Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this site can continue to provide in-depth analysis of NYT puzzles. Thank you!

Donate any amount and get full access to XWord Info for a year.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

13 Results

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

Sunday, September 16, 20128DThingamajig (4)David Steinberg and Barry Haldiman
Monday, June 6, 201134DThingamajig (4)Gary Whitehead
Wednesday, September 1, 201065AThingyMichael Torch
Sunday, October 25, 200947DContraptionBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, April 27, 200858AWhatchamacallitOliver Hill
Sunday, June 10, 200761AThingumbobBob Klahn
Tuesday, March 20, 200742ADoodadLaura A. Halper
Friday, August 10, 200142AThingamajig (4)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, January 5, 200110AWidgetNelson Hardy
Wednesday, February 17, 199910DThingamajig (4)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes

3 results for GIZMO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, February 17, 199115DThingamajigNorman S. WizerMaleska
Wednesday, December 21, 198831DThingamajigSampsonMaleska
Saturday, September 8, 197938AGadgetWilliam LutwiniakMaleska