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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, November 22, 20138DMonstrousPatrick Berry
Sunday, October 28, 201263ABarbaric (3)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Wednesday, September 12, 201254ASteve Martin's "___ Shoes"Robert W. Harris
Monday, August 6, 201265ALike Cinderella's stepsistersLynn Lempel
Wednesday, December 5, 200732AHard-hearted (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sunday, April 29, 200765DTruculentHenry Hook
Sunday, January 11, 200497ABarbaric (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Thursday, September 4, 200314ANasty and then someNancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sunday, June 20, 19995DBarbaric (3)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, June 18, 199949AUnusual partner?Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, March 11, 19977DDiabolicalAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, May 12, 1996102AHardhearted (2)R. Silvestri
Friday, January 21, 199419DBeastlyA.J. Santora

31 results for CRUEL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, April 11, 19932DLike fairy-tale stepmothersNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Thursday, October 22, 199249AMercilessChristy RidleyMaleska
Friday, May 31, 199149DHeartlessErnie FurtadoMaleska
Sunday, August 11, 198566DHeartlessPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sunday, February 17, 198570AMonsarrat's "The ___ Sea"John GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, December 4, 198364DUnrelentingMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Friday, February 4, 19838DRemorselessWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, October 27, 198221DMercilessDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Friday, May 22, 198162AMonsarrat's "The ___ Sea"FliegnerMaleska
Thursday, September 11, 198045DMercilessN. M. MeyerMaleska
Monday, November 7, 197715ALike fate, oftenJamesMaleska
Monday, September 19, 197729DSadisticRickertMaleska
Sunday, October 31, 19769D"The ___ Sea"Threba JohnsonWeng
Tuesday, August 10, 197635DIllegal kind of punishmentEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sunday, February 22, 1976102ALike Monsarrat's seaTap OsbornWeng
Friday, December 27, 197433A"The ___ Sea"Tap OsbornWeng
Sunday, October 22, 1972106APitilessFrank NosoffWeng
Tuesday, April 11, 19726DHeartlessUnknownWeng
Monday, December 29, 196942ATyrannic.UnknownWeng
Monday, December 15, 19692DLike Sade.UnknownWeng
Thursday, May 23, 196812DPitiless.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 11, 196646ARuthless.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 19, 196543DBarbarous.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 7, 196536ANeronian.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 21, 196477AMerciless.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wednesday, May 23, 196248DUnkind.Lois HillisFarrar
Thursday, August 31, 196139APitiless.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 11, 19614DRuthless.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 19, 195926AMerciless.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 16, 195949DMerciless.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sunday, March 29, 195927AInhuman.Anthony MorseFarrar