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15 Results for HOPER

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

Tuesday, July 17, 200728AOne with fingers crossedNatan Last
Tuesday, February 8, 200550DWishful oneStephen Budiansky
Sunday, September 8, 199686AOptimist (2)R. H. Wolfe
Sunday, January 16, 199480DOptimist (2)Ernst Theimer

11 results for HOPER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, October 3, 199353DExpectant oneWarren W. ReichTaub
Sunday, March 7, 199354DAspirantBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, June 12, 197824DOne with expectationsAnn JenkinsMaleska
Thursday, December 30, 197648DWishful oneTap OsbornWeng
Thursday, February 14, 197416AExpectant personMarie WestWeng
Monday, April 21, 196925DOptimist.UnknownWeng
Monday, December 26, 196668AOptimist.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 7, 196037DExpectant one.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, January 19, 196027DConfident one.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 18, 195444DOptimist.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, January 17, 195367AOptimist.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar