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8 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, December 23, 201287DTrick-winning attempt in bridgeJoe DiPietro
Sunday, January 9, 201189DSavoir-fairePatrick Berry
Wednesday, June 9, 201012DDeft touchGary Whitehead
Tuesday, November 7, 20067DNifty bridge playBruce P. Douglas
Friday, October 6, 200613DSmoothnessNancy Joline
Thursday, May 29, 200315DCertain bridge playJim Page
Friday, November 8, 200236DTactful treatmentManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, September 28, 199925ASkillful maneuverElizabeth C. Gorski

2 results for FINESSE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
September 27, 2009acrosticOMasterful maneuveringEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
January 16, 2000acrosticVSkill in executionEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

20 results for FINESSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Saturday, March 27, 199345DSavoir-faireKevin BoyleMaleska
Sunday, November 10, 199167DPolish or ployCharles M. DeberMaleska
Saturday, December 9, 198939DBridge ployRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, March 16, 19859DStrategy for GorenJeanne WilsonMaleska
Monday, December 5, 198345ASubtletyShirley SolowayMaleska
Sunday, May 29, 198397ABridge ploySam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
Friday, October 2, 198142DBridge ployA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, April 3, 197412DBridge strategyJordan S. LasherWeng
Monday, August 6, 197347ABridge playUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 7, 19726DManeuver in bridgeUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 21, 197039DBridge playUnknownWeng
Friday, August 18, 19671ASkill.Evelyn BenshoofFarrar
Tuesday, March 14, 196729DStrategy.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Sunday, August 29, 19651DCraft.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, November 29, 196133ACard play.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 31, 19604DSkill.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 5, 19607DCommon bridge procedure.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 9, 19602DBridge maneuver.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 24, 196040DArtifice.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 12, 196042DAdroitness.UnknownFarrar