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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1983

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { B J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,387
Across
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Petitioned : ASKED
6
Geller of Tel Aviv : URI
9
___-Bethlehem (plants) : STARSOF
13
Astral : STARLIKE
14
N.L.'s Rose : PETE
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Set in motion : STARTUP
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South Pacific kingdom : TONGA
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Treats a fever : STARVES
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Spiritual adviser : STARETS
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Leghorn's largess : EGG
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By ___ (intermittently) : FITSANDSTARTS
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Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
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Palmist : SEER
26
Formality : STARCHINESS
31
Dismal and Okefenokee : SWAMPS
35
Servicewoman in Eng. : WAAC
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Become less reserved : THAW
38
Like a martinet : STERN
39
Protein hormone : ACTH
40
Prepared to fire : AIMED
42
Personal: Prefix : IDIO
43
Ostriches' kin : RHEAS
45
Walesa, for one : POLE
46
Approach : NEAR
47
Portions of the Torah : SEDRAS
49
July sports event : ALLSTARGAME
51
Bhang or cannabis : DRUG
53
NCO's bosses : LTS
54
One of the Army brass : STARSTARSTARGENERAL
58
Radius locale : ARM
61
Ballet's Bruhn : ERIK
62
Columnist Barrett : RONA
63
Roast host : EMCEE
65
Hawaiian goose : NENE
66
Air apparent? : SMOG
67
Shoe strips : RANDS
68
Tense : EDGY
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Bellwether's mate : EWE
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Get dazed : SEESTARS
Down
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A goddess of fertility : ASTARTE
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Walk heavily : SLOG
3
Alan or Peggy : KING
4
Cardiologist's graph : EKG
5
Cause auricular malfunction : DEAFEN
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Parvenu : UPSTART
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Guns a motor : REVS
8
Willow-family members : ITEAS
9
What good movies receive : STARSTARSTARSTARRATINGS
10
Don't dele : STET
11
Inning sextet : OUTS
12
Speed meas. used in film making : FPS
15
Laborers in 1066 : ESNES
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"___ man with ... " : IMETA
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Moistens, in a way : DEWS
24
Famed Liverpudlian : RICHARDSTARKEY
26
Box-office smash : STARWARS
27
Hiding place : CACHE
28
Abhorred : HATED
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Windjammer, for one : SHIP
30
Mead locale : SAMOA
32
Jason's wife : MEDEA
33
Hecuba's husband : PRIAM
34
A 4 A.M. sound : SNORE
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Gusher : WELL
41
Reese or Street : DELLA
44
Marionette maker : SARG
48
Litigious ones : SUERS
50
They surprise : STARTLERS
52
Hidden-treasure guardian : GNOME
54
Had the lead : STARRED
55
Rubberneck's activity : STARING
56
Sufficient, to FitzGerald : ENOW
57
Craze : RAGE
58
Adolescent's ailment : ACNE
59
Soviet military symbol : REDSTAR
60
Farrago : MESS
61
Compass pt. : ENE
64
Busch or West : MAE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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