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23 Results for ADVENT

6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

Wednesday, October 7, 201545DStarting timeJulian Lim
Wednesday, May 3, 20062DChristian observanceLisa Wiseman
Sunday, April 24, 2005105DStartBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, July 15, 200435DComing (3)Roy Leban
Saturday, January 2, 199920AComing (3)Rich Norris
Sunday, February 9, 199746DComing (3)D. Niles

3 results for ADVENT from Variety puzzles.

March 8, 2015acrosticBPeriod for lighting candlesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
June 22, 2003cryptic30ACommercial opening for period before Christmas (6)Richard Silvestri
December 30, 2001acrosticOSeason of prayer and penitence, for someEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

14 results for ADVENT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, December 17, 199243APre-Christmas periodRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Thursday, December 8, 198341DA comingAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, May 4, 19819DArrivalKay SullivanMaleska
Tuesday, December 18, 197950DPeriod before ChristmasSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, May 12, 197925AArrivalA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, August 3, 197819DArrivalJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tuesday, May 9, 19785DComingWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, February 14, 197540APre-Christmas seasonJoan DeRossoWeng
Wednesday, April 25, 197343DTime before ChristmasUnknownWeng
Friday, April 9, 196542DPeriod before Christmas.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 28, 195715DComing.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, October 27, 194658DThe four Sundays before Christmas.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 194440DPeriod preceding Christmas.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, May 24, 194246AThe four Sundays before Christmas.Charles CrossFarrar