Jim Modney
Jim Modney 

New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 1982

Author: Jim Modney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 0, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Jim Modney has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Warming up for gymnastics : FLEXING
8. Awkward skiers' leggings, often : SPLINTS
15. Of a vocabulary : LEXICAL
16. Nutritional need : PROTEIN
17. Defeat democratically : OUTVOTE
18. Fairness : HONESTY
19. Summit: Comb. form : ACR
20. Cop's activity : NABBING
22. Small amount : TAD
23. Word with stone or stool : TOAD
25. Former president of Italy : LEONE
26. Type of curve : SINE
27. TV V.I.P. : EMCEE
29. Instrument for Jimmy Heath : SAX
30. Early Norse gods : VANIR
31. Latin case : DATIVE
33. Drums of African origin : CONGAS
34. Tight spot : FIX
35. Word with maid or man : OLD
36. Change a card catalogue : REFILE
39. Three-masted ships : XEBECS
43. Auto parts : AXLES
44. Kind of monger : WAR
47. Greek legist : SOLON
48. "Little piggy" items : TOES
49. Short end thread : THRUM
51. Stranger: Comb. form : XENO
52. Glaciologist's topic : ICE
53. Commuters, collectively : TRAFFIC
55. Stir : ADO
56. Inborn : NATURAL
58. U.S.S. Enterprise, e.g. : FLATTOP
60. "Pineapple" : GRENADE
61. She married Leo : LARAINE
62. Garden implement : SPRAYER
63. Lured : ENTICED
1. Offered securities for sale : FLOATED
2. Opacity in the cornea : LEUCOMA
3. Take out : EXTRACT
4. One-eighth of CXII : XIV
5. Representation : ICON
6. Brazilian port : NATAL
7. Ecclesiastical lands : GLEBES
8. Mysterious one : SPHINX
9. Disposed : PRONE
10. Pine : LONG
11. Ending for Brooklyn or Jacob : ITE
12. At home, as a hoopoe : NESTING
13. Shakespearean queen : TITANIA
14. Tube host Tom et al. : SNYDERS
21. Neckpiece : BOA
24. Places in a pantheon : DEIFIES
26. Place for child's play : SANDBOX
28. War, famine and pestilence : EVILS
30. Grand slams in old card games : VOLES
32. Devonshire river : EXE
33. Wally or Archibald : COX
36. TV producers' concerns : RATINGS
37. Skin of a plum : EXOCARP
38. More nimble-footed : FLEETER
40. Follower of Parmenides : ELEATIC
41. Overlook an offense : CONDONE
42. Emulated Paul Pry : SNOOPED
44. Ahab, e.g. : WHALER
45. Sandy's greeting : ARF
46. Vex : RUFFLE
49. Word with school or union : TRADE
50. Capital of Lombardy : MILAN
53. Serving platter : TRAY
54. Drayman's vehicle : CART
57. Actress Merkel : UNA
59. Skater Babilonia : TAI

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