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35 Results for CLASPS

11 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Monday, September 5, 20111ANecklace fasteners (2)Patrick Merrell
Thursday, November 5, 200927AHolds (2)Patrick Blindauer
Monday, June 9, 200822DNecklace fasteners (2)Paula Gamache
Thursday, August 11, 200543DHolds (2)Michael Shteyman
Monday, October 13, 200324AHolds, as a handEric Berlin
Friday, November 15, 200243DParts of some envelopesBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, October 11, 200046DThey may help obtain closureGreg Staples
Sunday, July 4, 199934AItems for those seeking closureGreg Staples
Sunday, February 8, 199848AHugsManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, May 22, 199652APurse partsR. Hughes
Sunday, January 30, 199483ABear hugsAlex K. Justin

1 result for CLASPS from Variety puzzles.

March 30, 2003cryptic21DFastens together 150 snakes (6)Peter Gordon

23 results for CLASPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, February 15, 199331AHolding devicesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, January 25, 198747AFastenersJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Monday, November 4, 198543DFastensAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Friday, December 18, 198151AAgraffesKathryn RighterMaleska
Saturday, August 9, 198025AFastensJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Wednesday, December 12, 197927DJewelry itemsHugh McElroyMaleska
Wednesday, April 13, 197724AHugsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, November 11, 197544DTakes hold ofFrank FryWeng
Sunday, April 20, 19756DNecklace partsMary M. MurdochWeng
Tuesday, July 28, 197031ABroochesUnknownWeng
Thursday, December 9, 19656DFasteners.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 196512AHearty handshakes.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Friday, December 4, 19649DPieces of jewelry.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 1960112DFastenings.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, April 30, 196034AEmbraces.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 21, 1960101DBuckles.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, January 19, 195850AHolds.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, December 15, 195782DEmbraces.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, November 8, 195443AHooks.Edward EarlyFarrar
Monday, April 13, 19531ABrooch fasteners.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Saturday, September 6, 195241DDevices for fastening things together.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 20, 1952106DBrooches.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, April 24, 195149AHandshakes.UnknownFarrar