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20 Results for DEFEAT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, March 27, 201347DBest ... or worstDavid J. Kahn
Monday, September 3, 201252ALoss (2)C. W. Stewart
Wednesday, December 29, 199933DWorstRobert O. Dillman
Tuesday, November 9, 199946AWaterlooElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, September 24, 199845AOverpowerFrances Hansen
Thursday, July 17, 199757AWhipWayne Robert Williams
Tuesday, October 22, 199626ABest (2)E. Quigley
Friday, July 28, 199512DBest (2)Rich Norris
Sunday, June 25, 199511DMasterFrances Hansen
Thursday, May 19, 199411DTrounceRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, April 12, 199436DLOSS (2)Ernie Furtado

1 result for DEFEAT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
January 4, 2009acrosticTSomething you go down toEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

8 results for DEFEAT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, December 5, 19859DDownPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, January 24, 197928ABest or worstJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, June 5, 197843DBestAlfio MicciMaleska
Tuesday, August 14, 197322ABeatUnknownWeng
Monday, August 7, 19726DOvercomeUnknownWeng
Monday, December 20, 197120AConquestUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 24, 194957DFrustrate.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, January 31, 1943103DHitler's tête à tête.Jack LuzzattoFarrar

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