It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Jim Modney
Jim Modney

New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1981

Author:
Jim Modney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F G J Q }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jim Modney has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
1
B
2
A
3
B
4
Y
5
S
6
H
7
E
8
B
9
A
10
C
11
A
12
V
13
E
14
E
L
L
A
15
L
E
M
O
N
16
O
B
E
Y
17
A
T
O
N
18
E
L
I
Z
A
19
N
U
D
E
20
R
O
C
K
21
A
N
D
R
O
L
22
L
S
T
A
R
23
E
N
D
24
Y
O
U
25
B
26
O
27
L
D
N
E
28
S
29
S
30
Z
O
M
31
B
32
I
33
E
34
E
N
E
35
R
O
C
36
K
E
T
E
E
R
S
37
E
T
A
38
S
39
R
O
N
40
S
T
A
T
41
R
O
C
K
42
B
43
O
T
T
O
44
M
45
E
T
E
46
S
P
H
E
R
E
47
T
W
A
48
D
49
D
L
E
R
50
P
E
N
51
S
E
A
52
D
53
O
54
N
T
R
O
55
C
56
K
57
T
H
E
B
58
O
59
A
60
T
61
A
M
O
I
62
M
O
I
R
E
63
B
R
A
E
64
M
A
R
C
65
E
N
T
E
R
66
L
Y
R
E
67
A
R
M
S
68
L
E
E
K
S
69
E
X
E
S
© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,398
Across
1
Term of endearment : BABY
5
Biblical queen : SHEBA
10
Bear's lair : CAVE
14
Fitzgerald : ELLA
15
Dud : LEMON
16
Follow orders : OBEY
17
Like ___ of bricks : ATON
18
"My Fair Lady" girl : ELIZA
19
Sky-clad : NUDE
20
Elvis Presley, e.g. : ROCKANDROLLSTAR
23
Word with head or tail : END
24
Te in "Te amo" : YOU
25
"Familiarity begets ___": Marmion : BOLDNESS
30
Horror-movie character : ZOMBIE
34
Dir. from Albuquerque to Denver : ENE
35
Missilemen : ROCKETEERS
37
Kin of epsilons : ETAS
39
LeFlore of the White Sox : RON
40
Office copy, for short : STAT
41
Nadir : ROCKBOTTOM
45
Soissons saison : ETE
46
Baseball or softball : SPHERE
47
Politico with his mouth open : TWADDLER
50
Female swan : PEN
51
What O'Neill called "Dat ole davil" : SEA
52
Advice to an upstart : DONTROCKTHEBOAT
61
Mine, in Paris : AMOI
62
Wavy pattern in fur : MOIRE
63
Glaswegian hillside : BRAE
64
Chagall or Blitzstein : MARC
65
Record : ENTER
66
Whar "'Omer smote" : LYRE
67
Weaponry : ARMS
68
Culinary herbs : LEEKS
69
Arithmetic for Rooney : EXES
Down
1
Silvertip, e.g. : BEAR
2
Voice in the old village choir : ALTO
3
Special-interest group : BLOC
4
Took part in a tug of war : YANKED
5
Like most models : SLENDER
6
Artist who depicted flappers : HELD
7
Turkish official : EMIR
8
This guy is no doll : BOZO
9
Study critically : ANALYZE
10
Eats : CONSUMES
11
Touch at one end : ABUT
12
Hindu scriptures : VEDA
13
His pupils are on the watch : EYER
21
Sothern from a Northern state : ANN
22
Spoils : LOOT
25
Tummy enlargers : BEERS
26
Dominant : ONTOP
27
Cary Grant at birth : LEACH
28
Order : SORT
29
Mexican War hero : SCOTT
31
Asian climbing plant : BETEL
32
Stormy; fuming : IRATE
33
Depside is one : ESTER
36
Cognize : KNOW
38
They have reservations : SKEPTICS
42
Rabbit or fox : BRER
43
Greek sweet drink : OENOMEL
44
Men who are too familiar : MASHERS
48
Aberdeen's river : DEE
49
Dilettantes do this : DABBLE
52
Toledo lady : DAMA
53
Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
54
Standard : NORM
55
Word with nose or pine : CONE
56
Franklin flew one : KITE
57
Arduous journey : TREK
58
Long-horned antelope : ORYX
59
Swiss river : AARE
60
Items in a golf bag : TEES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|