John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1985

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Vichy and Evian : SPAS
5. Queen of ___: I Kings 10:1 : SHEBA
10. Nutmeg product : MACE
14. Pope, in Assisi : PAPA
15. St.-John's-bread : CAROB
16. Grandfather of Enos : ADAM
17. Nucleus locale : ATOM
18. Harshness : RIGOR
19. Turns tawny : TANS
20. Of a set of 10 : DECADAL
22. Mary's busy sister : MARTHA
24. Not care ___ for : ARAP
25. Uh follower : HUH
26. Chief scene of Jesus's ministry : GALILEE
29. Horsemanship : MANEGE
32. Novelist Ehrenburg : ILYA
33. Vamoose : SCRAM
35. "The mouth of a righteous man is a ___ of life": Prov. 10:11 : WELL
37. Saturate : SOP
38. Aviv preceder : TEL
39. Aunt, in Avila : TIA
40. Evaluation : TEST
42. "Call Me ___," Berlin musical : MADAM
44. Attempt : SHOT
45. Fished with a large net : SEINED
47. Retort : RIPOSTE
49. Month, to St. Dominic : MES
50. Portrayal : ROLE
51. Skim : BROWSE
54. Glanced off : CAROMED
57. Origin : ROOT
58. Rebekah's husband : ISAAC
60. Kings who honored their King : MAGI
61. Deluge survivor : NOAH
62. Michael or Raphael, e.g. : ANGEL
63. Second son of Judah : ONAN
64. Salvation ___ : ARMY
65. City in the Ruhr : HERNE
66. Goose of Maui : NENE
1. Nail or old plane : SPAD
2. Meat paste : PATE
3. Revelations : APOCALYPSE
4. City built by King Omri : SAMARIA
5. Grates : SCRAPES
6. Acclaim : HAIL
7. Unit of energy : ERG
8. Flourish : BOOM
9. Father of Judaism : ABRAHAM
10. Apostle known as Levi : MATTHEW
11. A wife of Esau : ADAH
12. Wedding site in John 2:1 : CANA
13. Lingen's river : EMS
21. Eighth Arabic letter : DAL
23. Scamper : RUN
26. Substance : GIST
27. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
28. Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
29. Cheekbone : MALAR
30. Scene of the arrest of Jesus : GETHSEMANE
31. "Ash Wednesday" poet : ELIOT
34. Sea crossed in Exodus : RED
36. Behindhand : LATE
41. Companion of Paul : TIMOTHY
42. Lamb of God : MESSIAH
43. The Ascension was one : MIRACLE
44. Proverbs author : SOLOMON
46. Part of N.T. : NEW
48. Spanish preposition : POR
51. Rude one : BOOR
52. Gad about : ROAM
53. Laborer of old : ESNE
54. Norman city : CAEN
55. Actor Richard : EGAN
56. Last Supper verb : DINE
57. Nucleotide chain : RNA
59. Farming: Abbr. : AGR

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