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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1980

27-Across : Military matériel

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { B G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,120
Across
1
Cabinet category: Abbr. : DEPT
5
Estate units : ACRES
10
Rotating gear : CAM
13
Mesopotamian city in biblical days : IVAH
14
Nova Scotian town : TRURO
15
Pindar's products : ODES
17
Solver's present position : SEVENTEENACROSS
20
Facial photos : CLOSEUPS
21
Dole's state : KANSAS
22
Strop : HONE
23
Beak part : CERE
24
Bolster the brakes : RELINE
27
Military matériel : ORDNANCE
31
Kind of prof. or pres. : EMER
32
___-cake (children's game) : PATA
33
Conjunctions : ORS
34
Components of this puzzle : SEVENTYTWOCLUES
39
Shoe width : EEE
40
Seine tributary : OISE
41
Peruvian Indian : ANDE
42
Quaked : TREMORED
44
Strong man : SAMSON
46
Benjamite of I Chron. 8:15 : ADER
47
Leisurely life : EASE
48
Spread out a scroll : UNROLL
51
Enter and exit, e.g. : ANTONYMS
55
This puzzle's proportions : FIFTEENXFIFTEEN
57
Auto pioneer : OLDS
58
Protester's ploy : SITIN
59
Diminutive or distaff suffix : ETTE
60
Compass point : ESE
61
Expressionless : STONY
62
React to reveille : RISE
Down
1
Studio spinner : DISC
2
Daredevil's first name : EVEL
3
Peacock constellation : PAVO
4
Hobbits' habitat : THESHIRE
5
Make melodious : ATTUNE
6
Crinkly fabric : CREPE
7
Reims roads : RUES
8
Beautician Westmore : ERN
9
___ the skin (drenched) : SOAKEDTO
10
Eye part : CORNEA
11
Bustles : ADOS
12
Sight in N.M. : MESA
16
Draft initials : SSS
18
Element having atomic number 10 : NEON
19
French region noted for stone monuments : CARNAC
23
Crow's crop : CRAW
24
Adjust : RESET
25
Baghdad bigwig : EMEER
26
River embankment : LEVEE
27
Made up one's mind : OPTED
28
Proper and common words : NOUNS
29
Set of beliefs : CREDO
30
City on the Ruhr : ESSEN
35
Improvise on a clarinet : NOODLE
36
Ever energetic : TIRELESS
37
North Sea feeder : YSER
38
Woes wailer : LAMENTER
43
___-tung : MAOTSE
44
Lustrous : SATINY
45
___ now (presently) : ASOF
47
Finally, to Félicité : ENFIN
48
Alien's aircraft? : UFO
49
Ramses' river : NILE
50
Certain postal addresses : RFDS
51
Have an ___ grind : AXTO
52
Abominable Snowman : YETI
53
Torre's troops : METS
54
Snick and ___ : SNEE
56
Kind of picker or wit : NIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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