BIBLE STORIES

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 1994

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nursery : HOTBED
7. Ointment : BALM
11. Former occupant : VACATER
18. Gas fuel : ETHANE
19. Microgrooves : STRIAE
21. The scholarly life : ACADEME
22. Fast writers : STENOS
23. Lillian Hellman title from The Song of Solomon : THELITTLEFOXES
25. Call to the U.S.C.G. : SOS
26. "Domani" singer, 1955 : LAROSA
28. Worst : DIREST
29. Calendario period : ANO
30. Flightless bird : EMU
31. King of comedy : ALAN
32. Swedish currency : KRONOR
34. Rival of Hires : AANDW
36. Lacking : SANS
38. Irwin Shaw title from Psalms : THEYOUNGLIONS
41. Its HQ is in Brussels : NATO
43. Jupiter, e.g. : DEUS
44. Set the pace : LED
45. Medical suffix : OSIS
49. Zhivago's love : LARA
51. In : ATHOME
54. Meaning : DENOTE
56. Guinness superlative : MOSTEVER
60. Basin adjunct : EWER
61. Arab League member : YEMEN
62. Pearl Buck title from Mark : AHOUSEDIVIDED
65. Long opening : ERE
67. Golden time : ERA
68. Bore : TIRE
69. Exactitude : RIGOR
70. Mazda model : MIATA
72. One _____ (ball game) : OCAT
73. Number of Disney Dalmatians : IOI
74. Penultimate letter : WYE
75. Upton Sinclair title from Matthew : WIDEISTHEGATE
78. Spiteful : NASTY
80. Writing on the biblical wall : MENE
81. Late afternoons in Kensington : TEATIMES
82. Starts of 29 Across : ENEROS
84. Some simians : ORANGS
87. Bathe : LAVE
88. Sinclair rival : ESSO
89. Lodge : INN
91. Primary source: Abbr. : ORIG
93. Lord's worker : SERF
95. John Hersey title from Psalms : INTOTHEVALLEY
101. Something to follow : SUIT
103. Model material : BALSA
106. French seaport : TOULON
107. "My People" author : EBAN
109. Plane heading : NNE
110. Philanthropist Lilly : ELI
111. Pass, as on the golf course : PLAYBY
113. Convenient : USABLE
115. Repose : NAP
116. William Faulkner title from II Samuel : ABSALOMABSALOM
119. University of California campus : IRVINE
121. Mosaic piece : TESSERA
122. Razes : LEVELS
123. Manifest : EVINCE
124. Enters by osmosis : SEEPSIN
125. Some tests, for short : EEGS
126. Papyrus plants : SEDGES
1. Nobel physicist Victor et al. : HESSES
2. Living room piece : OTTOMAN
3. Ernest Hemingway title from Ecclesiates : THESUNALSORISES
4. Exception : BAN
5. _____ Gay : ENOLA
6. Make ocean water drinkable : DESALT
7. Escape : BREAKOUT
8. Need a doctor : AIL
9. Covered, as with paint : LAIDON
10. Parceling (out) : METING
11. 1980's sitcom : VALERIE
12. Bullets : ACES
13. Beach cover-up : CAFTAN
14. _____ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
15. Ross Perot, e.g. : TEXAN
16. Tinker with the text : EMEND
17. Plant again : RESOW
19. High : STONED
20. Fractional suffixes : THS
24. Fisherman, perhaps : TROLLER
27. Fan's encouragement : RAH
33. Cursory : RUSHED
35. Unanimously : ASONE
37. Liberty Island attraction : STATUE
39. House vote : YEA
40. Surplus : ODD
42. Vein contents : ORES
46. James Jones title from Mark : SOMECAMERUNNING
47. Echo : ITERATE
48. Places for whips : SENATES
50. Murphy Brown's baby : AVERY
52. "You _____ one" : OWEME
53. Middle fingers : MEDII
55. Watch : EYE
56. Special performance : MATINEE
57. Glenn and Metzenbaum : OHIOANS
58. Mrs. Paul Simon : EDIE
59. Fix : RIG
63. He swears : VOWER
64. One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : IRINA
65. Kitchen extension : ETTE
66. 1986 Indy winner Bobby : RAHAL
71. Nova Scotia hrs. : AST
72. Statistical graphs : OGIVES
74. Casper's st. : WYO
76. Afresh : DENOVO
77. Sched. info : ETAS
79. Prat of a French countdown : TROIS
80. Flamenco guitarist Carlos : MONTOYA
83. Watch junior : SIT
85. Particles : GRANULES
86. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
90. "God is _____, that he should lie": Numbers : NOTAMAN
92. Sparkles : GLEAMS
94. Bankroll : FINANCE
96. City near Vesuvius : NAPLES
97. Telescope name : HUBBLE
98. Chirac's home : ELYSEE
99. "Cabaret" lyricist Fred : EBB
100. Crimson rivals : YALIES
102. Prairie homes : TEPEES
103. Rhythms : BEATS
104. "Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
105. Gauze fabric : LISSE
108. Moxie : NERVE
112. Actress _____ Singer : LORI
114. Mr. Sun : SOL
117. Daddy Warbucks henchman, with "The" : ASP
118. Part of e.r.a.: Abbr. : AVG
120. Kid-_____ (children's TV) : VID

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