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5 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Sunday, April 2, 20061AMistress of the spirit world?Bob Klahn
Friday, June 3, 200525ACertain bar operatorJim Hyres
Friday, April 9, 200440DWoman who makes the rounds?Bob Peoples
Friday, September 27, 200216AStout woman?Michael Shteyman
Thursday, June 26, 19974DFemale member of the bar?Martin Ashwood-Smith

2 results for ALEWIFE from Variety puzzles.

August 24, 2014acrosticTHerring family memberEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
October 6, 2002acrosticIHerring found in the Finger LakesEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

13 results for ALEWIFE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, August 11, 19937DRound pompanoEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, March 27, 199026AHerringlike fishJean M. HuntMaleska
Thursday, June 23, 198822DMenhadenRhonda KrausMaleska
Friday, July 22, 198335DHerring's relativeJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, October 20, 198110DFish of the herring familyHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, October 8, 19777DMenhaden or pilchardJack LuzzattoMaleska
Saturday, December 21, 197424DAtlantic food fishSara V. TuckermanWeng
Wednesday, February 14, 197326DSmall food fishMel RosenWeng
Saturday, January 20, 19732DFood fishUnknownWeng
Sunday, December 27, 197049DHerringThomas SheehanWeng
Friday, March 15, 196836DFish.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 25, 19661DFish of the herring family.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 1, 19622DMistress Quickly, for one.UnknownFarrar