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26 Results

8 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, May 21, 201346DPilotless planes (2)Patrick McIntyre
Tuesday, April 30, 201349DUnmanned aircraftLynn Lempel
Sunday, January 21, 200757DSome reconnaissance craftPatrick Berry
Thursday, August 17, 200670ABagpipe soundsHarvey Estes
Tuesday, October 14, 200310DPilotless planes (2)Fred Piscop
Sunday, October 11, 1998101DThey have no stingNancy Salomon, Marjorie Richter and Kelly Clark
Friday, March 8, 199632ABoring lecturersR. Ross
Friday, March 17, 199543DHive loafersRandolph Ross

18 results for DRONES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, May 16, 199312DUtters monotonouslyRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Friday, August 14, 199235DFeckless onesWilliam CanineMaleska
Thursday, April 2, 199247AStingless beesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, August 4, 199023DHive idlersMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Tuesday, July 12, 198847DStingless, feckless beesRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Tuesday, November 5, 198530AStingless, feckless beesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, August 19, 198481DHive occupantsMary Cee WhittenMaleska
Saturday, May 12, 198448DUses a monotoneI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thursday, March 8, 198451DQueen-bee victimsWhittenMaleska
Thursday, February 3, 198344ANonworkersRogersMaleska
Wednesday, February 1, 197810DBagpipesKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, October 28, 197522AHumsSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sunday, April 6, 1975119DHumsAnne FoxWeng
Thursday, March 29, 197321ANoncontributorsUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 6, 196727DHums.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 7, 196123ANonworkers.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 24, 196037DAirplanes flown by remote control.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 4, 195987ABagpipes.Thomas MeekinFarrar