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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1982

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, 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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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,876
Across
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Wicker basket : SKEP
5
Macbeth, e.g. : SCOT
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Chinese firm : HONG
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"La Gioconda" first name : LISA
14
Nirvana seeker : LAMA
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Arab sheikdom : DUBAI
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Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Parcel of land : ACRE
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Moslem "commanders" : EMIRS
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Brief outline : THUMBNAILSKETCH
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Baum's canine : TOTO
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Nasser's union: Abbr. : UAR
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Tree knot : GNARL
27
Comedienne Lily et al. : TOMLINS
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Hitchhikers' code? : RULEOFTHUMB
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Kind of cloth or can : OIL
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Groundless : IDLE
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Stir : ROUSE
38
Futhark character : RUNE
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Links org. : PGA
40
Small fish : FINGERLINGS
42
Escaroles : ENDIVES
44
Assault : ONSET
45
Prefix for system or sphere : ECO
46
McEnroe rival : BORG
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Punch, in slanguage : KNUCKLESANDWICH
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Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
57
Suite "bread" : RENT
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Miscellany : OLIO
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See 26 Down : ADALE
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Hindu title : RAJA
61
Liturgy : RITE
62
Certain colloids : GELS
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Word on an octagon : STOP
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National League's M.V.P. in 1954 : MAYS
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Slash : SLIT
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Friends : KITH
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Where to get a date : PALMTREE
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Bevel : SLANT
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Chocolate source : CACAO
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A king of Israel : OMRI
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Asian weight : TAEL
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Scapulae neighbors : HUMERI
10
Bio of sorts : OBIT
11
Fed : NARC
12
Dorothy or Lillian of stage fame : GISH
15
Illinois city or county : DEKALB
20
Kind of machete : BOLO
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Time to estivate : SUMMER
24
Valise : GRIP
25
Elbow : NUDGE
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With 59 Across, one of Robin Hood's men : ALLAN
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Hooligans : THUGS
28
Name of three English rivers : OUSE
29
Proper words, sometimes : NOUNS
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Burn : SINGE
32
Trifle : FRIVOL
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Resiliency : TONE
35
"___ we forget" : LEST
38
Tinea : RINGWORM
40
Like Lady Luck : FICKLE
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Title C. P. Snow held : LORD
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Transfers : DECALS
46
Bluegrass instrument : BANJO
47
Available : ONTAP
48
Former Danish prime minister : KRAG
49
Duchamp's "___ Descending a Staircase" : NUDE
50
River to the Caspian : URAL
51
Fluffs a fly : ERRS
52
Exchange membership : SEAT
53
Pelvic bones : ILIA
54
Chaplin's "___ Lights" : CITY
55
Mrs. Van Buren's maiden name : HOES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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