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198 Results for IDIOT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, August 12, 201463ABonehead (4)Robyn Weintraub
Monday, July 21, 201423ADumb oxMatt Fuchs
Sunday, June 22, 201411DChowderheadElizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, May 13, 201451DNumbskull (3)Tracy Gray
Tuesday, January 7, 201455DBonehead (4)Mark Bickham
Tuesday, October 29, 20137DMoron (2)Robert Cirillo
Monday, February 25, 20132DBirdbrain (3)Angela Olson Halsted
Monday, May 2, 201151DDum-dumCaleb Madison
Monday, April 18, 20112DDodoJames Tuttle
Tuesday, November 9, 201015ABozoDaniel A. Finan
Thursday, May 6, 201029DNumbskull (3)Dan Naddor
Sunday, March 14, 201025DBoobCaleb Madison
Sunday, February 14, 201012DTeller of a tale "full of sound and fury," per MacbethMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Saturday, January 23, 201062AGooberKaren M. Tracey
Tuesday, December 29, 200926D___-proof (easy to operate)Peter A. Collins
Tuesday, December 22, 200950DDostoyevsky novel, with "The" (2)Robert A. Doll
Thursday, July 24, 200837D"You ___!" (cry while hitting oneself on the head)Matt Ginsberg
Wednesday, December 26, 200737AYo-yoJim Page
Friday, September 14, 200755AJerkJohn Farmer
Saturday, May 12, 200757AFool (2)Rich Norris
Monday, April 9, 200711DMoron (2)J. K. Hummel
Tuesday, March 13, 200753DBirdbrain (3)Holden Baker
Tuesday, February 6, 200767ANot exactly a brainiacStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tuesday, August 22, 200637AHalf-witMichael J. Doran
Monday, July 3, 20062DDoofusRandall J. Hartman
Monday, February 20, 200664AChuckleheadDoug Peterson
Saturday, December 24, 200549DDipByron Walden
Saturday, December 3, 200516ADull typeDana Motley
Wednesday, April 20, 200514AFool (2)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, December 18, 200459AA genius, noDana Motley
Thursday, October 2, 20039DDunderhead (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, September 17, 200311DReal dopeRichard Silvestri
Monday, July 7, 200316ADunderhead (4)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Saturday, July 5, 200345AWord said with a head slapDavid J. Kahn
Monday, May 12, 200353DDunderhead (4)Sarah Keller
Thursday, March 6, 200314AKind of boxCathy Millhauser
Sunday, February 23, 200336DBirdbrain (3)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, February 11, 200321DDimwit (4)Myles Callum
Thursday, January 9, 200330DDunderhead (4)David J. Kahn
Thursday, August 15, 200231DDimwit (4)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, January 30, 200230DBlockhead (2)Randall J. Hartman
Tuesday, October 23, 200116ABonehead (4)Leonard Williams
Monday, October 1, 200166ABonehead (4)Janice M. Putney
Thursday, June 28, 200128DNo exemplar of eruditionAlan Arbesfeld
Monday, June 18, 200131ADummkopfSherry O. Blackard
Wednesday, May 23, 200151DNo-brainer?Alan Arbesfeld
Thursday, February 1, 200126ADimwit (4)Frances Hansen
Sunday, December 24, 200019ADunderpateBill Zais
Monday, December 18, 200051DPinheadNancy Kavanaugh
Thursday, August 31, 200024DBlithering sortGene Newman
Monday, August 21, 20002DNumbskull (3)Dave and Diane Epperson
Sunday, April 26, 199820ADostoyevsky novel, with "The" (2)Fran and Lou Sabin
Sunday, May 19, 199669DDoltC.M. Deber
Wednesday, July 5, 199537AWord before box or proofNorman S. Wizer
Thursday, June 8, 199513DBlockhead (2)Chuck Deodene
Tuesday, March 28, 199552D_____ savantChristopher Page
Saturday, November 26, 199447DDimwit (4)Manny Nosowsky
Monday, September 19, 199424DNinnyWayne Robert Williams
Monday, January 31, 199457ABoobyJanet R. Bender

3 results for IDIOT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
April 29, 2012panda43AA fool to dot two i'sMel Taub
October 30, 2011diagramless33DBoneheadFred Piscop
January 9, 2005acrosticFTeller of a tale "full of sound and fury"Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

136 results for IDIOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, November 4, 199357ANincompoopDorothy ElliottTaub
Wednesday, November 3, 199336AVery foolish fellowDaniel GirardiTaub
Sunday, September 19, 1993130ADostoyevsky's "The _____"John M. SamsonTaub
Tuesday, June 1, 199360ASimpletonAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, March 30, 199326DDostoyevsky work, with "The"Joy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, January 16, 199334DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Jesse RoarkeMaleska
Sunday, October 18, 199246ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Grace M. GordonMaleska
Tuesday, July 28, 199215ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, May 10, 199232DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Michael J. ParrisMaleska
Sunday, March 8, 199291ADostoyevsky novel, with "The"Kevin BoyleMaleska
Wednesday, December 11, 199136ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Arthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Thursday, November 7, 199122DKind of board or boxMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, October 27, 199192ADostoyevsky novel, with "The"Mary M. MurdochMaleska
Friday, August 16, 199125D___ card (TV prop)Dorothea E. ShippMaleska
Monday, April 8, 199166ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Peter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, July 5, 199062AKind of TV board or cardKenneth WitteMaleska
Saturday, April 28, 199029D___ box (TV)Rhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, April 8, 199050DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Ernst TheimerMaleska
Wednesday, February 28, 199030AKind of TV box or boardBetty JorgensenMaleska
Friday, February 23, 199044DDescribing certain cards, in TVJune A. BoggsMaleska
Monday, February 19, 199019ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Albert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, September 12, 198924DDostoyevsky subjectVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Monday, August 28, 19892D"The ___," Dostoyevsky novelBurnsMaleska
Thursday, June 16, 198830DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Margaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, July 12, 198756DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Louis SabinMaleska
Monday, April 20, 198753DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Joy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, March 26, 198757ADostoyevsky's Myshkin, e.g.Frances HansenMaleska
Friday, February 6, 198733DVictim of anoesiaRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, October 19, 19862DDostoyevsky protagonistNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thursday, March 27, 198633A" . . . tale told by an ___": Shak.Nancy JolineMaleska
Tuesday, October 15, 198565ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Stanley B. WhittenMaleska
Saturday, May 4, 198514AKind of TV cardGayle DeanMaleska
Sunday, December 23, 1984122DDostoyevsky's "The ___"John M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, June 11, 198464A" . . . a tale told by an ___ . . . ": MacbethWhittenMaleska
Tuesday, June 5, 198412DDostoevsky's "The ___"H. M. KennedyMaleska
Tuesday, September 6, 198325DDostoyevsky's "The ___"John R. ProsserMaleska
Sunday, December 26, 19825DDostoyevsky subjectBarry L. CohenMaleska
Sunday, December 5, 198250DDostoyevsky's "The ___"Virginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Sunday, November 21, 198248DKind of cardKatherine Gould & Chris RemignantiMaleska
Thursday, June 10, 198234ADostoyevsky's "The ___"Arnold MossMaleska
Sunday, March 14, 198265A___ cardFletcher IngallsMaleska
Wednesday, July 8, 198154ABlockheadEli WesoffMaleska
Monday, May 11, 198126DSimpletonMaloneyMaleska
Monday, January 19, 198155ADoltTenfeldeMaleska
Friday, May 4, 19793DNumbskullWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, April 28, 197925DDostoyevsky's "The ___"William LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 22, 197851D"The ___": DostoyevskyRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Sunday, July 2, 197831AVictim of anoiaAnne FoxMaleska
Sunday, June 4, 1978122DKind of TV board or cardChet CurrierMaleska
Sunday, April 16, 197894DDostoyevsky novel, with "The"Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, February 11, 197838DDimwitWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, January 15, 197847ABlockheadAlex F. BlackMaleska
Thursday, August 4, 197759AFoolish personBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Monday, June 14, 197624ADostoevski's "The ___"Henry HookWeng
Sunday, April 18, 1976136ATV card or boxHume R. CraftWeng
Tuesday, December 16, 197529DNumskullJack PhilbrickWeng
Monday, October 20, 197561A___ boxD. JacobsWeng
Monday, March 31, 197527DNincompoopDorothea E. ShippWeng
Wednesday, January 22, 197530A" . . . told by an ___"Jack L. SteinhardtWeng
Friday, November 1, 197419ANumskullBert BeamanWeng
Sunday, July 14, 1974139AMoronAlfio MicciWeng
Thursday, June 13, 197425DDopeElio DesiderioWeng
Sunday, October 7, 197342DDoltFrances HansenWeng
Sunday, September 23, 197376DWord for Prince MyshkinWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, September 2, 197382DDostoevsky's "The ___"Marie WestWeng
Saturday, November 25, 197253DLow-I.Q. typeUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 27, 1972123ANumskullAlfio MicciWeng
Sunday, June 18, 197292DMental midgetHerbert EttensonWeng
Saturday, February 26, 197247ADunceUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 16, 197222ABoneheadWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wednesday, July 28, 197155AOafUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 26, 197156ADunderheadMel TaubWeng
Wednesday, February 3, 197127DFoolUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 14, 197057ANumskullUnknownWeng
Friday, September 11, 197042DDense oneUnknownWeng
Friday, May 8, 19705DDostoevski novel, with "The"UnknownWeng
Sunday, November 16, 196949ABlockheadB. H. KruseWeng
Monday, July 28, 19692DBlithering one.UnknownWeng
Saturday, March 22, 196917ADostoevsky title (with "The").UnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 7, 19688D___ board, TV prompter.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 2, 196715ASimple Simon.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, February 1, 19672DGoose.Thomas E. DevlinFarrar
Monday, January 2, 196715ADostoevski novel (with "The").Louis SabinFarrar
Monday, August 17, 196443DAddlepate.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 25, 19642DGoose.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 25, 19638DFeatherbrained one.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 5, 196312DSimple Simon's cousin.Lee KochFarrar
Thursday, January 10, 196347DDostoevski's Prince MyshkinRoberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, December 9, 196222A___ card (teleprompter).Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Thursday, September 20, 196230DGoose.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 1, 196239AGoose.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 20, 196244DIgnoramus.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 1, 196140AGoose.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 30, 1961117DGoose.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Saturday, March 5, 196057ADostoevski novel (with "The").UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 23, 195929ASimpleton.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 9, 195965ANumskull.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 1, 195934AMental midget.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, May 5, 19596DGoose.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Monday, January 19, 195958AChucklehead.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thursday, September 11, 19582DDostoevski novel (with "The").Herbert EttensonFarrar
Friday, June 20, 195854DGoose.Walter BlumFarrar
Saturday, February 8, 195847DNinny.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 31, 195818ASilly one.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 16, 19574DGoose.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 14, 19578DGoose.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 28, 195631DSilly one.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 13, 195617ASilly one.Dorothy E. SmithFarrar
Monday, July 23, 195614ADostoevsky's Prince Myshkin.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, July 15, 195673AGoose.Charles CrossFarrar
Tuesday, May 15, 195638DDostoyevsky novel (with "The").Bernice GordonFarrar
Thursday, May 10, 195627DSimple Simon.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, January 8, 1956131DGoose.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, March 1, 19556DSimple Simon.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Thursday, April 15, 195462ANincompoop.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, April 13, 195416AFatuous one.Ralph HendersonFarrar
Monday, February 8, 195430ANinny.Charlotte StickneyFarrar
Sunday, December 20, 195326ABooby.Sam LakeFarrar
Sunday, August 16, 195396ADunderhead.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Friday, May 8, 195328DDostoevski's Prince Myshkin.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 24, 195365AOne of Dostoevsky's books (with "The").George HendersonFarrar
Wednesday, January 7, 195331AOne lacking common sense.C. M. FairFarrar
Friday, November 21, 195251DOne lacking common sense.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 26, 195238DFoolish one.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 13, 195211DNumskull.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 2, 195279ANumskull.Louis BaronFarrar
Tuesday, January 1, 19526DA Dostoevski character.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 24, 195085DSenseless person.Alice CookFarrar
Monday, November 27, 195038ABooby.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, August 29, 194814DNumskull.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, August 8, 194883D"A tale told by an ___": Macbeth.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, December 16, 194517DBooby.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, July 15, 194596DNovel by Dostoevski. (With The.)Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, February 7, 1943121ABooby.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, May 17, 1942119AImbecile.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, February 22, 1942123ANinny.Louis JenkinsFarrar