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51 Results for HINTS

11 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Sunday, June 21, 201566DSuggestionsTimothy Polin
Sunday, July 15, 201211DTracesRandolph Ross
Tuesday, September 1, 200951DAids for the stumpedSteven Ginzburg
Wednesday, January 7, 200920AStumped solver's desireWilliam Frank Macreery
Wednesday, May 23, 200769ASolving helpersBruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Monday, July 3, 200642ASubtle remindersRandall J. Hartman
Monday, August 27, 200111DCluesHolden Baker
Sunday, January 21, 200199DSome people can't take them (2)Con Pederson
Saturday, April 29, 200010ASome people can't take them (2)Patrick D. Berry
Saturday, November 14, 199832DSuggestsMatt Gaffney
Monday, October 26, 199831AStumped solvers' requestsRobert Dillman

40 results for HINTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, September 21, 199128DSuggestionsLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, July 3, 19901DSubtle cluesArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Friday, June 30, 198928AIntimatesRhonda KrausMaleska
Saturday, November 26, 198846ACuesBernard MerenMaleska
Wednesday, October 19, 19886DIntimationsNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Friday, May 27, 198831APointersRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Wednesday, December 30, 198752DIntimatesJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, July 19, 19867DSoup├žonsJoe ClonickMaleska
Sunday, April 14, 198583DInsinuationsBert H. KruseMaleska
Friday, July 20, 198426AInklingsBernice GordonMaleska
Friday, June 8, 197930DSlight helpsJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sunday, February 4, 197958ASuggestionsBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, June 25, 197725DCuesHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Friday, March 26, 197643ARemindersGeorge MadridWeng
Thursday, December 4, 197545DIntimatesEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Tuesday, November 26, 19746DTipsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Saturday, February 3, 197351DRemindersUnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 19, 197242DSuggestionsUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 9, 197252ATracesJean J. DavisonWeng
Tuesday, January 2, 196831AInklings.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 14, 196728DTips.Martha J. DeWittFarrar
Sunday, June 4, 1967107AClues.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, February 1, 19661DIntimations.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 28, 196541DSuggestions.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 21, 196224AIntimations.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 17, 196219ASubtle suggestions.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 8, 196246ASlight indications.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, April 10, 196248DCovert allusions.Lois HillisFarrar
Saturday, November 11, 196124AIntimates.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 26, 196144DSuggests.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 1, 195838DSuggests indirectly.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, October 14, 195822DIntimates.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, November 8, 195646AIntimations.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tuesday, June 7, 195553DReminders.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, April 12, 195424ASlight indications.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sunday, December 27, 195374AInklings.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, October 4, 195239DIntimations.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 21, 195225DSuggestions.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 3, 195218DReminders.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 19, 19485DSuggestions.Jack LuzzattoFarrar