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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Monday, December 28, 1981

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,738

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Across
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Sagacious : WISE
5
Hollywood initials : MGM
8
Anatomical cavity : FOSSA
13
Valhalla dweller : ODIN
14
Kansas city : IOLA
16
Double-reeds : OBOES
17
Ex-shepherd from Bethlehem : KINGDAVID
19
Outer layers : RINDS
20
Barbados products : RUMS
21
A Stooge of films : MOE
23
Capone's rod : GAT
24
Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
27
Homecoming events : REUNIONS
29
Worship : DEIFY
30
Dispatched : SENTOFF
31
Word of warning : DONT
32
Small amount : JOT
33
Red entries : LOSSES
36
Part of G.B. : ENG
37
Bird with a pouch : PELICAN
39
Room in a sultan's palace : ODA
40
Just reward : DESERT
42
Dissenter's declaration : NAY
43
Grow together, as a broken bone : KNIT
44
Animal with a pouch : OPOSSUM
46
Troll : ANGLE
47
React like Pavlov's dogs : SALIVATE
49
Nixon's "Six ___" : CRISES
50
Arafat's org. : PLO
51
Flightless bird : EMU
52
Barflies : SOTS
53
To love, in Lyon : AIMER
55
Wife of Uriah : BATHSHEBA
60
Powerful weapon : HBOMB
61
Sight at an agora : STOA
62
Mild oath : EGAD
63
Astrodome visitors : NINES
64
Grain beard : AWN
65
London district : SOHO
Down
1
Kitchen utensil : WOK
2
Amin : IDI
3
One of a deadly septet : SIN
4
Implant : ENGRAFT
5
Dolphins' home : MIAMI
6
Capitol people: Abbr. : GOVS
7
Year in St. Leo IX's papacy : MLI
8
Breakfast time : FORENOON
9
Kimono adjunct : OBI
10
Work by 26 Down : SONGOFSONGS
11
Coupe's kin : SEDAN
12
Deps. : ASSTS
15
Madison Avenue types : ADMEN
18
On time : DULY
22
Payment : OUTLAY
24
Subjoined : ADDED
25
Sierra ___ : LEONE
26
Builder of Israel's first temple : KINGSOLOMON
27
Attendants : RETINUE
28
Stipulations : IFS
30
Sky sight : SOL
32
Something to throw overboard : JETSAM
34
Roman official : EDILE
35
Cloys : SATES
37
Work attributed to 26 Down : PROVERBS
38
Rotating mechanism : CAM
41
Roof covering : EPI
43
Order at a Jewish restaurant : KNISHES
45
Ashtray occupants : STUBS
46
Wiles : ARTS
47
Hall of Fame pitcher : SPAHN
48
Word meaning "elsewhere" : ALIBI
49
"Little Nellie Kelly" playwright : COHAN
52
Pack : STOW
54
Scottish uncle : EME
56
___ loss for words : ATA
57
Narcissist's problem : EGO
58
Dickens interjection : BAH
59
Stir : ADO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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