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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1980

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,243
Across
1. "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" author : BACH
5. Wealth : PELF
9. Mont Blanc is France's highest : PEAK
13. Author Wiesel : ELIE
14. "Take ___ leave it" : ITOR
15. "Texaco Star Theater" star on TV : BERLE
16. Prepare for a struggle : GIRD
17. "___ Homo," Titian painting : ECCE
18. End of a well-known Stein line : AROSE
19. Parents' break : SECONDHONEYMOON
22. Olfactory organ : NOSE
23. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
24. Of the eye : OPTIC
27. Goddess wearing a cow's horns : SATI
29. Skillful : DEFT
33. Seward's coup : ALASKA
35. Isinglass : MICA
37. Contend : VIE
38. Students' breaks : SUMMERVACATIONS
41. " . . . appetyt hath he to ___ a mous": Chaucer : ETE
42. Edwardian expletive : DRAT
43. Bulb's holder : SOCKET
44. Scotch's partner : SODA
46. Richthofen and Rickenbacker : ACES
48. Requisites : NEEDS
49. Seat for Burger : BANC
51. Ruth's birthplace : MOAB
53. Professor's break : SABBATICALLEAVE
60. Word with ear or tube : INNER
61. Standard : NORM
62. "Life is ___!": Longfellow : REAL
63. Charter : LEASE
64. Tittle : IOTA
65. Auctioneer's final word : GONE
66. Former A.F.B. on Cape Cod : OTIS
67. Part of A.B.A. : ASSN
68. Old-time weapon : SNEE
Down
1. ___ off (declines) : BEGS
2. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
3. Newspaper's average sales: Abbr. : CIRC
4. Epicurean doctrine : HEDONISM
5. Frenchmen's feet : PIEDS
6. Draws finely : ETCHES
7. Bonkers : LOCO
8. Wild and excited : FRENETIC
9. Did a beautician's job: Colloq. : PERMED
10. Sock's slangy suffix : EROO
11. "They ___ serve . . . ": Milton : ALSO
12. Sharp : KEEN
15. Buzzards and Sheepshead : BAYS
20. Set an arrow into a bowstring : NOCKED
21. Heaths : ERICAS
24. Saharan stopovers : OASES
25. Tombaugh's 1930 discovery : PLUTO
26. No longer feral : TAMED
28. C.A. timber tree : AMATE
30. Elicit : EVOKE
31. Charged for an overdue book : FINED
32. Acid and rabbit : TESTS
34. Out-and-out : ARRANT
36. Without a keynote : ATONAL
39. Cowpox : VACCINIA
40. North Atlantic hazards : ICEBERGS
45. Convent head : ABBESS
47. Causes sharp pain : SMARTS
50. River to the Rhine : AARE
52. Kern's "___ River" : OLMAN
53. Missile's home : SILO
54. "They have prepared ___": Psalms : ANET
55. ___ B'rith : BNAI
56. Cote sounds : COOS
57. Immeasurable time : AEON
58. Roof adjunct on a barn : VANE
59. Robert ___ : ELEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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