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78 Results for FAIL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, January 5, 201443AGo pfft (2)Alan DerKazarian
Tuesday, December 31, 201334DNot make the grade?Tracy Gray
Thursday, October 24, 201339DBomb (2)Peter A. Collins
Monday, October 21, 201325D"Words ___ me!"Gary Cee
Sunday, July 1, 201234ACome to naught (2)Dan Schoenholz
Sunday, October 16, 201111DFlunk (2)Joel Fagliano
Wednesday, May 18, 201123AWith 55-Across, 58-/46-Across movie (1964)David J. Kahn
Friday, June 12, 20095AWithout ___ (religiously)Patrick Berry
Sunday, December 9, 200747DGo kaput (2)Patrick Blindauer
Wednesday, July 18, 200741DNot work out (2)Tibor Derencsenyi
Tuesday, July 10, 200749DGo bankrupt (3)Pete Muller
Sunday, June 24, 2007102DWash outEric Berlin
Sunday, January 28, 200772DStrike outVictor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Monday, September 18, 200637AGo bankrupt (3)Dave Tuller
Thursday, April 28, 200523DGo belly up (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, December 5, 200477DGo belly-up (3)David J. Kahn
Wednesday, August 25, 200456DCome up shortRichard Silvestri
Wednesday, September 10, 200310ACome to naught (2)Patrick Berry
Monday, August 25, 200332DGo bankrupt (3)Craig Kasper
Sunday, December 24, 2000102ANot work out (2)Bill Zais
Thursday, April 9, 199859DGo kaput (2)Betty Jorgensen
Saturday, January 3, 199850AFall shortRich Norris
Monday, February 10, 19971DFlunk (2)S. Burns
Tuesday, October 8, 199649DBomb (2)E. C. Gorski
Tuesday, June 18, 199617AGo pfft! (2)E. C. Gorski
Sunday, May 26, 199672ANot workR. Ross
Tuesday, September 19, 199564ALose powerJanet R. Bender
Wednesday, August 30, 199542DGo belly up (3)John R. Conrad
Saturday, July 1, 19956DLose vigorEileen Lexau

49 results for FAIL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, November 14, 199382DFall shortNorma SteinbergTaub
Sunday, September 5, 19939AProve deficientNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, December 16, 199254DLay an eggHarold B. CountsMaleska
Monday, February 25, 199148DGo brokeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, November 11, 19904DSafe precederJune A. BoggsMaleska
Monday, February 5, 199015AGo kaputSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, August 17, 198716AGet an F on an examJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, March 23, 198748DGo bankruptPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, February 18, 198754DBe lackingKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, November 12, 19856AFall shortMary C. WhittenMaleska
Wednesday, September 4, 198549AStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, August 25, 198516DLay an eggHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tuesday, February 28, 198415AGo bankruptSawikinMaleska
Wednesday, August 17, 198313DFlunkWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, October 1, 198218AMiscarryWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, May 2, 198277ACome a cropperWilliam H. FordMaleska
Tuesday, August 4, 198162AMess upSawikinMaleska
Thursday, May 15, 19801DFlunkEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, January 4, 198036DGet an F on an examC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, April 21, 197941AFlunk outA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, June 15, 197813DStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, May 9, 197848DStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, October 22, 197350DMissUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 1, 197310AFianna ___UnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 8, 19723DGo underUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 16, 196910ABe unavailing.UnknownWeng
Friday, August 22, 196942AMiss.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 28, 196941AGo into bankruptcy.UnknownWeng
Sunday, September 8, 196834ABe unavailingSara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thursday, May 23, 196826DFall short.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 28, 196766AFall short.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, December 28, 196664ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 9, 196639DMiss.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 3, 196640DBe found wanting.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 16, 196550DPiggin.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 16, 196440DDisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 4, 196358DBe unavailing.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Wednesday, November 15, 196140ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 25, 196059DDefault.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 5, 195851DFlunk.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, July 7, 1957108DMiss.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, March 25, 195688DGet an "F."Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, February 4, 195644ADefault.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, December 17, 19556ANot pass.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 7, 195410DDisappoint.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 19, 195483DDisappoint.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Saturday, July 31, 195446ABe washed out.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Thursday, August 28, 195249DGet E on an exam.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 21, 19525ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar