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5 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.

Wednesday, January 20, 201022AArt buyers' worriesTrip Payne
Tuesday, July 20, 199964AMuseum embarrassmentsJoy L. Wouk
Saturday, November 28, 199863AHumbugsGilbert H. Ludwig
Thursday, June 8, 199537AImpostorsChuck Deodene
Friday, November 18, 199464AMountebanksTimothy S. Lewis

15 results for FAKES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, February 20, 199146DFour-flushersWilson McBeathMaleska
Monday, November 27, 198927DPretendsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, September 13, 198749DMountebank and charlatanJohn DreyerMaleska
Wednesday, February 26, 198649DForgeriesNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sunday, January 5, 198657DForgeriesJulian OchrymowychMaleska
Tuesday, February 15, 19721ASome jewelsUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 4, 196936APretends.UnknownWeng
Thursday, June 15, 196740ACharlatans.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, April 30, 196768APhonies.Arnold MossFarrar
Wednesday, January 19, 196629DImprovises, in jazz.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 9, 196540DPhonies.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 22, 19651DSimulates.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 14, 19651AHumbugs.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 6, 196418DCoils, as rope.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, November 21, 196230DImposters.UnknownFarrar