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Jim Modney
Jim Modney

New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 1980

Author:
Jim Modney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q W }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jim Modney has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,264
Across
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Verve : DASH
5
Second-generation Japanese-American : NISEI
10
Scene of the Nazarene's first two miracles : CANA
14
What "video" means : ISEE
15
Peruvian village pillaged by Pizarro : INCAN
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Greek hero : AJAX
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Great ___ (Lord Chancellor's position) : SEAL
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Be conspicuous : GLARE
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Rant's partner : RAVE
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Double-dealers : CARDSHARPS
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Supporters of the 18th Amendment : DRYS
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Highbrow : ARTY
24
Fam. member : SIS
26
French : GALLIC
29
Spray or foam affecting the ozone : AEROSOL
33
Race track : OVAL
34
Kind of test : ACID
37
Sound from some sound sleepers : SNORE
38
"You ___ seen nothin' yet!" : AINT
39
Betting game : POKER
41
"Younger ___ Springtime" : THAN
42
Retreat for Brezhnev : DACHA
44
Center for 39 Across : RENO
45
Word with mackerel or smoke : HOLY
46
Reacted to snuff : SNEEZED
48
City in Texas or Russia : ODESSA
50
Beat man : COP
51
Plant disease : SMUT
52
Strip on the Mediterranean : GAZA
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Fated : INTHECARDS
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Hard blow : ONER
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Measure of weight : CARAT
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Baby-feeding finale : BURP
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Horse or game : STUD
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Idiot : AMENT
66
Bipedal wolf's stare : LEER
67
Nazi war criminal : HESS
68
___ Gulf, in the Philippines : LEYTE
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A result of backwash : EDDY
Down
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Paten : DISC
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Oceanward : ASEA
3
Use a branding iron : SEAR
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Controlled the situation completely : HELDALLTHECARDS
5
Final slug : NIGHTCAP
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Embedded design : INLAY
7
Permanent mark : SCAR
8
Western hero : EARP
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Actually existing : INESSE
10
Symbols of straightforwardness : CARDSONTHETABLE
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Inharmonious : AJAR
12
Word with yard or blue : NAVY
13
Choppers : AXES
21
Hindu title of address : SRI
25
Agcy. collecting swarms of forms : IRS
26
Spurs : GOADS
27
Like Audubon's studies : AVIAN
28
Whaler's weapon : LANCE
29
Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
30
Districts in N.Y.C. and London : SOHOS
31
Hurdles on campus : ORALS
32
Singer Lotte : LENYA
35
Ribbed fabric : CORD
36
Forte of the Redskins : IKE
40
Railroad accommodation : ROOMETTE
43
Kind of dye : AZO
47
Heroic : EPICAL
49
Noble, in Versailles : DUC
51
"Can't! Don't! ___! Won't!": Kipling : SHANT
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"Wow!" : GOSH
53
Prime the pot : ANTE
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Olympian : ZEUS
56
Queen or King : NAME
57
Deuce topper : TREY
58
Regretted : RUED
59
Scott of 1857 Supreme Court case : DRED
60
Nimble : SPRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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

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