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7 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, April 3, 200564DDepressantNancy Nicholson Joline
Thursday, October 18, 200164DSedative, informallyElizabeth C. Gorski

2 results for DOWNER from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
April 6, 2014acrosticIDragEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
October 10, 1999acrosticPUnpleasant experience, slangilyEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

3 results for DOWNER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, November 25, 199034ABarbiturateHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wednesday, August 5, 19875DSomething depressingJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, October 12, 198064AAddict's pillTap OsbornMaleska