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27 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, May 27, 201310DSoil problemDoug Peterson
Monday, March 11, 201311DWearing away of soilRobert Fisher
Sunday, January 20, 201322AGradual declineYaakov Bendavid
Wednesday, November 14, 20072DWind and rain cause itJim Page
Thursday, December 29, 200524DBank problemDavid Pringle
Saturday, November 13, 200413DBeach problemFrank Longo
Monday, September 17, 200138DShoreline problem (2)Peter Gordon
Wednesday, February 23, 200046DShoreline problem (2)Fred Piscop
Sunday, July 10, 199435DGradual deteriorationAlvin Chase

2 results for EROSION from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
June 3, 2012acrosticUNatural problem for some banksEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
August 23, 1998cryptic24AWearing nothing in Love-in (7)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

16 results for EROSION from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, July 7, 199341DShoreline problemWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Monday, June 7, 199343DProblem on shoresBill PolvogtMaleska
Friday, April 3, 199258AEnvironmentalist's concernAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, July 1, 199125DGeology subjectMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Thursday, August 11, 198856ASlow disintegrationMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Tuesday, January 12, 198810DSoil problemJeanne WilsonMaleska
Friday, December 26, 198610DWhat glaciers causeLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, September 24, 198452ALand destructionHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sunday, July 15, 197946AGeology topicBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, March 18, 197258ASteady depletionUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 25, 197120ASeashore problemUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 31, 197076ATide's havocJean ReedWeng
Thursday, April 4, 196821DAgricultural problem.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 2, 196651AGeologist's concern.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 11, 196220DWaste of land.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, November 24, 195911DObject of conservationists' concern.UnknownFarrar