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Bible Stories

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

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 TimesNo. 0828 ( 16,364 )
Across
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Nursery : HOTBED
7
Ointment : BALM
11
Former occupant : VACATER
18
Gas fuel : ETHANE
19
Microgrooves : STRIAE
21
The scholarly life : ACADEME
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Fast writers : STENOS
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Lillian Hellman title from The Song of Solomon : THELITTLEFOXES
25
Call to the U.S.C.G. : SOS
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"Domani" singer, 1955 : LAROSA
28
Worst : DIREST
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Calendario period : ANO
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Flightless bird : EMU
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King of comedy : ALAN
32
Swedish currency : KRONOR
34
Rival of Hires : AANDW
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Lacking : SANS
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Irwin Shaw title from Psalms : THEYOUNGLIONS
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Its HQ is in Brussels : NATO
43
Jupiter, e.g. : DEUS
44
Set the pace : LED
45
Medical suffix : OSIS
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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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
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Long opening : ERE
67
Golden time : ERA
68
Bore : TIRE
69
Exactitude : RIGOR
70
Mazda model : MIATA
72
One _____ (ball game) : OCAT
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Number of Disney Dalmatians : IOI
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Penultimate letter : WYE
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Upton Sinclair title from Matthew : WIDEISTHEGATE
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Spiteful : NASTY
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Writing on the biblical wall : MENE
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Late afternoons in Kensington : TEATIMES
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Starts of 29 Across : ENEROS
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Some simians : ORANGS
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Bathe : LAVE
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Sinclair rival : ESSO
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Lodge : INN
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Primary source: Abbr. : ORIG
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Lord's worker : SERF
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John Hersey title from Psalms : INTOTHEVALLEY
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Something to follow : SUIT
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Model material : BALSA
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French seaport : TOULON
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"My People" author : EBAN
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Plane heading : NNE
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Philanthropist Lilly : ELI
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Pass, as on the golf course : PLAYBY
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Convenient : USABLE
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Repose : NAP
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William Faulkner title from II Samuel : ABSALOMABSALOM
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University of California campus : IRVINE
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Mosaic piece : TESSERA
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Razes : LEVELS
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Manifest : EVINCE
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Enters by osmosis : SEEPSIN
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Some tests, for short : EEGS
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Papyrus plants : SEDGES
Down
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Nobel physicist Victor et al. : HESSES
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Living room piece : OTTOMAN
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Ernest Hemingway title from Ecclesiates : THESUNALSORISES
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Exception : BAN
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_____ Gay : ENOLA
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Make ocean water drinkable : DESALT
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Escape : BREAKOUT
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Need a doctor : AIL
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Covered, as with paint : LAIDON
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Parceling (out) : METING
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1980's sitcom : VALERIE
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Bullets : ACES
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Beach cover-up : CAFTAN
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_____ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
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Ross Perot, e.g. : TEXAN
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Tinker with the text : EMEND
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Plant again : RESOW
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High : STONED
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Fractional suffixes : THS
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Fisherman, perhaps : TROLLER
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Fan's encouragement : RAH
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Cursory : RUSHED
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Unanimously : ASONE
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Liberty Island attraction : STATUE
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House vote : YEA
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Surplus : ODD
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Vein contents : ORES
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James Jones title from Mark : SOMECAMERUNNING
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Echo : ITERATE
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Places for whips : SENATES
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Murphy Brown's baby : AVERY
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"You _____ one" : OWEME
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Middle fingers : MEDII
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Watch : EYE
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Special performance : MATINEE
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Glenn and Metzenbaum : OHIOANS
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Mrs. Paul Simon : EDIE
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Fix : RIG
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He swears : VOWER
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One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : IRINA
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Kitchen extension : ETTE
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1986 Indy winner Bobby : RAHAL
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Nova Scotia hrs. : AST
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Statistical graphs : OGIVES
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Casper's st. : WYO
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Afresh : DENOVO
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Sched. info : ETAS
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Prat of a French countdown : TROIS
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Flamenco guitarist Carlos : MONTOYA
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Watch junior : SIT
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Particles : GRANULES
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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"God is _____, that he should lie": Numbers : NOTAMAN
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Sparkles : GLEAMS
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Bankroll : FINANCE
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City near Vesuvius : NAPLES
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Telescope name : HUBBLE
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Chirac's home : ELYSEE
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"Cabaret" lyricist Fred : EBB
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Crimson rivals : YALIES
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Prairie homes : TEPEES
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Rhythms : BEATS
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"Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
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Gauze fabric : LISSE
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Moxie : NERVE
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Actress _____ Singer : LORI
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Mr. Sun : SOL
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Daddy Warbucks henchman, with "The" : ASP
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Part of e.r.a.: Abbr. : AVG
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Kid-_____ (children's TV) : VID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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