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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, August 26, 201210DBomb (2)Amanda Yesnowitz and Doug Peterson
Sunday, February 2, 200367DBomb (2)Mark Danna

4 results for FAILURE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, October 20, 197712ABankruptcyHenry HookMaleska
Monday, November 25, 196838DDud.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 6, 196643AFalling short.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 24, 196235ARuin.UnknownFarrar