : PEAN
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Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
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Where George got free drinks? : MARTHASVINEYARD
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Militant campus org. : SDS
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A Waugh : ALEC
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A West : MAE
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Circle parts : RADII
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___ miss (haphazardly) : HITOR
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Co-signer with Hancock : RUSH
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Wonderland tearoom? : ALICESRESTAURANT
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Indian queens : RANIS
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Salts or Downs : EPSOM
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Is employed in Valenciennes : TATS
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Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
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Petrol-station accessory : TYRE
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Soaks flax : RETS
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NATO, e.g. : PACT
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Bruins' campus : UCLA
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Did it cost three pennies? : THEBEGGARSOPERA
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Pigeon of a sort : STOOL
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Clowns' specialties : ANTICS
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Uppers and lowers : BERTHS
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Part of a flight : STAIR
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Haggard novel : SHE
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" author : POE
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Forms a new paragraph : INDENTS
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Missouri campus town : ROLLA
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Threatening alternative : ORELSE
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Barber-ous? : TONSORIAL
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Relative of a sheik : EMEER
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Watchdog's warning : SNARL
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Like many bathrooms : TILED
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Bone: Prefix : OSSI
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"Chicago piano" : POMPOM
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Preakness winner: 1955 : NASHUA
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The Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
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Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
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Wimbledon winner: 1977 : WADE
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Recedes : EBBS
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Copter's cousin : GIRO
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Highs : UPS
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"Friendly" pronoun : THEE
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Tartan : PLAID
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"Little Women" sequel? : THEOLDWIVESTALE
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Future, e.g. : TENSE
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Town on Buzzards Bay : ONSET
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Elbowroom : LEEWAY
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Amount needed to fill a cask : ULLAGE
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Pound, in Paris : LIVRE
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A companion of Falstaff : PETO
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André or Dory : PREVIN
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Strads' precursors : REBECS
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Balaam's "vehicle" : ASS
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Compass dir. : SSE
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Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
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Title for a gov. or amb. : EXC
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Bridge feats : SLAMS
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Thesaurus name : ROGET
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Liquid container : EWER
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Berlin's "When ___ You" : ILOST
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Chemical suffix : ITOL
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Horseplayers' concerns : SCRATCHES
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Glacé : ICED
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Emulate Hogarth : ETCH
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Dinars are spent here : ORAN
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Workers in cotton : BALERS
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Jeff Davis's org. : CSA
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Osaka's island : HONSHU
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Mine disasters : CAVEINS
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Spicy Italian mixture : TAMARA
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Sissified : PRISSY
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Ben Bradlee, e.g. : EDITOR
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Wing tip : ALULA
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Button for a bowler : RESET
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West Coast shrub : SALAL
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Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
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Skilled : ADEPT
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More threatening : DIRER
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"You can bet ___!" : ONIT
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66, 95, etc. : RTES
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A.F.L. affiliate : CIO
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Psychic's métier : ESP
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Soul, in Solesmes : AME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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