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22 Results for GAMBIT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, September 7, 201010DChess ployMaryEllen Uthlaut
Thursday, May 20, 201049DQueen's ___Jim Hilger
Sunday, November 15, 199846APloyRobert H. Wolfe
Friday, February 27, 199842AIt may involve a sacrificeKevin McCann

18 results for GAMBIT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, September 10, 199220AKasparov ployReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thursday, September 26, 199132APloy; ruseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, February 8, 19919DKasparov concernBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, January 6, 199129DOpening maneuverDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sunday, February 18, 199090DOpening maneuver to gain advantageJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, April 6, 198515DSteinitz or DanishBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, April 20, 1975119DChess ployMary M. MurdochWeng
Saturday, December 8, 19733DChess wordUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 2, 1969135AOpening in a gameBetty LearyWeng
Wednesday, January 10, 196848AChess maneuver.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 6, 1964128AOpening move.Will WengFarrar
Tuesday, July 9, 196336AChess opening.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 196327AFirst move.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 18, 196122AChess opening.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 16, 195744DChess opening.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 19, 195440AChess opening.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, June 30, 195255APawn sacrifice, in chess.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 9, 195140A"Alekhine's defense," for instance.Jules ArensbergFarrar