Jim Modney
Jim Modney 

New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1981

Author: Jim Modney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Totals : ADDS
5. Dull and unattractive : BLAH
9. Coffee, colloquially : JAVA
13. Hot stuff for a fence : LOOT
14. Cute Australian mammal : KOALA
15. Freshly : ANEW
16. Sino-Soviet river : AMUR
17. Inclined : ATILT
18. Circular motion : GYRE
19. Antisocial cynics : MISANTHROPISTS
22. Type of street or ticket : ONEWAY
23. Move : STIR
24. Hurry : HIE
26. Lawn piece : SOD
27. Cretan mountain : IDA
29. One of five Iroquoian groups : NATION
31. How a villain behaves : EVILLY
34. She lost her head in 1536 : ANNE
35. Ingredients in a love-hate relationship : MIXEDFEELINGS
39. Home, in Honduras : CASA
40. "___ as skies are blue . . . ": Shelley : ASLONG
41. Yankee infielder in 1975 : ALOMAR
44. U.S.A. rank : PVT
45. Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA
48. Bit of butter : PAT
49. Minus : LESS
52. Amatory : EROTIC
54. Benefactor : PHILANTHROPIST
57. Stone or Flintstone : FRED
58. Faithful : LOYAL
59. In ___ (completely) : TOTO
60. Scale starters : DORE
61. Pitcher or Picon : MOLLY
62. Danube tributary : ISAR
63. Measures of interest to a deejay : RPMS
64. Editing direction : STET
65. Luck, in Limerick : CESS
1. Los ___, N.M. : ALAMOS
2. Game piece : DOMINO
3. Immersed : DOUSED
4. Kind of bed or boss : STRAW
5. The two : BOTH
6. Dens : LAIRS
7. Distribute : ALLOT
8. Fashion accessory : HATPIN
9. Sharp points : JAGS
10. Porter's "___ Goes" : ANYTHING
11. Translations : VERSIONS
12. Veneration : AWE
14. Long-horned grasshopper : KATYDID
20. Guileless : NAIVE
21. George's lyrical brother : IRA
25. Compass direction : ENE
28. Code word for A : ALFA
30. Part of a chisel or file : TANG
31. Hurdle for a would-be LL.B. : EXAM
32. Bandleader Brown : LES
33. Bark : YELP
35. In fiction, diction was her affliction : MALAPROP
36. Weather-map feature : ISOTHERM
37. Befitting a beau : LOVERLY
38. Opening, for short : INTRO
39. Gown's partner : CAP
42. "The works" : ALL
43. Domains : REALMS
45. Lazy : OTIOSE
46. Scenes : VISTAS
47. Harrison and Ford : ACTORS
50. Beezer : SNOOT
51. Word with life or hair : STYLE
53. Visual : OPTIC
55. June 13, e.g. : IDES
56. Sentry's command : HALT
57. Successor to H.C.H. : FDR

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