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10 Results for CLOSEST

5 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Saturday, April 19, 201437DImmediate, as relativesStu Ockman
Sunday, July 30, 2006133AMost dearVictor Fleming and Bonnie L. Gentry
Saturday, April 10, 200412DLike the winner in a guessing contestMark Diehl
Thursday, August 1, 199622DMost nighB. Lubbers
Saturday, August 20, 199423AMost immediateManny Nosowsky

5 results for CLOSEST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, October 10, 199330AProximalCharles M. DeberTaub
Tuesday, May 30, 197840DLike one's best friendsAdelyn LewisMaleska
Saturday, February 27, 196031AMost intimate.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 17, 1958104DMost exact.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, March 28, 195452AMost reserved.Diana SessionsFarrar