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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Saturday, June 23, 1984

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, 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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N
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I
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O
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B
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E
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I
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S
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M
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S
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L
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O
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D
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E
S
S
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Y
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A
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P
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O
P
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L
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T
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M
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G
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B
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A
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M
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G
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G
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S
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R
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S
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R
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T
W
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I
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N
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A
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P
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G
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A
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L
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S
N
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A
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P
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D
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P
N
O
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O
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P
H
I
S
T
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A
L
F
A
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T
A
C
O
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A
H
E
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M
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T
U
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X
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L
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S
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A
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E
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S
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P
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O
O
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D
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I
N
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T
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C
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L
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A
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U
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A
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N
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K
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,646
Across
1
Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
6
Theories : ISMS
10
Israeli city : LOD
13
Prose piece : ESSAY
14
Out of kilter : ALOP
15
Form of silica : OPAL
17
Motif : THEME
18
First name in espionage : MATA
19
Lollobrigida : GINA
20
Gossip : BLABBERMOUTH
23
Texas A&M athletes : AGGIES
26
Speak haltingly : STAMMER
27
Baronet's title : SIR
28
Remus or Esau : TWIN
31
The Altar : ARA
32
Unit of tobacco : PLUG
34
"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
36
Center the football : SNAP
39
One adept at table talk : DEIPNOSOPHIST
42
Code word for "A" : ALFA
43
Folded tortilla : TACO
44
Pause-filling sound : AHEM
46
Formal wear, informally : TUX
48
Actress Hartman : LISA
50
Before, to Beaumont : ERE
51
Wound yarn : SPOOLED
55
Emcees' remarks : INTROS
57
Conversationalist : CONFABULATOR
60
"Stole ___ and away he run" : APIG
61
Heroic : EPIC
62
Postman's beat : ROUTE
66
Muscovite, e.g. : MICA
67
Silent one : CLAM
68
Orbital point : APSIS
69
Bird's bill : NEB
70
Withered, to Wither : SERE
71
For ___ (permanently) : KEEPS
Down
1
P. and L. figure : NET
2
Comic Kabibble : ISH
3
Sugary ending : OSE
4
Disney film: 1942 : BAMBI
5
Shoemaker's need : EYELET
6
Poet's foot : IAMB
7
Item on a pitcher's mound : SLAB
8
Tiny particles : MOTES
9
Neighbor of La Crosse, Wis. : SPARTA
10
Abnormal talkativeness : LOGOMANIA
11
___ War: 1839–42 : OPIUM
12
Florentine poet : DANTE
16
Bolger 1939 co-star : LAHR
21
Egyptian dam : ASWAN
22
"Killer Dolphin" author : MARSH
23
Venomous ophidian : ASP
24
Comedienne Radner : GILDA
25
Spare fare : GRUEL
29
"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
30
Twangy : NASAL
33
Talent of 39 Across : GIFTOFGAB
35
Points : LOCI
37
Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
38
Prefix for dactyl : PTERO
40
Prentiss from San Antonio : PAULA
41
Affirm : POSIT
45
Enero or febrero : MES
47
Craft for corsairs : XEBECS
49
Arctic jacket : ANORAK
51
Con man's forte : SCAM
52
Make a surprise visit : POPIN
53
Cinched : ONICE
54
Twofold : DUPLE
56
Rhetorical device : TROPE
58
Pseudologist : LIAR
59
Vertex : ACME
63
Expend : USE
64
O'Neill from Cambridge : TIP
65
"Bus" terminal : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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