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134 Results for BLESS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, March 16, 201492AGive one's O.K.Jeremy Newton
Monday, November 11, 20135ASprinkle with holy waterElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, July 31, 2011101DGraceful word?Pamela Klawitter
Friday, November 26, 201042DSmile upon (2)Gary Steinmehl
Monday, May 17, 201022A"___ me, Father" (confessional phrase)Jay Kaskel
Monday, May 10, 201031A"God ___ America"Randy Sowell
Saturday, March 13, 20101DSmile onTyler Hinman and Byron Walden
Tuesday, December 29, 200945ASprinkle holy water onPeter A. Collins
Sunday, February 15, 200984ASanctify (2)Jim Leeds
Monday, January 19, 200937A"Lord, ___ this food" (grace words)Tracey Snyder
Tuesday, February 26, 200866ACross over?Sarah Keller
Friday, June 22, 200722AApproveMike Nothnagel
Monday, August 2, 200454AGive a benediction toHolden Baker
Sunday, June 13, 200438ASanctionRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, January 14, 200370AGrace word (3)Adam G. Perl
Wednesday, December 25, 200254D"God ___" (2)Patrick Merrell
Tuesday, October 8, 200248DGrace word (3)Sherry O. Blackard
Wednesday, September 26, 200126DGive approval to, in a wayStephen Budiansky
Saturday, July 21, 200126DBeatifyMark Diehl
Wednesday, March 3, 199912DSanctify (2)Rich Norris
Thursday, July 23, 19989AWord said in graceRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, April 19, 199899AGlorifyRich Norris
Tuesday, November 25, 199723DGive a benedictionGregory E. Paul
Monday, October 13, 199731DHallowGregory E. Paul
Friday, November 1, 199619AWord of graceM. Rosen
Tuesday, April 23, 199628AConsecrateN. Steinberg
Sunday, September 17, 199593A"God _____" (2)Stanley Newman
Monday, September 11, 199563AGrace word (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Tuesday, September 27, 199428D"God _____" (sneeze response)Eileen Lexau
Friday, June 24, 199412DWish the best forMark Diehl
Friday, April 1, 199464ASmile upon (2)Stanley Newman
Tuesday, March 29, 19943DPost-sneeze wordMark Danna
Sunday, February 13, 199464AGrace verbCathy Millhauser

2 results for BLESS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
September 18, 2011diagramless54AGive one's approval toPaula Gamache
January 4, 2004diagramless1A"God ___ you"Fred Piscop

99 results for BLESS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, July 4, 1993102AConsecrateJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sunday, April 11, 199372ABeatifyNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Friday, August 28, 199242ASampler's "God ___ Our Home"Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, August 18, 199223AConsecrateWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Sunday, May 24, 199265A"___ the Beasts and Children," Kramer film of 1972Bernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, November 20, 199135ASanctifyWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Saturday, June 8, 199143ASanctifyBernard MerenMaleska
Wednesday, May 8, 199113DHallowC. McInerneyMaleska
Tuesday, April 23, 19917DGlorifyCalista LuminatiMaleska
Thursday, February 21, 199165ASanctifyBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, November 13, 199054DGlorifyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, April 8, 199098AConsecrateErnst TheimerMaleska
Tuesday, July 4, 198924AConsecrateDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sunday, July 2, 198963DSanctifyErnst TheimerMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198945ASanctifyRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 198855DConsecrateNorman S. WizerMaleska
Wednesday, June 15, 198869AGlorifyMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sunday, February 21, 198888DConsecrateFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, November 9, 198731DSanctifyShirley SolowayMaleska
Monday, February 23, 198766ASanctifyBurnsMaleska
Sunday, September 21, 198628DHallowDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sunday, May 25, 198675AWord from Tiny TimCorinne J. NadenMaleska
Sunday, December 15, 198584DSampler verbBert H. KruseMaleska
Thursday, April 5, 19847DConsecrateEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, March 29, 19835DGive benedictionNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wednesday, June 23, 19825AGlorifyRabinowitzMaleska
Sunday, January 31, 198259ASampler verbAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, April 9, 198153DConsecrateWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, September 17, 198033AConsecrateJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sunday, August 24, 198081AConsecrateJudson G. TrentMaleska
Saturday, August 16, 19801AGlorifyJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sunday, July 13, 198049DSampler wordWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Sunday, November 25, 197985DSanctifyAlex F. BlackMaleska
Sunday, October 7, 197981ATiny Tim's verbReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Friday, July 6, 197927DSanctifyJohnsonMaleska
Friday, December 1, 197842AConsecrateWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, April 19, 197749D"___ 'Em All"Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, November 25, 19765DSanctifyDeitmerWeng
Friday, January 23, 197613D"___ this house"Sophie FiermanWeng
Sunday, September 29, 197483AWord on a samplerElaine D. SchorrWeng
Tuesday, August 6, 197427DConsecrateWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thursday, April 4, 197437AEndowWilliam A. ChambrunWeng
Sunday, August 13, 1972133ASanctifyBetty LearyWeng
Monday, December 27, 19711DBenshUnknownWeng
Wednesday, February 10, 197136D"___ you!"UnknownWeng
Friday, November 27, 197049DConsecrateUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 22, 197043ATiny Tim wordUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 6, 197052DSanctifyUnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 23, 196929AHallow.UnknownWeng
Saturday, September 28, 196842AMake happy.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 17, 19683DGlorify.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 27, 196731AInvoke divine care.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 28, 196747DGlorify.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Monday, July 10, 196739DWish well.Jean ReedFarrar
Friday, March 10, 196744AFavor.Louis SabinFarrar
Sunday, May 15, 196652AConsecrate.William LutwiniakFarrar
Saturday, April 16, 196645AWish well to.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 2, 196568AFavor.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 16, 1965118DWish well to.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, May 9, 196565DConsecrate.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, May 5, 196469AHallow.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 4, 196343DPronounce holy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 8, 196324AMake happy.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 1, 196229DMake happy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 7, 196245DProtect.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wednesday, March 28, 196253DWish well to.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Saturday, December 30, 196131DConsecrate.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 20, 196137ABestow good upon.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 17, 19607DWish well to.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 16, 196047DHallow.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 18, 196038APronounce holy.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 21, 196047DGive benediction.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 4, 196039AFavor.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 27, 19591A"God ___ our home."Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, August 25, 195957AWish well to.Jan DubinFarrar
Friday, May 15, 19595AMake happy.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, February 19, 195938AConsecrate.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, October 16, 195842DGlorify.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tuesday, August 26, 195812DMake happy.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, August 21, 19585DMake happy.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, February 7, 195856AFavor (with).A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Monday, August 19, 195749DHallow.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, August 18, 195793AConsecrate.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, July 7, 195745DWish well to.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, May 6, 195726DGuard from evil.Walt ClarkFarrar
Sunday, August 19, 1956154AHallow.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, April 26, 195561AHallow.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, April 7, 195437AWish well to.Bernice GordonFarrar
Monday, June 22, 195332DHallow.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, March 12, 195344DMake joyous.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 3, 195313DPraise.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Thursday, October 9, 195231AConsecrate.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 5, 195135AConsecrate.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 9, 195124ABestow good upon.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 8, 195142ABestow good upon.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 18, 195155DConsecrate.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, December 3, 194453D"___ the man who first invented sleep."—Saxe.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, November 19, 194446AGrant beatitude.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, April 19, 194261DConsecrate.Louis BaronFarrar