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251 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, January 26, 201515AFurry red monster on "Sesame Street"Ian Livengood
Saturday, December 27, 201429ARed three-year-old of TVDavid Phillips
Tuesday, December 23, 201435DTicklish red MuppetBruce Haight
Friday, November 28, 201461AFalsetto-voiced MuppetTracy Gray
Friday, July 25, 201461AJourneyer through Grouchland, in a 1999 filmPeter A. Collins
Saturday, July 12, 201444ASaint who is one of the Fourteen Holy HelpersTim Croce and Alex Vratsanos
Wednesday, June 25, 201432DAdmiral Zumwalt (2)Patrick Merrell
Wednesday, July 24, 201365APollster Roper (8)Erik Wennstrom
Sunday, July 7, 201339DNeighbor of Dagwood, in the funniesJoel Fagliano
Sunday, February 10, 2013119APatron saint of sailors (5)Patrick Berry
Sunday, October 28, 2012127ASailors' saint (5)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Sunday, March 25, 201272DInterrupter of Dagwood's napsPatrick Berry
Tuesday, December 13, 201161DPal of the starts of 17-, 24-, 40-, 52- and 66-AcrossJonathan Gersch
Thursday, August 25, 201115AFriend of Zoe and AbbyPatrick Blindauer & Francis Heaney
Wednesday, July 13, 201156DPatron saint of sailors (5)Joon Pahk
Monday, July 11, 201140D"Tickle Me" doll (8)Ellen Leuschner
Tuesday, April 5, 201135DPatron saint of sailors (5)E. J. Masicampo
Monday, March 28, 201130DTickle Me ___ (2)Robyn Weintraub
Wednesday, July 7, 201065AAdm. Zumwalt, chief of naval operations during the Vietnam WarWill Nediger
Sunday, March 7, 20102DCitizen of Sesame StreetTony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Saturday, December 26, 200956DMust-have toy of 1996Kevin G. Der
Sunday, December 13, 200941AMuppet with a goldfish named DorothyMike Shenk
Sunday, October 4, 20099DRed-haired PBS starTodd McClary
Monday, April 20, 200935AGoogly-eyed MuppetRandall J. Hartman
Thursday, January 15, 200943ASailor's saint (5)Patrick Blindauer
Thursday, October 30, 200810APatron saint of sailors (5)Chuck Hamilton
Tuesday, October 14, 200815APollster Roper (8)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Sunday, September 7, 200896APollster Roper (8)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, June 4, 200816ARed Muppet (2)Billie Truitt
Sunday, April 27, 200864DTicklish one? (4)Oliver Hill
Sunday, November 25, 200747AMr. Noodle's friend on "Sesame Street"Trip Payne
Sunday, July 1, 200789A"Blondie" tykeNancy Salomon and Bill Zais
Tuesday, April 3, 200715ARed resident of Sesame StreetDavid Quarfoot and Mike Nothnagel
Friday, February 9, 200742APollster Roper (8)Eric Berlin
Sunday, January 7, 2007113DSailor's saint (5)Ashish Vengsarkar
Sunday, November 19, 200633AFriend of Dorothy, on "Sesame Street"Tony Orbach
Wednesday, October 4, 200649D"Redhead" on "Sesame Street"Adam Cohen
Wednesday, May 17, 200627D"Sesame Street" character with a goldfish named DorothyPatrick Blindauer
Monday, February 13, 200663A"Tickle me" doll (8)Janet R. Bender
Wednesday, February 1, 200614ASailor's patron saintElizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, January 31, 200657ATicklish muppetPatrick Merrell
Tuesday, July 19, 20058D"Tickle me" guy (2)Trip Payne
Wednesday, June 22, 200558DAdm. Zumwalt (6)Verna Suit
Thursday, March 3, 200512DSee 52-AcrossByron Walden
Friday, February 18, 200512DSailor's saint (5)Harvey Estes
Friday, January 28, 200550DZoe's friend, on "Sesame Street"Eric Berlin
Tuesday, January 18, 200535A"Tickle me" guy (2)Richard Chisholm
Sunday, October 24, 2004104DA Muppet (2)Patrick Berry
Sunday, August 29, 2004122AAdm. Zumwalt (6)Manny Nosowsky
Saturday, July 3, 200447DKids' TV character voiced by Kevin ClashEric Berlin
Tuesday, August 19, 200319ARed "Sesame Street" characterKaren M. Tracey
Sunday, August 10, 200329AMuppet who's tickledCathy Millhauser
Wednesday, April 9, 200360ASailors' saint (5)Greg Staples
Tuesday, February 18, 200339DPatron saint of sailors (5)Holden Baker
Wednesday, October 16, 200257DA Sesame StreeterAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, September 29, 200243ATicklish one (4)Randolph Ross
Saturday, August 10, 200215APollster Roper (8)Dana Motley
Wednesday, August 7, 200245AFriend of Big BirdRandolph Ross
Monday, July 1, 200210DTickle Me ___ (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sunday, June 16, 200229DFad doll, onceManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, April 24, 20025AA Muppet (2)Sheldon Benardo
Friday, March 8, 200221ATicklish one? (4)David J. Kahn
Monday, January 7, 200214A"Tickle me" doll (8)Peter Gordon
Sunday, October 28, 200145A"Blondie" boy (2)Michael Ashley
Wednesday, July 4, 200164A"Tickle Me" boyJohn Beck
Sunday, July 1, 2001112ANeighbor of the BumsteadsManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, January 24, 200151DAdm. Zumwalt (6)David Ainslie Macleod
Wednesday, December 6, 200035ATarzan player ___ LincolnMel Taub (and crossword class)
Thursday, August 31, 200067ARosie O'Donnell's Muppet friendGene Newman
Tuesday, August 29, 20004DTicklish doll guyPeter Gordon
Sunday, June 25, 200015D"Blondie" boy (2)Cathy Millhauser
Saturday, June 17, 200040AOne of the Muppets (3)Rich Norris
Monday, May 22, 200064A"Tickle-me" characterNancy Salomon and Louis Hildebrand
Tuesday, December 14, 199933DTicklish fellowRichard Chisholm
Tuesday, November 9, 199954D"Tickle me" doll (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, December 11, 199823APollster Roper (8)Joe DiPietro
Monday, November 9, 199837A"Blondie" kidPeter Gordon
Friday, October 9, 199833DAdm. Zumwalt (6)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, June 3, 199815ATickle Me doll (8)Karen Hodge
Wednesday, May 6, 199815ARed Muppet (2)Richard Hughes
Thursday, April 2, 199841ATarzan portrayer LincolnAlex K. Justin
Monday, February 9, 199864ATickle-me doll (8)Robert Dillman
Wednesday, January 28, 19989DTicklish one (4)Mark Gottlieb
Monday, December 29, 199755D"Sesame Street" MuppetGregory E. Paul
Wednesday, November 26, 199716AGiggler of Sesame StreetNancy Schuster
Friday, August 29, 19974DOne who's tickledMark Diehl
Saturday, June 21, 199749AOne of the Muppets (3)Gerald R. Ferguson
Monday, May 26, 199728D"Tickle me" doll (8)Eileen Lexau
Wednesday, April 9, 199752DPollster Roper (8)Norman S. Wizer
Tuesday, February 25, 199750D"Tickle Me" doll (8)Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, November 20, 199661AEarly Tarzan player LincolnM. S. Maurer
Sunday, March 17, 1996111A"Blondie" characterP. O'Gordon
Sunday, November 26, 199538DNaples's Castle of St. _____Harvey Estes
Tuesday, August 22, 19957DAdm. Zumwalt (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, August 20, 199517DOne of the Muppets (3)Cathy Millhauser
Monday, March 27, 199569AAdm. Zumwalt (6)Gregory E. Paul
Tuesday, October 25, 199465AAden. ZumwaltLois Sidway
Monday, April 4, 199454DPollster Roper (8)Betty Jorgensen
Monday, March 7, 199452DAdmiral Zumwalt (2)Alex K. Justin
Monday, December 20, 199318DMovie Tarzan _____LincolnNorma Steinberg

4 results for ELMO from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 19, 2013acrosticHFurry red monster with a falsetto voiceEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
March 17, 2013diagramless27DRoper of pollsFred Piscop
September 30, 2012diagramless17DFiery saint?Fred Piscop
December 10, 2000panda46AHe finds tree with ringMel Taub

147 results for ELMO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, October 10, 1993122ATars' saintCharles M. DeberTaub
Sunday, June 20, 1993109AMuppet in "Sesame Street"Jan HurschmannMaleska
Wednesday, September 9, 199258ASeamen's saintEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, August 6, 199211DSailor's saintWalter CovellMaleska
Friday, June 12, 199265AZumwalt of the NavyWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Wednesday, May 27, 199231DHis fire lights the mastheadBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, April 5, 199212DSailors' saintWarren W. ReichMaleska
Friday, January 17, 199212ASaint Peter GonzálezI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Friday, January 3, 199249ASailors' saintJesse RoarkeMaleska
Friday, November 8, 199132D"Sesame Street" muppetJesse RoarkeMaleska
Saturday, March 9, 199151DSaint associated with fireDaniel GirardiMaleska
Monday, February 4, 199166ASaint of sailorsFred TooleMaleska
Thursday, January 17, 199146DAdmiral Zumwalt Jr.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, October 25, 199037APollster RoperLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, August 27, 199021ASailors' patron saintEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, June 7, 19905DPollster RoperWilson McBeathMaleska
Sunday, May 20, 199012DSailor's saintJohn RussellMaleska
Saturday, May 12, 199053DActor Lincoln: 1889-1952Jesse RoarkeMaleska
Sunday, April 1, 199021ACastel Sant'___ at NapoliBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, September 17, 198997DAuthor WortmanJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Friday, June 23, 198912DAdmiral ZumwaltWilliam CanineMaleska
Wednesday, June 7, 198957DSailors' saintFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, April 20, 198959DRoper of the pollsArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wednesday, December 28, 19882DPollster RoperDon GroatMaleska
Sunday, November 13, 198815DSailor's saintRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Saturday, June 25, 198851AFiery saint?Joe ClonickMaleska
Thursday, April 7, 198866ASailor's saintEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thursday, August 6, 198764APoll-taker RoperJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, July 15, 198734DPatron saint of sailorsIrene SmullyanMaleska
Saturday, July 11, 19875DAdmiral Zumwalt Jr.Edward BobbMaleska
Wednesday, July 8, 198710DSailors' saintBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, May 13, 198751DSailor's patron saintBette Sue CohenMaleska
Tuesday, May 12, 198715APatron saint of sailorsMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Monday, April 13, 198716ASailor's patron saintLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, February 5, 19872DAdmiral ZumwaltDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Saturday, September 13, 198653DNapoli's Castel Sant'___Patterson PeppleMaleska
Tuesday, September 2, 198644APatron saint of sailorsMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Saturday, July 26, 19868DNapoli's Castel Sant'___Peter G. SnowMaleska
Wednesday, June 4, 198626ATars' patronKay SullivanMaleska
Sunday, March 16, 1986130ASailors' patron saintJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, January 26, 198631DAdmiral ZumwaltBert RosenfieldMaleska
Saturday, July 6, 198512DRoper or ZumwaltMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, November 23, 198434DA RoperJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 198464ANapoli's Castel Sant'___Peter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, August 1, 198451DSailor's patron saintChristy RidleyMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 19847DOld-time actor LincolnJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wednesday, July 18, 198463AAuthor WortmanEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, December 22, 198316APollster RoperHellerMaleska
Wednesday, October 12, 198332DCastel Sant'___, at NapoliEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, September 12, 198361ARoper of polling fameEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, August 12, 198357AAuthor WortmanMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 19831ASailors' saintJim PageMaleska
Monday, February 14, 198321ASeaman's patronEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, January 30, 198354DPollster RoperTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, September 7, 19822DSailor's saintMarie WestMaleska
Friday, May 21, 198236ARoper or ZumwaltBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, March 6, 198259AMariners' patron saintEdward MarcheseMaleska
Thursday, January 14, 19822DEarly film Tarzan, ___ LincolnEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, November 11, 198144APollster RoperMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Wednesday, September 2, 198153DPatron saint of sailorsBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, April 12, 1981112ASailor's saintElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Tuesday, March 3, 198154ASailors' patron saintCharles EnglerMaleska
Sunday, February 22, 1981130DSailor's saintTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, February 19, 19818DSailor's saintRobert KatzMaleska
Thursday, December 25, 198021ASailors' patronC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, November 25, 198055DSailor's saintI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Friday, October 17, 198037DCastel Sant'___, in NapoliDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, June 13, 198058DPollster RoperA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, June 2, 198059ASailors' saintHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 197918DSailors' saintCoppsMaleska
Friday, October 26, 197919APoll-taker RoperMorton BraunMaleska
Thursday, August 30, 197923APatron saint of sailorsJohn FinchMaleska
Wednesday, April 4, 197921APollster RoperJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, January 20, 197957ARoperTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, November 7, 197818ASailors' patron saintC. J. AngioMaleska
Friday, May 12, 197827DSeaman's patronJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sunday, January 29, 1978131ARoperJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Thursday, December 15, 197717APoll-taker RoperStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Wednesday, November 16, 197720APoll-taker RoperJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Thursday, July 7, 197734DSailors' patronAllan BlackmanMaleska
Sunday, June 26, 19775ASailors' patron saintSam LakeMaleska
Saturday, February 5, 197760DSailors' saintHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Thursday, July 15, 197612DSailors' saintEileen DalyWeng
Monday, May 31, 197614ASailors' saintJay SpryWeng
Thursday, January 29, 19763DActor LincolnDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sunday, December 21, 197526ASailor's saintAnne FoxWeng
Thursday, August 28, 197516ALincoln or RoperEdrico SternWeng
Monday, May 5, 197551ASailors' saintMcAulayWeng
Tuesday, April 1, 197564A___ Lincoln (first Tarzan)Beverly J. SewardWeng
Sunday, January 12, 197574DLincoln of the silentsJohn WilligWeng
Monday, November 25, 197458AZumwalt of the NavyChet CurrierWeng
Monday, October 21, 197435ASaint for seamenGeorge MadridWeng
Sunday, August 18, 19741APollster RoperA. J. SantoraWeng
Monday, October 8, 197338ASaint of sailorsUnknownWeng
Friday, September 14, 197310DSailor's saintUnknownWeng
Friday, September 7, 197358DRoperUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 20, 1973129DSailors' saintPeter T. ThorntonWeng
Friday, April 20, 197348ASaint for seamenUnknownWeng
Friday, October 27, 197214ASeagoing saintUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 31, 197263ASaint of sailorsUnknownWeng
Monday, April 3, 197233DSeagoers' saintUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 12, 197217DSea saintAnthony MorseWeng
Sunday, December 19, 197112DSailor's saintAnne FoxWeng
Friday, December 10, 197130ASailors' saintUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 25, 197150DRoperUnknownWeng
Friday, September 24, 197141DSailor's saintUnknownWeng
Friday, March 12, 197124DSailors' saintUnknownWeng
Friday, February 26, 19711ASailor's saintUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 21, 197134ASailors' saintEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Friday, January 29, 197157APatron saint of sailorsUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 5, 197090DRoperJoan DeRossoWeng
Monday, December 22, 196947ALincoln of Tarzan fame.UnknownWeng
Monday, December 15, 196962ARoper.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 24, 196914ASailor's saint.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 3, 196815APatron saint of sailors.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 26, 19682DSaint's name.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 22, 196858DSailors' patron saint.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 18, 1968106DPollster RoperA. J. SantoraFarrar
Wednesday, May 15, 19682DSaint's name.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 28, 196887ARoper.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, February 16, 19685ASailors' saint.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 9, 196764ASailors' saint.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, November 9, 196617ASailors' saint.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 6, 196611DMan's name.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 25, 196631AMan's name.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 29, 196512DSailors' saint.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 11, 196525ASeaman's saint.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 3, 196530DSailors' saint.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 12, 196562APatron saint of 54 Across.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 23, 196459AMan's name.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 14, 19646AMan's name.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 5, 196496DMan's name.Will C. WengFarrar
Thursday, November 14, 196338DMan's name.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, October 18, 196357DMan's name.Jean ReedFarrar
Monday, June 24, 196355DSailor's saint.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 12, 196355DSailor's patron saint.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 16, 196314ASailor's patron saint.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 5, 196242APatron saint of sailors.Robert O'MalleyFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 196121DPatron saint of sailors.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Monday, August 14, 19617DForecaster Roper.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 22, 19612DRoper.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 6, 196112DPatron saint of sailors.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 14, 196153DPatron saint of sailors.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 30, 19609DSailors' saint.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sunday, July 10, 196094DSailors' saint.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, June 27, 196042AForecaster Roper.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 23, 196054DPatron of sailors.UnknownFarrar