BIBLICAL OFFSHOOTS

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1983

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. ___ code : AREA
5. Aver : STATE
10. Coarse hominy : SAMP
14. Emerald ___ : ISLE
18. Platter of sorts : DISC
19. Fleshy fruit : PAPAW
20. Place for a frontal : ALTAR
21. Anagram for atom : MOAT
22. Tall yucca : JOSHUATREE
24. Ship's strong piece of timber : SAMSONPOST
26. Quechuan Indians : INCAS
27. English philosopher: 1632–1704 : LOCKE
29. Detest : LOATHE
30. To hurl, in Le Havre : JETER
31. Indian princess : RANEE
32. Reiner or Bernstein : CARL
33. Wash : LAVE
34. Portent : OMEN
35. Certain spars : TOPMASTS
39. Some standardbreds : PACERS
41. Seeds used as beads : JOBSTEARS
43. " . . . a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
44. Grandson of Eve : ENOS
45. Colored : HUED
47. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
48. Side dish : SLAW
49. Apprehend : NAB
50. British bassinet : MOSESBASKET
54. English potter : SPODE
55. Find out : DISCOVER
57. Depside, e.g. : ESTER
58. Harmonized : CHIMED
59. "___, Come Back to Me" : LOVER
60. Flavor : SAPOR
61. Hispanic blonde bombshell : CHARO
62. Perplex : GRAVEL
64. Capital of Crete : CANEA
65. Nightingale : FLORENCE
68. Less polite : RUDER
69. Rose of Sharon : AARONSBEARD
71. Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
72. Swirl : EDDY
73. Provençal love song : ALBA
74. Lab heater : ETNA
75. French copper : FLIC
76. Ripen : AGE
77. The constellation Columba : NOAHSDOVE
81. Witch in Goethe's "Faust" : LILITH
83. Car barn : TERMINAL
86. Busy place : HIVE
87. N.M. neighbor : COLO
88. ___ now (at this time) : ASOF
89. Edible mushroom : MOREL
90. Ornate : SHOWY
92. Dickens protagonist : DORRIT
95. Banker's pet : SAVER
96. "Mother ___," 1903 song : OMINE
97. Crape jasmine : ADAMSAPPLE
99. Medicinal part of a S.A. plant : DAVIDSROOT
104. Japanese general: 1885–1948 : TOJO
105. Took a stab at : TRIED
106. Enraged : IRATE
107. Lake that sounds weird : ERIE
108. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
109. Many centuries : EONS
110. Takes out : DELES
111. One farmer's habitat : DELL
1. Modifying word: Abbr. : ADJ
2. "___ Rita" : RIO
3. Tee predecessor : ESS
4. Gains : ACHIEVES
5. Modern frontier : SPACE
6. Turkic language : TATAR
7. Spring mos. : APRS
8. Inventor's monogram : TAE
9. Young female sheep : EWELAMB
10. Quench : SLAKE
11. "Ma, He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME
12. Postgrad degrees : MAS
13. Slip out of place: Med. : PROLAPSE
14. African antelope : IMPALA
15. Pollution factor : SOOT
16. Attack verbally : LASH
17. Major follower : ETTE
20. Rise : ASCENT
23. ___ den Linden : UNTER
25. Standard : NORM
28. Wallet fillers : ONES
30. Plant of the phlox family : JACOBSLADDER
31. Crucifixes : ROODS
32. Painter of "Une Matinée . . . " : COROT
33. Veranda : LANAI
35. Former German coin : TALER
36. Black calla : SOLOMONSLILY
37. Swap : TRADE
38. Fiddled furiously : SAWED
39. Remain unsettled : PEND
40. Colliery tool : SHOVEL
41. Deride : JEER
42. Sandy ridge : ESKER
46. Gas-company customer : USER
48. Steeple : SPIRE
50. Man with a van : MOVER
51. Relative of bingo : BEANO
52. Poplar : ASPEN
53. Porticoes : STOAS
54. Ceramic fragment : SHARD
56. Small flock of quail : COVEY
58. "___" Symphony (Beethoven's Ninth) : CHORAL
60. Mother of Isaac : SARAH
61. Family group : CLAN
62. ___ Dane : GREAT
63. "Barnaby ___" : RUDGE
64. Plot : CABAL
65. Lavish party : FETE
66. One of Plato's dialogues : CRITO
67. Every's companion : EACH
69. "Half ___ . . . " : ALOAF
70. Slant : BEVEL
73. Furnish explanatory comment : ANNOTATE
75. Bloomed : FLOWERED
78. Jostled : SHOVED
79. Extreme : DIRE
80. Went to extremes : OVERDID
82. Sacred pictures : ICONS
84. Burrowing rodent : MARMOT
85. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
89. Fathers and sons : MALES
90. "God shall ___ thee": Acts 23:3 : SMITE
91. Secretes : HIDES
92. Computer fodder : DATA
93. Aroma : ODOR
94. Indian prince : RAJA
95. Rotate : SPIN
96. Face shape : OVAL
98. Player or Barber : PRO
100. "Butterflies ___ Free," 1969 play : ARE
101. Pay dirt : ORE
102. Black gold : OIL
103. ___ Aviv : TEL

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