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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Friday, June 17, 1988

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,101

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Across
1
Tam-tam : GONG
5
Blemishes : SCARS
10
Hero of a Sophocles drama : AJAX
14
Plane designer Sikorsky : IGOR
15
Former Ottoman title : PASHA
16
Brocaded fabric : LAME
17
Where to browse alfresco : FLEAMARKET
19
Quatrain scheme : ABAB
20
Mosaic unit : TESSERA
21
Trouble : AIL
23
Capri ending : OTE
24
Countermands a deletion : STETS
26
Rural : RUSTIC
28
Led the ace of trumps : CASHED
31
Stridulate : CHIRP
33
One of a Dumas trio : ATHOS
34
British athlete : CRICKETER
38
Unbalanced : ALOP
39
Wine: Comb. form : OEN
40
Pasternak character : LARA
41
Caviled : NITPICKED
44
Gracie or Steve : ALLEN
45
Terry of the theater : ELLEN
46
Draw forth : ELICIT
47
Where to put a rock collection : STEREO
50
Ivanhoe, e.g. : SAXON
52
Kind of wrestling : ARM
53
___ of war : TUG
55
Misplaces a participle : DANGLES
59
Barks : YAPS
61
Divining rods : DOODLEBUGS
63
Location : SITE
64
Bittern's cousin : EGRET
65
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
66
It makes cameo appearances : ONYX
67
Active ones : DOERS
68
Fish dish : EELS
Down
1
Gab, to a deipnosophist : GIFT
2
Make goo-goo eyes : OGLE
3
Denials : NOES
4
Bar order : GRASSHOPPER
5
Was frugal : SPARED
6
Two hundred milligrams : CARAT
7
Catechize : ASK
8
Flightless bird : RHEA
9
Like Defoe's work : SATIRIC
10
___ carte : ALA
11
Lace ruffle : JABOT
12
Fine fiddle : AMATI
13
Three-masted ship : XEBEC
18
Allots : METES
22
Skulk : LURK
25
Pretests or pretexts : SCREENS
27
Cacographer's nightmare : SPELLINGBEE
28
"Rollerball" star : CAAN
29
King of the Huns : ATLI
30
Item put in a field event : SHOT
32
Rear : HIND
34
Wood : charcoal :: coal : ___ : COKE
35
Soapstone : TALC
36
Part of a palindrome : EREI
37
Be bombastic : RANT
42
"___ a Song Go Out of My Heart" : ILET
43
Obscure : CLOUDED
44
Byrd book : ALONE
46
Praises : EXALTS
47
Authority : SAYSO
48
Procession : TRAIN
49
Meaningless : EMPTY
51
Fer-de-lance's kin : ADDER
54
Not conservative : GOGO
56
Artificial bait : LURE
57
Same, in Somme : EGAL
58
"Maching birds" : SSTS
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ID datum : SEX
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It's mined off one's lode : ORE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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