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36 Results for BOGUS

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

Tuesday, February 7, 20121A"That's lame, dude"Mike Buckley
Sunday, April 8, 200738DFake (2)Byron Walden
Sunday, May 6, 200117AFake (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, February 11, 2001108DPhony (3)Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, July 20, 200032ALike a slugBonnie S. Prystowsky
Thursday, June 1, 20003DPhony (3)David J. Kahn
Friday, September 26, 199724DCounterfeitChuck Deodene
Saturday, September 21, 199622AErsatzR. H. Burns
Tuesday, January 16, 199651ALike a $3 billR. Hartman
Monday, January 15, 19961DPhony (3)Gregory E. Paul

26 results for BOGUS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, May 4, 199324DCounterfeitBernice GordonMaleska
Friday, September 19, 198645AFakeHickmottMaleska
Friday, March 8, 198512DCounterfeitWilliam CanineMaleska
Tuesday, March 4, 198015AShamBernice GordonMaleska
Tuesday, June 26, 197942ANot genuineHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tuesday, October 25, 197725DNot genuineHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 197329DFalseUnknownWeng
Friday, November 5, 19711DSpuriousUnknownWeng
Friday, September 17, 197139AShamUnknownWeng
Friday, September 12, 196932DSpurious.UnknownWeng
Thursday, May 29, 196934DPhony.UnknownWeng
Sunday, January 30, 196660DCounterfeit.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, January 16, 196325DSpurious: Colloq.Christine ValenceFarrar
Friday, August 4, 196143ASpurious.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 15, 196033AFraudulent.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 26, 19605DSpurious.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 21, 19608DSpurious.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 13, 196050DPseudo.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 28, 19599ASpurious.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, April 29, 19561DSpurious.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, October 11, 195538DPseudo.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thursday, July 10, 195250ACounterfeit.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 7, 195242DCounterfeit.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 16, 195115ACounterfeit.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 24, 195174ACounterfeit.Nancy W. AtkinsonFarrar
Monday, February 19, 195117APhony.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar