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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1985

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,967
Across
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Libra's symbol : SCALES
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All-day rain : SOAKER
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Bach work : CHORALE
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Tunisian coin : MILLIME
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Purple : RANKOFACARDINAL
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Baseball pos. : INF
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Fodders for livestock : SILAGES
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Genetic initials : DNA
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Wicker basket : SKEP
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Remote broadcasts : NEMOS
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Item in a bar : SOAP
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Piano part : PEDAL
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Pea or carrot, for short : VEG
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Winnows : SIFTS
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Mock : DERIDE
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Churchill's successor: 1945 : ATTLEE
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Debussy contemporary : RAVEL
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Writer Loos : ANITA
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Sluggish : LEADEN
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Gets an extension : RENEWS
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Become a member of : ENTER
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Play by E. E. Cummings : HIM
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Kind of therapy : GROUP
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Honors during a rubber : ACES
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___ whole hog : GOTHE
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Mlle.'s counterpart : SRTA
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Blue Eagle inits. : NRA
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Wise counselors : NESTORS
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Football pos. : CTR
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Tan : TURNINTOLEATHER
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Type of diffusion : OSMOSIS
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Frosted cream puffs : ECLAIRS
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Thwart : STYMIE
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Saturates : STEEPS
Down
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Flubbed a drive : SHANKED
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Gray : CONFEDERATEARMY
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Item in the holy of holies : ARK
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Vientiane is its capital : LAOS
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Mischievous : ELFIN
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Standard for altitudes : SEALEVEL
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Dams' mates : SIRES
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Ransom, the car maker : OLDS
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Subject of a Sheed book : ALI
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Blue : KINDOFLAWORCHIP
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Spring forth : EMANATE
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Fall back : RELAPSE
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Friable : CRISP
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Second son of Japheth : MAGOG
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Confessed, with "clean" : CAME
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Mardi Gras events : PARADES
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Brooding hens : SITTERS
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Reddish brown : LIVER
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Attack, scorpion style : STING
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Cub Scout unit : DEN
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Suffix for a paraffin : ANE
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Vest pair : ARMHOLES
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Sheds : LEANTOS
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Cover with a hard coating : ENCRUST
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___ Mill, near Sacramento : SUTTERS
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Parasites' victims : HOSTS
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"Leave ___ Beaver" : ITTO
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Young salmon : PARRS
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Islamic spirit : GENIE
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Construct : ERECT
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Unless, in law : NISI
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Hawker's goal : SALE
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Henri or Jacques : NOM
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Inventor's initials : TAE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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