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BIBLICAL TITLES

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1987

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,886
Across
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___ Alto : PALO
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Chum : PAL
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Boxing letters : TKO
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Greek : ARGIVE
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De Quincey subject : OPIUM
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Pierre's friend : AMI
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Omani, e.g. : ARAB
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Tars : SEAMEN
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___ cantata (Sung Mass) : MISSA
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Beame or Burrows : ABE
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Stalin's birthplace : GORI
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Part of A.M.G. : ALLIED
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Book about incompetence, with "The" : PETERPRINCIPLE
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Medical: Comb. form : IATRO
30
Eyelike spots : OCELLI
31
___-my-thumb : HOPO
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Printer's direction : STET
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"___ sana in corpore sano" : MENS
35
Poitier film: 1963 : LILIESOFTHEFIELD
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Close, in poetry : ANEAR
44
Shade of brown : FAON
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Mine, in Metz : AMOI
46
Doctorow work, with "The" : BOOKOFDANIEL
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Profundity : DEEPNESS
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"Little Murders" director : ARKIN
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Us, to Hans : UNS
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Extinct N.Z. birds : MOAS
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Poet Alfred de ___ : MUSSET
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Bunker Hill hero : PRESCOTT
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Unfit : BAD
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Faced : MET
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J.F.K. notice : ARR
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Heston film, with "The" : TENCOMMANDMENTS
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Org. for Urey or Seaborg : ACS
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Exclamation of scorn : FOH
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Row : OAR
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Porelike : OSTIOLAR
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Fafnir, e.g. : DRAGON
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Courts' Bjorn : BORG
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Hereditary Br. titles : BTS
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Vowels after A : EIOUY
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"The ___ Circle": Ludlum : MATARESE
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Newman film: 1967 : COOLHANDLUKE
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" . . . age ___, the wit is out'": Shak. : ISIN
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Meadows : LEAS
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City NNW of Pusan : TAEGU
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Pulitzer Prize play: 1930 : THEGREENPASTURES
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Liverpool streetcar : TRAM
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Fixed levels : PEGS
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Eighth-century Chinese poet : LIPO
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Black township near Johannesburg : SOWETO
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Sins : EVILS
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Wilde-Douglas film, with "The" : WALLSOFJERICHO
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Particular : DETAIL
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On the Black : ASEA
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Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
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Penetrate : ENTER
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Chairman's concern : AGENDA
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"___ also serve . . . ": Milton : THEY
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Owned : HAD
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Former president of Italy : LEONE
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Obvious : MARKED
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With: Prefix : SYN
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Actress Christensen : UTE
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Stowe book : DRED
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Antiaircraft cannon : POMPOM
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Each : APIECE
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Start of "The Midnight Ride . . . " : LISTEN
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Dippers : OUSELS
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The Jack before Johnny : PAAR
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Both: Comb. form : AMBI
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Legal claim : LIEN
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Too much, in music : TROPPO
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Actor in "The Devil Commands": 1941 : KARLOFF
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Theater award : OBIE
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A king of Judah : ASA
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Forte of Fingers : RELIEF
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New Testament book : GALATIANS
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Copy: Abbr. : IMIT
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Shift : VEER
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Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
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Clay-sand mixture : MARL
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Exchange fees : AGIOS
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Rice dish : PILAF
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Colette novel : CHERI
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Brogan : SHOE
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Dwelling house : TENEMENT
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Out of favor : INDUTCH
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Shed : LEANTO
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McKellen and Paisley : IANS
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Dandiprats : TADS
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Heliogabalus's birthplace : EMESA
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Unlucky one : LOSER
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Person marketing a commodity: Abbr. : DISTR
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Christened: Abbr. : BAP
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American patriot-inventor: 18th century : ORR
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Hawaiian liquor : OKE
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Chest: Scot. : KIST
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___ all (finally) : ONCEFOR
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Trade prohibition : EMBARGO
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Bank offering : LOAN
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Did a glazier's job : PUTTIED
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State further : ADD
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" . . . a linen stock ___ . . . ": Shak. : ONONELEG
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Prophet's inspired utterance : MESSAGE
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Barn sound : MOO
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A cousin of grappa : MARC
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Sarah, to Isaac : MOTHER
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Type of bank : SOIL
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Word on a ticket : ADMIT
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Coarse linen cloth : CRASH
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Composer Erik : SATIE
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First Lady: 1929 : LOU
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Dovekie : AUK
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Romany ___ : RYE
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Access at a dock : GANGPLANK
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Sieva, e.g. : BEAN
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Blue, to Wilhelm : BLAU
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Bishoprics : SEES
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Preminger and Klemperer : OTTOS
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Nuts, to the Kaiser : NUSSE
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Spectacular : SPLASHY
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Dwell : RESIDE
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Irish form of Helen : AILEEN
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Expand : SPLAY
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Interlaced : TWINED
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Parish head : RECTOR
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Wise goddess : ATHENE
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At anchor : MOORED
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Red-coated cheese : EDAM
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Lyra star : VEGA
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Roman road : ITER
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Thai temples : WATS
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Punchbowl site : OAHU
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Frosh-rushing group : FRAT
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Hardy's "___ the Obscure" : JUDE
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Housman youth : LAD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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