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Jim Modney
Jim Modney

New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1981

Author:
Jim Modney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jim Modney has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,497

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Across
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Jolt : SHOCK
6
Harsh speech : TIRADE
12
Sweet yeast bread : STOLLEN
14
Fools : DONKEYS
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Loot : PILLAGE
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Trees, to a botanist : ARBORES
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New York island : ELLIS
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Ford, Adams or Grant : ACTOR
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Chalcopyrite, ___ of copper : ORE
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Most devious : SLYEST
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Arrested : RANIN
25
Davenport's location : IOWA
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Cut ivories : TEETHE
31
Word with white or head : EGG
34
Loud noise on the Day of Judgment : CRACKOFDOOM
36
Movie plantation : TARA
38
Ukulele ___ (Cliff Edwards) : IKE
39
Emulated Tracy Caulkins : SWAM
40
Daybreak : CRACKOFDAWN
45
Org. supported by many hunters : NRA
46
Cross : HYBRID
47
Greek peak : OSSA
48
Provide income : ENDOW
50
Like Nike : WINGED
55
Aircraft housing : POD
58
Topi's relative : ELAND
60
Singer Liza's half-sister : LORNA
61
Howard Hughes was one : AVIATOR
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Apocope : ELISION
65
Licenses : PERMITS
66
Roman legion subdivision : MANIPLE
67
Capers : ANTICS
68
Fairy-tale heavies : OGRES
Down
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Kind of photo : STILL
2
American ___, state tree of Del. : HOLLY
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Stan's partner : OLLIE
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Treasured work : CLASSIC
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Powder holder : KEG
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Where to see a Blue Jay : TORONTO
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Succinctly : INBRIEF
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Famous movie studio initials : RKO
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Beginning for sphere or space : AERO
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He wrote "Your Erroneous Zones" : DYER
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To be, to Caesar : ESSE
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Goddess of hope : SPES
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Govt. aid to opera, drama, etc. : NEA
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Computer fodder : DATA
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Newly appointed disciplinarian's measure : CRACKDOWN
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Craggy hill : TOR
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Buntline and Calmer : NEDS
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Abandoned tot : WAIF
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Lewis's Gopher Prairie : TOWN
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Frost : HOAR
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Impress clearly in the mind : ETCH
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Great Lakes city : GARY
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Seize : GRAB
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New Zealand parrots : KEAS
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Land unit : ACRE
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Pertaining to motion : KINETIC
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Small blocks of stock : ODDLOTS
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Dir. from Albany to Binghamton : WSW
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Carpenter's activity : NAILING
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Sculls : OARS
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Private's reply : NOSIR
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Beef : GRIPE
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Organic compounds : ENOLS
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Sometimes it's Great : DANE
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The O.M. : PAPA
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Hot spot : OVEN
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Scandal-sheet contents : DIRT
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Rep.'s opponent : DEM
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Buddy in Boulogne : AMI
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Southeast Asian : LAO

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

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