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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Monday, May 25, 1981

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,521
Across Down
1. Preminger's "In ___ Way" : HARMS
6. C to C : SCALE
11. "Madama Butterfly" prop : FAN
14. Polished : SLEEK
15. Spinet worker : TUNER
16. Comedian Olsen : OLE
17. Leadoff batter : TABLESETTER
19. Ruckus : ROW
20. White ___ (belugas) : WHALES
21. Part of Ali's rec. : TKOS
22. Articles before vowels : ANS
25. Verse for Horace : ODE
26. Grating : RASPY
27. Virgo's mo., mainly : SEPT
29. Newt : EFT
30. Year in Trajan's reign : CIII
31. Land's end : SHORE
33. Does some paving : ASPHALTS
36. Cressida's seducer : TROILUS
38. Allowances : RATIONS
40. Hardy's "___ Greenwood Tree" : UNDERTHE
42. Smith's item : ANVIL
43. Brain scans, for short : EEGS
44. Mountain road : ESS
46. "I ___ Kick . . . " : GETA
47. Worker in a sideshow: Slang : CARNY
49. Perfect, to Armstrong : AOK
50. Alphabetic trio : RST
51. Inch or ounce : UNIT
52. Sabotage an iron horse : DERAIL
55. Some linemen: Abbr. : RGS
56. Forming an angle, as a car and a trailer : JACKKNIFING
61. Out-of-this-world item : LEM
62. Up ___ (cornered) : ATREE
63. ___ Thérèse (French queen) : MARIE
64. Jan.–Dec. periods : YRS
65. Formed a coil : WOUND
66. A day's march : ETAPE
1. He defeated T.E.D. : HST
2. Predecessor of mode or king : ALA
3. Graycoat : REB
4. Torme or Tillis : MEL
5. Swerve : SKEW
6. Loyal : STEADFAST
7. Meat slices : CUTLETS
8. Hand price : ANTE
9. F.F.V. group : LEES
10. Stray : ERR
11. Delivers the loot : FORKSITOVER
12. Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
13. Full of current info : NEWSY
18. Sabot or brogan : SHOE
21. Private eye's activity : TAILING
22. Deputy: Abbr. : ASST
23. India's Jawaharlal ___ : NEHRU
24. Transpositions like "It is kisstomary to cuss the bride" : SPOONERISMS
26. Lasso : RIATA
28. Poseidon's weapon : TRIDENT
30. Part of a dance : CHA
32. Gray's "churchyard" poem, e.g. : ELEGY
34. Ready for the washer : PRESOAKED
35. Stews : SNITS
37. Speakers' hesitations : URS
39. Lath : SLAT
41. Attend : HEARKEN
45. Flay : SKIN
47. "Oklahoma!" hero : CURLY
48. Wrath : ANGER
52. Malayan headman : DATO
53. Beige : ECRU
54. Kind of light or stone : LIME
56. Mandible : JAW
57. Avoirdupois : FAT
58. Belfast org. : IRA
59. Tippler's temptation : NIP
60. Take a right : GEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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