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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, January 21, 201548AAlarm clock's purposeJim Hilger
Sunday, August 19, 201284AExcitement (4)Freddie Cheng
Sunday, May 20, 201237DExcitement (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, October 5, 201124AAwakening (4)Barry Boone
Friday, July 8, 201144DKinsey Institute subjectBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, May 1, 200915AOpposite of depressionJoon Pahk
Friday, August 26, 200510DAlarm functionJoe DiPietro
Saturday, March 29, 20032DExcitement (4)Michael Shteyman
Tuesday, September 3, 200215AAwakening (4)Don West
Sunday, December 2, 200140DStimulationNancy Nicholson Joline
Friday, August 11, 200044DAwakening (4)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, August 2, 199882DAwakening (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, December 31, 1995135AExcitement (4)Bob Klahn

11 results for AROUSAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, March 31, 199347DAct of wakingGayle DeanMaleska
Saturday, October 10, 19929DAlarm clock's accomplishmentRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Saturday, January 25, 198635DAct of bestirringDaniel GirardiMaleska
Thursday, April 25, 198554AAwakeningEli WesoffMaleska
Saturday, December 1, 198438DExcitationJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Saturday, January 13, 197925DAwakeningAdelyn LewisMaleska
Thursday, September 5, 197458AAwakeningGeorge LaczkoWeng
Sunday, September 23, 1973119AExcitationWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Saturday, May 5, 196239DAwakening.Annamarie LobbFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 196119DExcitation to action.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thursday, November 10, 196016AStirring to action.UnknownFarrar