Jim Modney
Jim Modney 

New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1984

Author: Jim Modney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 337 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Jim Modney has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. R.P.I. room : LAB
4. Steel-plow entrepreneur : DEERE
9. Learning methods : ROTES
14. Garb for Omar : ABA
15. Lumberjack : AXMAN
16. Super Bowl or World Series : EVENT
17. Coiffure items : BOBBYPINS
19. Aussie songbird : REDDY
20. Promised the moon : OVERSOLD
21. Muffet morsel : CURD
22. Change from E.S.T. to D.S.T. : RESET
23. Like Warbucks : MONEYED
26. Apocalypse omen : WAR
28. Levy : TAX
29. G.I.'s first letter : ABLE
30. Direction for Drake : AFT
33. Take ten : RELAX
35. Blue-winged quacker : TEAL
36. Jumbled mass : CLOT
38. Cartesian graph line : XAXIS
40. Appease fully : SATE
41. Mute actor : MIME
42. Kitchen gadget : TIMER
44. Type of herring : RED
45. Bombeck : ERMA
46. Some sighs : AHS
47. 18th Amendment foe : WET
49. Model builder's material : STYRENE
51. City named "The Peace" : LAPAZ
55. Away : GONE
56. Put into words : VOCALIZE
59. Fight a knight : JOUST
61. Copper's persuader : BILLYCLUB
62. Word with tube : INNER
63. Imbue : ENDUE
64. Postulate a flat world : ERR
65. Like Oscar Madison : MESSY
66. Given medicine : DOSED
67. Celebes, for one : SEA
1. Dig trenches : LABOR
2. Word with ground or board : ABOVE
3. Creatures in arms or woods : BABES
4. Sun, to Shelley : DAYSTAR
5. Montreal ballplayer : EXPO
6. Author Ludwig : EMIL
7. Cape Town dollar : RAND
8. Printers' measures : ENS
9. Network déjà vu : RERUN
10. Yields to esurience : OVEREATS
11. Plaything named for the 26th President : TEDDYBEAR
12. Sometimes it's bitter : END
13. Junior's room, often : STY
18. Steep : BREW
21. Tricia or Archibald : COX
23. Proverb : MAXIM
24. Bring glad tidings : ELATE
25. Struck out : DELED
27. "Oedipus ___" : REX
28. Yellow streakers in Gotham : TAXIS
30. High points : ACMES
31. She toys with the boys : FLIRT
32. Heaters' kin : TOMMYGUNS
34. Shaping machine : LATHE
37. Hybrid garden flowers : TEAROSES
39. Put in stitches : SEW
43. Passed the baton : RELAYED
46. Chemical ending : ANE
48. Apply a powder : TALC
50. Ingress : ENTRY
52. Dock supports : PILES
53. Cerulean shade : AZURE
54. Savanna sight : ZEBRA
56. Asti export : VINO
57. Auto pioneer : OLDS
58. Inkling : CLUE
59. Conrad's "Lord ___" : JIM
60. "___ man's meat. . . " : ONE
61. Pallet : BED

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