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10 Results

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, December 2, 201471A"Fiddlesticks!"Timothy Polin
Tuesday, September 2, 200351AVillain's epithetEd Early

8 results for CURSES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, March 19, 198722ABlasphemesBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198029ADevil's paternosterLouise EarnestMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 197762AMaledictionsJay SpryMaleska
Sunday, May 9, 197654DWord with "foiled again"Herb RisteenWeng
Thursday, August 14, 197543DVillain's cry of woeDeWitt AndersonWeng
Monday, December 16, 197445DVillain's expletiveMichael EisenbergWeng
Friday, February 15, 197447D"___, foiled again"Catharine Y. C. ProbstWeng
Monday, November 15, 197146ASwearsUnknownWeng