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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1982

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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O
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A
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K
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O
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P
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,810
Across
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Kind of way or war : GANG
5
Military HQ : AFB
8
___ at (attack) : HAVE
12
Repute : ODOR
13
Attire : ARRAY
15
Brian Boru's domain : ERIN
16
Aa : LAVA
17
Bushbuck : NYALA
18
Outer layer : RIND
19
Salinger work : FRANNYANDZOOEY
22
Had a bracer : DRANK
23
Flavoring herb : DILL
24
"Forbidden City," once : LHASA
27
Admit : LETIN
30
He duped Othello : IAGO
31
Umiaks' kin : KAYAKS
33
Unclose, to a poet : OPE
36
Witness to Fort McHenry's bombardment : FRANCISSCOTTKEY
39
Suffix for puppet : EER
40
Certain alphabet starters : ALEPHS
41
Gardener's gear : RAKE
42
Book fare : PROSE
43
She wrote "The Black Moth" : HEYER
44
Malarial symptom : AGUE
46
Type size : AGATE
49
Character in a Mel Brooks film : DRFRANKENSTEIN
55
Afro, e.g. : COIF
56
Smirch : TAINT
57
Bassoon's kin : OBOE
58
Start of a famous palindrome : ABLE
59
Performer with Buffalo Bill : ANNIE
60
Ship's stem : PROW
61
Pinochle combination : MELD
62
Beauty preceder : AGE
63
A problem for Kringle : SOOT
Down
1
Game for some Sunday drivers : GOLF
2
Shebat follower : ADAR
3
Sagan subject : NOVA
4
Judah, to Isaac : GRANDSON
5
Indo-European : ARYAN
6
Phrase for the candid : FRANKLYSPEAKING
7
Alopecic : BALD
8
Narc's concern : HEROIN
9
Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
10
Tough flooring : VINYL
11
Tight position? : END
13
Author Seton : ANYA
14
One of the Bosox : YAZ
20
Blue Eagle org. : NRA
21
Keats, for one : ODIST
24
Recommended choice in Deut. 30:19 : LIFE
25
March animal : HARE
26
Culture medium : AGAR
28
"Into ___ life . . . " : EACH
29
Successes for Holmes : TKOS
31
Pound's metric counterpart : KILO
32
Enzymes' suffixes : ASES
33
Approve : OKAY
34
Westminster entrant, for short : PEKE
35
Witness : EYER
37
Concerned one : CARER
38
Perches for crows : TREETOPS
42
Pretentious : PUFFED
43
Alts. : HTS
44
Shade of brown : ADOBE
45
Give the third degree : GRILL
47
"Arabian Nights" character : GENIE
48
Part of a pot : ANTE
50
___ loss for words : ATA
51
Pram pusher : NANA
52
Spanish river : EBRO
53
M : IOOO
54
Small salamander : NEWT
55
Motion imparter : CAM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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