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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 1984

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,604
Across
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Film : HAZE
5
Cosmetics applier : SWAB
9
Resolute : FIRM
13
Later in the text : BELOW
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Pizarro's "City of the Kings" : LIMA
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Novel of 1847 : OMOO
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Avoid : ELUDE
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Anagram for stop : OPTS
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Esteem : ADMIRE
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Certain fringe : LUNATIC
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Half of "La Gioconda" : MONA
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Wis. establishments : DAIRIES
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Eleventh hour, formally speaking? : NICHOLASOFTIME
31
"Up and ___!" : ATEM
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Dash : ELAN
33
Play at a formal Halloween party? : ROBERTFORAPPLES
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Ninth word of "Trees" : POEM
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Cab tab : FARE
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Refined W. C. Fields film? : THEBANKRICHARD
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Unintelligent : ASININE
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___ Tranquillitatis : MARE
52
Din deadener : EARPLUG
54
Tolkien's Smaug, e.g. : DRAGON
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Box resident : JACK
57
Galba's successor : OTHO
59
Bluish gas : OZONE
60
Laborer of yore : ESNE
61
Asian holidays : TETS
62
Pouting grimaces : MOUES
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Nurseryman's bane : WEED
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Existence : ESSE
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Six-legged slaves : ANTS
Down
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Was tenacious : HELDON
2
Reuning group : ALUMNI
3
Astrologer's figure : ZODIAC
4
It holds water : EWER
5
Notorious org. of the 70's : SLA
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Formal constitutional amendments? : WILLIAMOFRIGHTS
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Love affairs : AMOURS
8
Turkish bathing house : BAGNIO
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Clue for Holmes : FOOTSTEP
10
Band of African warriors : IMPI
11
Campus org. : ROTC
12
Yr.'s dozen : MOS
13
Ship part : BEAM
20
Former major-league catcher : EDOTT
22
Pershing's W.W. I command : AEF
25
Abba Eban's first initial : ALEF
27
N.Y.C. has one : HAR
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Kind of wind : ILL
29
West or Murray : MAE
30
Inning trio : ENS
33
Descriptive acct. : RPT
34
It precedes la-la : OOH
35
Worker or queen : BEE
36
Boarded a ship : EMBARKED
37
Alternative to shine : RAIN
38
Formed an electrical bridge : ARCED
39
River in SE China : PEH
43
Fer-de-lance's kin : ASP
44
Sudan native : NILOTE
45
Rockne's namesakes : KNUTES
46
Hippolyta, e.g. : AMAZON
47
Seasoned dish : RAGOUT
48
Uses a monotone : DRONES
51
Chemical suffixes : ENES
52
Repose : EASE
53
High-school breakout : ACNE
55
Papa's see : ROMA
56
Abraham was the first : JEW
58
Malt ending : OSE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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