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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Monday, May 21, 1979

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,786
Across Down
1. Light clayey soil : MALM
5. Ski lifts : TBARS
10. Cow's young : CALF
14. Toward shelter : ALEE
15. Deceive : HOCUS
16. Shakespearean king : LEAR
17. Novel about Holden Caulfield : CATCHERINTHERYE
20. Excited: Colloq. : ENTHUSED
21. Got up : AROSE
22. Brews : ALES
23. 1051, in old Rome : MLI
24. Eastern state: Abbr. : PENNA
27. Deadbeat : WELCHER
31. Yours: Fr. : ATOI
32. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
34. Before : ERE
35. Frustrating pitfalls : CATCHTWENTYTWOS
39. Spire part : EPI
40. Gave birth to a lamb, in Yorkshire : EANED
41. Decorate anew : REDO
42. Leased properties : RENTALS
44. Granted, as in a treaty : CEDED
45. Evildoer in Tolkien tales : ORC
46. Word with storm or yard : BARN
48. Circa : ABOUT
51. Apportion : ALLOCATE
55. Using any means available : CATCHASCATCHCAN
58. Biblical verb : HATH
59. Kind of rocket : RETRO
60. Gardner : ERLE
61. Blackthorn : SLOE
62. Alleviates : EASES
63. Fish dish : SOLE
1. Spice : MACE
2. Alda : ALAN
3. Person from Latvia : LETT
4. Garage worker : MECHANIC
5. "___ Foolish Things . . . ," 1935 song : THESE
6. Drills : BORES
7. LSD : ACID
8. Series : RUN
9. Controversial plane : SST
10. Man of the cloth : CLERIC
11. Relating to aircraft : AERO
12. ___ an egg (fails) : LAYS
13. Gratis : FREE
18. Hawaiian dance : HULA
19. Comet man : HALLEY
23. Dissolve : MELT
24. Race-track horse : PACER
25. A day's march : ETAPE
26. " . . . and ye took me ___": Matt. 25:43 : NOTIN
27. Magician's prop : WAND
28. Felled a yew : HEWED
29. Wear away : ERODE
30. Cover with turf again : RESOD
32. Barley beards : AWNS
33. Golfer's need : TEE
36. Fireplace : HEARTH
37. Soft mineral : TALC
38. Fosses : TRENCHES
43. "Good point!" : TOUCHE
44. Reptile, for short : CROC
46. Proclaim flamboyantly : BLARE
47. Choir voices : ALTOS
48. German cries of disgust : ACHS
49. False god : BAAL
50. Preminger : OTTO
51. Behaves : ACTS
52. Beginning: Comb. form : ACRO
53. Like some tales : TALL
54. Aeneas, to André : ENEE
56. Kipling's "For All We Have and ___" : ARE
57. Salt's milieu : SEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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