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John M. Samson
John M. Samson

New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1985

10-Down : Apostle known as Levi

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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
John M. Samson has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,168
Across
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Vichy and Evian : SPAS
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Queen of ___: I Kings 10:1 : SHEBA
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Nutmeg product : MACE
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Pope, in Assisi : PAPA
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St.-John's-bread : CAROB
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Grandfather of Enos : ADAM
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Nucleus locale : ATOM
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Harshness : RIGOR
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Turns tawny : TANS
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Of a set of 10 : DECADAL
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Mary's busy sister : MARTHA
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Not care ___ for : ARAP
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Uh follower : HUH
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Chief scene of Jesus's ministry : GALILEE
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Horsemanship : MANEGE
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Novelist Ehrenburg : ILYA
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Vamoose : SCRAM
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"The mouth of a righteous man is a ___ of life": Prov. 10:11 : WELL
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Saturate : SOP
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Aviv preceder : TEL
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Aunt, in Avila : TIA
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Evaluation : TEST
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"Call Me ___," Berlin musical : MADAM
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Attempt : SHOT
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Fished with a large net : SEINED
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Retort : RIPOSTE
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Month, to St. Dominic : MES
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Portrayal : ROLE
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Skim : BROWSE
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Glanced off : CAROMED
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Origin : ROOT
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Rebekah's husband : ISAAC
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Kings who honored their King : MAGI
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Deluge survivor : NOAH
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Michael or Raphael, e.g. : ANGEL
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Second son of Judah : ONAN
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Salvation ___ : ARMY
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City in the Ruhr : HERNE
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Goose of Maui : NENE
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Nail or old plane : SPAD
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Meat paste : PATE
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Revelations : APOCALYPSE
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City built by King Omri : SAMARIA
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Grates : SCRAPES
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Acclaim : HAIL
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Unit of energy : ERG
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Flourish : BOOM
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Father of Judaism : ABRAHAM
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Apostle known as Levi : MATTHEW
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A wife of Esau : ADAH
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Wedding site in John 2:1 : CANA
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Lingen's river : EMS
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Eighth Arabic letter : DAL
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Scamper : RUN
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Substance : GIST
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Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
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Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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Scene of the arrest of Jesus : GETHSEMANE
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"Ash Wednesday" poet : ELIOT
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Sea crossed in Exodus : RED
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Behindhand : LATE
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Companion of Paul : TIMOTHY
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Lamb of God : MESSIAH
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The Ascension was one : MIRACLE
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Proverbs author : SOLOMON
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Part of N.T. : NEW
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Spanish preposition : POR
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Rude one : BOOR
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Gad about : ROAM
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Laborer of old : ESNE
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Norman city : CAEN
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Actor Richard : EGAN
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Last Supper verb : DINE
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Nucleotide chain : RNA
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Farming: Abbr. : AGR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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