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I. Judah Koolyk
I. Judah Koolyk

New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1979

Author:
I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
I. Judah Koolyk has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,863
Across
1. Take a pew : SIT
4. TV fare : NEWS
8. Declares openly : AVOWS
13. Jogging gait : TROT
15. Leave out : OMIT
16. Contributor : DONOR
17. Frenchman's female friend : AMIE
18. Cafe offering : MENU
19. Israeli coin : AGORA
20. Round-number estimates : BALLPARKFIGURES
23. "___ and the Tramp," 1956 Disney film : LADY
24. Gratis : FREE
25. Tags : LABELS
28. Spanish uncle : TIO
29. A few : SOME
33. Soap or horse follower : OPERA
34. Layers : HENS
36. Emoter : HAM
37. Begins to make headway : GETSTOFIRSTBASE
41. Morsel in a stable : OAT
42. Level : EVEN
43. Moses' older brother : AARON
44. Swerve : SKEW
46. Holiday time : EVE
47. Take in a lecture : ATTEND
48. Tortoise's rival : HARE
50. "Trinity" author : URIS
51. Outfielder's gem : SHOESTRINGCATCH
58. Prepares apples : CORES
59. Antiseptic, in Arles : IODE
60. Ancient tyrant : NERO
61. Astound : AMAZE
62. Anna of "Nana" : STEN
63. Sturdy cart : DRAY
64. Dogma : TENET
65. Stag : HART
66. Nets, Suns, etc. : NBA
Down
1. Thrust : STAB
2. One of Robert Frost's daughters : IRMA
3. Labor : TOIL
4. Some wanderers : NOMADS
5. Abrasive : EMERY
6. Flirtatious flicker : WINK
7. More self-righteous : STUFFIER
8. Maxim : ADAGE
9. Fads : VOGUES
10. ___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
11. Had on : WORE
12. Sp. housewives : SRAS
14. Bank employees : TELLERS
21. Taste : PALATE
22. Niblick, wedge, etc. : IRONS
25. The Divine Word : LOGOS
26. "Silent, upon ___ in Darien": Keats : APEAK
27. Actress Davis : BETTE
28. Belonging to thee : THINE
30. Midwest airport : OHARE
31. Burr role : MASON
32. Revise a text : EMEND
35. Not active : STATIC
38. Not secret : OVERT
39. In a tizzy : FEVERISH
40. "Where go you/With ___ clubs?": Shak. : BATSAND
45. Breathe laboriously : WHEEZE
47. Silvery, to Shelley : ARGENT
49. Item on a balance sheet : ASSET
50. Word with hand or foot : UNDER
51. Shoo! : SCAT
52. Tourist's last stop : HOME
53. Algerian seaport : ORAN
54. Tittle : IOTA
55. Appropriate rhyme for ern : TERN
56. Gripe : CRAB
57. Georgetown U. athlete : HOYA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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