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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
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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
Down
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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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