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104 Results for CHESS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Saturday, October 24, 201527D"As elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you could find anywhere outside an advertising agency," per Raymond ChandlerAndrew Zhou
Sunday, February 22, 201516DSetting for a castlePatrick Berry
Wednesday, August 20, 201410DGame in which pieces can be forkedZhouqin Burnikel
Friday, August 15, 201429AWhat a check might be delivered inJeff Chen
Wednesday, April 9, 201456DMagnus Carlsen's gameJohn E. Bennett
Friday, January 25, 201340AGame with forks and pinsJoe DiPietro
Thursday, February 10, 201143DBenjamin Franklin's "The Morals of ___"Derek Bowman
Tuesday, December 14, 20109AGame with knightsMark Feldman
Thursday, February 25, 201013DKnight's activity?Holden Baker
Saturday, January 2, 201051AIts openings are often studiedRobert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, August 11, 200933DKnight's realm?Oliver Hill
Monday, May 14, 200742AThe mating game?Paula Gamache
Friday, July 28, 20061D"Through the Looking-Glass" gameSherry O. Blackard
Thursday, July 27, 200631ASetting for a checkEthan Friedman
Saturday, March 25, 200641ASpeed ___Byron Walden
Monday, March 28, 200526AGame played on 64 squaresElizabeth Babikan
Sunday, August 24, 200350AMating gamePatrick Berry
Thursday, March 28, 200223AGame with pinsManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, July 18, 20001AGame of kings and queensRichard Silvestri
Saturday, December 12, 199853DBattle of witsRich Norris
Monday, June 29, 199856DDeep Blue's gameGregory E. Paul
Monday, November 10, 199763AKasparov's gameGrace Fabbroni
Friday, October 17, 19977ADeep Blue specialtyAlan Jay Weiss
Sunday, August 24, 199734DCastle localeMichael S. Maurer
Saturday, July 19, 199743ABlack-and-white setRobert H. Wolfe
Sunday, April 13, 199717APopular newspaper columnCathy Millhauser
Thursday, January 23, 199756AKind of boardF. Hansen
Sunday, June 11, 199530D1988 Tim Rice musical (2)Coral Amende
Tuesday, May 23, 19956DThis puzzle's themeJay Livingston
Monday, November 28, 19945D1988 Tim Rice musical (2)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Tuesday, June 28, 199447DJudit Polgar's gameJonathan Schmatzbach

1 result for CHESS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
February 16, 2014diagramless12AGame often played with a two-faced clockFred Piscop

72 results for CHESS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, July 2, 199125DKarpov's forteEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, April 14, 199173AKind of pie or boardJane S. FlowerreeMaleska
Wednesday, April 3, 19915AMating game?Richard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, September 23, 199076DThe mating gameLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, July 12, 199055AKarpov's gameWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Saturday, January 6, 199069ABobby Fischer's gamePatterson PeppleMaleska
Tuesday, December 8, 198733AKarpov's fortePeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, September 22, 198713DWhere a king may be castledFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, February 25, 198746AKarpov's fortePeter SwiftMaleska
Saturday, July 26, 198633APopular pastime in IcelandPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sunday, May 25, 198689DBoard gameCorinne J. NadenMaleska
Saturday, May 17, 198627DThe mating gameJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, March 27, 198639AKarpov's forteNancy JolineMaleska
Friday, April 12, 198530DBoard gamePeter G. SnowMaleska
Monday, November 5, 19847AGame of strategyTangrediMaleska
Thursday, May 10, 198443AThe mating gameMargaret KingmanMaleska
Monday, March 21, 198351DThe mating gameJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Sunday, March 14, 198293DKarpov's gameFletcher IngallsMaleska
Saturday, March 13, 198219AKarpov's forteWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, February 24, 198223DIn which a queen is most powerfulC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, October 6, 198111DThe mating gameJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sunday, September 6, 19811DTal's forteAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, April 11, 197638A"Looking Glass" gameRobert RoopWeng
Thursday, January 29, 197625DFischer's forteDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sunday, May 4, 1975150AGameMarjorie PedersenWeng
Sunday, June 3, 1973132DIcelandic activityAnne FoxWeng
Tuesday, September 12, 197230DGameUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 9, 197227AGame with menJean ReedWeng
Sunday, September 27, 197033A"Looking Glass" gameKeith BlakeWeng
Sunday, May 25, 1969113AThe mating gameEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sunday, October 6, 1968105AMorphy's forteSidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, May 19, 196828ATal's forte.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, April 28, 196842AGame for two.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, March 22, 196852DGame.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 26, 196712DGame.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 19671DPetrosian's forte.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, September 24, 196795DGame.Jean ReedFarrar
Monday, February 6, 196737AFischer's forte.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, December 4, 196660DGame.Anne FoxFarrar
Sunday, February 27, 196627DForte of Bobby Fischer.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, December 12, 196557AGame.Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, October 14, 196325DScheme of "Looking-Glass" land.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thursday, November 8, 196213DPaul Morphy's forte.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 12, 196242ATheme of the "Looking-glass" tale.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 7, 1962111AGame.Ted DombrasFarrar
Tuesday, April 17, 196246ATable game.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Monday, December 18, 196134AGame.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 21, 196132ATheme in Looking-Glass Land.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 14, 196145DGame for two.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 7, 196121APaul Morphy's game.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 1960138AGame.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, June 4, 196053DGame requiring 32 pieces.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 14, 19607AGame.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 24, 195948DBoard game.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, November 30, 195867AAlekhine's forte.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, November 16, 1958101AGame.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, April 6, 195891DGame for two.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, September 26, 195726AAlekhine's game.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, June 23, 195798DGame.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, November 20, 195638AGame.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 1, 195537AGame of skill.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Wednesday, December 15, 195449DLarry Evans' game.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 7, 195428DGame of skill.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sunday, September 13, 1953101DDr. Alekhine's game.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, July 6, 195346DBasic idea in "Through the Looking Glass."George HendersonFarrar
Friday, October 26, 195137DRussia's favorite game, probably invented in India.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 11, 195126ASubstance of the fantasy is "Through the Looking Glass."UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 27, 195164DGame.Louise RabbFarrar
Thursday, March 15, 19519DLarry Evans' game.Robert HeglerFarrar
Tuesday, January 23, 195146AA game of pure skill.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 14, 1947121AAn area of U. S.–Russian rivalry.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, June 21, 1942150A"The ___ board is the world."—Huxley.Mabel C. DaggettFarrar

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